Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Hopewell, VA
Job Type


Hiring Salary Range: $77,091-$96,365

SUMMARY: Responsible for development and oversight of all agency financial and administrative operations, efficient and effective use of Authority resources, especially financial and vision development and implementation, especially as it relates to organizational value.



  • Performs financial reporting
  • Manages financial recordkeeping, analysis and reporting
  • Uses effective system of financial and internal controls
  • Oversees audit management
  • Develops finance department staff and resources
  • Oversees budgeting:  annual and long-term; operational and capital
  • Manages cash and investment management
  • Performs banking processes and maintains relationships
  • Monitors insurance and risk management
  • Demonstrates effectiveness of business systems and processes involving the integration of operations, finance and technology
  • Serves as system administrator for information management systems involving financial or administrative operations
  • Performs strategic planning for the Authority as a whole as it transitions toward its vision
  • Serves as primary internal resource for development partners and the Authority in creating and executing Community Revitalization initiatives, especially redevelopment projects
  • Participates in executive project management
  • Serves as internal advisor regarding Authority operations
  • Member of the Authority’s executive team
  • Completes executive responsibilities, as delegated by and beneficial to the CEO
    • Leverages CEO’s time and expertise to maximize his effectiveness
    • Manages executive management process and tools
  • Oversees personnel administrative functions and projects
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.



  • Directly supervises 1 employee within the Finance department(s).
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: CPA
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office Suite; Internal Systems Software, Encompass, and ADP Payroll System.
  • Other skills required:
    • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, finance or related field.
    • Experience in the low-income or affordable housing industries.
    • Five (5) years of supervisory experience.
    • Considerable knowledge of financial management and operations, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Knowledge of pertinent industry guidelines, procedures and regulations; and efficient and effective business processes including the application of technology.
    • Skilled in strategic planning creation, implementation and oversight.
    • Able to supervise, direct and plan work of others and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Valid Virginia Driver’s License, criminal background, and drug screening check required.



  • Communication: Expresses verbal and written ideas and thoughts clearly and effectively; good listening and comprehension skills; keeps other adequately informed; uses appropriate communication methods; adjusts approach or method to best fit the situation; exhibits objectivity and openness to other’ views; manages competing demands; accepts criticism and feedback.
  • Accountability: Arrives as scheduled, prepared to work; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to doing the best job possible; keeps commitments; removes threats to our customers, colleagues, and properties; reacts to problems by solving them; recognizes responsibility for the success of others as well as the organization’s success.
  • Teamwork: Behavior, communications, and actions reflect positively on business unit and HRHA; provides support, information, and other resources to internal and external customers of the Authority to further HRHA initiatives, goals and objectives; actively contributes to teamwork; balances team and individual responsibilities.
  • Initiative: Seeks solutions to problems both within and beyond area of direct responsibility; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; seeks opportunities to increase job skills, proficiency, and knowledge.


  • Creativity: Develops and presents solutions to improve business processes; adapts efficiently and effectively to changes in the work environment. Creates opportunities or benefits for the work unit or authority.
  • Customer Service: Displays courtesy and sensitivity towards others; manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; works effectively with others; establishes and maintains positive working relationships; does the right thing the first time; displays dependability; follows up and follows through in every situation.
  • Integrity: Follows applicable policies and rules in making decisions and taking actions; complies with regulations and laws; demonstrates honesty; observes the highest standards of ethical conduct in the performance of their jobs; avoids the appearance of wrongdoing; gives realistic and direct answers; if answer is unknown, works diligently to find the answer.
  • Leadership- Provides direction; communicates department and agency expectations; delegates responsibility as appropriate; exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires respect and trust; reacts well under pressure; shows courage to take action; motivates others to perform well; accepts and fulfills responsibilities associated with role; fosters a culture of pride and excellence; follows established policies and procedures and leads by setting an example of integrity and leadership.
  • Performance Management- Establishes appropriate and timely goals and performance expectations; sets and communicates standards; monitors delegated activities and adherence to rules, policies, procedures and laws; provides recognition and feedback to employees; develops subordinates’ skills and encourage growth; conducts timely performance plans and evaluations for all staff.



  • Frequently required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Occasionally required to sit
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Frequently required to bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Frequently utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read
  • technical information, and/or use a keyboard
  • Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items up to 50 pounds.
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