Now Hiring: Director of Finance

Join the team working to tackle the affordable housing crisis in North Texas.

DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas’ mission is to provide affordable, quality housing and access to supportive resources across the region. As the DHA director of finance, you play a key role in accomplishing the agency’s goals, serving as good stewards of government funds. You will work directly with the CFO to manage and direct the financial and accounting operations of the agency, from designing accounting systems and processes, managing collections and payments to regular reporting and audits.

Enjoy these benefits when you join the DHA team!

  • 4 and 1/2 Day Work Week
  • Paid Time Off + 12 Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Plan with 10% Employer Contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Financial and Legal Assistance Program
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Mental Health and Counseling Program
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-term Disability Plans

Key Responsibilities

  • Assess and design accounting systems to ensure effective and efficient recording of transactions.
  • Monitor compliance with operating procedures and internal controls and evaluate and recommend changes to established procedures.
  • Manage cash flows, collections and payments.
  • Provide information to the leadership team on revenue streams, costs and margins, and share insight on ways to improve operational efficiency.
  • Prepare and review financial statements and general ledger accounts.
  • Manage end of month reporting and year-end audits.
  • Serve as the team leader for the accounting staff members and support their professional growth and advancement.

Knowledge and Skills for Success

A successful director of finance has…

  • a knowledge of Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) standards, recommended practices and policies
  • an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted auditing principles related to public sector financial administration
  • a knowledge of Federal and state grant and special fund accounting regulations, procedures, and accountability standards.
  • experience managing complex accounting and budgeting systems
    an adeptness in understanding, interpreting and applying accounting standards and procedures, and applicable Federal rules and regulations
  • composure while working under the pressure of deadlines and navigating complex obstacles that may arise
  • a high-level emotional intelligence and the ability to build strong working relationships with coworkers, business partners and the members of the communities in which we serve

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Five (5) years of accounting work experience
  • Five (5) years of Public Housing accounting experience with a large housing authority or a government entity and a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience.
  • CPA license, tax credit or bond experience preferred

DHA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and all employees and applicants are treated equally without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.