Chief Financial Officer – CFO

Trinity Habitat for Humanity
January 5, 2022
9333 North Normandale Street, Fort Worth, Texas
Job Type


Finance & Accounting Team Member

Chief Financial Officer - CFO

General Description:

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a Servant Leader. He or she serves as the leader of the Finance & Accounting Team (F&A Team) and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). Broadly speaking he or she is responsible for agency compliance, accounting and finance.

Servant Leaders serve. Their personal needs for recognition and notoriety are met last. Their team, agency, sponsors, volunteers, and family partner needs are placed in first. Servant leaders lead by their title last. They lead and do not do the work of the direct reports. Leadership is about coaching, inspiration and the creation, improvement and maintenance of efficient, sustainable systems.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

He or she must have or demonstrate:

  • Exceptional Display of Agency Core Values
  • BA or better in Finance or Accounting
  • Technical Accounting Expertise
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors
  • Being a CPA is Beneficial
  • A133 Audit Experience is Beneficial
  • Accounting & Finance leadership in complex cash management & debt business environment
  • Passion to serve in the Christian Ministry of Habitat for Humanity

Job Conditions:

Position is full-time (40 hours a week) and primarily works Monday through Friday. Office hours and days are flexible but subject to supervisor approval. Evening and weekend work is required. It is an exempt position. Conditions and benefits are contained in the board approved Employee Handbook.


Trinity Habitat expects your words, actions and outcomes to be prioritized accordingly:

  • Agency Core Values
  • Accounting Team Metrics & Goals
  • Trinity Habitat Mission & Outcomes
  • Personal Business Metrics & Goals

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide calm, confident, and positive leadership to the entire organization.
  • Disseminate information readily to stake holders as appropriate.
  • Submit accurate reports according to deadlines.
  • When confronted with things with which you question, disagree, or have a concern, speak directly with those involved in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ensure that your area, office, and/or building is clean, organized, safe, and in compliance with all codes.
  • Comply with grant requirements.
  • Cross train with fellow staff to ensure a steady flow of business despite absences.
  • Includes routine, independent, subjective and significant decision-making.
  • Management Philosophy & System: Deploy Gung Ho management principles and practices. It is necessary to read the book Gung Ho by Ken Blanchard
  • Utilize the Traction EOS management system. It is necessary to read the book Traction by Gino Wickman. Program budget creation and adherence.
  • Assist the agency in the creation and operation of checks/balances to ensure system wide integrity. Think in terms of fraud and theft prevention.
  • Create and maintain relationships with Habitat for Humanity International and other Habitat affiliates.
  • Independently represent the agency outside of the office/warehouse.
  • Authority to occasionally deviate from Operations Manual without prior approval for special circumstances.
  • Member of the Agency Leadership Team (ALT) and Senior Leadership Team (SLT)Part of the overall Agency Leadership hierarchy in case of vacancies.
  • Team budget creation and adherence.
  • Independently carry out/resolve major projects, complaints and other matters of significance.
  • Have authority to affect, interpret and implement management policies or operating practices.
  • Interaction with Board of Directors.
  • Participate in long range planning.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the agency finances and accounting… Accurate and timely completion of the agency accounting and financial statements.
  • Agency compliance that includes but is not limited to the annual financial audit, government grants/programs and private grants. Conduct an annual internal audit.
  • Agency loss and injury prevention.
  • Maintain the financial forecasts/models associated with the Three-Year Plan and Annual Plan.
  • Financial software
  • Agency financial reporting
  • Monitor financial trends and as appropriate expand the financial resources available to the affiliate.
  • Banking relationships, negotiation and management.
  • Oversee loan sales.
  • Verify Trinity Lending Company loan transactions. Includes the initial investment and the monthly remittances.
  • Oversee Human Resources.
  • Oversee agency Insurance.
  • Oversee the ReStore.
  • Oversee the HabiCulture Team.
  • Prep and lead the weekly Senior Leadership Team meetings.


  • Support, utilize and assist in the refinement of the Traction EOS management system.
  • And other duties as assigned by their supervisor.

Understanding & Acceptance…

I understand and am comfortable working for Fort Worth Area Habitat for Humanity, Inc dba Trinity Habitat for Humanity, which is a social service, nonprofit Christian ministry. I have read and understand the requirements and responsibilities defined in this job description. In addition, I understand that the position has the potential to be redefined as necessary over the course of my employment. I accept the position of Chief Financial Officer and commit to perform to the best of my ability.

Fort Worth Area Habitat for Humanity, Inc dba Trinity Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity company. Applicants are considered without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected status.

Application Instructions

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Gage Yager, CEO at No phone calls please.

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