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Loan Closing & Office Administrator NeighborWorks Capital
Silver Spring, MD
Job Function: Administrative/Operations/IT
Posted: October 9, 2017

Background:

NeighborWorks Capital (NC) is a national nonprofit loan fund that provides real estate and capacity-building financing to members of the NeighborWorks America Network, 250+ nonprofit community development organizations serving cities, rural areas, and regions nationwide. This is an exciting time to become part of the NC team as it expands its customer base, adds new innovative financing solutions and raises additional loan capital.

Position Summary:

The Loan Closing & Office Administrator interacts with customers, attorneys, organization staff and vendors, providing excellent customer service and working collaboratively with staff. This position is responsible for assisting and supporting the management team in lending operations and business development; organizational administration and governance; office and facility operations; and special projects.

Reports to: Chief Lending Officer

Status: Full-time (FLSA Non- Exempt)

Responsibilities:

Lending Operations and Business Development 

Loan Closings

  • Interact with Borrowers, Loan Officers, NC’s outside counsel and borrower’s counsel, and related parties to move loans from approval through closing
  • Review and edit documentation and closing checklists with Loan Officers to ensure positive customer engagements, clear process steps, adherence to deadlines, and compliance with legal requirements
  • Coordinate loan closing check-in calls during the closing process
  • Coordinate and manage follow-up for document requests, collection, review, and approval using established checklists
  • Create and maintain well-organized and complete loan files, financial files, legal files, and other documents

Customer Contact

  • Create new customer and new loan files in both electronic and paper form as needed
  • Draft and distribute welcome letters to new Borrowers after loan closings
  • Make period requests to customers for contact information updates and confirmations

Organizational Governance 

  • Coordinate Board of Directors, Finance and Loan committee and other external meeting arrangements (in-person, electronically and telephonically) and assemble and distribute related meeting materials
  • Record and maintain Board and Committee meeting minutes
  • Maintain board and committee lists and secure annual Conflict of Interest compliance
  • Administer electronic and paper file retention policy

Office and Facilities Administration and Support 

  • Facilitate meetings and communications with Board of Directors, Finance and Loan committees, including drafting meeting minutes
  • Make and facilitate special event arrangements, including acting as liaison with NeighborWorks America staff in support of NeighborWorks America events (conferences and seminars, etc.)
  • Execute both small internal and bulk outsourced document production
  • Research/order office supplies, equipment and furniture
  • Coordinate and administer new employee on-boarding process with vendors
  • Manage Lending Team expense reports

Requirements:

  • At least two years of demonstrated professional experience, preferably in a dynamic small office setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, marketing, public administration, or related field is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), familiar with CRM applications
  • Well-organized with ability to following establish procedures and checklists, follow-through and meet deadlines
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures and exercise good judgment independently or with little oversight
  • Self-motivated and willing to work cooperatively, and sometimes independently, in environment with small staff

 

Compensation:

Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision; 10 paid holidays, PTO & sick leave; life insurance; 6% contribution to 401(k); transportation subsidy; and bonus potential up to 10% of salary. 

How to Apply:

To apply please submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to

Rkoven@hireauthority-us.com

Or by mail to:

The Hire Authority

Attn: NeighborWorks Capital

10411 Motor City Drive, Suite 500

Bethesda, MD. 20817

Loan Officer, Multi-Family Housing Trust Silicon Valley
San Jose, CA
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: October 4, 2017

Background:

The mission of the Housing Trust Silicon Valley is to make Silicon Valley a more affordable place to live. We make loans and grants to increase the supply of affordable housing, assist first-time homebuyers, prevent homelessness, and stabilize neighborhoods. Housing Trust Silicon Valley is an independent nonprofit organization launched in 2000 to help address the critical need for more affordable housing opportunities in the region and is the first nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in the U.S. to earn an AA- credit rating from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.

Position Summary:

Are you committed to making a positive impact on one of the most serious crises facing our region?  Are you analytical, dedicated and mission driven? And, do you take pride in your work and thrive in a collaborative environment with people who also exhibit these qualities?  If so, Housing Trust Silicon Valley is the place for you.

Reporting directly to the Chief Lending Officer, you’ll contribute to the Housing Trust’s success by originating and managing loans to housing developers who are creating affordable homes throughout the Bay Area. You will help implement the Supportive Housing Fund to create more homes to reduce homelessness in Santa Clara County.  You will also work on the Catalyst Housing Fund, an innovative partnership with Facebook and East Palo Alto community groups.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is interested in a role requiring extensive financial analysis, research, and writing. Who will be successful in this role? Someone who works independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Someone who enjoys working on a variety of projects, taking ownership of coordinating and delivering results including an impact on the bottom line.  Someone who is interested in learning about affordable housing and finance.

Responsibilities:

Loan Underwriting 

Underwriting predevelopment, acquisition and construction loans for up to 10 transactions / year: 

  • Work with Senior Loan Officer to collect the essential information needed to underwrite loans and processing loan application submissions; 
  • As directed by Senior Loan Officer or CLO, prepare analyses of project and borrower financial information, including analyzing operating statements and proforma budgets, and analyzing borrower financial statements for affordable housing loan applications; 

Loan Administration & Reporting

  • Assist Senior Loan Administrator in handling of loan closings;
  • Assist in managing relationships with loan servicing banks and external loan capital sources;
  • Assist in working with the Finance team on reporting to bank pool participants, government agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Assist Senior Loan Administrator in handling of portfolio management and reporting;
  • Support the team in analyzing borrower financial statements for loan monitoring purposes; 
  • Assist in maintaining risk grading system and quarterly portfolio review.

Strategy & General Management 

Work with Multifamily Lending team to:

  • Set goals and execute strategies for deployment of multifamily loan pool;
  • Assist in managing external relationships.

Marketing

Work with Multifamily Lending team to: 

  • Cultivate existing relationships with current and former borrowers;
  • Work with Marketing and Communications Associate to develop marketing materials.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Urban Planning, Real Estate or related field and 2-4 years experience in commercial real estate lending or other experience with real estate or financial analysis 
  • Demonstrated analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with database software (particularly Salesforce-based), and expertise in Excel
  • Proficiency in other standard office software - Outlook, MS Word, and PowerPoint
  • Operate with the highest degree of integrity
  • Effectively accumulate and present data, verbally and in written form

Compensation:

Annual salary is commensurate to experience.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please send a letter of interest along with an updated resume to Jobs1@housingtrustsv.org.

Program Manager, Public Programs Equal Justice Works
Washington, DC
Job Function: Community Outreach
Posted: October 3, 2017

Background:

The mission of Equal Justice Works is to create a just society by mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice. Equal Justice Works is a recognized leader in the public interest law movement. Please go to www.equaljusticeworks.org to learn more about Equal Justice Works. 

Equal Justice Works provides a continuum of opportunity that begins with incoming law school students and extends into later careers in the profession. From advocating for law school programs that instill public service values among students, to creating summer and postgraduate public interest jobs, to addressing the staggering educational debt that blocks lawyers from going into public service, Equal Justice Works inspires and provides opportunities for the legal community to change lives, make careers, and deliver on the promise of justice for all.

Position Summary:

The Program Manager (Public Programs Unit) will lead programmatic and administrative oversight of publically-funded programs, primarily the Veterans Legal Corps, a program funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) that places lawyers and law students at nonprofit organizations nationwide to provide critical legal services to veterans.   The Program Manager ensures that Legal Fellows and host sites deliver high-quality legal services while maintaining compliance with donor and organizational policies, regulations and operating procedures. The Program Manager will also be directly involved in advancing growth opportunities for the veterans program and other unit programs that support the delivery of legal aid to underserved populations.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain overall project management responsibility for the Veterans Legal Corps Program
  • Recruit and relationship manage participating legal aid organizations, support host organizations in securing qualified legal fellowship candidates
  • Conduct ongoing training support of host sites and fellows, including webinars and individualized technical assistance
  • Carry out program monitoring through a variety of activities including calls, desk reviews of programmatic and financial documentation, and site visits designed to foster compliance and overall program success
  • Manage a Program Coordinator assigned to the maintenance of fellow and host organization files and the processing of reimbursements of grant funds
  • Manage external consultants or contractors as needed
  • Gather and analyze program data provided by host sites in order to prepare and submit progress reports to funders
  • Participate in inter-departmental and cross-departmental collaborations to advance organization-wide projects and objectives
  • Represent Equal Justice Works at external meetings and conferences to advance program growth and innovation, develop concept notes, proposals for potential funding opportunities
  • Oversee program budget to ensure the proper spend-down of grant funds 
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications Unit and Law School Engagement and Advocacy Unit.
  • Manage staff assigned to support the programs
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 10-20% travel time required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. JD or other advanced degree preferred.
  • Three to four (3-4) years of work experience, with at least two years of program management, project management, or project lead experience.
  • Direct experience, connection and interest in working with active-duty service members, veterans, and/or military families strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing organizational systems, tools, and processes to improve product or program performance, including the documenting and integrating these systems into common practice.
  • Familiarity with public interest law, social services, civil legal aid, Equal Justice Works programs, veterans or disaster relief a plus.
  • Experience implementing high-volume, customer orientated initiatives that are well organized and compliant with government and/or relevant regulations.
  • Experience in managing large-scale initiatives that get results, thinking creatively to resolve anticipated and unanticipated issues, tracking and managing projects with multiple moving parts, and developing effective and replicable systems.
  • Advanced writing skills and high level proficiency.
  • Ability to manage concurrent priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Experience with AmeriCorps, Department of Justice, Department of Housing funding, desirable
  • Experience in database and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).

Compensation:

Comprehensive and generous benefits package commensurate with education and experience, including loan repayment assistance, full healthcare coverage, dental and 401k. 

How to Apply:

All applicants must apply at https://equaljusticeworks.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0mb82 to be considered. 

Applicants should send resume and three references, cover letter describing in detail their experience, qualifications and why they would be a good fit. 

Please note: Phone calls and direct emails will not be accepted.  Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Senior Manager, Compliance Equal Justice Works
Washington, DC
Job Function: Other
Posted: October 3, 2017

Background:

The mission of Equal Justice Works is to create a just society by mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice. Equal Justice Works is a recognized leader in the public interest law movement.  Please go to www.equaljusticeworks.org to learn more about Equal Justice Works. 

Equal Justice Works provides a continuum of opportunity that begins with incoming law school students and extends into later careers in the profession. From advocating for law school programs that instill public service values among students, to creating summer and postgraduate public interest jobs, to addressing the staggering educational debt that blocks lawyers from going into public service, Equal Justice Works inspires and provides opportunities for the legal community to change lives, make careers, and deliver on the promise of justice for all.

Position Summary:

The Senior Manager, Compliance oversees programmatic compliance for various types of funding awards (grants, sub-grants, sub-contracts, cooperative agreements, contracts, memorandums of understanding) within the Public Programs Unit.  They will serve as the subject matter expert for compliance-related business practices, provides policy guidance to staff and sub recipients, and ensures internal procedures effectively mitigate risk and adhere to applicable donor requirements and regulations. This position reports to the Director of Public Programs and will be primarily focused on programmatic compliance, in close coordination with Equal Justice Works’ Finance and Administration team on fiscal compliance matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain expert understanding of award conditions and regulations.
  • Establish and implement standard operating procedures to ensure Equal Justice Works and sub recipients are compliant.
  • Audit and monitor existing grants and sub grants, taking corrective action if problems arise.
  • Ensure grant and contract management standards are understood and applied correctly; roll out and train program staff on compliance tools and funder requirements.
  • Mentor staff on compliance best practice, program monitoring practices and participate in occasional site monitoring visits.
  • Develop and deliver compliance training programs for staff and award sub recipients.
  • Support proposal development including review of bids, preparation and review of agreements, certifications, plans, past performance documentation, and MOUs, etc.
  • Carry out special projects as assigned by Director.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree/JD, MBA or finance degree preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) or more years' experience of technically relevant work experience
  • Progressive experience managing compliance processes for government contracts and grants
  • Demonstrated understanding of terms and conditions for professional services contracts
  • Ability to be proactive in researching regulations and best business practices
  • Ability to prepare and present training material
  • Willingness to adapt to new circumstances, information and challenge
  • Advanced writing skills and high level proficiency
  • Ability to manage concurrent priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to develop systems and processes to facilitate a high volume of successful proposal submissions and awards.
  • Experience with AmeriCorps, Department of Justice, Department of Housing funding, and using Grants.gov and egrants.gov.
  • Experience in database and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).

Compensation:

Comprehensive and generous benefits package commensurate with education and experience, including loan repayment assistance, full healthcare coverage, dental and 401k. 

Salary Range - Compensation commensurate with experience

How to Apply:

All applicants must apply at https://equaljusticeworks.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0m9k8 to be considered.

Applicants should send resume, three references and cover letter describing in detail their experience, qualifications and why they would be a good fit. Please note: Phone calls and direct emails will not be accepted. Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Grants Manager, Institutional Advancement Equal Justice Works
Washington, DC
Job Function: Grant Writer
Posted: October 3, 2017

Background:

The mission of Equal Justice Works is to create a just society by mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice. Equal Justice Works is a recognized leader in the public interest law movement. Please go to www.equaljusticeworks.org to learn more about Equal Justice Works. 

Equal Justice Works provides a continuum of opportunity that begins with incoming law school students and extends into later careers in the profession. From advocating for law school programs that instill public service values among students, to creating summer and postgraduate public interest jobs, to addressing the staggering educational debt that blocks lawyers from going into public service, Equal Justice Works inspires and provides opportunities for the legal community to change lives, make careers, and deliver on the promise of justice for all.

Position Summary:

The Grants Manager is a member of the Institutional Advancement Unit and plays a critical role in securing institutional funding for existing and new program initiatives, as well as unrestricted support of the organization. The Manager reports to the Director of Philanthropy and will work closely with staff across the organization.  The ideal candidate is a grant writing and management professional with superior analytic and communications skills who can learn quickly, has great attention to detail, is a self-starter, and works collaboratively.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages the life cycle of grants, from initial inquiries through final reporting, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, timely products to funders.
  • Serves as lead writer and manager for proposals and reports to funders, collaborating with institutional advancement, program, and finance staff.
  • Maintains systems for tracking grant deliverables and timely communicates deadlines and required input from other staff.
  • Supports the Director of Philanthropy in identifying, cultivating, and sustaining  funding opportunities from public and private sources.
  • Cultivates an ethic of best practices, compliance, and continual improvement in internal processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; JD or other advanced degree preferred
  • Five years’ successful and progressively responsible experience in grant writing and management
  • Experience securing and managing grants from private funders required; government grant-writing experience desirable
  • Excellent organizational and data management skills, process orientation, and financial literacy
  • Successful experience working in and managing cross-functional teams on deadline-driven projects
  • Demonstrated track record of taking initiative, effective problem solving, and good judgment
  • Superior written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities
  • Experience with Microsoft CRM preferred
  • Experience and/or interest in public interest law a plus

Compensation:

Comprehensive and generous benefits package commensurate with education and experience, including loan repayment assistance, full healthcare coverage, dental and 401k. 

How to Apply:

All candidates must apply at https://equaljusticeworks.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fm2e to be considered. 

Applicants should send resume and cover letter describing in detail their experience, qualifications and why they would be a good fit. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit a writing sample. Please note: Phone calls and direct emails will not be accepted.   Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Finance Director Westminster Economic Development Initiative, Inc. (WEDI)
Buffalo, NY
Job Function: Finance
Posted: September 26, 2017

Background:

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Department Name: Finance

Supervisor’s Title: Executive Director

Location: Buffalo, NY

Organization Mission: WEDI empowers economically disadvantaged people in Buffalo, with a primary focus on the West Side community.

Websites: www.wedibuffalo.org, www.westsidebazaar.com

Organizational Overview:

WEDI fulfills its mission and vision through three core competencies.

  • Economic Development: Low-income individuals and families attain sustainable incomes through business creation and expansion. Since 2012, WEDI has served over 800 clients in business training and technical assistance, disbursed over 110 microloans totaling over $650,000, and empowered hundreds of businesses to launch or expand.
  • Community Development: Entrepreneurs create focused, market-driven, and sustainable destinations that bring people together to create strong, diverse neighborhoods. WEDI hosts up to 21 businesses in the West Side Bazaar, a unique small business incubator that supports a diverse set of entrepreneurs offering authentic products in a marketplace setting, and has successfully graduated over 25 owners.
  • Education: English language learners acquire comprehension and fluency to attain parity with native English-speaking peers, which in turn promotes high graduation rates, family health, and a strong community. The ENERGY Literacy for Children and FLY after-school programs serve over 60 English-language learners from Buffalo’s West Side who are in grades 1-8.

Position Summary:

The Finance Director is responsible for all financial matters of WEDI, including a microloan portfolio. The Finance Director will report to and work closely with the Executive Director. In addition, s/he will partner with the senior leadership team and the board of directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. The Finance Director will oversee all compliance for government contracts and private grants. S/he must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline‐oriented workplace while managing a finance staff of two.

Responsibilities:

Finances
● Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed
● Oversee cash, investment, and asset management
● Oversee financing strategies and activities as well as banking relationships
● Develop and utilize forward‐looking, predictive models, and activity‐based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans

Planning, Policy, and External Relations
● Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets
● Develop financial business plans and forecasts
● Participate in corporate policy development, as a member of the senior management team
● Engage senior management to develop short‐, medium‐, and long‐term financial plans and projections. Review these plans with the appropriate committees of the Board of Directors.
● Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, foundation executive auditors, public officials, etc.
● Remain up-to-date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operation
● Attend and lead staff functions for all requisite committee meetings

Accounting and Administration
● Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and function, including direct support, as necessary; supervise WEDI’s two finance staff members. Ensure completion of activities, including month/year end close, accounts payable, financial reports, payroll, invoicing, cash receipts, and loan servicing.
● Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
● Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for federal and state funders, foundations, and WEDI’s board of directors; oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
● Primary liaison with outside auditors and finance committees; responsible for leading the audit planning, significant accounting policies and their adoption, and financial statement preparation and disclosure. Review tax returns prepared by outside accountants prior to organization’s officer sign‐off. Work with accountants on planning.
● Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions

Requirements:

The Finance Director will be a seasoned and mature leader with at least 5-7 years of broad finance experience, ideally beginning in audit and/or tax, followed by experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. S/he will ideally have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources including government (federal and state) contracts and with diverse program areas.

The Finance Director will have the following experience and attributes:

  • A minimum of a BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field; CPA or MBA would be a plus.
  • At least five years of experience in public accounting or equivalent, preferably in a complex organization that has multiple business lines and a track record of escalating knowledge of investment mechanisms.
  • Experience in a senior financial‐management role, partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.
  • Significant experience in or knowledge of nonprofit accounting, including sophisticated fund and grant accounting, compliance, and reporting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, accounting and loan management software programs, network administration, e-mail and internet, and willingness to expand skill base.
  • Use of collaborative and facilitative approach and the flexibility to work with broad range of cultures, personalities, and work styles.
  • Ability to demonstrate the greatest level of flexibility in an environment with frequently changing priorities required to meet the needs of WEDI’s internal and external customers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills.
  • Commitment to community development, helping low-income communities, and a strong work ethic.

Compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. WEDI includes health insurance with a full-time position.

How to Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to ben@wedibuffalo.org.

Loan Officer/ Senior Loan Officer CSH
New York, NY
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: September 25, 2017

Background:

ORGANIZATION: For over 25 years, CSH has been a game-changer for the most vulnerable people in our country: 
  • Helping communities create 200,000 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 forever;
  • Ensuring not only a stable home for each but access to the services that brought healthcare, recovery and training to their doorsteps;
  • Changing the trajectory of lives away from poverty and despair and toward independence and economic sufficiency.

Position Summary:

POSITION: If you have a burning desire to make a difference for people and families others have given up on and often say cannot be helped, we have a place for you. No cynics allowed. Not only has CSH proven supportive housing works and does change the lives of individuals facing acute disabilities, complex medical and mental conditions, substance use disorders and economic barriers, we have done so while creating a family of nationally-recognized experts who stay committed to our organization and mission throughout their careers. CSH offers empowerment, development and growth to those we serve and our workforce. 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 to build a better world, CSH is now accepting applications for a Loan Officer/Senior Loan Officer based in New York.

Responsibilities:

As a valued member of our team, the successful applicant will 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.

  • Provide technical assistance to nonprofit, for-profit and public organizations around the financing, creation and operation of supportive housing.
  • Originate loans based on thorough review and analysis, comprehensive due diligence and sound risk assessment.
  • 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.
  • Prepare and present loan recommendations to credit committees.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with industry partners and developers including public and private agencies, funders, financial institutions and external partners.
  • Market CSH’s loan products and expertise resulting in a robust lending pipeline which you will help monitor and manage.
  • Partner with CSH New York and Eastern Region staff to identify lending opportunities resulting from programmatic activities.
  • Contribute to the Region’s systems change efforts including commenting on local and state financing regulations and programs and facilitating conversations between the development and public financing community. 
  • Actively seek and garner feedback from developers on supportive housing development policies and financing programs and use this feedback to inform and improve lending products and policies that support innovation while meeting developer needs. 
  • Advance CSH’s strategic priorities through your Loan 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 New York and the Eastern Region. 

Requirements:

The qualities we are looking for include an adaptive, entrepreneurial problem solving approach. Candidates should be driven by strategic thinking executed with creativity and flexibility. It is important to welcome and pursue new ideas and visions for supportive housing and the role it plays in solving complex problems.

  • Bachelor degree required. Master’s level education preferred. Experience may substitute for education.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in low income or supportive housing development, underwriting or funding field.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program and familiarity with state and other federally funded affordable housing 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.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, facilitation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated skills using Microsoft Office Suites. Experience with loan servicing or CRM programs a plus.
  • Demonstrated success 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.

Compensation:

Commensurate with Experience

How to Apply:

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

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=48&source=3

CSH is proud that it always has been and always will be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Controller California Institute of Arts & Technology
San Diego, CA
Job Function: Accounting
Posted: September 25, 2017

Background:

California Institute of Arts & Technology

Position Summary:

Reports to: President/CEO
Status: Exempt
Employment Type: Full-time

Summary

  • Manage the accounting department providing information, primarily financial in nature, about all company activities that will assist management and other users in making educated economic decisions about the company's future.

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the activities of the corporate accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements and annual audits and annual budgets.
  • Oversee the activities of the disbursement department, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, purchase orders, petty cash, core employee expense reports, cash control, core payroll processing, general ledger and total corporate payroll tax compliance.
  • Oversee the activities of the accounts receivable department to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, etc; funding service management, which includes weekly funding reports and customer service; quarter and year-end payroll closing including federal and state reports; and check statistic management.
  • Oversees payroll function for Company and ensures all payroll tax matters are handled in a timely manner.
  • Manages year-end or any other required audit process, reviewing and drafting financials, and maintaining the companys relationship with external auditors.
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants.
  • Establishes procedures for reviewing and approving budgeted expenditure justifications and approvals.
  • Administers and maintains all corporate financial records including books of original entry, supporting schedules and subsidiary ledgers.
  • Assure corporate income tax compliance to assure the accurate and timely completion of all corporate income tax returns taking full advantage of all favorable tax codes.
  • Establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the company's value.
  • Respond to CEO as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate his financial needs.
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports.
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.

 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance CPA certification
  • At least 7 years of hands-on accounting managerial experience
  • Advanced proficiency with accounting software, Quickbooks and Paylocity a plus
  • Detail oriented, outstanding research and analytical skills. Problem solve rapidly and effectively
  • Work independently with minimal supervision Process tasks in a timely manner
  • Capability to handle confidential and sensitive information, following confidentiality guidelines
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with other team members Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi task Excellent organizational, writing and presentation skills Team player with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Advanced skills in the use of standard Microsoft Office software products, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel required.
  • Strong organizational skills with the proven ability to prioritize Strong communication skills, both verbal and written Works with a sense of urgency, while engaging and listening to experts Exhibits a high degree of flexibility in adapting to a rapidly changing environment
  • Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position.
  • Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be required.

Requirements:

Physical Demands

  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.
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President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF)
San Francisco, CA
Job Function: Other
Posted: September 20, 2017

Background:

The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) is one of the premier community development financial institutions (CDFIs) in the nation. Its mission is to alleviate poverty and provide pathways of opportunity for low income families and communities. To achieve this, LIIF provides innovative capital solutions and thought leadership expertise to ensure that everyone has a chance to succeed in life and every community can be vibrant, healthy and self-sufficient.

To date, LIIF has invested over $2 billion in thousands of low income communities across the country, which has leveraged $10 billion in additional capital, lifting local economies and creating opportunities for America's most vulnerable citizens. These investments have improved the lives of over 2 million people and created $56 billion in social benefits by improving health outcomes, boosting household savings and increasing graduation rates. LIIF's investments have created affordable homes, great schools and good jobs, as well as giving families access to quality child care, health care and other essential services.

LIIF is a dynamic, high-performing nonprofit organization that sits at the center of social change and finance. From this unique vantage point, LIIF has the scale, commitment and expertise to bring a wide array of public, private and community stakeholders together to solve our nation's most pressing challenges. Over the last 20 years, LIIF has grown its capital base from $35 million to over $1 billion. LIIF currently invests in 30 states across the country, and deploys approximately $250 million in grants and loans to high-impact organizations annually.

The organization is on the leading edge of the national conversation to change the way America invests in the places people live, work and play. Its programs are forward-looking and have led to key innovations in the community development field, including:

  • Publishing Investing in What Works for American's Communities, a book that led to a paradigm shift in community development, and which laid out a holistic, outcomes-driven vision for the field that focused on integrating people and place-based investments. Included a chapter jointly authored by HHS Secretary Sibelius, HUD Secretary Donovan and Education Secretary Duncan. One million social media hits; 55,000 copies distributed.
  • Launching the $90 million Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) initiative with Enterprise Community Partners, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to spur collaborative, community-driven approaches
  • Providing national policy leadership particularly around community finance and affordable housing issues, including in the creation of the Capital Magnet Fund and its passage into law within the 2008 Housing and Economic Recovery Act; additionally, supporting local and state policy innovations, like informing the inclusion of affordable housing and transit-oriented development in California's cap-and-trade legislation
  • Developing the Social Impact Calculator, a first-of-its-kind tool to monetize the social impact of LIIF's community investments
  • Creating Equity with a Twist, a social impact investment that supports integrative, outcomes-driven solutions to poverty
  • Launching a Social Justice and Equity initiative within LIIF

LIIF is a financially strong, high-impact organization that is well-positioned to transform the systems, policies and practices that inform how our country invests in its people and communities. It currently has more than 70 employees in four cities, including its headquarters San Francisco and local offices in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LIIF leads and directs the organization to maximize its effectiveness in providing capital invested in community-building initiatives.

Responsibilities:

The President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LIIF leads and directs the organization to maximize its effectiveness in providing capital invested in community-building initiatives.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Leadership— The CEO must be an equally adept financial expert, influencer, fundraiser and people leader.
    • A skilled communicator, the CEO will be equally comfortable inspiring the LIIF staff to achieve their shared vision and the community of investors to join in supporting LIIF.
    • The CEO will understand and appreciate the geographic diversity and differences in capital needs and opportunities inherent in a national financial institution.
    • The CEO will have responsibility to recruit, build, and direct effective teams of professionals to advance the mission of LIIF, namely: 72 employee staff, 4 executives reporting to CEO (General Counsel; EVP, Strategic Development & Corp Affairs; EVP, Community Investments; EVP, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer).
  • Vision & Strategy — The CEO must be a champion for the organization's mission and holder of the organization's vision for improving the lives of low income Americans. Must be able to chart an innovative, ambitious strategic plan for the organization to advance its goals.
  • Financial and Risk Oversight —Responsible for maintaining the financial well-being of the organization, and ensuring strong enterprise risk management practices. Prudently manages organization's resources to achieve priorities. Oversight and management of:
    • $1 billion in capital under management ($400 million balance sheet)
    • Annual budget of $20-$30 million
    • Annual deployment of $200-250 million in 30 states
    • Regional offices in SF, LA, NY and D.C., with a satellite office in Cleveland
  • Fundraising and Communications – The CEO will build relationships with investors, funders and stakeholders to secure financial support for LIIF's core operations and programmatic expansion. Represent LIIF in public and private venues' or to lift the profile of the company and build the brand – involving a tremendous amount of public speaking, meeting with foundation and investment firm leaders and public officials.
  • Governance—With the officers, leads, enables and supports the Board of Directors in its governance responsibilities.

Requirements:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of experience as a CEO or in a very senior leadership position in a financial services or financially oriented organization or another highly complex organization with complex financial accountability. The CEO will bring extensive experience and demonstrated success across multiple dimensions including: leadership, credit, housing, real estate, political and governmental affairs, in addition to a fundamental understanding of financial and personnel management.

The CEO will additionally have demonstrated decisive management abilities, have exceptional oral and written communication skills, will be well-organized, and possess strong business ethics.

The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated commitment to working with underserved communities and to inclusion and diversity in staffing, investments and operations.

Other important areas of focus will be:

  • Seamless leadership transition to ensure continued service to customers, partners, investors and sound fiscal management. Must be a collaborative leader who is inclusive of diverse viewpoints throughout their decision-making process.
  • Innovation across products, services, projects and partners.
  • Creatively tapping into greater streams of capital both private (impact investors, social enterprise, family offices, etc.) and public to better execute LIIF's mission.
  • Development of sound relationships with key constituencies including the board, LIIF's regulators, and key federal, state and local stakeholders.
  • Successful management of LIIF staff, ensuring a positive working environment and cohesiveness around fiscal soundness (including credit and risk), operational goals and objectives, diversity and inclusion.
  • Effective representation of the LIIF before all key government bodies, the media, and the public on priority issues.

EDUCATION

A bachelors is required. An M.B.A. or related advanced degree is highly desired, documented professional experience may substitute.

Compensation:

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

Candidates can submit their cover letter and resume to LIIFCEO@kornferry.com.

Vice President, Credit and Lending The Travillian Group
Chicago, IL
Job Function: Credit
Posted: September 19, 2017

Background:

The Travillian Group is a recruitment firm specializing in Financial and Executive searches in the CDFI, CDE, and Community/Commercial Banking space.
 
Hiring Firm: Our client is a well-established non-profit investment fund that connects mission-oriented financial institutions, investors, governmental and regulatory agencies, and service providers in the common interest of growing the industry and serving underbanked communities.

Position Summary:

Opportunity: The fund is looking to add a Vice President, reporting directly to the CEO, to join its growing fund management team and build on its lending and investing efforts. The chosen VP will be responsible for deploying Tax Credit allocations in real estate and small business transactions. The VP will underwrite and originate low-risk, high-impact commercial loans that may use NMTC or other government programs in participation with network partners.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Deploy NMTC allocations in real estate and small business transactions.
  2. Underwrite and originate a pipeline of low-risk, high-impact commercial loans. These may use NMTC or other government programs (for example, guaranteed by Small Business Administration, Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of Agriculture) and/or in participation with network partners.
  3. Prepare credit memoranda, close and asset manage from inception to exit. 
  4. If appropriate, assist in underwriting of equity and subordinated debt investments into financial institutions that may come from time to time.
  5. Along with other members of the team, assist in raising private capital, write grant applications for NMTC, Financial Assistance program or other grant programs, as needed. 

Requirements:

Qualifications: The paramount skill for this role is a passion for community and economic development to catalyzing change in underserved communities. At least 10 years of experience in lending, credit risk management and/or investment banking is preferred. Experience in a bank or a non-bank CDFI will be a strong positive as is strong credit, underwriting and portfolio management skills. Knowledge of and experience with New Market Tax Credit structures, public finance will also be a positive. Must be possess great communication abilities, sales skills, and have a knack for strategic thinking around the future of community development in this changing financial landscape.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

How to Apply:

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Brian Love at The Travillian Group:
Email: blove@travilliangroup.com
Phone: 610-994-1786

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