The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) seeks an energetic, experienced professional to join our entrepreneurial team. The Administrative/Finance Officer will work under the supervision of the President/CEO and will be responsible for financial management, database management, and operations management, including facilities and support services management.
CNHED is a dynamic, member-driven association whose mission is to foster just and equitable community development solutions to address the needs and aspirations of low- and moderate-income District residents. Formed in 2000 from the merger of two predecessor organizations, CNHED represents 140 organizational members, including nonprofit and for-profit affordable housing developers, housing counseling and service agencies, workforce and business development entities, lenders, and government agencies. Through the power of convening and collaborating with diverse stakeholders, CNHED advances practitioner-driven solutions to community development challenges.
Update and maintain a system of financial policies, internal controls, accounting standards and procedures
Prepare annual and monthly financial statements and specified statements for Board and Finance Committee meetings
Maintain day-to-day accounting, including bookkeeping, revenue receipts, and accounts payable
Provide financial documentation for grants and contracts
In collaboration with the President/CEO, prepare, allocate, and track annual organizational and project budgets
Manage semi-monthly payroll and timekeeping functions
Oversee annual third-party audit, liaising with the auditors as necessary
Manage banking relations and investments
Manage the collection of membership fees
Manage employee benefits and leave, and onboarding of new employees and interns
Information Technology (IT)
Maintain server and other shared technology resources
Maintain and oversee membership and contact database
Address and troubleshoot technology-related issues and interface with IT support contractors
Research and implement technology solutions and upgrades, as appropriate
Procure new hardware and software, as needed
Facilities and Support Services
Answer public inquiries
Manage facilities and support services, including ordering supplies
Develops and updates policy, procedure, and forms documentation, in accordance with CNHED documentation development standards
A strong commitment to social, economic, and racial justice
Excellent writing and presentation skills
Ability to take initiative, problem-solve, and think strategically, both independently and in a team environment
Ability to set, manage, and meet multiple deadlines simultaneously
Demonstrated strong experience with nonprofit accounting and administrative management practices, procedures, and systems
Experience with grant/contract reporting and billing
Experience using Quickbooks Online
Experience with the management of employee benefits
Familiarity with District of Columbia’s philanthropic sector, government contracting, and/or broader community development field preferred
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum of three years relevant work experience with demonstrated experience in nonprofit accounting
CNHED offers and encourages regular opportunities for career development by subsidizing employees to attend training courses and to obtain certifications.
Compensation and Benefits
CNHED offers a competitive benefits package including 100% individual health, dental, and vision insurance, employer retirement contributions, paid vacation and sick leave, a transportation subsidy, and an optional deferred salary retirement plan. Salary is commensurate with experience, education, and track record of accomplishments. This is a non-exempt position.
About Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development
The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) is a dynamic, member-driven association whose mission is to foster just and equitable community development solutions to address the needs and aspirations of low- and moderate- income District residents by convening, advocating, and educating diverse stakeholders. Started in 2000 with the merger of two predecessor organizations, CNHED represents 140 organizational members, including nonprofit and for-profit affordable housing developers, housing counseling and service agencies, workforce and business development entities, lenders, and government agencies. Through the power of convening diverse stakeholders, CNHED advances effective advocacy, public education, capacity building, research, and information sharing.