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PHDC Looking to Hire Housing Development Officer and Director of Finance

Housing Development Officer, PHDC

The Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), a non-profit organization funded primarily by the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is looking for a Housing Development Officer to join its Community Investment Group.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the monitoring, evaluation, and coordination of residential projects included in the PHDC’s housing programs and does related work as required.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for underwriting, structuring, and expediting large multifamily rental projects from pre-development activities through construction completion

  • Evaluate, review and determine financial feasibility of housing projects with development budgets of up to $50 million dollars through analysis of development budgets and operating proformas

  • Review projects to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local financing regulations

  • Prepare summary and resolutions for presentation to PHDC Board of Directors

  • Review and prepare vouchers for loan disbursements including review of construction AIA forms and soft costs of projects

  • Engage and coordinate the work of the project team including related activities of departments and agencies such as housing construction, monitoring, wage compliance, equal opportunity employment, and land disposition.

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Director of Finance, PHDC

The Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), a non-profit organization funded primarily by the City of Philadelphia and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is looking for an experienced, hands-on, and technically proficient Director of Finance to direct the agency’s fiscal operations which encompass an annual $60 to $80 million dollar budget.

This position requires an individual willing to assume a strong leadership role to ensure that the organization is financially sound in a frequently changing and challenging budgetary environment. The general responsibilities for this position will be overseeing all agency accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting functions and cooperating with external financial audit agencies to ensure financial and regulatory compliance. Managing a professional and administrative staff is a significant aspect of the work. The position reports directly to the Vice President of Finance.


This position requires a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting with a CPA preferred, and at least five years of progressively responsible experience in financial management, which has included supervision of staff as a significant responsibility. Experience working at a non-profit organization is preferred.

Must be able to engage in independent, self-directed planning and execution of complex initiatives, have excellent communication skills, superior computer skills, including experience working with various accounting software programs, strong management ability, including experience supervising staff, and a high level of analytical expertise to effectively deal with complex administrative issues.

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