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OrganizationRichmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJune 8, 2024
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$103,000 to $118,000 per year.


The Opportunity: We are seeking the next Vice President of Finance and Administration for our client, Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity (RMHFH). RMHFH brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. At its core, Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call their home. RMHFH believes affordable housing plays a critical role in building strong and stable communities. In partnership with the community, Habitat homeowners will achieve the strength, stability, and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

The Position: The VP of Finance & Administration has strategic oversight and management of the Finance, Human Resources, and IT functions of the organization. The position is a member of the RMHFH Leadership Team and works as a direct report to the Chief Executive Officer to ensure the organization achieves its goals in accordance with RMHFH’s Strategic Plan. The position requires a team focus, demonstrating servant leadership with fellow employees of RMHFH, serving as a motivator and mentor of staff.

This position will focus on planning, implementing, managing and controlling all finance, IT, and human resource technical and strategic direction for RMHFH, to include but not limited to financial forecasting, legal compliance with federal/local regulations, cultivating and facilitating donor, board and banking relationships, and acts as an advocate for the organization’s IT vision by identifying opportunities for the most appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources.

Additionally, the position will oversee all strategic, technical and compliance aspects of people management, and will stay abreast of state and federal regulations.

Job Duties


Financial Management
Provides leadership in the continuous evaluation of RMHFHs’ short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
Delivers timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts to the Chief Executive Officer, management, and Board of Directors to ensure full transparency.
Evaluates and advises on the financial impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory actions.
Establishes and maintains strong relationships with Chief Executive Officer, management and Board to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
Provides sound advice on financial implications of business activities that affect RMHFH organizational strategies.
Leads and manages processes for financial forecasting, budgets, compliance, and reporting.
Provides recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
Ensures fiscal integrity is maintained by creating and monitoring effective, transparent internal controls.
Directs and oversees all aspects of the Finance functions across the organization; to include; but not limited to payroll, benefits, workers’ compensation, unemployment claim resolutions, and grants administration.
Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.

Human Resources
Oversees key human resource functions as directed by the Chief Executive Officer; including recruitment, compensation, staffing, terminations, and training.
Provides strategic oversight of employee benefits.
Attends staff and leadership team meetings as well as those of the Board of Directors. Serve in a fiduciary capacity with the organization’s retirement plan(s).

Information Technology
Establishes IT goals and objectives, and coordinates with RMHFHs’ identified contractor to ensure appropriate implementation, training, and compliance with RMHFHs’ IT operating procedures.
Recommends, develops, and maintains an appropriate IT structure that supports the needs of RMHFH.
Acts as an advocate for the organization’s IT vision via regular written and in-person communications to the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, and other end users.
Identifies opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.
Develops, tracks, and controls the information technology operating budget.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills Required

Commitment to in Habitat for Humanity’s global mission, principles, and structure
Ability to implement business objectives effectively and within budget
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations
Strong problem solving ability
Ability to exercise sound judgment and business intelligence to make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
Thorough knowledge of GAAP reporting, financial regulations, labor law and tax requirements
Proficient in MS Office; Excel, Word, Outlook and QuickBooks, DonorPerfect
Ability to plan, organize and handle multiple tasks while simultaneously meeting strict deadlines
Ability to use discretion when dealing with sensitive or confidential matters
Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs

Bachelor’s degree in business management, Accounting/related business field or training/experience equivalent
CPA or MBA strongly preferred.
Ten years’ experience in accounting with a minimum of five years in financial management
Experience in real estate development, construction accounting, property management a plus

Additional Info

Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $103,000 to $118,000 per year. Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.

How to Apply: If you are a motivated and dedicated professional with a passion for finance and a desire to contribute to a dynamic and growing organization, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in joining the RMHFH team.

For best consideration, please submit your information by May 31, 2024. The position will remain open until filled.

Warren Whitney (The Firm) is an equal opportunity employer. The Firm on behalf of its client will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical condition), disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, citizenship, or any other class protected by applicable law. The Firm reserves the right to alter, change, modify, and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.

Offer conditioned on passing DSS background checks.