Job Opportunities

Finance Manager

Reports to: CEO

Position: Full Time

Position Description:
The Finance Manager is responsible for leading all aspects of Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County’s (HFHVC’s) finance operations and will assist the CEO and the Finance Committee with financial reporting and continually support improvements in our operations.

This is a great opportunity to join an exciting team supporting the community with safe, decent, affordable housing. It is a hands-on role with one part-time employee supporting the finance manager.

• Lead all financial and administrative processes for the affiliate. (payables, receivables, payroll, accounting, cash management, HR, IT, etc.)
• Maintain accurate journals, ledgers, and accounting records, including the preparation of general journal entries, cash receipts, and invoices.
• Lead all banking and donation processes.
• Lead processes supporting the management of government funding applications, reimbursements and reports.
• Coordinate the Finance Committee and generate monthly financial reports and statements for the CEO, Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
• Support the development of the annual budget.
• Perform fiscal year end accounting close outs with auditor. Lead the annual audit process and timely filing of tax returns.
• Monitor mortgage payments and servicing. Communicate as needed with staff and families on payment issues.
• Stay current on state and local HR regulations and law, and assist with any HR issues that arise with staff. Annually review employee handbook with CEO.
• Perform other additional tasks as assigned by the CEO.

 A Bachelor of Arts degree or higher; Accounting degree.
 A minimum of 5 years accounting experience, including experience with accounts payable and receivable, preparation for tax return, management of an independent audit, and financial reports and statements.
 Experience with HR laws, regulations, and policies, and their application.
 Excellent communication and organizational skills. The ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and provide direction to staff and volunteers to support required financial processes.
 Willingness to be hands-on in all aspects of business and finance operations.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 Able to communicate in a professional, compelling, and knowledgeable manner.

 Ability to work constructively and productively with staff, the Board of Directors, and committees.
 Positive attitude and enjoys working in a team oriented environment. Team player.
 Excellent computer skills including expertise QuickBooks, MS Word, and Excel. Ability to learn additional database software.

Compensation: To be determined. Includes medical, dental, vision and vacation benefits.

Interested applicants
Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County at This position is based in Oxnard, CA.

To apply, email the following to Please include “Finance Manager – your last name” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
1. Cover letter with salary requirements.
2. Current resume.
3. Reference list – 3 references
Applications will be accepted through May 14, 2018 or until position is filled. Ideal start date for this position is June 1 or earlier. Candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County is an equal opportunity employer.



ReStore Associate – Simi Valley ReStore


Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County/Simi Valley ReStore is a non-profit organization that partners with families and the community to build homes for low-income families. The Habitat for Humanity Simi Valley ReStore is a discount home improvement store that brings in donations of new and used home remodeling materials from the public and resells them to raise money for local builds.

The ReStore in Simi Valley is hiring a part-time (16-32 hours per week) Store Associate.

The store hours at this time are 10 AM to 6 PM seven days a week, the scheduled shifts would most likely be 10 AM to 6:30 PM most weekends and a few weekdays.

Regular ReStore Tasks Include:
Pick up and deliver donations using Habitat for Humanity vehicles (primarily a 14′ or 16′ box truck).
Bring donations from receiving area to store floor, including regularly moving large and heavy objects (i.e. large furniture, cast iron tubs, stoves, fridges, etc.)
Keep store clean and organized, maintaining high safety standards by eliminating hazards and liabilities (e.g. clutter, tripping hazards, falling objects, etc.).
Greeting, building relationship with, and helping customers (including answering specific questions about building materials and any questions regarding construction or home repair in general)
Answer the store phone and help customers with any questions they have.
Check out customers using cash register.
Schedule driver pick ups for customer donations, while screening for quality of items.
Orient, train, and guide volunteers.
Unload and load materials from cars and trucks.
Ready donations for store front by cleaning, fixing, testing, etc.
Research (usually through the internet) and price donated items.
Use the proper tools (including pallet jack, hand truck, furniture dolly, or fork lift) to safely complete projects and tasks.
Develop and maintain safe and attractive displays for merchandise.
Work with a team of people to continually improve and grow the store.

High School Diploma/GED; equivalent work experience will be considered
Valid California Drivers License.
Ability to safely lift 70+ lbs, stand, squat, bend, and climb in/out of a truck on a regular basis
Ability to be on your feet for close to 8 hours per day
Ability to keep up with the physical demands of the job
Knowledge of the construction and home repair field
Must be able to work Saturdays and Sundays
Basic computer skills

What we’re looking for:
Proven record of excellent customer service
Knowledge of Habitat for Humanity’s mission and processes
Spanish/English bilingual is a plus
Fork Lift Certification is a plus
Interest in non-profit work (a track record of community work is a plus)
Retail experience (retail warehouse or hardware store preferred)

Strong problem-solving
Clear communication
Active listening
Strong people skills
Organized and meticulous
Spatial intelligence
Highly observant
Takes direction well
Sales confidence
Visual Merchandising
Prioritizing tasks
Consistent Follow Through

We are looking for a specific fit for the job. We will be putting applicants through a rigorous selection process. Please only apply if you feel you will be a stand-out applicant.
You must pass a background check process that includes criminal, credit, and driving record.

There is a possibility that a drug test may be required for some positions.
To Apply for the position:
Email a cover letter to including three personal references, three professional references, your hours of availability, and attach your resume in PDF format in response.

Resume should include all relevant work experience (including the last 10 years of employment); relevant volunteer experience; a summary of qualifications; relevant merits, training, certifications, licenses, and achievements; previous education; and any other information you think is important for us to know.