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Habitat for Humanity of Dane County and Habitat ReStore are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers committed to a diverse workplace. Under our Affirmative Action Plan we encourage people of color, women and individuals with a disability to apply.

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Habitat for Humanity Construction Site Supervisor

At Habitat for Humanity, Site Supervisors are responsible for directing and supervising all on-site construction and remodeling activities. This position directly impacts our mission to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope by constructing safe, secure and affordable housing.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and prepare for productive build days. Take inventory; ensuring that all tools, materials, and equipment are on site as needed, and in proper working condition.
  • Ensure that construction safety program is communicated and enforced.
  • Maintain a clean and organized worksite, ensure building materials and tools are in order.
  • Communicate with vendors and sub-contractors to coordinate work and meet scheduling benchmarks.
  • Receive deliveries and verify their accuracy.
  • Adhere to HFHDC volunteer engagement policies and procedures.
  • Ensure volunteers are participating and learning; move them on to other tasks as tasks are completed.
  • Deal tactfully with questions and concerns; promote a successful volunteer experience.
  • In collaboration with the Volunteer Services team, recruit, train and retain key construction volunteers, developing volunteer leaders from within the group.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS
This individual must understand and appreciate the mission of Habitat. Qualified candidates should demonstrate excellent organizational skills and possess a strong attention to detail. Must be able to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with all kinds of individuals, yet remain consistent in keeping a professional demeanor. Comfort speaking in front of small groups a plus.

Familiarity with construction terms, broad knowledge of all phases of residential construction and the ability to read blueprints required. Must understand and abide by safety requirements, and must be able to determine the appropriate tools/equipment to use for the various construction tasks.

Must possess the ability and patience to teach and work with workers in all facets of home construction. Adherence to timeliness, patience, dependability, reliability and an ability to work independently are critical for this position. You must be a team player and quick-learner to be successful in your career at Habitat for Humanity.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Required to lift 60-80 pounds on a regular basis and will experience frequent bending, squatting, lifting and repetitive motion. This position will be working outside year-round and must be adaptable to extreme changes in weather (e.g., heat, cold, wind, rain, etc.).

EXPERIENCE
Some general contracting knowledge preferred. Individual skill in residential carpentry a plus.

EDUCATION
Minimum of a four-year high school diploma or equivalent preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS

  • Driver’s License and clean record required.
  • OSHA training (favorable, but not required)
  • Lead-Safe Renovator certification (favorable, but not required)

Please send resumes and a cover letter to jboudreau@habitatdane.org or Habitat for Humanity, Attn: Jeff Boudreau, 3101 Latham Drive, Madison WI 35713. Habitat for Humanity of Dane County and Habitat ReStore are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers committed to a diverse workplace. Under our Affirmative Action Plan we encourage people of color, women and individuals with a disability to apply.

Senior Staff Accountant

As a direct report to the CFO, perform accounting functions to include financial statement preparation, financial analysis and compliance for the organization; serve as backup to the CFO in other activities related to the fiscal responsibility of the organization.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Financial Accounting

  • Assist in preparation of month-end financial statements to be provided to the Finance Committee, Board of Directors and outside parties as required

B. Annual Audit and Tax Returns

  • Prepare workpapers and schedules as requested by the outside auditors
  • Review draft audit and tax returns for accuracy

C. Grants (United Way, City CDBG, County CDBG, CDFI, NMTC)

  • Assist Development with financial schedules needed for grant applications
  • Prepare financial schedules and budgets for grants currently being received
  • Maintain schedules of reporting requirements for the grants and send out to the appropriate grantors on a timely basis

D. Mortgages

  • Assist CFO with the mortgage process including setting up new families and monthly reconciliations of Keystone mortgage software and QuickBooks
  • Assist CFO in delinquency process, including letters to homeowners and coordination with attorneys regarding collection issues
  • Assist with annual reporting to homeowners
  • Serve as backup for other activities such as preparation of loan payoff schedules and mortgage satisfactions.

E. Construction Cost Accounting

  • Work with Homebuilding to maintain accurate cost accounting for each home
  • Maintain monthly schedule of home costs and reconcile to general ledger
  • Prepare summary of home sales, including sales price, cost of sales, closing costs and mortgage financing costs

F. Annual Budget

  • Assist CFO with budget process

G. Supervisory Duties

  • May supervise staff accountant and/or volunteer accountants

H. Other Duties

  • Land and Homes Under Construction - Maintain schedule of real property owned; request property tax exemption for parcels as per state laws
  • Payroll and Benefits – Assist CFO with bi-weekly payroll reporting in general ledger and monthly benefits reconciliations
  • Banking – Monitor bank accounts to ensure adequate funds are available for organization’s needs
  • Mortgage Sales – Assist CFO with mortgage sale process including new sales and monthly reporting requirements to financial institutions
  • Special Reports – Design and prepare reports as needed
  • Special Events – Provide support as needed
  • Committees – Attend regular Finance Committee and Board of Director meetings as needed

REQUIREMENTS

  • The position is full-time, however will consider candidates willing to work 75– 90% of full-time
  • The individual must be detail-oriented, analytical, organized and able to work independently
  • Office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, however position may require occasional overtime, including evenings and/or weekend hours

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of five years of accounting experience required
  • Nonprofit and/or public accounting experience preferred
  • Qualified candidates should have demonstrated proficiency in QuickBooks and MS Office products (Word, Excel and Outlook)

EDUCATION

  • Requires the equivalent of a four-year college degree

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONSE

  • CPA license or pursuit of CPA license preferred

Please send resumes and a cover letter to jboudreau@habitatdane.org or Habitat for Humanity, Attn: Jeff Boudreau, 3101 Latham Drive, Madison WI 35713. Habitat for Humanity of Dane County and Habitat ReStore are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers committed to a diverse workplace. Under our Affirmative Action Plan we encourage people of color, women and individuals with a disability to apply.

Habitat for Humanity of Dane County and Habitat ReStore are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers committed to a diverse workplace. Under our Affirmative Action Plan we encourage people of color, women and individuals with a disability to apply.