About the Position
The finance director-v1 leads a team of 25 professionals and is responsible for all financial, personnel, and facility management matters of the Houston-Galveston Area Council.
The Finance Director reports to and works closely with the Chief Financial Officer. In addition, the position partners with the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Outreach and Governmental Relations Officer, Program Directors and the board of directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization.
The Finance Director oversees fiscal compliance for government (federal and state) contracts and private grants and safeguards the assets of the council. This position is responsible for building and managing effective and streamlined financial systems, human resource information and reporting systems, and property management, risk management, and lease negotiation.
In addition to having solid governmental financial expertise, the ideal candidate will be a strategic and
visionary leader with the ability to build a collaborative team in a high-performing, hybrid work environment.
The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to build
strong relationships with departmental staff, organizational leadership, and key stakeholders. The next
Finance Director should be able to inspire creative ways of delivering positive outcomes; review and analyze
new and existing funding and revenue streams as well as forecast the effect of changes to these streams
as they impact H-GAC initiatives; provide a thorough understanding across an array of business functions
and systems; and provide excellent services to the region and member local governments. Attributes of a
successful candidate include:
Leadership and Innovation
The next Finance Director will have the opportunity to address several challenges and initiatives including:
Education and Experience
The position of Finance Director requires:
Additional experience in the following is considered a plus:
Compensation and Benefits
H-GAC offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Apply online: h-gac.com/careers
H-GAC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.
Applicants selected as finalists for this position will be subject to a comprehensive background check.