Finance Director


Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Finance Director

The Finance Director is responsible for ensuring effective financial management, accounting, and risk management systems.  As a member of the senior leadership team, the Finance Director is involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development.  The Finance Director reports to the Executive Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing budgets and financial reports
  • Reviewing expenditures for compliance with contracts
  • Maintenance of insurance policies
  • Supervising Asset Manager responsible for oversight of rental housing portfolio
  • Providing oversight for technical operating systems (IT, telephones and office equipment)
  • Administering employee benefit plans including health care coverage and Avenue’s 401(k) plan


  • Excellent people skills, experience collaborating in a multidisciplinary and diverse team
  • Resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems
  • Effectiveness in leading professionals in finance and accounting
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to Avenue’s mission and values. 
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multitask while also being highly detail-oriented.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (MA/MBA preferred) in Business, Management, Accounting, or Finance. CPA preferred.
  • Experience: A minimum of five years in financial management and accounting, preferably in the non-profit sector, including budgeting, reporting, audit, and compliance.
  • Computer Skills: Ability to work with IT staff to implement new systems to increase efficiency.

To Apply

Submit the following via email , with "Finance Director" in the subject line: 

1. Cover letter explaining: 
    a. how your skills and experience are relevant to advancing the tasks outlined for this position and  
    b. your salary requirements. 
2. Resume 
3. Three professional references

Only e-mail applications will be accepted.   No phone calls, please.

Avenue is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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