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Position Title: Finance Manager
Reports To: Executive Director
Starting Salary: $55,000 - $65,000
Hours: Salary, full time, permanent
Location: Mankato, MN
Purpose of the Position

As a member of the Habitat for Humanity South Central MN team, the Finance Manager is responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the Affiliate. This rewarding role is responsible for all accounting & bookkeeping functions and many human resources functions.
The Finance & Administration Manager works closely with the Executive Director to assess and sustain the financial health of the Affiliate while working toward the achievement of the organization’s mission of providing decent and affordable housing to families in need.

Core Responsibilities & duties

  • Financial Management
    • Performs all functions of Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable, ensuring timely deposit of Affiliate receipts & payment of Affiliate bills
    • Balance and reconcile monthly bank statements
    • Prepare and monitor annual budget projections and monthly cash flow reports (cash flow analysis)
    • Assist staff with grant budgets
    • Prepare annual Tithe to support the Global Mission of HFH International
    • Maintain Affiliate QuickBooks database & files
  • Payroll Processing
    • Preparation of bi-weekly payroll of the Affiliate
    • Timely reporting of payroll reports
    • Ensure timely payment of payroll liabilities & filing of quarterly & annual reports
    • Prepare and distribute year-end tax documents to employees & vendors
  • Finance Committee Coordination
    • Coordinate and facilitate monthly finance committee meetings
    • Responsible for the preparation of monthly financial and delinquency reports
    • Assist and collaborate with the Board Treasurer as needed
    • Assist committee in developing and implementing policies as needed
  • Reporting
    • Prepare and ensure timely filing of all financial grant reports, Affiliate & HFHI reports, and other reports as needed
    • Assist with all annual reports: form 990, Attorney General report, ReStore Sales Tax report and others as necessary
    • Works closely with a public accounting firm in preparation of annual audit
  • Mortgage Management
    • Process monthly mortgage payment receipts
    • Balance & reconcile mortgage accounts with Affiliate QuickBooks & bank
    • Prepare final home construction cost based on developed check list
  • Human Resource Management
    • Onboard new employees, completion of all employment forms
    • Track PTO & sick hours accrual & usage
    • Manage employee leave records
    • Process background and credit checks for new employees as needed
    • Process Simple IRA for participating employees and process Affiliate match
  • Other Duties
    • Assist all staff, board members, committee members, volunteers, homeowners, and members of the public as requested/needed
    • Assist with special projects, policy manual updates and overall enhancement of office policies and procedures
    • Research new HFHI & HFH MN programs and opportunities
    • Continuous employee development of HFH knowledge
    • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or an equivalent degree with strong communications skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communication
  • Previous QuickBooks experience
  • Energetic, creative, detail-oriented and capable of managing multiple tasks. Self-starter and ability to work both independently and with other staff and volunteers
  • Evening and weekend work on occasion (special events)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to learn the Affiliate’s database platforms and programs
  • A valid MN driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in non-profit operations
  • QuickBooks for Non-Profits


  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Sick time
  • Voluntary Insurance Options
  • 3% matching 403(b) retirement plan

How to apply:

To apply for this position, you must include both your resume and a letter of interest

Recommendation letters are highly encouraged at the time of application and would be required to advance to 2nd round interviews. At least one should be a professional recommendation and at least one recommendation based on character.

Please send Letter of Interest and Resume to : Sondra Herman, Executive Director at or mail:

Habitat for Humanity SCMN-Attn: Sondra
1730 Bassett Drive
Mankato, MN 56001

No Walk-Ins or Phone Calls please


Internships not only build resumes for college graduates, but also provide job training aimed at showcasing marketable skills. By interning at Habitat, interns gain valuable real-world experience with the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives, join in socializing activities, increase professional portfolio capacity, and foster personal growth. Internship hours are flexible: weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evenings or weekends for events may occur.

Office Interns

Required skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge (MS Office)
  • Social media experience
  • Web design (some familiarity)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Professional demeanor
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Support the mission of Habitat
  • Ability to work independently yet seek guidance from supervisors as needed
  • Comfort in speaking to groups

All office interns will complete an orientation with staff highlighting basic office operations, ReStore donations, homeowner application assistance, phone etiquette, etc.

Construction Interns

Due to the nature of construction work, specific requirements are necessary for a construction management internship position:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Demonstrate success in leading and managing volunteer groups (both experienced and inexperienced)
  • Support the Habitat mission