Deputy Director-Finance and Administration

  • 83372-150000
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC)
  • 08 Aug 17

The public housing authority and redevelopment agency in the City of Knoxville, Tennessee is currently looking for an effective leader for the agency’s accounting functions. The Deputy Director-Finance and Administration will collaborate with senior leadership to develop and implement financial procedures. Responsibilities include direct supervision of accounting staff responsible for budgeting, reporting, asset management, financial analysis, and oversight of various accounting functions. All applicants must submit an online application at www.kcdc.org by August 25, 2017.

With a high level of accountability and general supervision and assistance from the Chief Financial Officer, this position performs senior-level managerial work to include planning, organizing, directing, supervising and coordinating the activities within the Accounting division and supervising and coordinating administrative and fiscal activities within the divisions of Human Resources, Information Systems and Procurement.  This position requires oversight as to all financial activities to include application of professional accounting principles and methods to a wide variety of complex accounting problems and transactions.  Accounting work includes detailed preparation and/or review and oversight of internal and external financial statements, financial reporting, financial analyses, auditor schedules, budget and budget revisions, maintenance and review of detailed fiscal records, coordination of computerized accounting systems, coordination of paperless document management initiatives and treasury, debt and tax credit management.  Overall divisional work may include document review and approvals, major procurement reviews, goal development and assistance in formulation and implementation of improved systems, policies, procedures and regulations involved with compliance and internal control.  Independent judgment is required of routine tasks while general guidance and direction is provided on non-routine activities, special projects and new assignments.  Subject to frequent deadlines, various identified work is submitted to the Chief Financial Officer upon completion for review and is subject to independent audit. Continuous education is required to ensure appropriate knowledge to remain in compliance with all federal, state and local financial requirements that may apply. Position performs duties of CFO during periods of absence.  

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or closely related field.  Considerable experience in GAAP, HUD and governmental accounting, financial budgeting and reporting, implementation of internal control procedures, and laws, rules, and regulations within the affordable housing industry with several years of supervisory experience. Preference may be given to applicants with experience in the PBRA housing program and tax credit deals.  Certified Public Accountant designation is desirable. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  

All applicants must submit an online application through www.kcdc.org by August 25, 2017.