Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) is seeking a Chief Financial Officer. HPHA serves over 15,000 families and manages over 6,000 units statewide on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island of Hawaii. The incumbent for the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the formulation of policies for the Executive Director consultation and providing the general framework of procedures governing the fiscal management staff services in support of program administered, including; fiscal, capital improvements, planning activities, budgeting, asset management, payroll, and disbursement. This position represents the agency in conducting business with investors, financial institutions and government agencies. Manages internal and external financial reporting to ensure conformance with contract requirements, federal and state laws, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Provides financial analysis, management, and planning in support of the agency’s wide initiatives.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Required Licenses, Certificates, Etc.: CPA License preferred. A valid license to drive in the State of
Education: Graduated from an accredited for (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or a related field of study. Comparable work experience
may be substituted for the educational requirement, subject to review and acceptance by the Executive Director.
Substitution: In lieu of education, work experience may be substituted. For work experience to qualify in lieu of education, the applicant’s overall applicable work experience must have a similar scope and
responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities for which he/she is being considered; e.g. must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Experience: Five (5) years of progressive administrative and/or analytical experience that involved designing and administering budget or financial systems in a public agency finance and/or accounting
setting; analyzing economic, financial and auditing data; modeling and forecasting financial information; establishing internal financial or auditing controls; developing or revising of standards, policies, procedures, and techniques; program analysis and evaluation, program planning, program budgeting or any combination of these areas; directing a program that provides staff advise and assistance; giving technical advice and direction to management; and preparing and making oral presentations. Supervisory experience required. Graduated from an accredited 4-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, economic or related field is required. Knowledge of public housing-related funding administration and reporting, such as HUD programs preferred. Experience in understanding governmental accounting preferred.
Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License preferred.
Note: These aforementioned positions are exempt non-civil service and are on continuous recruitment until filled. HPHA is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive compensation package with added benefits with the State of Hawaii. Salary range is commensurate with training and experience.
For consideration, you may submit a cover letter, a completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment HRD 278 (see link below), and a detailed resume to:
Hawaii Public Housing Authority
Human Resources Office – Building J
1002 N. School Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Email: [email protected] | Fax: (808) 832-5979