The Deputy Fiscal Director position at the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) offers an opportunity to contribute to the day-to-day and long-term viability of one of the country’s most highly-regarded housing agencies. The CHA provides safe, high-quality affordable housing to nearly 10% of Cambridge’s residents through its commitment to innovation, efficiency and accountability. As the owner/operator of a housing portfolio consisting of more than 2,700 housing units in one of the most expensive housing markets in the country, the CHA is critical to maintaining a vibrant and diverse Cambridge community.
The Deputy Fiscal Director plans, organizes, directs, and monitors the CHA’s programs of general accounting, fiscal record keeping and reporting, and budget development. This position also directs, organizes, and monitors financial activities related to HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program and other Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) programs. The ideal candidate will demonstrate considerable independence, evaluative thinking, written and oral communication skills, and operational, leadership, and strategic planning skills. The candidate’s skills and knowledge should include familiarity with HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program and other Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) programs.
Desired Education, Background & Competencies
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, economics, or a related field, and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, including one (1) year of experience in the private sector, preferably within the real estate, low-income tax credit, or finance industries. Must have a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience. Licensed CPA and/or Master’s Degree is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Compensation and Benefits
- Compensation is commensurate with experience
- Health (CHA pays 75% of premium)
- Dental (CHA pays 65% of premium)
- Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, employee paid
- Long and Short Term Disability, employee paid
- Paid leave
- Parking provided or MBTA reimbursement up to $150
- Tuition reimbursement program
- Retirement Benefits: SMART Plan, City of Cambridge Retirement System, which participates in State of Massachusetts system
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with salary history to Human Capital Initiatives by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the job title “Deputy Fiscal Director” in the subject line of your email. Do not contact the CHA directly regarding this position.
It is the policy of the Cambridge Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3 - eligible individuals. The Cambridge Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, and others are encouraged to apply. TDD 1-800-545-1833, x 112