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Underwriter and Loan Officer City First Enterprises
Washington , DC
Job Function: Underwriting
Posted: November 15, 2019

Background:

City First Enterprises (CFE) is a financial institution working at the intersection of financial innovation and impact investment, in the quest for a more equitable economy. We are risk entrepreneurs investing in underserved communities, centering our focus on the people and places historically overlooked by mainstream finance.

CFE’s lending vehicle is the Equitable Growth Fund, a loan fund designed to provide accessible debt capital to entrepreneurs, innovators and change-makers working in affordable housing, small businesses, education, nonprofits, community facilities, and commercial real estate in the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

CFE is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), a designation by the United States Treasury to organizations expanding economic opportunity in low-income communities by providing access to financial products and services for residents and businesses. CFE is part of the City First Family of organizations, which includes City First Bank.

To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at https://www.cfenterprises.org/.

Position Summary:

The ideal person for the Underwriter and Loan Officer position knows how to work in a dynamic collaborative environment and has strong financial analysis and writing skills. He or she seeks to play a pivotal role in a growing nonprofit community loan fund that is committed to mission-oriented lending across the region.

Under guidance and supervision, the Underwriter and Loan Officer is responsible for reviewing financial data, assessing credit risk and structuring transactions. In collaboration with the organization’s credit staff, he or she will perform financial analyses and provide credit recommendations based on a review of all underwriting criteria. As part of a compact team, the Underwriter and Loan Officer responsibilities will expand beyond core credit analysis, contributing to business development efforts, the preparation of funding proposals and performing periodic reports to potential and existing funders, including federal agencies and major philanthropic institutions, among others. Versatility and flexibility across a wide spectrum of intellectual and business tasks are key.

Additional responsibilities include providing competent, thorough, courteous, and efficient customer service to both internal and external customers with a minimal level of direction, guidance, and oversight.

Responsibilities:

1. Performs financial statement analysis and independently interprets them, delivering written reviews of financial information.
2. Handles loan originations from beginning to end under the supervision of senior staff.
3. Day to day functions may include:
a. Creating financial statements with the use of Excel
b .Identifying information needed to complete an analysis by reviewing a credit file
c. Conducting sectoral and business model research relevant to loan applications under review
d. Performing interim and annual financial covenant compliance (loan monitoring), in close collaboration with Portfolio Manager
e. Contacting borrowers to solicit updated financial information as required.
4. Works with Data Administrator on analyzing figures around economic development metrics, including designing and implementing client-focused surveys.
5. Participates, in close collaboration with other members of the team, in the preparation of proposals and periodic reports to funders.
6. Collaborates with Loan Closing Specialist in preparing loan documentation.
7. Works in partnership with Chief Lending Officer on business development activities, including participating in client and/or prospect calls and representing the organization in meetings with potential business partners.
8.Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary and appropriate.

Requirements:
•  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or equivalent combination of training and experience from a four (4) year college or university. •  Ideal candidate has a minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in mission-oriented financial analysis, deal structuring, and relationship and loan processing management. •  Strong writing and composition skills. •  Entrepreneurial approach to work (a must). •  Experience or interest in working with diverse low-income communities. •  Proven ability to build relationships with potential clients and business partners. •  Spanish is a plus. •  Experience with a CRM platform, preferably Salesforce, definitely a plus. •  Advanced knowledge and experience in Excel. •  Strong interpersonal communication skills •  Knowledge of and/or interest in community development, racial equity and inclusion. In short, we are looking for an individual who would help us improve how we work day-to-day, and maximize the growth and impact of our organization in the long term. The right fit would be someone intellectually ambitious, willing to work hard, and always holding him or herself accountable to a high bar of performance. Sounds like you, or someone you know? Please reach out!

Compensation:
Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package that includes employee-sponsored health and dental, life insurance, health savings account with annual employer contributions, retirement plan with employer matching, paid parental leave and a generous paid time off program. Free coffee and cold brew are a bonus. Our office is a unique work environment that is open, innovative and collaborative. We are a short walk from the U St. Metro and CFE provides transportation benefits up to the IRS maximum for qualified work travel.

How to Apply:

TIMING

Selected candidates will be contacted for an initial phone screen on a rolling basis, with in-person interviews taking place no later than the first week of December. The position is expected to start by early January 2020.

TO APPLY

Please email resume and cover letter to Jobs@cfenterprises.org. No phone calls, please.

City First Enterprises is committed to serving the communities in which we work and live. The City First family is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion in our work and hiring practices. City First Enterprises is fully focused on equality and economic inclusion and believes that diversity in opinion and background only helps further that mission.

We provide equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of ethnicity, age, religion (and lack thereof), disability that can reasonably be accommodated, marital status (including domestic partner status), ancestry, nationality, national origin, family status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), other medical condition (physical or mental), AIDS/HIV status, genetic information, sexual identity, gender identification (including transgender status), sexual orientation, and veteran status.

CFE is an equal opportunity employer.

Bilingual Technical Assistance Officer FINANTA
Philadelphia, PA
Job Function: Project Management
Posted: November 15, 2019

Background:

About FINANTA
FINANTA is a nonprofit lending institution facilitating access to capital and consultation services for entrepreneurs, consumers and first-time homebuyers in the Philadelphia region. FINANTA aims to promote the growth and economic expansion of diverse communities and commercial corridors through the infusion of capital and the provision of business, consumer and homebuyer consultation services and technical assistance, in a manner that is uniquely conscious of the cultural, social and language barriers that growing immigrant and minority populations face. FINANTA serves: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Camden County in New Jersey; and the State of Delaware.

Position Summary:

JOB SUMMARY
▪ Implement and expand the residential mortgage, consumer, business and credit building technical
assistance work of FINANTA lending programs according to mission and objectives.
▪ Increase FINANTA’s capacity and efficiency in providing TA to borrowers.
▪ Provide coaching and training to customer base, individually and in group.
▪ Report on TA impact
▪ ***Must be bilingual (Spanish & English). Applicants that do not indicate they are bilingual in
Spanish & English at the time of application will not be contacted***

Responsibilities:

REQUIREMENTS
▪ Support the technical assistance needs of the Lending Department’s borrowers in order to ensure
successful repayment of FINANTA debt.
▪ Provide technical assistance and coaching to all Department clients, whether for homeownership,
business, or consumer credit purposes.
▪ Expand the financial capacity of each borrower to perform and expand on credit.
▪ Provide project development coaching to borrowers.
▪ Secure and manage resources/expertise to implement customer projects as needed.
▪ Pull, review, and store credit reports in each borrower’s file.
▪ Assess net monthly income to meet credit obligations.
▪ Coach clients to produce a financial action plan setting up a specific course of action and credit and
financial objectives. Follow up consistently for the term of the loan, making sure progress is made
and documenting outcomes.
▪ Coach borrowers to implement basic bookkeeping and create personal and/or business budgets.
▪ Calculate debt and cash available to anticipate debt reduction and debt management.
▪ Create client awareness on personal and family financial challenges, including excessive and
untimely spending or borrowing.
▪ Motivate borrowers while implementing financial action plans, including following up with creditors
and collectors, paying off judgments, and drafting credit dispute letters.
▪ Contact creditors to arrange client payments that are feasible and agreeable to creditors.
▪ Keeps records of each activity with borrowers, third parties, and internal decisions.
▪ Compile borrower documents and keep a running checklist of documents received and pending.
▪ Input borrower information in FINANTA’s data management System “TEA” and update as needed.
▪ Maintain archive of materials and resources shared with borrowers.
▪ Prepare and present credit and budgeting related workshops.
▪ Assist lenders in compiling information and preparing reports as needed.
▪ Conduct site visits to obtain missing information or assess delinquency.
▪ Coordinate and execute networking and educational opportunities, helping connect clients to local
resources.
▪ Report and evaluate TA implementation.
▪ Represent FINANTA at networking events whenever needed.
▪ Evening and weekend work are required.

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS
▪ An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field
▪ At least one (1) year or more experience in providing TA for mission driven lending
▪ Standard writing and verbal communication skills
▪ High proficiency in IT software
▪ Fluent in English and Spanish

Compensation:

JOB BENEFITS
• 100% HMO Single Coverage
• 100% Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
• 401K Employee Retirement Plan Available

Full-time
Salary: $35,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

How to Apply:

Apply via Indeed: https://www.indeedjobs.com/finanta-68416fc/jobs/d253679beb89a45e20e7

Senior Program Officer Inclusiv
New York, NY
Job Function: Project Management
Posted: November 15, 2019

Background:

At Inclusiv, we believe that true financial inclusion and empowerment is a fundamental right. We dedicate ourselves to closing the gaps and removing barriers in financial opportunities for distressed and underserved communities by providing capital, making connections and building capacity, developing innovative products and services for community development credit unions (CDCUs) and working to transform local progress into lasting change at the national level. Founded in 1974, Inclusiv is headquartered in Lower Manhattan with offices in Madison, WI and Atlanta, GA. Inclusiv offers a wide range of advocacy, educational, training, investment, marketing, and outreach programs to support and assist CDCUs.

Position Summary:

The Senior Program Officer will play a critical role in expanding Inclusiv’s impact by leading key programs and initiatives that expand financial inclusion in underserved communities with and through our community development credit union network. Reporting to the VP of Strategic Initiatives, the Senior Program Officer will oversee and grow existing programs and help shape new initiatives that seek to improve the financial health of low-income people. This is a great opportunity for a passionate, committed person with exceptional project management skills seeking to help us build a more equitable financial system that empowers all consumers and builds strong healthy communities. This position is based in our New York City office.</p>

Responsibilities:

-Lead project management of key initiatives to improve member financial health and build capacity of community development credit unions to serve their communities
-Lead all aspects of program design and implementation, including managing strong relationships with CDCU participants and program partner organizations, coordinating trainings, providing in-depth guidance and support and working across teams to achieve program goals
-Build and maintain strong relationships with a range of partners including credit unions, foundations, national nonprofits, community organizations, industry players and corporate supporters
-Excel at working across units and leading teams to achieve program goals
-Represent Inclusiv in a range of contexts, such as leading training sessions and speaking at conferences on Inclusiv programs
-Work with our Communications team to prepare and disseminate information, releases, articles and other communications on programs and initiatives
-Support fundraising activities including grant writing and grant reports
-Other duties as needed and as projects evolve
-Position requires 15-20% travel across the US

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
5-8 years relevant work experience in nonprofit program management, community development, consumer finance/banking, or policy advocacy
1-2 years management experience
Strong project management and organization skills; experience effectively managing multiple projects across different internal and external constituents to drive results
Demonstrated ability to manage programs and build relationships in communities of color, particularly in African American and Hispanic communities
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Commitment to Inclusiv’s mission to help low- and moderate-income people and communities achieve financial independence
Dedication to always producing the highest quality work and motivated to constantly seek new and better ways to reach goals
Ability to work well in teams as well as independently

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefits package based on experience.

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to hr@cdcu.coop. Resumes will be accepted until November 27, 2019.

Community Investment Consultant II Federal Home Loan Bank SF
San Francisco, CA
Job Function: Underwriting
Posted: November 13, 2019

Background:

The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is a cooperative, wholesale bank that helps meet community credit needs by providing readily available, competitively priced credit products and services to member financial institutions through all phases of the economic cycle. Our members include commercial banks, credit unions, industrial loan companies, savings institutions, insurance companies, and community development financial institutions headquartered in Arizona, California, and Nevada.

Position Summary:

Perform reviews of affordable housing projects awarded funding through the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program (“AHP”) to determine eligibility within program guidelines and regulatory requirements. Consult with and provide expertise on community investment programs and affordable housing compliance issues to Bank management, members, prospective members, community partners, and the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

Responsibilities:

Major Accountabilities:

-AHP Project Support

-Analyze development and operating budgets of completed projects to confirm feasibility and need for AHP funds. Work with awardees to collect and review limited partnership agreements, loan documentation, cost certifications, and other documentation to assess risk of releasing funds and approve award disbursements. Review project compliance with regulatory requirements and Bank guidelines.
-Manage the timely receipt and accurate representation of information required for confirming project eligibility. Maximize process efficiency and work quality. ---Manage database information to ensure accurate and timely updates of project status. Assemble and annotate relevant documentation for review by management, internal audit, and federal regulators.
-Monitor project progress towards completion within program time limits and work with members and project owners to recycle unused funds.
-AHP Application Support
-Score, evaluate, determine eligibility, financial feasibility and need for subsidy of applications submitted in the annual competitive application rounds. Recommend applications for approval.

-Technical Assistance and Outreach

-Provide technical assistance and outreach to members and community partners, including individual project guidance and conducting application webinar trainings. Participate in and assist in planning Bank-sponsored webinars, workshops, conferences, or other events. Actively represent the Bank at meetings, public speaking engagements, and community-sponsored events.
-Assist in the production of various publications that the Bank is required to produce such as brochures related to training workshops, product profiles for AHP products, the Affordable Housing Advisory Council’s annual report, and the Bank’s newsletter on community investment.

-Special Projects

-Assist the Bank in achieving its mission-related goals, including research into potential community investment programs, scoring criteria, program design, and work related to fulfilling the Bank’s Community Lending Plan initiatives.
-Conduct research as needed. Present and recommend program ideas and research findings to senior management and/or the Bank’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council . Maintain the integrity of research data through careful, logical, and resourceful review and assembly of available information.
-Conduct project site visits, as necessary.

Requirements:

Skills/Knowledge:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related field, or equivalent education or professional experience required.
-Minimum four years experience in community investment, lending, affordable housing finance, affordable housing asset management, or loan processing within a financial institution or affordable housing nonprofit preferred. Familiarity with affordable housing financing structures desired.
-Demonstrated project management skills including the ability to take initiative in a fast-paced work environment, work effectively under pressure, both independently or as a member of a team.
-Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of an organization including external clients, internal management, and team members.
-Demonstrated knowledge of affordable housing development, regulations and policy: public and private financing sources available, the Low-income Housing Tax Credit Program, project-based rental assistance, other public grant programs.
-Preferred knowledge of Finance and financing structures; must be familiar with loan documentation; must be able to analyze sources of financing, operating and development budgets, statements of cash flow; must understand the basics of retention and recapture mechanisms (subordination arrangements, silent second notes, and lien positions).
-Attention to detail and ability to clearly and thoughtfully review and organize documentation required.
-Ability to operate PC-based software (Excel, Outlook, Word) and/or automated database systems required.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong analytical and problem-solving skills required.
-Ability to analyze, apply, interpret, and communicate policies, procedures and regulations effectively.
-Understanding of how member banks use advances (i.e., loans) to support affordable housing preferred.

Compensation:

Benefits:

We believe our employees are our most important asset. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a variety of benefits, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K with match, Cash Balance Retirement Plan, 20 days of paid vacation, 10 paid holidays, 12 days of sick time, time off to volunteer, commuter programs, and access to our state-of-the art, on-site gym. Come Join Us !

Qualifications:

The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We value and actively seek to recruit, develop, and retain individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences reflecting the full diversity of the communities that we serve. It is the policy of the Bank to comply with all applicable laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities.

How to Apply:

Please click on the link below to apply:

https://fhlbsf.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FHLBSF/job/333-Bush-St-Suite-...

VP, Marketing and Operations Quantified Ventures
Washington, DC
Job Function: Business Development
Posted: November 7, 2019

Background:

About Quantified Ventures
Quantified Ventures is an outcomes-based capital firm. Leveraging deep content expertise and extensive capital relationships, we plan, finance, and develop transformative projects and programs that create health, social, and environmental impacts for a growing array of public and private organizations.

The large and growing market for impact investment capital is challenging the former notion of a trade-off between financial and social returns. By deploying impact capital to social enterprises that are demonstrably creating positive impact, we can support their sustainability and accelerate society’s ability to address the world’s most pressing challenges. At Quantified Ventures, we simplify access to impact capital to scale solutions and interventions that drive true social change through innovative financing mechanisms.

What We Do
Quantified Ventures fosters systems change through consulting, project development, and investment. We work with innovative organizations in the social, public, and private sectors in identifying, designing, and structuring impact investment transactions, through outcomes-based financing. We advise nonprofit organizations and private social enterprises with a demonstrated track record and evidence of program outcomes in preparing for and securing impact capital. We help governments, health plans, health systems, and public agencies align payment with the achievement of outcomes. Lastly, we work with impact investors to optimize their capital deployment strategies to maximize social and financial returns.

Leveraging our own tri-sector experience, we believe that moving the needle on the biggest social challenges will be driven by collaborative leadership from public, private, and social sectors. Most critically, we cultivate a focus on transaction efficiencies and scalable investment products because we believe that both are required to grow a self-sustaining impact investing market.

Position Summary:

The VP, Marketing and Operations reports directly to the CEO, is a key member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), and works in concert with all staff members. The VP leads all marketing efforts - helping both the Environment and Health & Human Services teams to effectively communicate and disseminate their work to a range of audiences. The VP contributes to the growth and development of many areas of the business, including:

-Sales and Marketing
-Strategic Planning
-Client Delivery
-Financial, Human Resources, and Operations Planning

Responsibilities:

More specifically, the VP, Marketing and Operations will:
-Optimize organizational messaging for prospective clients and partners of the value proposition we offer through our products and services.
-Design and implement thought leadership strategies that both grow the market we are making and establish a strong footprint for Quantified Ventures within it.
-Design and manage processes for measuring and communicating our company’s impact, both quantitatively and qualitatively.
-Design and execute marketing and business development initiatives that drive market awareness, product education, and sales leads.
-Work with relevant staff to design and manage annual sales and marketing plans and budgets.
-Support the company’s efforts to deliver superior quality products and services to our clients and partners:
-Design high quality client products (e.g., deliverables, reports, fact sheets, graphics).
-Produce innovative, high quality, and efficient templates and tools (e.g., proposals, presentation decks, deliverables) for staff to leverage in their BD, sales, and client delivery efforts.
-Design and manage client feedback elicitation process, refining tools for periodic assessment of satisfaction and perception of QV value.
-Systematically manage or assist with all external communications with multiple stakeholder groups, including: Advisory Board members, investors, clients, prospects, partners and service providers.
-Design, deliver and continuously improve all sales and marketing collateral and touchpoint materials, channels, and systems including:
-Manage company e-newsletter including design, content and administration.
-Manage and continuously improve all web site strategies, functions and content.
-Manage all social media channels to create engaged, action-oriented stakeholder community mobilizing overall growth and market expansion.
-Design, refresh, and strategically disseminate corporate fact sheets, case studies, infographics, testimonials, and other supportive materials.
-Own and manage Customer Relationship Management system contacts and oversight.
-Own, deliver, and disseminate an annual impact report.
-Assist with the production of all Advisory Board communications and meeting materials, and investor relations materials.
-Represent Quantified Ventures Management Team at external events.
-Work collaboratively with our Management Team to drive media outreach and engagement.
-Serve as a credible, senior voice and product ambassador to external stakeholders at conferences, meetings, convenings, etc.
-Co-manage the Special Assistant and any marketing related interns.

Requirements:

Skills
We are seeking candidates with both content knowledge (e.g., environment/health, finance/consulting) as well as deep functional expertise who brings both public and private sector work experience. The successful candidate will bring expertise in:
-Branding: Optimally position Quantified Ventures within the markets we serve.
-Marketing and Sales: Design and deliver initiatives that educate and engage prospects and partner targets that shorten sales cycles.
-Communications: Design and create compelling, informative, and engaging materials for multiple stakeholder audiences.
-Data Management: Define marketing success in both qualitative and quantitative terms and measure progress via data collected and managed.
-Operations: Lead all internal duties including onboarding, select company-wide project management, and development and optimization of effective processes for a growth-based organization.Work with the Management Team to develop goals, strategies, and execution plans to reach company goals.
-Culture: Foster and spearhead culture related activities in line with the values of the organization to support the ongoing wellbeing of its team.

Requirements:
Quantified Ventures is a fast-paced, creative, supportive, and collaborative environment that keeps clients’ needs front and center. We seek an entrepreneurial candidate with the drive, can-do attitude, creativity, commitment to innovation, and attention to detail to help the Quantified Ventures team advance its mission and the broader field.

-Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.
-10+ years of blended marketing and communications experience, ideally in areas of finance, environmental or healthcare industry, business management/development, public management, consulting, and/or strategy.
-Strong people and program management skills, with practice navigating complex projects and partner relationships while delivering effectively and on time.
-Proven experience leading or working with teams, as well as demonstrated capability as a self-starter with an independent work ethic.
-Excellent written and oral communications skills, top-notch listening and communications skills.
-Ability to manage multiple and competing projects and priorities.
-Ability to bring humor, intellectual curiosity, joy and humility into this groundbreaking work.
-Passion for advancing the field of innovative finance.
-Willingness to travel.

Compensation:

Full-time; Salary is commensurate with experience and skill set.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Eric Letsinger at letsinger@quantifiedventures.com with the subject line of “VP, Marketing and Operations.”

Quantified Ventures is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We seek and celebrate a diversity of background, thought, experience, and perspective. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or genetic information.

Senior Portfolio Associate Enterprise Community Loan Fund (ECLF)
Columbia, MD
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: November 6, 2019

Background:

Enterprise Community Loan Fund (ECLF) is a certified community development financial institution and a member of the Enterprise Family of Companies. Since its founding in 1982, Enterprise, our controlling entity, has raised and deployed more than $43.6B in equity, grants and loans to support low-income people and low-income communities including building or preserving nearly 585,000 affordable rental homes. For more information about enterprise, please visit our website at www.enterprisecommunity.com.

Position Summary:

Job Summary

Proactive, results driven and highly experienced senior portfolio associate to support Loan Fund’s lending activities. This role is responsible for tasks associated with loan closings, loan servicing and program management with a range of varied loans (predevelopment, acquisition, construction and permanent loan) and diverse projects (affordable housing, charter schools, health care, facilities and other community development projects). Requires strong aptitude with numbers, problem solving, and collaborative skills.

Responsibilities:

Job Responsibilities

Loan Closing

Collects, prepares, and reviews loan documentation (letters, statements, notifications, etc.) prior to closing.
Serves as point of contact to loan officers, borrowers and external partners.
Enters and maintains loan data systems.
Reviews loan documents to ensure accurate implementation of key loan terms per the loan approval process.
Reviews insurance policies to ensure compliance with the Loan Fund’s Lending Standards and Guidelines.
Prepares and maintains loan closing checklists; works with Legal to ensure all loan closing conditions have been met and approved by appropriate/authorized parties.
Works with the Accounting and Capital Management staff to set-up new loans and programs in the Loan Fund’s lending databases.
Coordinates funds for disbursement required at loan closing.
Loan Monitoring/Servicing

Administers segments of the loan servicing activities to ensure procedures are properly and efficiently carried out.
Services and monitors a portion of Loan Funds “on and off-balance sheet” loans.
Processes monthly draw requests for construction and non-construction loans.
Monitors and/or follows-up on loan reporting and other milestones needed for loan compliance.
Updates loan information to include file maintenance, lending databases, processing loans payoffs and archiving records.
Assists Lenders and Chief Credit Officer with processing loan modifications.

Program Management

Assists with the administration of specific lending programs to develop reports, administer lender pools; selling participation in loans; maintenance of data in lending databases

Requirements:

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Qualifications
Undergraduate degree. A minimum of at least four (4) to six (6) years of relevant experience in loan administration and loan monitoring/servicing.
Must be detailed oriented, proficient at working with and improving systems and possess strong aptitude with numbers.
Demonstrated knowledge of real estate and construction lending; affordable housing and community development; and corporate and real estate insurance.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Expert MS Office and Outlook skills.
Knowledge of Salesforce and/or Precision LM (LMS) system is a plus.
Strong ability to establish and maintain systems for organizing work; well-developed time management skills and ability to meet stringent deadlines and time constraints in a busy department.
Mature judgement and demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced department.
Demonstrated professionalism, diplomacy and composure; flexible and able to adapt to a variety of situation.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

How to Apply:

Please visit our website at https://careers.enterprisecommunity.com/Careers.aspx

Finance and Business Manager Sojourner House
Providence , RI
Job Function: Accounting
Posted: November 5, 2019

Background:

Sojourner House Inc. is an agency organized to serve battered adults and their children. We embrace respect, compassion, fairness and equality in carrying out our mission. Our philosophy includes the following:

We believe that everyone has a right to live and work in an environment free from abuse of any sort. In keeping with this conviction, we strive to operate a mutually supportive and non-exploitive workplace.
We believe that domestic and sexual violence are rooted in a social attitude that violence is acceptable, a culture that devalues women, and a society structured by exploitation.
In the conviction that individual empowerment and social change go hand-in-hand, we work toward both. By embracing the concept of self-empowerment, we encourage all clients to realize their potential to control their own lives.
We value the strengths inherent in diversity of cultures, lifestyles, and ideas.

Position Summary:

General Description:
Sojourner House is a comprehensive domestic and sexual violence agency that provides residential, educational, and community-based interventions to families and individuals impacted by abuse. We seek a full-time Finance and Business Manager who will be a strategic member of Sojourner House’s team and report to the Executive Director. The Finance and Business Manager will help to manage the agency’s growing $3+ million budget, and they will be responsible for all of the accounting and bookkeeping functions of the organization, including payroll operations and preparations for the annual audit, as well as providing business development and management to the agency as a whole. The role requires an ability to do proper analysis in such areas as forecasting, budgeting, cost reduction, and operational performance. The individual must be exceptionally detail-oriented and maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding records of the organization.

Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare and record checks for payment of agency expenses;
• Prepare and record payments and deposits;
• Perform timely and accurate monthly close to facilitate monthly grant reporting and invoicing.
• Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed;
• Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures;
• Manage grant expenditures and prepare financial reports to funding sources;
• Verify, track, and reconcile tenant rent payments and security deposits;
• Manage the agency budget in coordination with the Executive Director and participate in both annual and long-term financial planning;
• Assist with the preparation and monitoring of individual grant and program budgets;
• Keep the leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status;
• Analyze and present financial reports in a timely manner to the Executive Director, Finance Committee, and Board of Directors.
• Prepare work papers and related materials to assist the organization’s independent annual audit;
• Oversee all payroll procedures in coordination with payroll service provider, including the tabulation of accrued employee benefits;
• Design and implement business plans and strategies to promote the attainment of financial goals;
• Ensure adherence to accounting and fiscal policies and objectives, and help to draft policies as needed and requested.

Requirements:

Qualifications:
• Minimum of a B.A., ideally with an accounting, finance, or business degree;
• At least five (5) to seven (7) years of professional experience in financial and operations management;
• Previous non-profit financial management experience preferred;
• Experience with managing financial reports for federal grants;
• Experience with being responsible for the quality and content of financial data, reporting and audit documentation preparation;
• Experience with payroll functions;
• Tech savviness with experience with QuickBooks or other types of bookkeeping software;
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
• A commitment to the mission of Sojourner House.

Compensation:

Negotiable

How to Apply:

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and contact information for 2-3 potential references to Erin Cole at ecole@sojournerri.org with the subject line, “Finance and Business Manager”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and early submissions are encouraged. Sojourner House is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics. To learn more about our work, please visit us at www.sojournerri.org.

Business Development Officer True Access Capital
Wilmington, DE
Job Function: Business Development
Posted: November 4, 2019

Background:

Established in 1992, True Access Capital (TAC) is a not-for-profit, federally certified, Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that supports small businesses and community development projects with a special emphasis on underserved and low-income communities. The mission of True Access Capital is to educate, empower, and elevate business owners, and entrepreneurs, by augmenting technical expertise, increasing access to capital and stimulating business growth throughout Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania.

Position Summary:

The Business Development Officer (BDO) is a is a multifaceted position that will support TAC’s Lending Team by marketing and promoting all lending programs and providing and/or facilitating pre and post loan technical assistance for potential and existing borrowers. The BDO’s marketing and outreach efforts will be in underserved communities in Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA. A primary focus will be communities that include people of color, low-to-moderate income individuals and women.

Responsibilities:

Spearheading loan origination in Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA with a “boots on the ground” approach to building relationships and generating new loan opportunities. Responsible for managing the loan relationship from origination through closing and servicing the request.
Responding to loan inquiries and screening potential loan transactions to ensure alignment with TAC’s lending strategy, credit guidelines and loan products/programs availability.
Providing and/or facilitating pre and post loan technical assistance and business support to new and existing customers.
Working closely with the lending team to assure excellent customer service.
Marketing TAC’s lending products and services to existing and new customers and strategic partners.
Attending conferences, events and representing TAC on panels and workshops.
Managing relationships with partners and existing and new borrowers.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or 3-5 years direct related work experience required.
Experience in federal and/or state lending programs, such as, the CDFI Fund, U.S. Small Business Administration, and USDA, Rural Development a plus.
Experience in nonprofit or small office environment a plus.
Ability to organize, plan, and prioritize work .
Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written; bilingual in Spanish a plus
Strong financial analysis skills, time management and organizational skills, with a high level of attention to detail.
Superior interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals and organizations, including but not limited to, residents, community development organizations, public agencies, private developers, funders and lenders.
Ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate with others.
Job involves normal physical requirements for an office position. EOE/ADA Compliant.
Clear ability to take initiative and think strategically.
Capacity to work independently with a minimum supervision.
A strong work ethic and positive attitude.
Flexibility in addressing the diverse demands of a fast-paced, dynamic organization.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).

Compensation:

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications. Other benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance, 401K, Holidays, Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal Days and Tuition Reimbursement.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resumes to Delores Lee at dlee@trueaccesscapital.org.

Manager, Institutional Investor Engagement Global Impact Investing Network
New York, NY
Job Function: Financial Services
Posted: November 4, 2019

Background:

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. The GIIN works to mobilize a global network of leading financial institutions and others to dramatically increase the amount of capital being deployed effectively to social and environmental issues around the world. Impact investing is one of the most important innovations of our time. It has achieved incredible growth and captured widespread interest. The GIIN, now nearly ten years old and backed by leading funders such as The Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, USAID, the UK Department for International Development, Prudential, and J.P. Morgan, has a growing membership network of over 320 members in 45 countries. To learn more about the work we do and impact investing, please visit www.thegiin.org

Position Summary:

The GIIN aspires to see increasing numbers of institutional asset owners to adopt systematic approaches to impact investing as an integrated part of their investment strategies. The GIIN’s Capital Mobilization Program will do this by:

• Shifting investors’ understanding and recognition of the scope of impact investing opportunities available to them;
• Guiding and equipping investors to enable them to act; and
• Catalyzing impact investing activity from investors so their peers may follow.

The primary target audiences of this work are institutional investors, i.e., pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, and sovereign wealth funds. The program also has a focus on engaging faith-based investors.

The GIIN seeks a full-time Manager. This position is ideal for candidates who have experience in working with institutional investors, demonstrated success in building new strategic relationships or business lines, and possess a passion for sustainability and responsible investing. The position will report to the Director of the Member Engagement and Capital Mobilization programs. The Manager may also manage a junior staff person.

Responsibilities:

• Build a cohort of institutional investors dedicated to advancing an impact investing practice as well as inspiring their peers to do the same
• Engage institutional investors and their industry networks to explain GIIN’s vision for impact investing and its relevance for investors’ strategic investment objectives, including financial and impact
objectives
• Build relationships with asset owner community and manage an advisory group
• Manage the creation of a toolkit of resources for institutional investors to support implementation of impact investing strategies
• Project manage the development of resources for institutional investors; prospective topics include: getting started with impact investing; measuring impact in a credible manner; integrating impact
investing and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and assessing impact investment offerings using the GIIN’s Core Characteristics of Impact Investing
• Collaborate with other GIIN programs in designing and implementing toolkit, including Research, IRIS-Impact Measurement and Management, and Member Engagement programs as needed
• Manage external relationships and convenings
• Work with external networks that engage institutional investors to enhance offerings
• Plan and execute convenings with asset owner community
• Design activities to support execution of existing grants with GIIN donors

Note: Priority attention will be placed on audiences based in Japan, Australia, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Another key audience for the program are faith-based investors.

• Drive external communications
• Lead, develop, and maintain communication materials to promote and communicate the program
• Support grant proposal preparation for the program and subsequent reporting requirements
• Work with GIIN Communications team to identify speaking opportunities
• Represent the GIIN at industry conferences

Requirements:

The GIIN aspires to see increasing numbers of institutional asset owners to adopt systematic approaches to impact investing as an integrated part of their investment strategies. The GIIN’s Capital Mobilization Program will do this by:

• Shifting investors’ understanding and recognition of the scope of impact investing opportunities available to them;
• Guiding and equipping investors to enable them to act; and
• Catalyzing impact investing activity from investors so their peers may follow.

The primary target audiences of this work are institutional investors, i.e., pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, and sovereign wealth funds. The program also has a focus on engaging faith-based investors.

The GIIN seeks a full-time Manager. This position is ideal for candidates who have experience in working with institutional investors, demonstrated success in building new strategic relationships or business lines, and possess a passion for sustainability and responsible investing. The position will report to the Director of the Member Engagement and Capital Mobilization programs. The Manager may also manage a junior staff person.

Responsibilities:

• Build a cohort of institutional investors dedicated to advancing an impact investing practice as well as inspiring their peers to do the same
• Engage institutional investors and their industry networks to explain GIIN’s vision for impact investing and its relevance for investors’ strategic investment objectives, including financial and impact
objectives
• Build relationships with asset owner community and manage an advisory group
• Manage the creation of a toolkit of resources for institutional investors to support implementation of impact investing strategies
• Project manage the development of resources for institutional investors; prospective topics include: getting started with impact investing; measuring impact in a credible manner; integrating impact
investing and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and assessing impact investment offerings using the GIIN’s Core Characteristics of Impact Investing
• Collaborate with other GIIN programs in designing and implementing toolkit, including Research, IRIS-Impact Measurement and Management, and Member Engagement programs as needed
• Manage external relationships and convenings
• Work with external networks that engage institutional investors to enhance offerings
• Plan and execute convenings with asset owner community
• Design activities to support execution of existing grants with GIIN donors
• Note: Priority attention will be placed on audiences based in Japan, Australia, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Another key audience for the program are faith-based investors.
• Drive external communications
• Lead, develop, and maintain communication materials to promote and communicate the program
• Support grant proposal preparation for the program and subsequent reporting requirements
• Work with GIIN Communications team to identify speaking opportunities
• Represent the GIIN at industry conferences

Experience:

• 8 or more years of relevant work experience showing ability to manage key relationships and projects
• Experience working in finance, particularly in responsible investing with knowledge of its actors, including institutional investors
• Experience conducting primary research projects preferred
• Intellectual drive, thinking about big issues, what makes and moves markets, what inspires people
• Strong oral and written communication skills, with public speaking/presentation experience required
• Demonstrated relationship management experience
• Strong experience in project management with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Team-orientation, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently; flexibility and willingness to pitch in
• Ability to work outside of normal business hours at times of peak project flow, including international travel
• Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite experience with Salesforce or another customer relationship management systems is desirable
• Capacity to take initiative and work independently and engage with a fast-paced team
• Demonstrated interest in impact investing / using capital as a force for good
• Aligned in thought and action with GIIN’s values: https://thegiin.org/values-and-guiding-principles
• US work authorization preferred

Compensation:

Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

Email cover letter and CV to Human Resources at hr@thegiin.org. State “Manager, Institutional Investor Engagement_ First Name Last Name” in the subject line of your email. Please indicate where you saw the job posting in your cover letter and include your salary requirements.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we strongly encourage early applications. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. The GIIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Investment Officer Corporation for Supportive Housing
Los Angeles, CA
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: October 31, 2019

Background:

Who we are:
For over 25 years CSH has been a game-changer for the most vulnerable people in our country
• Helping communities create 300,000 homes for individuals and families who did not have one;
• Bringing hope to thousands who thought they would live on the streets or reside in institutions; and
• Ensuring not only a stable home for each, but access to the services that brought healthcare, recovery and training to their doorsteps.

Not only has CSH proven supportive housing works and changes the lives of individuals, families and communities, we have done so while creating a family of nationally recognized experts who stay committed to our organization and mission throughout their careers. We attract talented professionals, offer competitive salaries with benefits, generous family leave and PTO, and fully embrace the philosophy that a sustainable work-life balance is desirable and achievable. With the aim of attracting good people who possess the confidence and drive to get the job done, CSH is now accepting applications for a Community Investment Officer in Los Angeles.

Position Summary:

Why we need you:
CSH is seeking a creative, results-oriented individual who has a passion for the CSH mission and the work of the Community Investment Team. We need your expertise to originate loans for quality supportive housing developments and provide assistance to government partners in shaping financing and development policies and programs to create stronger systems that support and expedite the production of supportive housing.

Responsibilities:

Specific requirements include:

• Advance CSH’s strategic priorities through your Community Investment Officer role, including building the supportive housing industry by leading trainings and workshops, representing CSH at conferences and events, and working closely with colleagues on special projects, innovative ideas and programs that advance the creation of supportive housing in Los Angeles and beyond;
• Market CSH’s loan products and expertise resulting in a robust lending pipeline which you will help monitor and manage;
• Analyze project feasibility and the capacity of development teams and propose loan structures that meet borrower needs while advancing CSH’s strategic priorities and credit policies;
• Underwrite, present, and recommend project loans for approval;
• Coordinate planning and policy efforts with public officials including the City of Los Angeles’ Housing and Community Investment Department (HCID) and the County of Los Angeles’ Community Development Commission (LACDC);
• Garner feedback from developers on barriers to community development including identifying suitable development sites and fostering support from local communities for proposed plans; and
• Comment on proposed plans, policies and programs with a focus on zoning and land use ordinances that incentivize and support the creation of supportive housing.

Requirements:

How we work:
All CSH staff share a common competency framework. These guide our approach and in turn, help us create value. CSH staff are adaptable, entrepreneurial, creative, flexible, and problem solvers. We are strategic thinkers with a sense of humor, persistence, and a commitment to treating others with respect.

Do you have:
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in low income or supportive housing development, underwriting or financing field.
• Bachelor degree preferred. Experience may substitute for education.
• Extensive knowledge of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program and familiarity with state and other federally funded affordable housing finance programs.
• Familiarity with the entitlement process, zoning and planning and challenges for low- income or supportive housing developers.
• Familiarity or interest in issues related to supportive housing including homelessness, low income housing development, finance, state and local housing finance policies, service needs, community development and planning, mental illness, AIDS, harm reduction or public housing.
• Success in building quality teams, trusted relationships and setting and managing performance and mentoring and coaching development partners in the areas of real estate development and housing finance issues.

CSH staff are mission driven, we take initiative, pursue goals with minimal supervision and are adept at managing multiple assignments effectively.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

How to Apply:

Interested in joining our team as a leader in the national supportive housing movement?

To Apply: Candidates should apply by clicking on the link below. All candidates should attach their Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Expectations as one Microsoft Word or PDF document.

https://csh.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=csh&id=93&s...
CSH is proud that it has been and always will be an Equal Opportunity Employer
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