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Business Loan Intake Specialist WWBIC
Milwaukee, WI
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: January 11, 2018

Background:

The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) has provided quality business and financial education coupled with access to fair capital and financial products for more than 30 years. Since WWBIC was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 1987, it has loaned $46 million to small business owners, helped entrepreneurs create and retain 9,800 jobs, assisted over 57,000 clients, including more than 4,300 businesses, and assisted 163 individuals and families in purchasing their own homes through its asset-building program. Each year, WWBIC increases its impact across the state through the hard work of our staff and dedicated volunteers. For more information, visit www.wwbic.com.

 

Position Summary:

The Business Loan Intake Specialist is responsible for assisting our loan-ready clients with the loan application process. They will provide top notch customer service while working closely with the client to ensure that all required documents are received and entered into our loan application system (SPARK). In addition they with educate clients on WWBIC loans, resources & programs. 

Responsibilities:

  • The Business Loan Intake Specialist is responsible for assisting our loan-ready clients with the loan application process.
  • They will provide top notch customer service while working closely with the client to ensure that all required documents are received and entered into our loan application system (SPARK).
  • In addition they with educate clients on WWBIC loans, resources & programs. 

Requirements:

  • The position requires 2-4 years of experience in a customer service role and an Associates degree.
  • Experience with lending or loan operations is strongly preferred.
  • Must have proficiency with MS Office.
  • Experience with database applications, CRM, lending platforms or similar technology is strongly preferred
  • Excellent relationship building, organization and communication skills are critical for success. 

Compensation:

Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a professional & friendly environment.

How to Apply:

Email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

Investment Principal Charter Impact Fund
New York, NY
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: January 10, 2018

Background:

The Charter Impact Fund (CIF) is on a mission to transform the way charter schools secure long-term financing, by providing them with something radically simple: access to low-cost, long-term debt. We believe that this will give more students access to the outstanding education they deserve. We are start-up social impact fund with initial funding already secured, and we aim to be investing hundreds of millions in the next two years.

Our team is comprised of mission-oriented financial experts who are committed to partnering with schools to improve educational outcomes for all students, especially those from under-served neighborhoods. 

Position Summary:

The Investment Principal (IP) will have the exciting opportunity to make an immediate impact at CIF – and on the charter school sector as a whole – as a member of its founding team. The IP will actively grow the number of schools in the CIF portfolio by leveraging their existing networks and continuously prospecting for new schools to engage. Our ideal candidate will energetically and enthusiastically approach the sometimes-ambiguous work of a startup, and contribute to building a collaborative, team-oriented culture of excellence. 

Responsibilities:

The Investment Principal will be responsible for: 

  • Team management: Manage a team of underwriters and analysts to deliver outstanding service and exceed expectations. 
  • Business development and relationship management: Actively build pipelines of prospective clients and cultivate strong relationships with charter schools, management groups, and charter support organizations. Screen the prospects against the portfolio eligibility criteria to determine the feasibility of projects. 
  • Origination: Structure and underwrite transactions and prepare for credit committee approval. Manage a dashboard to track school-related information such as location, project data, enrollment, performance, and impact. 
  • Internal system development: Partner with the senior leadership team to develop systems, policies, and procedures for developing the portfolio, including origination, lending, and reporting. 
  • Organizational excellence: Participate in strategic planning and goal-setting process. 
  • External presence development: Build the image of the Fund nationally by establishing working relationships and cooperative agreements with community groups, government entities, and nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Represent the Fund publicly by attending public events, community meetings, professional functions, and events.
  • Policy and research: Monitor proposed legislation and policy matters related to programs and services offered. Identify and support research efforts to advance programs and services. 

Requirements:

Above all, our Investment Principal should be a driven, savvy, high achieving professional with expertise in the complicated mechanics of borrowing, lending, and charter school facilities. Other qualifications and qualities include:

  • Self-starter with over five years of related professional experience in lending or finance
  • At least three years of experience managing a team 
  • Expertise in charter school facilities financing strongly preferred
  • Top notch quantitative, financial modeling, and analysis skills
  • Track record of meeting and exceeding aggressive goals
  • Driven to develop, motivate, and inspire all members of the team, particularly direct reports
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Extraordinary communication skills
  • Ability to produce high-quality work products under tight deadlines
  • Strong customer service orientation and ability to collaborate across functional areas
  • Thrives when working in a fast-paced, evolving environment on complex, high-impact initiatives 
  • Highly detail- and team-oriented
  • High degree of integrity and authenticity
  • Travel will be required from 25-50% of the time

Compensation:

Compensation is competitive, commensurate with experience. We are proud to offer extraordinary benefits, including unlimited PTO, as well as medical coverage and a 401(k) match.

How to Apply:

Send your resume, along with a cover letter that outlines your interest in the Charter Impact Fund, to crystal@charterimpactfund.org

Managing Investment Principal Charter Impact Fund
New York, NY
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: January 9, 2018

Background:

The Charter Impact Fund (CIF) is on a mission to transform the way charter schools secure long-term financing, by providing them with something radically simple: access to low-cost, long-term debt. We believe that this will give more students access to the outstanding education they deserve. We are start-up social impact fund with initial funding already secured, and we aim to be investing hundreds of millions in the next two years.

Our team is comprised of mission-oriented financial experts who are committed to partnering with schools to improve educational outcomes for all students, especially those from under-served neighborhoods. 

Position Summary:

The Managing Investment Principal (MIP) will have the exciting opportunity to make an immediate impact at CIF – and on the charter school sector as a whole – as a member of its founding senior leadership team. The MIP will do the critical work of building out and managing our investment department. This person will be responsible for the team that will actively grow the number of schools in the CIF investment portfolio by leveraging their existing networks and continuously prospecting for new schools to engage. Our ideal candidate will energetically and enthusiastically approach the sometimes-ambiguous work of a startup, and contribute to building a collaborative, team-oriented culture of excellence. 

Responsibilities:

The Managing Investment Principal will be responsible for: 

  • Hire and manage an investment team: Recruit a team to meet the goal of investing $200 million per year in high-quality charter schools. This team may include two investment principals, an underwriter, and two analysts. The managing principal will be responsible for leading this team to deliver outstanding service, exceed client expectations, and meet annual goals. 
  • Business development and relationship management: Actively build pipelines of prospective clients and cultivate strong relationships with charter schools, management groups, and charter support organizations. Screen the prospects against the portfolio eligibility criteria to determine the feasibility of projects. 
  • Origination: Manage the team to structure and underwrite transactions and prepare for credit committee approval. Manage a dashboard to track school-related information such as location, project data, enrollment, performance, and impact. 
  • Internal system development: Develop systems, policies, and procedures for developing the portfolio, including originating, lending, and reporting. 
  • Organizational excellence: Participate in strategic planning and goal-setting process. Hold direct reports accountable to aggressive goals. 
  • External presence development: Build the image of the Fund nationally by establishing working relationships and cooperative agreements with community groups, government entities, and nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Represent the Fund publicly by attending public events, community meetings, professional functions, and events.
  • Policy and research: Monitor proposed legislation and policy matters related to programs and services offered. Identify and support research efforts to advance programs and services. 

Requirements:

Above all, our Investment Principal should be a driven, savvy, high achieving professional with expertise in the complicated mechanics of borrowing, lending, and charter school facilities. Other qualifications and qualities include:

  • Self-starter with over ten years of related professional experience in lending, finance, and K-12 education
  • At least five years of experience managing a team 
  • Expertise in charter school facilities financing strongly preferred
  • Top notch quantitative, financial modeling, and analysis skills
  • Track record of meeting and exceeding aggressive goals
  • Driven to develop, motivate, and inspire all members of the team, particularly direct reports
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Extraordinary communication skills
  • Ability to produce high-quality work products under tight deadlines
  • Strong customer service orientation and ability to collaborate across functional areas
  • Thrives when working in a fast-paced, evolving environment on complex, high-impact initiatives 
  • Highly detail- and team-oriented
  • High degree of integrity and authenticity
  • Some travel may be required

Compensation:

Compensation is competitive, commensurate with experience. We are proud to offer extraordinary benefits, including unlimited PTO, as well as medical coverage and a 401(k) match.

How to Apply:

Send your resume, along with a cover letter that outlines your interest in CIF, to crystal@charterimpactfund.org

Investments and Grants Manager South Carolina Community Loan Fund
Charleston, SC
Job Function: Fundraising
Posted: January 8, 2018

Background:

South Carolina Community Loan Fund (SCCLF) is a U.S. Treasury and South Carolina certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Charleston, SC whose mission is to advance equitable access to capital by providing loans, technical assistance, and advocacy for the development of affordable housing, healthy food retail, community facilities, and community businesses throughout South Carolina. Since 2004, we have provided 313 loans for $39 million in financing that facilitated more than $246.3 million in community development projects; we financed 1,410 housing units,  9 healthy food outlets, 10 community facilities, and 16 community businesses, creating or retaining 2,896 jobs and providing a safe, affordable place to call home for 3,525 individuals and families.

SCCLF is a dynamic non-profit organization with a small, but highly effective, staff that raises program and operating support through a combination of donations, grants, and impact investments.  SCCLF currently operates with an annual operating budget of $2.5M and program budget of $10M.  The organization loans and revolves capital to continually expand and sustain its mission.

Position Summary:

The Investments and Grants Manager will oversee and implement SCCLF’s capitalization strategy to advance the overall mission of the organization. This position will grow and diversify sources of capital to ensure adequate programmatic and operational funding in support of the growing demand for SCCLF financing and services. The Investments and Grants Manager will be responsible for capitalizing SCCLF’s revolving loan fund through investments, grants, co-lending opportunities, and other mechanisms as appropriate. Further, the Investments and Grants Manager will ensure adequate operating support for SCCLF through grants, sponsorships and other sources. The Investments and Grants Manager will be responsible for cultivating individuals, foundations, state and federal government sources, financial institutions, quasi-governmental agencies, and others sources as identified. This position also supports SCCLF’s advocacy efforts to increase the attraction and deployment of capital for community development projects in South Carolina. The Investments and Grants Manager will report to the Chief Financial Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive capitalization strategy to assure ample operating and programmatic funding availability. The strategy should address individual, corporate, financial institution, foundation, and government monetary support via investments, grants, sponsorship, and co-lending opportunities. Create and execute the annual capitalization / investment calendar and development strategies to meet organizational goals.
  • Implement investor cultivation strategies, including establishing a working relationship with staff at financial institutions, corporate giving programs, government and quasi-governmental agencies, and foundations. Build and manage new and existing investor and donor relationships, including prospective investor education, grant and investment documentation, reporting, renewals and repayments.
  • Manage the life cycle of grants and investments, from initial inquiries and proposal writing through final reporting, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, timely products to funders. 
  • Serve as staff liaison with CDFI fund application consultants (Financial Assistance, Healthy Food Financing, CDFI Bond Guarantee, New Markets Tax Credit, etc.) 
  • Support SCCLF technical assistance and assessment and knowledge sharing efforts by cultivating and soliciting sponsors for SCCLF workshops, trainings, and annual Summit.
  • Support SCCLF advocacy efforts to increase capital available for community development lending. This may include legislative visits, attending committee meetings, and providing content and other information for written communications (op-eds, letters to the editor, fact sheets, etc.)
  • Work with Communications staff to coordinate and support meetings and events that showcase SCCLF’s programs, partners, impact and accomplishments, including site visits, speaking engagements and outreach events. Make presentations at conferences and other external meetings. Serve on community boards and professional organizations which enhance the profile of SCCLF

Requirements:

KEY SKILLS

  • Demonstrates effectiveness and experience in securing funding through investments, sponsorships, grants, and other funding mechanisms (equity equivalent investments, program related investments, etc.)
  • Experience with proposal writing and reporting to foundations, governmental agencies, and banks required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of current market conditions in terms of pricing, terms, conditions, and covenants as well as legal structure and documentation

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the community development industry (in particular, Community Development Financial Institutions) and current market conditions and product structures and innovations
  • 5 years of progressively more responsible positions in grants management, grant writing, relationship management, and business development
  • College Degree

Compensation:

SALARY $65,000

BENEFITS INCLUDE   

  • SCCLF contributes 3% of employee’s annual salary toward retirement plan
  • Health, Life, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year + 12 paid holidays per year
  • Flex schedule 
  • Mileage reimbursement for out of town travel at the federal rate of reimbursement
  • Cellular phone

How to Apply:

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING TO Anna Lewin, Chief Operating Officer, at anna@sccommunityloanfund.org

  • Cover Letter and Resume
  • References

Program Director South Carolina Community Loan Fund
Charleston, SC
Job Function: Project Management
Posted: January 8, 2018

Background:

South Carolina Community Loan Fund (SCCLF) is a U.S. Treasury and South Carolina certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Charleston, SC whose mission is to advance equitable access to capital by providing loans, technical assistance, and advocacy for the development of affordable housing, healthy food retail, community facilities, and community businesses throughout South Carolina. Since 2004, we have provided 297 loans for $27.4 million in financing that facilitated more than $221.6 million in community development projects; we financed 1,291 housing units, 7 healthy food outlets, 9 community facilities, and 10  community businesses, creating or retaining 2,929 jobs and providing a safe, affordable place to call home for 2,228 individuals and families.

SCCLF is a dynamic non-profit organization with a small, but highly effective, staff that raises program and operating support through a combination of donations, grants, and impact investments.  SCCLF currently operates with an annual operating budget of $2.5M and program budget of $10M.  The organization loans and revolves capital to continually expand and sustain its mission.

Position Summary:

The Program Director oversees the development and implementation of SCCLF’s programs, emphasizing technical assistance, and assessment and knowledge sharing, across all four of SCCLF’s lending programs (affordable housing, healthy food, community facilities, and community business). The Program Director will identify and recruit participants and partners, engage community support, and develop avenues of financial support for these activities.  The Program Director will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader, with the ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment; an innovator, capable of creating or seizing opportunities to build strategic partnerships with other organizations and other partners.  The ideal candidate will be business “literate,” understand financial reports, and have a familiarity with credit analysis, and community and economic development. The ideal candidate will also be politically astute and tactful; attentive to the perspectives and competing interests of various internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Lending: Responsible for creating programs and partnerships that generate viable loan referrals for all loan programs. Support lending team in developing and implementing funding rounds throughout the state. 
  • Technical Assistance – Provide training to facilitate the financing and development of affordable housing, healthy food retail outlets, community facilities, and community businesses. Facilitate education and awareness workshops that promote community development finance best practices and solution. Lead the ongoing development of state and regional training programs, such as affordable housing development, Diverse Entrepreneur Training Program, and Feeding Innovation Healthy Food Business Plan Challenge.  Identify emerging TA needs and formulate appropriate programmatic response to address those needs. 
  • Assessment and Knowledge Sharing – Develop content for annual Investing in Community Summit. Assist with data collection, analysis, and reporting. Work with communications and other staff to create Outcomes Score Card. 
  • Advocacy and Policy Change – Responsible for working with COO to develop and implement policy agenda. Attends legislative meetings and committee meetings. Oversees activities of the SC Food Access Task Force and Housing Matters SC. Will provide policy research and reports to staff, board, and other stakeholders.  Issues policy briefs and other advocacy communications. 

Requirements:

  • At least five (5) years of program development and management experience, ideally in community and economic development.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the state year round

Compensation:

SALARY $65,000

BENEFITS INCLUDE   

  • SCCLF contributes 3% of employee’s annual salary toward retirement plan
  • Health, Vision, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year + 12 paid holidays per year
  • Flex schedule
  • Mileage reimbursement for out of town travel at the federal rate of reimbursement
  • Cellular phone

How to Apply:

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING TO Anna Lewin, Chief Operating Officer, at anna@sccommunityloanfund.org

  • Cover Letter and Resume
  • Salary Requirements
  • References

Business Development/ CDFI Coordinator The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
Mesa, AZ
Job Function: Business Development
Posted: January 5, 2018

Background:

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. With over 40 years of assisting American Indian Tribes and their enterprises with business and economic development – we have evolved into the largest national Indian specific business organization in the nation. We take our motto, “Putting Indian Country To Work” to heart and are actively engaged in helping Tribal Nations and Native business people realize their entrepreneurial goals.

 

Position Summary:

NCAIED seeks a dynamic Business Development/ CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) Coordinator. This is a unique opportunity to join a non-profit CDFI at the ground level. The Business Development/ CDFI Coordinator will work with the President and Board of Directors to define long-term organizational strategic goals, creating the structure and infrastructure of NCAIED’s new CDFI while demonstrating a strong understanding of the relevant market conditions. This role will coordinate overall creation and development of NCAIED’s CDFI, build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals, and test the feasibility for NCAIED to offer CDFI funding to the businesses we serve.

The Business Development/ CDFI Coordinator will work with the internal team, marketing staff, and other managers to increase funding and contribution opportunities and thereby maximize operating funds and lending capital for the organization. To be successful, The Business Development/ CDFI coordinator will find potential funders, cultivate key partner relationships, as well as help to develop and implement a business plan for the new CDFI.

The Business Development/CDFI Coordinator will focus on achieving results consistent with the overall growth and success of the organization and its CDFI products, assure that new business lines serve the needs of the target populations and are sustainable, and will continue to promote NCAIED’s leadership role in economic development through high quality and research based recommendations to management.

 

Responsibilities:

CDFI Feasibility Study

  • Identify and obtain funding sources to support the new CDFI
  • Determine market needs and identify business that require access to capital that align with the organizations mission and goals
  • Design appropriate loan products to meet market needs
  • Develop CDFI policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the overall development of the CDFI

New Business Development

  • Prospect for potential new clients and grant opportunities turn this into increased business.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Plan approaches and pitches. Work to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Participate in pricing the solution/service.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion. * Use a variety of styles to persuade or negotiate appropriately.

Client Retention

  • Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.
  • Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs.
  • Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.
  • Provide client presentations on products they fund as requested by client

Business Development Planning

  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
  • Present to and consult with management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in financial contributions to the organization.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Submit weekly progress reports and ensure data is accurate.
  • Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other contact management system.
  • Forecast donation/contribution targets and ensure they are met.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

The Business Development Manager position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and a combination of 3-5 years of sales or marketing and business planning experience. An MBA is often requested as well.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and the Google Apps platform
  • Social Media (such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), Blogging, and WordPress knowledge a plus
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the CDFI industry
  • Experience designing loan products, policies and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written skills is a must
  • Job will require occasional travel including attending event functions and business meetings
  • Flexibility – willingness and ability to adapt to changes in procedure, responsibility or assignment 
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness in all aspects of position
  • Intelligent, personable professional with a solid, steady work history
  • Impeccable references and clean background (full background check will be conducted)

Compensation:

Depends on Experience

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to: human_resources@ncaied.org 

Please submit resume and cover letter by job close date: January 31st, 2018

Senior Program Director - Workforce Solutions CEI
Brunswick, ME
Job Function: Community Outreach
Posted: January 5, 2018

Background:

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) helps to grow good jobs, environmentally sustainable enterprises, and shared prosperity in Maine and in rural regions across the country by integrating financing, business and industry expertise, and policy solutions. CEI envisions a world in which communities are economically and environmentally healthy, enabling all people, especially those with low incomes, to reach their full potential.

Please visit our website at: www.ceimaine.org

Position Summary:

Are you an entrepreneurial, strategic thinker who is committed to growing Maine’s economy through business development and growing good jobs for the people in our communities? Do you have prior experience as a business owner or working in a senior management level position at a for-profit organization? Do you want to work with an engaged, smart and talented team dedicated to the same mission-driven goals?

Then we want to hear from you…

CEI is seeking a results driven, strategic leader for the new position of Senior Program Director of our Workforce Solutions program. This senior level role leads the development and execution of CEI’s workforce development and employment quality programs. This is a full time, benefited position based in our headquarters in Brunswick, Maine.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops strategic initiatives with and engages CEI’s borrowers, investees, and stakeholders, and collaborates with CEI senior managers and the leadership of CEI’s financing subsidiaries.
  • Leads the Workforce Solutions team and works with the heads of CEI’s Lending & Investment and Business Development Services teams to design and execute new programs, build the capacity of CEI’s employer-facing professionals to work with employers to grow jobs and improve job quality, and oversee tracking of employment growth and quality.
  • Collaborates with CEI’s state and federal policy staff, identifies opportunities to advance related supportive public policies and programs and works with CEI’s state and federal policy staff to design and carry out policy development and advocacy.
  • Partners with CEI’s marketing and communications staff to develop a communications campaign supporting awareness about the value of work and job quality for employers, workers and communities.
  • Represents CEI’s Workforce Solutions in Maine and nationally and maintains positive relationships with partner organizations and funding sources.
  • Works with Senior Vice President for Business and Workforce Development Services and other senior staff to secure grants and contracts to support program activity and prepares and monitors Workforce Solutions budgets.

Requirements:

  • Four-year college degree in business, policy, planning, social services or related field or significant related work experience.
  • Experience as a senior manager or entrepreneur within a for-profit company.
  • Knowledge of training and development of frontline workers within for-profit companies.
  • Experience in developing and managing organization-wide initiatives, with demonstrated leadership skills in building. leading, developing, and supporting a programmatic team.
  • Must demonstrate accountability, a positive attitude, initiative, ability to be self-directed and an entrepreneurial approach to management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; including facilitating presentations, drafting proposals, and grant writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to cooperate and work as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to provide leadership to collaborative projects.
  • Strong computer skills, including use of MS Office 10 and web based applications and tools.
  • Ability to work in a flexible, fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment.

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Compensation:

DOE

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: 

employment@ceimaine.org

Senior Analyst/Analyst: Affordable Housing HR&A Advisors
Washington, DC
Job Function: Other
Posted: January 4, 2018

Background:

HR&A Advisors, Inc. (hr&a) is an industry-leading consulting firm providing services in real estate, economic development, and program design & implementation.

We have provided strategic advisory services for some of the most complex mixed-use, neighborhood, downtown, campus, and regional development projects across North America and abroad for forty years. We understand the importance of linking accretive private investment with public resources to support investors and communities’ responsibilities and aspirations.

We have offices in New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Raleigh, and Washington DC; a presence that allows us to serve clients all over the world.
From Brooklyn to London, Cincinnati to Hong Kong, we have guided hundreds of clients in transforming real estate and economic development concepts, and public infrastructure, first into actionable plans then into job-producing, community-strengthening assets.

We have served a diversity of clients – real estate owners and investors, hospitals and universities, cultural institutions, community development organizations and governments – since 1976.

Position Summary:

We are seeking an Analyst or Senior Analyst candidate to support the expansion of our affordable housing practice, and a range of other projects, from our New York, Raleigh, or Washington, DC offices.

Responsibilities:

Senior Analyst: Senior Analysts are responsible for planning work efforts; monitoring project schedules and budgets; and ensuring that the tools and methodologies utilized in the performance of our work are effective and successful. In a typical day, Senior Analysts complete complex financial analysis of local affordable housing policies (e.g. inclusionary zoning, discounted sale of public land, zoning incentives, etc.) to determine their viability and impact; conduct market analysis to determine the scale and nature of existing housing needs; and support the development of affordable housing programs. Senior Analysts will review and present client deliverables, including memos, reports and PowerPoint presentations; and will support the firm’s business development efforts.

Analyst: Analysts are the foundation of HR&A’s team-oriented, collaborative structure. Daily tasks may include housing market analysis; case study research; preparation of real estate pro formas for affordable housing transactions; evaluations of existing affordable housing programs; and analysis of potential affordable housing plans. Analysts also help prepare marketing materials, proposals, and client deliverables in the form of written reports, memos, PowerPoint presentations, and Excel models.

Requirements:

Successful candidates for both positions will have a background in affordable housing that might include working for an affordable housing developer, administering housing programs in a housing department or housing authority, delivering housing services for a community development corporation, or acted as a consultant for local or federal housing programs. They will be familiar with standard federal housing programs (LIHTC, HOME, PBV, etc.), understand the financial structure of affordable housing transactions, and possess a passion for urban development and policy, and a deep curiosity about the challenges and opportunities facing cities. They must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word; and the ability to manage multiple assignments at once. Furthermore, candidates should be highly-motivated independent thinkers who are detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and sufficiently poised for client interaction. The most successful candidates will show a capacity for leadership, the ability to think critically and creatively, and potential for professional growth. Specific requirements follow:

Senior Analyst:

  • Candidates should have a Master’s Degree, or a Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on economics, urban planning, business, public policy, real estate, or other closely related field and three to five years of relevant full-time experience in housing or community development. Preference will be given to candidates whose experience includes project management for a relevant field.

Analyst:

  • Candidates should have a Master’s Degree, or a Bachelor’s Degree, with a focus on economics, urban planning, business, public policy, housing, or other closely related field, and one to three years of relevant full-time experience.

Compensation:

HR&A offers competitive compensation packages, based on qualifications and experience. HR&A provides a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, dental, vision, and a flexible spending account, as well as paid vacations and holidays, and a generous company-sponsored retirement plan including a unique employee stock ownership plan.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) on HR&A’s website at http://www.hraadvisors.com/contact/career-opportunities/ by Friday February 10th, 2017. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed.

Analyst Fellow HR&A Advisors
Washington, DC
Job Function: Research and Analytics
Posted: January 4, 2018

Background:

HR&A Advisors, Inc. (hr&a) is an industry-leading consulting firm providing services in real estate, economic development, and program design & implementation.

We have provided strategic advisory services for some of the most complex mixed-use, neighborhood, downtown, campus, and regional development projects across North America and abroad for forty years. We understand the importance of linking accretive private investment with public resources to support investors and communities’ responsibilities and aspirations.

We have offices in New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Raleigh, and Washington DC; a presence that allows us to serve clients all over the world.
From Brooklyn to London, Cincinnati to Hong Kong, we have guided hundreds of clients in transforming real estate and economic development concepts, and public infrastructure, first into actionable plans then into job-producing, community-strengthening assets.

We have served a diversity of clients – real estate owners and investors, hospitals and universities, cultural institutions, community development organizations and governments – since 1976.

Position Summary:

HR&A seeks full-time Analyst Fellows in our Washington, DC office. Fellows are asked to take on responsibilities in line with those of the core analytical staff at HR&A. Tasks may include market research, case study research, economic and financial analyses, and public policy analysis, as well as preparation of marketing materials, proposals and client deliverables in the form of written reports and memos, PowerPoint presentations and Excel models. The role will support projects located across the Washington, DC metro region and in markets across the country. Indicative projects include analyzing the value of developable land created by converting the stub southeast highway into a city boulevard, developing a plan to finance the restoration of the C&O Canal in Georgetown, and assessing the housing supply and future housing supply needs on behalf of a major southeast city.

Responsibilities:

Fellows are asked to take on responsibilities in line with those of the core analytical staff at HR&A. Tasks may include market research, case study research, economic and financial analyses, and public policy analysis, as well as preparation of marketing materials, proposals and client deliverables in the form of written reports and memos, PowerPoint presentations and Excel models.

Requirements:

Candidates should have a Master’s Degree, or a Bachelor’s Degree, with a focus on economics, urban planning, business, public policy, real estate, or other closely related field, and one to three years of relevant full-time work experience.

Compensation:

Fellows will be paid a stipend based on experience and qualifications.

How to Apply:

Applications may be submitted at HR&A's website: https://www.hraadvisors.com/career-opportunities/

Accounting Associate Genesis LA
Los Angeles, CA
Job Function: Accounting
Posted: January 3, 2018

Background:

Genesis LA is a nonprofit community loan fund with a mission to deliver financial solutions that advance economic and social opportunities in underserved communities. Founded in 1998 out of the office of former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, Genesis LA is certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Since our inception, we have deployed $300 million in capital, which has leveraged over $1 billion in investments into community and economic development projects. These projects created or retained over 5,000 permanent jobs; serve over 46,000 clients a year; house 1,200 families; and provide 2.1 million square feet of goods and services to low-income people. We invest in these projects through two programs. First, our $40 million Genesis Community Investment Fund (GCIF) is used to make flexible loans ranging in size from about $200,000 to $2.5 million. Second, we have received $265 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation, which leverages other capital and is invested into large real estate projects serving low-income communities. All of our investments must demonstrate both financial viability and tangible community benefits to low-income people.

Position Summary:

The Accounting Associate will assist the Controller with a wide range of duties related to revenue and expense processing, reporting and other special projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accounting, administrative and bookkeeping support
  • Create invoices and track payment of accounts receivable
  • Assist with accounts payable processing and vendor file maintenance
  • Reconcile cash and credit accounts in a timely manner
  • Service loans to borrowers and post payments in loan and accounting software
  • Assist with month end closings and reporting
  • Assist with miscellaneous administrative duties and special projects as needed

Requirements:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree major in Accounting or Business
  • 1-2 years of experience in a role with similar responsibilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; experience with Quickbooks and Nortridge Loan Software preferred
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with a small team

Compensation:

Salary range approximately $20-$25 per hour depending on experience; generous 401K matching; healthcare benefits; annual bonus opportunities.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to Jem Dicioco, Controller at jdicioco@genesisla.org.

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