Finance Director

The Housing Authority of Fulton County, Georgia (HAFC) is seeking an experienced Finance Director.  As of September 2018, the HAFC currently owns and/or manages Housing Choice Vouchers (847); Ports administered by HAFC (1313);   Mixed-Finance ACC Units (132); RAD/Project-Based Vouchers (100); Project-Based Vouchers (90); and Bond-Financed Properties (6).

The Finance Director is responsible to administrate and lead the financial functions of the HAFC which requires the individual to direct, monitor and implement the financial activities of the agency and its affiliated nonprofit and not-for-profit affiliates. The work involves ensuring maximum utilization of a variety of administrative and supervisory skills including maintaining financial records and preparing reports; reviewing and approving general ledger entries; and, preparing, monitoring bond compliance and collections, preparing the operating budget with the Executive Direct the analyzing the agency’s operating budgets.  Reports to the Executive Director and assists on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding. Maintains expert knowledge of Conventional Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program to include Project-Based Vouchers, Tax Credits, Bond Financing, Capital Fund and Mixed-Finance Development.

The position requires a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with major study in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field from an accredited college or university and five (5) years’ progressive experience in related field to include,  supervision at a department level position preferably in a housing type organization employing computerized data base systems. Strong finance/accounting, analytical, organizational, management, and communications skills, and prior experience in interpreting governmental regulations and regulatory enforcement or compliance, required. Knowledge of the general operation and procedures of a Public Housing Agency.

A combination of education and appropriate experience will be given consideration with preference to applicants holding CPA or MBA status. Salary to be determined accordingly.  A full position description is available on the Agency website www.hafc.org.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter of interest and resume to www.jobs01.org       

Position is open until filled. No faxes, please. EOE.

 

Accountant – Decatur, GA

The Decatur Housing Authority has a Full Time Accountant position open.  This is responsible accounting work involving the application of accounting principles and practices to the maintenance of accounting and fiscal records.  Work is performed in the areas of budget, procurement, management information systems and other administrative functions as assigned.  Work requires the exercise of good judgment and must be performed in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures.  Accounting work experience with Housing Authorities, specifically with Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers, Low Income Tax Credits and Multi-family programs, is optimal but not mandatory.

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HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (HCV) SPECIALIST

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the HCV program administration including, but not limited to, eligibility determination, waiting list management, landlord relations, rent and utilities calculations, interim re-examinations, etc. under the HCV Program. The incumbent is also responsible for identifying potential grant sources and preparing and submitting applications for grants. Considerable knowledge of HUD regulations is necessary for the employee in this position.  In addition, this position works closely with the HAN accounting department in assuring number of vouchers leased is at its optimal point.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The statements contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individual may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

 

  • Approve eligibility of prospective clients for program.
  • Complete client orientation and prepare leasing documents using prescribed HUD forms.
  • Issues, receives and processes application, interviews applicants, process verification documents, calculates rent and utility allowances and maintains application files and waiting lists.
  • Certified HQS Inspector and have the ability to inspect units for initial, annual quality control inspections.
  • Updates the waiting list on a regular basis.
  • Performs rent reasonableness surveys annually and the annual utility allowance adjustment.
  • Enforce HAN contracts/addendums, client responsibility, repayment agreements, and terminations. Refer fraudulent cases to Investigator and/or Executive Director.
  • Perform annual re-certifications and interim reviews with clients to determine continued eligibility based on the Enterprise Income Verification System (EIV), client submission, and/or third-party verifications.
  • Maintain client files according to HAN and HUD standards using housing authority software.
  • Develop and maintain rapport with landlords and/or property managers.
  • Provide monthly report for Voucher Management Systems (VMS) Accounting using housing authority computer software and provide monthly reports for HUD two year forecasting tool.
  • Provide assistance in landlord issues including complaints, tenant lease violations, damage claims, and education on housing assistance programs.
  • Contact eligible prospective clients for available vouchers using email, phone calls and mail delivery.
  • Provide information for completion of HAN and HUD forms and reports.
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of HUD regulations, computer updates, and agency program changes.
  • Interact with community agencies or associations regarding programs and procedures.
  • Determine portability status for each household, including initial preparation and processing of documents.
  • Provide a written decision promptly to the participant in all hearing matters consistent with legal requirements.
  • Interpret landlord/tenant law and HUD and HAP regulations.
  • Collaborate with social service agencies to assist clients and promote HAN programs.
  • Promptly assist clients with information requests.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field; or a combination of education and work experience to perform job duties as described.
  • Three years minimum experience in housing or related field.
  • Must pass criminal background investigation and driving record review.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered sufficient. Previous public housing experience is highly desirable
  • Ability to understand and administer US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) regulations, lease agreements, and rental management relating to the Housing Choice Voucher program.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be detail-oriented.
  • Ability to effectively interact with culturally diverse persons of low income.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with landlords/property managers, other agencies, and the public.

 

Physical Requirements.

  1. Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, calculators, etc.
  2. Must be able to work, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculator, office supplies, etc.
  3. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to occasionally lift to 10 pounds.

 

Special Requirements

  1. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to be covered by the HAN’s insurance.
  2. Have previous working knowledge of the SACS Software.

 

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change by HAN Management to fit the Mission of the HAN.

Please submit resume, salary requirements and cover letter to catkinson@numail.org

FLSA Status: Exempt, FTE: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Salary Range: 40,000-50,000; benefit package included.

Housing Authority of Newnan is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel in a manner that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve and National Guard status or characteristic protected by law.

 

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST

SUMMARY

The Housing Authority of Newnan (HAN) seeks an Accounting Specialist. This full time position provides all financial and accounting support for HAN and related entities and requires the ability to work efficiently without sacrificing accuracy. Works with large amounts of numerical data, handles multiple tasks with deadlines and provides transparent and complete reports to management. Computes, classifies and records all data to keep financial records complete and up to date. The incumbent may also check the accuracy of figures, calculations and postings recorded by other employees in the course of their business.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Some of the job responsibilities are highlighted below:

  • Maintains separate general ledgers required for each program, project, or entity and ensures timely recording of all transactions in the accounting records via batch posting or journal entry.
  • Monitors cash management by reconciling deposits and cleared payments posted to each bank account on at least a weekly basis. Performs formal bank reconciliations for all accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Selects vendor payments to be made and processes payment on a weekly basis. Maintains accounts payable sub ledger. Prepares and files check registers by program for review.
  • Ensures that debt service and other financial obligations are met on a timely basis by processing appropriate payments in a timely manner.
  • Issues payment to HCV landlords and tenants for utility allowances. Ensures accuracy of changes made and double checks the processing done by the HCV Specialist prior to payment.
  • Reconciles HAP register and performs accounts payable and accounts receivable tasks for portable vouchers.
  • Performs complex calculations in the maintenance of accounts. Exercises judgment in posting and verifying entries. Independently researches and resolves problems.
  • Supports monthly close out process on all funds and projects.
  • Prepares invoices on a monthly basis for inter-fund costs to be paid via reimbursement. Also prepares invoices and makes appropriate transfers for management fees on a monthly basis.
  • Records payroll and payroll related expenditures to the general ledger based on approved cost allocations. Remits third party payroll checks and funds the payroll account.
  • Assists the Fee Accountant in preparation for annual audits of HAN and related entities (and subsidiaries).

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of related bookkeeping or accounting experience, or an Associate’s degree with a minimum of five years of relevant accounting experience.

  • Proficiency in computer utilization. Demonstrated ability to use a variety of software programs – SACS, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Ability to analyze accounting problems and suggest appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ability to interact with employees and the public in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to operate computer utilizing repetitive motion of hands and wrists.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to stand, bend, and walk.
  • Ability to reach and handle.
  • Ability to communicate on telephone exhibiting a professional telephone demeanor.
  • Ability to see, talk and hear.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to handle deadlines.
  • Ability to lift at least 10 lbs.

EXPERIENCE:

  • making and posting journal entry: 1 year (Preferred)
  • maintaining more than one general ledger: 1 year (Preferred)
  • relevant accounting: 5 years (Preferred)
  • performing bank reconciliation: 1 year (Preferred)

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change by HAN Management to fit the Mission of the HAN.

Please submit resume, salary requirements and cover letter to catkinson@numail.org

FLSA Status: Exempt, FTE: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Salary Range: 40,000-45,000; benefit package included.

Housing Authority of Newnan is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel in a manner that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve and National Guard status or characteristic protected by law.

RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITY SERVICE COORDINATOR (ROSS-FSS-SC) CASE MANAGER

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Director of Resident Service, the incumbent is responsible for providing comprehensive services to all Public Housing Residents of each Authority; Hunt Homes (138),  John Jordan Homes (123), Eleanor Good Homes (38), and Sallie Jones (135).  The minimum case load is 50 clients making sure we service residents from each of the stated authorities. Providing case management services to the Public Housing residents only through our ROSS Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program. As Case Manager of the FSS ROSS program the incumbent employee is responsible, and accountable for carrying out all assigned duties as required by HUD and the HAN for this grant. The incumbent has the responsible for providing services to respond to the overall needs of the residents.  The incumbent will be responsible for administering the Community Service activities for all of the residents including youth. The incumbent is responsible for assisting Director of Resident Service identifying potential grant sources, community partners for leveraging the grant funds for each year for all activities with our residents. The incumbent is responsible for resident job training referral and placement activities for each Authority.  Considerable knowledge of HUD regulations is necessary for the employee in this position and or learning the HUD regulations within a timely manner in order to execute the job of FSS ROSS Case Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The statements contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individual may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

  1. Responsible for planning, developing and delivering a broad range of case management and referral service for Public Housing Residents by having a minimum of 50 caseloads for the next three years of the HUD grant ROSS-FSS program.
  2. Coordinates monitors and make reports as required on the FSS ROSS Program to the Director of Resident Service.
  3. Works with the DFCS, and other local social service agencies in coordinating the program, reviewing status of cases, and resolving problems. Transition residents to self-sufficiency by developing and supporting site-based community activities for the development (s).
  4. Develops subject matter expertise in the area of basic needs for families and take the lead in coordinating those services and partnerships across properties.
  5. Serves as the point person for sharing information on basic needs related programming with residents and other community development staff.
  6. Performs a variety of tasks involving planning, implementing and monitoring supportive service activities, including documenting and reporting program results.
  7. Monitors and supports partnerships with outside agencies and leverages available resources to support resident’s self-sufficiency efforts in the FSS ROSS program.
  8. Responsible for tracking and assessing the FSS ROSS self-sufficiency needs of residents in all of our communities, determining service gaps and identifying appropriate resources and services to fill those gaps.
  9. Work closely with FSS Coordinators with planning and implementing our Program Coordinating Committee Meetings (PCC).
  10. Conducts resident surveys as necessary, to receive input from residents on needed service and reviewing needs with Director of Resident Service.

 

  1. Completes individual Training & Service Plans (ITSP) with residents active in the FSS ROSS program.
  2. Responsible for maintaining a FSS ROSS caseload of a minimum of 50 households and achieving identified grant output and outcome benchmarks and departmental goals and metrics as discussed annually per HUD and HAN rules and regulations.
  3. Provides assistance at agency-wide, resident-focused events.
  4. Performs targeted outreach and home visits to increase resident participation in and awareness of relevant supportive service and self-sufficiency programming.
  5. Develops flyers and information packets for residents.
  6. Develops and maintains resident handbooks, flyers, brochures, take pictures at all assigned properties and activity events with a written report with pictures attach given to Director of Resident Service as they occur.
  7. Responds to resident referral from Property Management Staff.
  8. Conducts safety and wellness checks especially the elders/disable and those referred by agency staff.
  9. Recruits adult and youth participants for FSS ROSS program, and maintains a minimum caseload of 50 as required by HUD and HAN.
  10. Performs intake assessments and tracks resident’s progress via a database system as well as a filing system where client information is entered regularly.
  11. Responsible for developing expertise in Basic Needs resources and programming to share with residents; responsible for logistic and scheduling of Basic Needs partners across all properties including those that may not be a part of the assigned ROSS caseload.
  12. Provide resources to access food, clothing, short-term financial support, transportation, education and healthcare as well as basic tools for self-advocacy.
  13. Attends Resident Council, Family Connection, PCC meetings and other agencies meetings and disseminates information and updates on basic needs of programming.
  14. Prepares reports and supply documentation of activities as required (i.e. event notifications, supplies needed, etc.) Prepares requisitions for all purchases in a timely manner.
  15. Reconciled and submits outstanding receipts of all expenses to Director of Resident Service in a timely manner.
  16. Ensures all files, reports and paperwork are complete and accurate before given to Director of Resident Service for review.
  17. Performs general office tasks such as answering the telephone, responding to inquiries and preparing written correspondence checking for accuracy before filing and or giving to Director of resident Service.
  18. Responds to residents, staff and the public’s inquiries in a courteous manner, providing information and resolving complaints in an efficient, professional and timely manner.
  19. Attends departmental staff meetings. Performs other related duties as assigned.
  20. Attends training sessions offered by HUD, GAHRA and other agencies.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  1. Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).
  2. Knowledge of Public Housing regulations and policies
  3. Knowledge of case management practices and procedures and area social services
  4. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws regulating the FSS program
  5. Knowledge of modern office equipment including copiers, personal computers, mainframe terminals, calculators, facsimile machines, etc.

 

  1. Ability to understand, act on, and interpret policies, regulations, and procedures as set forth by the Authority and, HUD.
  2. Ability to work with area social service agencies and the Authority’s residents to design effective programs leading to self-sufficiency.
  3. Ability to and develop effective programs providing and/or arranging for social services needed by program participants.
  4. Ability to work independently to plan, coordinates, and implements programs and activities.
  5. Ability to present ideas and information in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.
  6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, consultants, residents, the general public, local social service agencies, HUD, and local, state, and federal officials.
  7. Ability to communicate with people from a broad range of socio-economic backgrounds.
  8. General knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse and gang problems.
  9. Ability to work in less than ideal conditions, e.g. noise, high traffic areas, etc.

 

Minimum Education, Training, and/or Experience

 

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Sociology, Social Work or Human Services, or related field; or a combination of education and work experience to perform job duties as described.
  2. Three years minimum experience in the housing or a social service agency related area, with hands-on case management experience.
  3. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered sufficient. Previous public housing experience is highly desirable.
  4. Working knowledge of HUD rules and regulations.
  5. Comprehensive knowledge of community and supportive resources related to social services and community/workforce development.
  6. Ability to interact with person from a very diverse background, including Public Housing residents and representatives from local agencies and organizations who provide services to Public Housing residents.
  7. Ability to address the public and present information a clear, concise and convincing manner.
  8. Ability to deal effectively with situations that require tact and diplomacy, yet firmness.
  9. Must poses a FSS Certification or obtain one within one year of employment.

 

Physical Requirements

 

  1. Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, calculators, etc.
  2. Must be able to work, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculator, office supplies, move, and lift and or carry objects 50 to 75 lbs.
  3. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  4. Employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  6. Work is principally sedentary, but may involve eye strain from working with computers and other office equipment.
  7. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  8. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals
  9. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock, dampness, direct sunlight, dust, pollen, insect stings and animals.
  10. Stressful situations may occur when dealing with the public and residents.
  11. Work involves the normal risks and discomforts associated with an office environment and visits to outdoor developments, sites, dwellings or facilities, inspections of structures and confrontations with applicants and residents.
  12. Travel to other sites and other counties, and states may involve adverse weather and road conditions.

Special Requirements

 

  1. Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and be able to be covered by the HAN insurance.
  2. Must be Bondable.
  3. If offered the position you must take and pass a drug and criminal background check.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change by HAN Management to fit the Mission of the HAN.

Please submit resume, salary requirements and cover letter to breakaway@numail.org

Must be able to obtain reference from previous employers

FLSA Status: Non Exempt, Granted Funded Position: 40 hours per week able to work variable hours.

Salary Range: $40.000 – $45,000 benefit package included (Granted Funded Position Only 3 years if funds are available

Housing Authority of Newnan is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel in a manner that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve and National Guard status or characteristic protected by law.

 

 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR- Tennille, GA

The Tennille Housing Authority (THA) is seeking an experienced, self-motivated professional to fill the position of Executive Director. The THA consists of 72 units and employs 1 full-time employee and 1 part-time employee.

Starting salary commiserate with experience and qualifications. The Authority provides a comprehensive benefits program.

Applicant must be a resident of Washington County, GA or available to relocate.

The successful applicant should possess a wide range of skills including experience and knowledge in: public housing operations; office management; accounting; customer service; computer proficiency; and the ability to function courteously with residents and employees.

The applicant must have considerable experience dealing with HUD regulations and requirements, Fair Housing, and other federal state and local requirements.

Resumes and references will be received by the search consultant at the address below through August 17, 2018 (No Phone Calls).  Please detail actual work experience that is relevant to this position including job duties that would impact the operations of this size Authority.

Darnell & Thompson, PC
896 Legacy Park Drive, Suite 201
Lawrenceville, Georgia   30043
Email address: darnellandthompson@yahoo.com

 The Tennille Housing Authority is an Equal opportunity Employer.

 

Northwest Georgia Housing Authority, a leader in quality housing, is currently accepting applications for the position of:

DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

This full-time position requires supervisory experience in technical services as they relate to housing issues and the ability to supervise the work of technical staff engaged in preventative and rehabilitative maintenance. Technical knowledge and independent judgment are required to complete work tasks effectively. The individual should also be knowledgeable in areas of home repair, plumbing, electrical, forced air heater units, appliances, building trades and grounds keeping activities.

The successful candidate must have a four-year degree, preferably a Master’s degree with a concentration in architecture, construction management or engineering, with at least 5 years’ experience in multi-family housing construction and/or rehabilitation; or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience. Experience in Public Housing is a plus.

Fax resumes to (706) 378-7929, by email tmurfree@nwgha.com or apply in person at 326 West 9th Street, Rome, Georgia, Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.

FULL-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
The Housing Authority of the City of McDonough is seeking a Full-Time Administrative Assistant. The MHA is a small housing authority with a total of 118 low-income public housing units on three sites.
Candidates must have accounting and administrative experience in the housing industry and familiarity with the policies and procedures in accordance with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Candidate must have strong customer service skills and computer proficiency. Must be able to function courteously and professionally with vendors, employees of the Authority and the general public. Candidate must have an Associate’s Degree in accounting, business administration or a related field; or at least three (3) years of experience in public housing finances, human resources, office management, and/or administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. A valid State of Georgia driver’s license is required.
Cover letter, resume and three (3) letters of recommendation will be accepted through June 22, 2018 at 3pm at the information listed below. Candidates are encouraged to review the qualification requirements at www.mcdonoughha.org and submit specific evidence of experience in the above areas. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Cover letter, resume and three (3) letters of recommendation should be submitted to:
Shanicki Burton, Executive Director
McDonough Housing Authority
P.O. Box 23
345 Simpson Street
McDonough, GA 30253
Telephone: 770-957-4494
Fax: 770-957-1593
Email: sburton@mcdonoughha.org
McDonough Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Dublin Housing Authority is accepting resumes for the full-time position of Housing Management Assistant.  The successful applicant must have competent computer skills including MS Office or the equivalent, possess at a minimum a high school diploma or an Associates Degree in a related field of Business or two years’ experience in a similar related work experience.  A valid Georgia driver license is also required.   Resumes are to be addressed to Brenda B. Smith, Dublin Housing Authority, PO Box 36, Dublin GA 31040. Deadline for submittal is June 1, 2018. DHA is an equal opportunity employer.