Bienestar’s Director of Finance is a mission-oriented accounting professional with a background in nonprofit finance and a desire to serve the community. The Director of Finance manages Bienestar’s cash and investment accounts, maintains robust and effective internal controls, engages in long range strategic financial planning to grow Bienestar’s assets, and empowers Bienestar staff and Program Managers to better understand, allocate, and leverage program funding. This position can be hybrid (remote and in-office) work environment.
Job Duties For Bienestar, as well as affiliated development and management entities: • Maintain an internal control structure o Update and maintain fiscal policies and procedures o Serve the review and control function for fiscal policies • Cash management o Maintain cash account balances o Monitoring investments • Conduct long-range financial planning and strategic financial management • Prepare and update indirect cost allocation and cost recovery • Manager Revenue Contract and Grant compliance o Support Program Managers in contract compliance and understanding of reporting requirements o Maintain project cost accounting records and detail of restricted funds P.O. Box 665 Hillsboro, OR 97123 bienestar-or.org • Maintain general ledger and financial reporting, including conducting account analysis and reconciliations to ensure accuracy of financial records • Close the accounting cycle and do bank reconciliations • Prepare the annual budget and any budget updates necessary for Board Approval • Manage the annual audits • Manage debt and debt covenants. • Support the Housing team in the financial aspects of affordable housing development and property management
Supervisory Requirements • Supervise bookkeeping and finance staff • Support Operations Manager and support some HR functions • Support staff growth and professional development • Empower staff to do their best work Experience • Bachelor’s Degree required, preference given to candidates with degrees in accounting or business administration • Experience working in nonprofit or government finance preferred • Experience or knowledge of real estate development finance a plus • Experience managing Human Resources, Information Technology, Risk Management, Real Estate Development Finance, or similar areas also a plus • Minimum 5 years’ experience in finance Qualifications • CPA or comparable certification preferred, but not required • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, OMB, federal, state, local laws, standards and regulations, especially as they relate to non-profit accounting • Familiarity with Low Income Housing Tax Credits is a plus • Ability to communicate effectively and present financial documents and strategies to constituents without a financial background • Spanish/English bilingual candidates are preferred, but not required
Bienestar is a community-based affordable housing developer whose mission is to build housing, hope and community for the well-being of Latinxs, immigrants and all families in need. The organization has grown in size and complexity in recent years, launching new service areas and developing new affordable housing properties. In the face of the housing crisis facing our community, Bienestar has embraced innovation, deepened its roots in our community and our commitment to social justice, and staked out ambitious goals in our strategic plan. Bienestar is on the move, making a difference every day, working hard, and having fun while we do it – come join us!