Human Resources

Community Action Partnership Hennepin County (CAP-HC) works to establish services, programs and partnerships that address poverty and increase family and economic stability in our communities.  

Please direct questions concerning employment to Char Guse at 952-697-1300 or email cguse@caphennepin.org

CAP-HC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Director of Finance and Administration

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for financial systems and administration, budgeting and office administration. The Director of Finance and Administration develops, interprets and implements policies and procedures that ensure risk mitigation and grant/contract compliance for financial resources. S/He serves as a key member of the agency’s Leadership Team, and as a financial advisor to the Board of Directors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Finance
  • Supports the Executive Director in establishing appropriate annual and long-term financial objectives and plans to meet the needs of the agency;
  • Develops and maintains an internal reporting system and account structure that ensures proper disclosure and accountability for all financial activities;
  • Devlops and maintains an internal control framework to mitigate and protect against fraud, waste and abuse;
  • Ensures timely and accurate financial materials and reports, including monthly financial statements for the Executive Director, management staff and the Board of Directors;
  • Oversees cash flow management through use of projections of cash receipts and cash disbursements and maintains an adequate cash balance to meet financial obligations;
  • Serves as the staff liaison to the Finance Committee and communicates the agency’s financial position to the Board of Directors;
  • Develops various financial projections and other analyses;
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships with financial institutions, audit firm and related business as necessary;
Compliance and Reporting
  • Responsible for the agency’s compliance with the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Uniform Guidance (UG);
  • Manages grantor/grantee financial reporting compliance, reviews all IRS and funding source reports prior to submission;
  • Oversees preparation and management for annual audit and reviews financial information for annual report;
Budgeting and Planning
  • Plans and coordinates program budgets with Leadership Team members to inform the development of the agency’s annual operating budget;
  • Monitors program trends and budgets, reports variances and other relevant information to the Executive Director, management staff, and Board of Directors as appropriate;
  • Develops Fiscal Department goals and progress updates;
  • Actively participates in agency strategic planning process and works with other agency management staff on plans affecting the entire organization;
Administration and Risk Management
  • Oversees maintenance and acquisition of office furnishings, supplies and equipment;
  • Secures and oversees appropriate insurance coverage for the agency;
  • Responsible for the safety and security of agency facilities;
  • Responsible for the agency’s risk management activities; serves as a member of the agency’s Safety Committee and ensures the agency’s ability to respond to emergencies and building evacuations;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business management or related field from an accredited institution;
  • Ten years accounting, budgeting and financial reporting work experience;
  • Seven years management experience in a finance or accounting department;
  • Three years of non-profit or federal grant experience in a senior level finance or accounting position;
  • Experience using MS Office programs including Word, Excel and Powerpoint at a proficient level, as well as data processing and fiscal software;
Preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Masters degree in accounting, finance, business management or related field from an accredited institution;
  • Six years of non-profit or federal grant experience in a senior level finance or accounting position

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit resume and cover letter by October 20, 2017 to:
Attn: Char Guse 
CAP-HC
8800 Highway 7, #401
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
or fax to 952-697-1370
or e-mail to cguse@caphennepin.org 
 

 

Home Ownership and Asset Development Advisor

Position Summary: 

The Home Ownership and Asset Development Advisor assists homebuyers and homeowners in overcoming barriers to successful homeownership. Emphasis is placed on dealing comprehensively with each situation through cooperative arrangements with lenders, real estate agents, government agencies, non-profits, and other outside resources. Must be able to work some evening and weekend hours and have reliable transportation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Client Counseling
  • Provides education and counseling to assist potential homebuyers in overcoming barriers to successful homeownership;
  • Enrolls households in CAP-HC services to prepare clients for homeownership or to help them maintain homeownership;
  • Works with households to provide services such as FAIM, Foreclosure Prvention, Homeownership Prepurchase, Reverse Mortgage Counseling, etc. 
    • May serve as FAIM (Family Assets for Independence in MN) coordinator and coach;
      • Assist clients with required paperwork and pre-work including evaluation of eligibility for program assistance;
      • Meet with clients and assist with creating and implementing an action plan including budgeting, review of potentially affordable homes, determination of monthly budget and payment amounts, consideration of down payment, credit and credit repair needs and other considerations that help clients progress toward home ownership goals;
      • Educate clients about available program workshops and resources;
      • Facilitate conversations with clients and lenders to develop financing options or modifications to existing financing agreements;
      • Complete monthly check-ins with clients to see how they are making progress toward goals, including managing their Individual Development Account (IDA) according to FAIM requirements;
  • May provide foreclosure counseling;
    • Assist clients with required paperwork and pre-work including evaluation of eligibility for program assistance;
    • Negotiates loan modifications with lenders on behalf of clients;
    • Advocates for homeowners;
    • Makes referrals for appropriate ancillary services;
    • Helps households create budgtes;
    • Provides guidance to households in crisis so that they are either able to stay in their homes or to find a resolution to the situation.
  • May provide Home Equity Conversion counseling to homeowners over the age of 62 who are good candidates.
  • May provide counseling related to other homeownership and financial well-being programs aimed at increasing homeownership rates and inproved financial capabilty for communities of color, low income renters, and others in need of support to achieve home ownership.
  • Provides assistance, including analysis of credit ratings, investigation and explanation of available options, to help homeowners prevent the loss of their homes due to foreclosure or other housing problems;
  • Provides education and counseling to individuals seeking to build or repair their credit;
  • Provides analysis of refinance transactions;
  • Ensures appropriate documentation and data entry are completed and maintained for each client.
Workshop Implementation –
  • As part of the team of educators, deliver educational content through the Homestretch Workshop and the Financial Security Workshop.
Qualifications
Required
  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Two years experience or education in homeownership counseling/education or related field;
  • One year of experience providing educational workshops and case management services;
  • Experience working effectively with individuals from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds;
  • Knowledgeable about issues facing clients and communities served by the agency;
  • Experience using MS Office programs including Excel and PowerPoint at a proficient level, and with data management software programs;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing;
Preferred
  • Bachelor’s in related field
  • Three years experience working in a homeownership counseling or related area;
  • Experience working with multiple tasks requiring prioritization and high attention to detail;
  • Experience working with external community groups (public, private, faith-based), to build and maintain the agency’s leadership role for service provision for low-income residents of Hennepin County.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit resume and cover letter by October 20, 2017 to:
Attn: Char Guse 
CAP-HC
8800 Highway 7, #401
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
or fax to 952-697-1370
or e-mail to cguse@caphennepin.org 

 

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