Chief Financial Officer – Mobile, AL

Opening Date:  March 4, 2020
Closing Date:   March 18, 2020

The Mobile Housing Board is an evolving and transforming Public Housing Authority located in the beautiful port city of Mobile along Alabama’s Gulf Coast seeking the right individual to join our management team.  The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for highly responsible, complex and strategic work in managing, planning and directing all financial resources and administrative functions; Assist the Executive Director with operational and strategic planning; advises the Agency on the financial impact of proposed business decisions and various repositioning initiatives; researches, explores, recommends and leads the Agency in repositioning opportunities for the organization; develops administrative and financial methods, policies and procedures, makes financial recommendations; monitors banking and investment activities of the organization; provides oversight of the management and coordination of al fiscal reporting activities including planning, analysis and forecasting; ensures compliance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements; participates in the preparation of the budgets and monitors budgets and expenditures; ensures that internal and financial controls are installed and functioning at a level to pass independent and governmental audits and to safeguard the assets of the organization; provides oversight of the HUD audits and reviews; participates in developing new funding opportunities; ensures efficient and timely procurements, solicitation and awards in compliance with applicable federal, state, local and contractual guidelines; analyzes employee benefit packages; provides oversight of the administrations of the organization’s retirement plan, business insurance plans, evaluate the continuing financial viability of the housing developments; audits, evaluates and makes recommendations concerning operational programs, coordinates key initiatives and related activities with other director and department heads; interpret applicable laws, regulations and policies as technical assistant to staff members.

Comprehensive knowledge of federal, state and local laws, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other relevant rules and regulations governing asset and housing management operations;  Good knowledge of HUD regulations applicable to public and affordable housing authorities, housing and community development organizations and other programs including but not limited to: Low Income Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs; Good knowledge of HUD reporting requirements, data systems and available electronic information; Comprehensive knowledge of accounting, fiscal and organizational management principles and procedures; Comprehensive knowledge of federal procurement and contracting practices Good knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and procedures of organizational management; Good knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of research and statistical analysis; Experience in Public Housing Authority (PHA) operations, compliance and audit; Experience working in the HUD regulatory environment;  Comprehensive knowledge of RAD and LIHTC programs is desirable.

Minimum Qualification: Completion of a bachelor’s degree, preferably a master’s degree,  from a recognized college or university in business or public administration, or closely related area and a minimum of five years increasingly responsible senior management level experience in directing the financial, operational and strategic functions of a housing authority, housing management company or other housing provider with a multi-family and single family housing and/or public housing program; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

Starting salary range is from $98k to $123 based on qualifications and experience.  Completed applications and resumes, must be submitted on or before March 18, 2020.  Resume cannot be accepted in lieu of required application.

For application information, please contact Kathi Bryant in the Human Resource Office at (251) 434-2321 or e-mail

Mobile Housing Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Updated: March 11, 2020 — 9:11 am