Chief Financial Officer
Boulder, Colorado - Full Time


Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the CFO is responsible for strategic guidance on short and long-term financial positioning, risk management for organizational assets, provision of financial information necessary for making policy decisions to management and the Board of Commissioners.  Overall responsibility for all accounting functions, internal controls and excellent financial services operation.



  1. Consults with executive management on long-term financial strategies.
  2. Responsible for working with management to prepare accurate annual budgets.
  3. Provides accurate and timely financial reports to management and the Board of Commissioners.
  4. Responsible for safeguarding assets of the agency including oversight of insurance procurement.
  5. Responsible for design, implementation and periodic risk assessment of internal controls.
  6. Manages the audit process for BHP and tax credit entities and works closely with external auditors including drafting the “Management Discussion and Analysis” report and preparation of required HUD reporting.
  7. Reviews pro-forma financial analyses prepared by the Development and Asset Management teams.
  8. Identifies opportunities for and manages debt issuance and refinance process as needed.
  9. Develops fiscal policies and procedures.
  10. Maintains banking relationships.
  11. Manages the BHP procurement process to ensure compliance with HUD, State and City procurement requirements.
  12. Staff liaison to the Board Finance Committee.
  13. Manages financial and compliance reporting to lenders and investment partners.


  1. Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of BHP and maybe asked to supervise other departments as needed in the future.
  2. Maintains a high level of professionalism and integrity; listens to questions and concerns, evaluates issues and possible solutions, works collaboratively with the Boulder Housing Partners team to address systemic problems; inspires confidence and respect; uses feedback from others to grow and develop.
  3. Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to BHP property.
  4. Actively supports and upholds BHP’s stated mission and values. Responsible for knowing and complying with all BHP policies; participating in professional training and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace dress policies.


• High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
• Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
• Excellent verbal and written English language skills.
• Continuous learner with willingness and ability to grow in position.
• Demonstrated understanding of and unwavering attention to the needs of internal and external clients.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.
• Unshakeable levels of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality.
• Team player who is willing to go above and beyond to help others.
• Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful.
• Reacts quickly and adapts to changes in priorities, circumstances, and direction.
• Works effectively with minimal supervision.

Boulder Housing Partners is committed to hiring employees who provide excellent customer service. Our employees communicate courteously and responsively with the public and co-workers, are sensitive to diversity issues, provide effective and efficient service to the public and co-workers and act with a high level of integrity and take responsibility for their words and actions.
All BHP supervisors are responsible for understanding and enforcing relevant Management policies; hiring and firing supervised employees or making related recommendations; ensuring employees are trained initially and on an ongoing basis, as needed; providing appropriate feedback to employees by monitoring day-to-day performance; completing performance evaluations on time; correcting problems in employee work habits or performance in a timely manner; prioritizing and scheduling work functions and vacations; ensuring adherence to established safety standards; ensuring the timely completion and submission of all paperwork required by BHP to process employee transactions, insurance or injury claims, etc.; maintaining related records; and ensuring the accuracy of reported time use.

Minimum 4-year college degree majoring in accounting, business, economics, or comparable field. Experience with real estate accounting, construction and development accounting. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse people in an organizational context. Attention to detail. Ability to work independently, take initiative, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision. Willingness and ability to work additional hours as needed. Acceptable background information, including criminal history; ability to be bonded. Valid Colorado driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record. Solid work history at CFO level (non-profit/government/Housing Authority experience preferred).

Certified Public Accountant. Experience with HUD accounting and reporting, multi-family rental housing, affordable housing, housing development, construction management or housing authorities. Experience with Yardi software.

BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

$140,000 - $190,000 DOQ

We know our employees are our most important resource, in addition to rewarding and meaningful work we enjoy:

  • Medical, dental, vision health plans.
  • Retirement benefits that include PERA defined benefit plan plus 401k and 457 plans.
  • Paid life insurance.
  • Employee wellness program.
  • Long term disability
  • 13 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave.
  • Summer hours during months June-August.
  • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training opportunities, and more.

An exciting opportunity for someone with a CPA and 10+ years’ experience in real estate or non-profit/governmental accounting. The successful candidate will have demonstrated abilities as a leader and strategic thinker who can participate in policy decisions with management and the Board of Commissioners and manage a talented group of staff to meet our financial objectives.


Founded in 1966, Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) is known for creative and award-winning approaches. BHP’s goal is to make living in Boulder possible and affordable, regardless of income. We are committed to fostering a healthy sense of community in every property we develop. We are an inclusive organization that operates creatively, decisively, and effectively, with strong and consistent values and an understanding that housing is as much about people as it is about place. We build, own and manage 33% of the total inventory of affordable housing in Boulder, making a strong contribution to City Council's goal that 10% of all housing is permanently affordable.

Our commitment to the organizational stewardship of assets involves fostering a caring and supportive work environment for our most valuable asset - our employees. We realize that our mission can only be realized with a team of dedicated and passionate people.  BHP provides professional development opportunities as well as a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays and personal days, as well as retirement benefits.  Our culture promotes work-life balance and opportunities to engage in healthy lifestyle activities.