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Job Title: 

Chief Financial Officer

Hawaii Public Housing Authority
Job Location: 
Honolulu, HI
Full Job Description: 

 The HPHA’s Office of the Executive Director is seeking a Chief Financial Officer.  The incumbent is responsible for formulation of policies for Executive Director consultation and providing the general framework of procedures governing the fiscal management staff services in support of program administered, including; fiscal, capital improvements, planning activities, budgeting, asset management, payroll and disbursement.  This position represents the agency in conducting business with investors, financial institutions and government agencies.  Manages internal and external financial reporting ensure conformance with contract requirements, federal and state laws, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Provides financial analysis, management and planning in support of the agency’s wide initiatives.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:


Required Licenses, Certificates, Etc.: Certified Public Accountant designation is preferred.  A valid license to drive in the State of Hawaii, preferred.


Education:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or a related field of study. Comparable work experience may be substituted for the educational requirement, subject to review and acceptance by the Executive Director.


Substitution:  In lieu of education, work experience may be substituted.  For work experience to qualify in lieu of education, the applicant’s overall applicable work experience must have a similar scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities for which he/she is being considered; e.g. must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities. 


Experience:  Five (5) years of progressive administrative and/or analytical experience that involved designing and administering budget or financial systems; analyzing economic, financial and auditing data; modeling and forecasting financial information; establishing internal financial or auditing controls; developing or revising of standards, policies, procedures, and techniques; program analysis and evaluation, program planning, program budgeting or any combination of these areas; directing a program that provides staff advice and assistance; giving technical advice and direction to management; and preparing and making oral presentations.

To Apply: 

Note: These aforementioned positions are exempt non-civil service and are on continuous recruitment until filled. HPHA is an equal opportunity employer.  We offer competitive compensation package with added benefits with the State of Hawaii.  Salary range is commensurate with training and experience.


For consideration, you may submit a cover letter, a completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment HRD 278 (see link below), and a detailed resume to:

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

Human Resources Office – Building J

1002 N. School Street

Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Email: hphajobs@hawaii.gov | Fax: (808) 832-5979


The State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, HRD 278 may be accessed online at http://humanservices.hawaii.gov/application-for-non-civil-service-appointment/


For a list of other positions please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaii and apply online.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Posting Expiration Date: 
Monday, April 12, 2021

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