• Director of Finance and Adminstration

    South Shore Habitat for Humanity
    Job Description
    South Shore Habitat for Humanity (SSHH) is a faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to building simple, decent homes in partnership with families in need within a region of 35 cities and towns south and southwest of greater Boston.   SSHH involves volunteers at all levels of governance and operations.  The breadth of its program and operations make it a significant construction company, a social service agency, and a ‘bank’ in the holding and servicing of homeowner mortgages.  20 Mathewson Drive, Weymouth, MA   02189 Fax: 781-337-3775
    Position Summary
    The Director of Finance & Administration will serve as a strategic partner to the Executive Director for operational excellence, designing, implementing and maintaining effective IT, financial and administrative systems and is primarily responsible for the successful management of core business and operational functions for the SSHH affiliate.  S/he is the right hand person to the Executive Director, filling in for him/her as needed and ensuring that the office runs effectively.  S/he is responsible for all Fiscal Management including ReStore Operations, Facilities Management and IT Management for the affiliate, with oversight from the Executive Director.  As needed, the Director of Finance & Administration will participate in matters concerning public relations, volunteer management, and family selection.  S/he will directly supervise the ReStore Manager, Finance Interns, and/or Volunteers and will work collaboratively with the Program and Development staff.
    SSHH maintains a small office therefore, it is critical that all of the employees have a “team” approach to their position.   The work environment at SSHH empowers employees to get their job done while going beyond their job descriptions when needed. This will foster team spirit and enable the affiliate to accomplish the mission.  
    Key Responsibilities

    I. Fiscal Management and Reporting

    • Work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Treasurer and Finance Committee to oversee all aspect of affiliate finances.
    • Manage the day to day financial operations including A/R, A/P and budgeting.
    • Produce monthly financial reports and any applicable statutory and statistical reports.
    • Prepare for annual audit and Form 990 tax filing.
    • Oversee and Manage homeowner Mortgage Portfolio.
    • Manage payroll and benefits administration.
    • Oversee all aspects of the affiliate’s insurance program including the Workers Compensation premium audit.
    • Manage Finance interns and volunteers to ensure proper fiscal stewardship of the affiliate.

    II. Payroll and Benefits Administration

    • Manage all aspects of payroll and review bi-weekly payroll reports for accuracy.
    • Collaborate with Executive Director on benefits package and corresponding payroll deductions.
    • Oversee third party administration of 403B Plan.
    • Focus the affiliate staff on using appropriate metrics to drive the affiliate to achievement of objectives.

    III. Facilities Management

    • Oversee and manage the office infrastructure and IT functions.
    • Manage day to day maintenance of affiliate computers, printers, copiers, telecommunications equipment and cloud applications.
    • Research technological innovations in software and hardware that would improve affiliate systems.
    • Maintain all service contracts for office equipment and building maintenance.

    IV. ReStore Operations

    • Supervise the ReStore Manager and work with the management staff to achieve monthly objectives.
    • Collaborate with the ReStore Manager and Development Officer to maintain a steady supply of corporate inventory donations.
    • Provide financial management of the ReStore inventory.

    Other responsibilities (the same for every SSHH employee)

    • Ensure a clear and consistent image of South Shore Habitat for Humanity.
    • Ensure proper fiscal stewardship of the affiliate.
    • Focus on achieving the goals of the organization and the key metrics.
    • Report monthly on the key metrics.
    • Perform other duties (e.g. copying, moving supplies, etc.) as needed.
    • Increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your responsibilities.
    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
    • Superior organizational, financial and project management skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Self-motivated / service-oriented team player with energetic and positive spirit.
    • Strong work ethic and collaborative mind set.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of affordable housing issues.
    • Ability to have a flexible schedule that will allow for evening and weekend meetings and events.
    • Proficient in all Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel).
    • Experience with QuickBooks accounting system.
    Bachelor’s degree required.
    Business or Finance experience required. 

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Email resume and cover letter to:
    Subject: Director of Finance and Administration

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