Employment with The Housing Fund

As a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution operating statewide in Tennessee, The Housing Fund and our partners work to create opportunity for underserved people and places. As a federally-certified CDFI, our role is to help make the finance and real-estate development sectors a catalyst for equitable growth and progress. We provide affordable and accessible loans, grants, and technical assistance to individuals, developers, and other nonprofits.

The Housing Fund provides employees with a hybrid (remote/in-person) work environment, competitive salaries based on skill and experience, and excellent benefits including health, disability and life insurances, a 401K savings plan with employer match, flexible spending accounts, professional development, paid vacation time, and an EAP program.

THF does not discriminate in hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, national origin, non-job-related disabilities, or status as a veteran.

Current Open Positions:

Senior Accountant

The Housing Fund, Inc. –based in the Madison neighborhood of Nashville, Tenn.– is currently hiring for the role of Senior Accountant. This position reports to the Controller and is responsible for assisting with all accounting and ensuring compliance with US GAAP.  In this role, you will join a talented and passionate team of communicators, lenders, portfolio managers, analysts, grant-program staff, other accountants, and executives who bring their unique talents to our mission. This is a position with an opportunity for growth and new challenges as THF’s Finance Department continues enhancing its financial infrastructure.

Loan Accounting Responsibilities:
  • Daily cash application entries, loan disbursements, and participation payments.

  • Calculate and record interest income and notes receivable transactions.

  • Calculate and record interest expense and notes payable transactions.

  • Reconcile all loan-related general ledger accounts.

  • Perform actual vs. budget variance analysis over lending activity.
General Accounting Responsibilities: 

• Prepare schedules and journal entries for monthly close.
• Assist other team members in various accounting processes as needed.
• Analyze various P&L and balance-sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
• Assist auditors with completing annual financial audits, including preparing appropriate financial schedules and necessary footnote disclosures.
• Assist in the preparation of annual surveys and other ad hoc reporting.

Education, Experience, Skills Required: 

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
• Minimum 3+ years related job experience in accounting.
• Experience in the financial-service industry is preferred.
• Thorough understanding of US GAAP and Uniform Guidance
• Strong general ledger skills are required. • Must have demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and ERP systems.
• Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to interact comfortably with clients, team members, and all levels of management
• High degree of accuracy and timeliness in work
• Proactive individual, accustomed to taking initiative.

To Apply For Position: 

Please attach your resume and a cover letter with your salary requirement and email to Joseph Lackey, Controller, at [email protected].

Get In Touch

Contact [email protected] to be notified when we are hiring, or to inquire about the occasional internship opportunity.