About N Street Village
N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for
homeless and low-income women in Washington, DC. With comprehensive
services addressing both emergency and long-term needs. N Street
Village helps women achieve stability and make meaningful gains in
their housing, income, employment, mental health, physical health,
and addiction recovery. N Street Village also provides affordable
rental housing for low-and moderate-income individuals and
families. Please visit our website for more information
Reporting to the CEO, the CFO is an integral member of the
Executive Team, which also includes the Chief Program Officer
(CPO), Chief Development Officer (CDO), and Chief Operating Officer
(COO). The CFO is primarily responsible for ensuring the long-term
financial sustainability of the organization as it strives to
enhance mission delivery. The CFO will lead and manage all
day-to-day finance / accounting, compliance and government
contracting functions, work with the Executive Team to execute the
organization’s strategic planning processes, and lead the ongoing
evolution of finance and accounting systems to support growth
and risk mitigation efforts.
Strategic Financial Management
- Lead financial areas of the organizational strategic planning
process in consultation with the CEO and Executive Team, the
Treasurer, Board of Directors, and appropriate Board
- Identify, evaluate, resolve or capitalize on internal and
external opportunities and challenges; work with the Executive
Team, Treasurer and the Board to maximize opportunities and
mitigate or solve challenges.
- Lead ongoing strategic financial planning and analysis effort;
provide analysis and guidance to the CEO and the Board to enable
sound decision-making, ensure sustainability, and mitigate
- Lead financial evaluation / due diligence of growth
opportunities (e.g. new programs, mergers/acquisitions), consulting
with CEO, Treasurer and appropriate Board Committees.
- Work closely with COO (who assumes primary responsibility) on
tracking organizational performance against strategic goals, and
promoting continuous improvement of internal systems and processes.
Ensure that consideration of financial implications is integral to
- Coordinated by the COO, the Executive Team will identify
overall annual organizational objectives needed to implement N
Street Village’s strategic goals. COO will track progress against
those objectives, and communicate status to relevant
- Work with COO to develop a regular process and annual calendar
for reviewing program performance, and departmental reviews
for each functional area.
Financial Staff Management
- Lead Finance / Accounting, Compliance, and Government
Contracting functions. Recruit, develop, coach and retain
successful staff; supplement in-house capacity with consultants
or subcontractors as needed.
- In partnership with the COO, CPO and CDO, promote efficient
coordination between finance/accounting, operations, development
and program teams
- Develop capability to support expansion of services as
needed—e.g. Medicaid billing, real estate development and
other strategic priorities.
- Oversee the preparation and delivery of financial reports and
projections to various audiences including the Treasurer, Board of
Directors, CEO, staff, investors and auditors.
- Analyze and interpret results and trends.
- Oversee cash forecasting and management, oversee annual
budgeting process and annual audit processes. Ensure that financial
controls, policies and procedures are in place and updated.
- Ensure effective management of relationships with financial
institutions, investment advisors, and property management
- Serve as liaison for financial issues to the Board,
participating in regular Board and appropriate committee
Risk Management and Compliance
- Oversee compliance in all aspects of the organization –
including contract review, reporting requirements, business
licenses and investor relations for all separate legal entities,
audit procedure, and physical plant, including compliance with all
agreements with lender and investor partners in a Low-Income
Housing Tax Credit property.
- Monitor the organization’s compliance with complex legal,
contractual, and ethical requirements. Ensure that the CEO,
Treasurer and the Board are alerted to areas of
- Responsible for asset management with respect to a Low-Income
Housing Tax Credit property.
- Act as the liaison to legal services as needed and
- Provide financial perspective on prospective contracts which
the organization may enter.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills:
- Advanced degree in business or finance required.
- Minimum of ten years’ experience in a C-suite or Director role
and with direct supervision of financial staff.
Familiarity with real estate, permanent supportive housing or
affordable housing, and/or government contracting, including
Medicaid billing, a plus.
- Successful financial, operational and risk management
- Skilled in financial modeling and analysis.
Outstanding interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively with peers to improve
mission deliverables as an Executive Team.
- Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills.
Ability to translate complex data into clear messages for a
wide range of audiences
- Self-starter, critical and strategic thinker. Skilled problem
solver with results orientation.
- Values commensurate with a community committed to providing
inclusive services in an atmosphere of dignity and respect without
regard to race, religion, physical or mental
ability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The compensation range for this position is $180K - $200K and
includes generous benefits.