Director - Accounting Consulting

Posted Nov 20

Director - Accounting Consulting

Emphasys Software - PHA

Remote | Full Time | Permanent

Emphasys Software PHA is looking for a Director – Accounting Consulting to join the growing development group. 

About Emphasys 

Emphasys provides software and services to the Public Housing and Affordable Housing markets in the United States. Through our products and services, we help house roughly half of the neediest families in the country, and we’re looking for passionate professionals to help us in that goal. 

Owned by Constellation Software, Inc., the leading global provider of industry-specific software solutions, Emphasys has decades of leadership in this market, and we are growing in all departments. Joining Emphasys means joining a global network of 17,000+ employees, with numerous career development and advancement opportunities. 

Our team is growing in all departments as we achieve sustained market growth. We are looking for the highest quality talent to join us on our journey. 


Reporting to the Vice President of Operations the Director – Accounting Consulting is the individual responsible for leading and growing our PHA consulting practice. Key responsibilities include the following: 

  • Manage an experienced team of PHA consultants performing the accounting, financial, & management consulting for a portfolio of clients. 
  • Responsible for department administration including scheduling, mentoring, coaching and client billing. 
  • Lead QA/QC and team sales/RFP responses.  
  • Assist the software group with advanced accounting needs including fee accounting, product development recommendations, management consulting and HUD compliance information as appropriate. 
  • Plan division goals and hold team accountable for: accurate, compliant and timely hands-on accounting and consulting services; performs annual HUD FDS reporting, completing checklists for each client’s work papers; and audit liaison services.  
  • Proven understanding of industry trends leveraged to become a trusted advisor to the clients both internally and externally.  
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a mid-size portfolio of clients with a pronounced focus on growth and development through sales and relationship-building.  
  • Perform client analytics and provide trend information identifying opportunities for cost savings and process improvement. 
  • Become an expert software user of Elite Software Core Financial modules – GL, AP, AR and BB as well as other industry accounting solutions. 
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and practical application of HUD, IRS and GAAP rules and regulations and changes thereto.  
  • Maintenance of and adherence to monthly and annual accounting requirements of all client portfolios. 


  • Expertise in PHA financial management and HUD reporting.
  • 5+ years of accounting experience.
  • Elite software experience is a plus.
  • Executive level management experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree required; CPA strongly preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel and Word. 
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and handle stress in a fast-paced environment.
  • 10-25% travel to client sites.


  • Access to Medical, Vision, Dental, & Life Insurance.
  • Competitive Bonus & Profit Sharing Program.
  • Fortune 500 Level 401(k).
  • Top 30% in the Nation PTO Plan.
  • Gym Stipend and Wellbeing Programs.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program.

Why Emphasys

Emphasys PHA is the market-leading software provider to the Public Housing and Low-Income Housing markets in the United States. Owned by Constellation Software, Inc., the leading global provider of industry specific software solutions, Emphasys has decades of leadership in this market. 

Emphasys PHA promotes equal employment opportunities for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, marital status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and accommodations are available on request.  

Apply now!