At Homeward Bound of WNC, we rely on our Finance team to help ensure the fiscal health of the organization in working to fulfill our mission to prevent and end homelessness in our community through permanent housing and support. We are seeking a detail-oriented Finance Associate to assist our Finance Team with day-to-day financial operations, grant administration, and special projects. The Finance Team currently consists of a Bookkeeper, a Grant Accountant, and the Director of Finance & Operations, who administer a budget of $8-$9M spread across 8 functional departments. The largest source of income for Homeward Bound is reimbursable grants, which require stringent tracking and reporting. Homeward Bound generates approximately 300 grant draws per fiscal year. In this role, a successful individual should possess in-depth knowledge of best practices in financial management and experience in a similar environment. An outstanding associate will be someone whose expertise results in accurate financial reporting and efficient account management.
Schedule and compensation: This is a part-time, non-exempt (hourly) position with a flexible, “as-needed” work schedule of up to 25 hours per week. There are limited opportunities for remote work. Starting pay up to $18.00/hour depending on experience. This position is not eligible for benefits coverage. This position works collaboratively with all other team members and reports to the Director of Finance and Operations.
We are the leading nonprofit organization in Buncombe County focused on ending homelessness using the best practice Housing First model. We work collaboratively with community partners and have a proven record of stabilizing individuals and families. Since 2006, we have moved more than 2,236 men, women, and children off the streets, out of cars, camps, and shelters, and into permanent housing – 89% have not returned to homelessness.
Mission: Prevent and end homelessness in our community through permanent housing and support. We base our human resource decisions on objective criteria without regard to any characteristic or condition protected by law. For more information, visit https://homewardboundwnc.org/