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Current Job Openings

  • Accounting Manager
  • Homeownership Center Director
  • Front Desk Coordinator

Accounting Manager


Reports to:  Chief Financial Officer

Classification: Full-time, Exempt.

Compensation: Competitive Salary and benefits 

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and 403B Retirement Plan with 10 days of annual vacation accrual, 11 paid holidays, 2 personal days, and paid sick leave.  

HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation promoting social and economic equity to preserve and enhance economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable homeownership, business development, and community advocacy. We develop affordable housing, offer first-time homebuyer counselling and education, and provide loans to qualified homebuyers. We work closely with residents, small business, and community-based organizations to foster equitable economic development in Southeast Seattle.  

Position Summary

We are seeking an Accounting manager to join our team. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for supervising and managing the accounting department staff and all areas of financial reporting. He or She will be responsible for maintaining, best practices, and systems for collecting, analyzing and reporting financial information. The Accounting Manager must have a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and will advise on budgets, financial strategy, financial reporting, and forecasting. He or she will also be responsible for helping with all audit and ledger preparation and supporting managers across teams with financial procedures. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise accounting department employees; responsible for day-to-day supervision, leadership, and training.
  • Maintain and oversee all accounting procedures and processes including but not limited to AP, AR, Payroll, Treasury and General Accounting.
  • Follow and comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements.
  • Record and research all financial information for analysis.
  • Oversee budget reports, preparation of budgets, and analysis of budgets.
  • Work with the CFO to prepare financial statements and presentations to the Board of Directors.
  • Prepares consolidated financial statements; provides reports, as needed.
  • Tracks annual budget to actual and produces reports; analyzes actual results against budget and researches variances; interacts with departments on an on-going basis and provide guidance on budget and accounting policies.
  • Reports on financial status and responds to inquiries from the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Oversees monthly reconciliation and maintenance of all general ledger accounts in preparation of month-end financial statements, including journal entries, estimates relating to normal entries (i.e., depreciation rates & methods, discount on contributions receivable, accounts receivable allowances, etc.) and any special schedules required.
  • Review and post all journal entries.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly reporting and compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Prepares financial statements in accordance with GAAP.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field or at least 5 years of experience as a Full Charge bookkeeper with management duties.
  • Previous experience as an accountant, accounting supervisor, or full charge bookkeeper.
  • Proficiency with accounting software and experience with a software system implementation a plus.
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, nonprofit fund accounting, financial statement consolidations, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional organization, time management, and delegation skills.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office, especially Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook. 
  • Professional demeanor and willingness to cooperatively participate on a team in a mission-based organization.

 

Desirables:

  • Experience with the MIP fund Accounting system. 
  • Experience in financial management of federal, state, and local government grants and contracts.
  • Effective in working with a diverse and multicultural team of colleagues and customers.
  • Direct work experience with budgets, forecasting, financial analysis, and fund accounting.
  • Knowledge of real estate, banking, and/or mortgage. 

Work Schedule:

  • This position primarily works Monday–Friday, 9-5, additional hours may be required as needed. 

Please submit resume and one-page cover letter to jobs@homesightwa.org

INCLUSIVENESS STATEMENT:

HomeSight is an equal-opportunity employer with a very diverse staff. We seek to recruit, retain, and advance people of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact. 

Homeownership Center Director

Reports to: Executive Director

Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Compensation: Range starts at $80,000; Depending on Experience and includes excellent benefits


Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and 403B Retirement Plan, generous annual vacation accrual, 11 paid holidays, 2 personal days, and 80 hours annual paid sick leave.

HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation committed to building strong, vibrant communities through homeownership, economic development, and neighborhood revitalization. We are a non-profit leader creating sustainable homeownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income families by developing affordable housing, providing first-time homebuyer education and counseling, and making home loans to qualified buyers. We work closely with multicultural resident and business groups in Southeast Seattle to foster equitable economic development.

Position Summary  

We are seeking a Homeownership Center Director who, as part of our senior management team, will play a key role in driving our strategic lending expansion to meet mission and financial goals in a changing real estate market environment. The Director will perform a variety of highly skilled functions leading our housing counseling and lending teams. Our ideal candidate will bring a focus on mission impact and a drive to create partnerships with referral organizations, and will have excellent supervisory and management skills, significant mortgage lending experience, and regulatory knowledge.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the Homeownership team to ensure high-quality work and excellent customer service.
  • Develops and implements new systems, procedures, and processes in homebuyer education, counseling, and lending programs to improve customer flow and experience, service delivery and comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Builds relationships with potential partner organizations statewide to reach key populations and expand our counseling and lending operations.
  • Collaborates with the Chief Portfolio Officer and Chief Financial Officer to monitor and ensure adequate capital for loan pipeline.
  • Develops and manages the Homeownership Center annual budget and expenses.
  • Manages contracts with funders, including invoicing and reporting to HUD, NMLS, DFI, NeighborWorks America, and Tacoma Housing Authority and other contracts and funders as needed.
  • Works with Program Implementation Manager and Salesforce and Leads Data Management positions to manage monthly data collection and analysis to generate production reports and dashboards for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
  • Manages audits performed by funders and regulators for Lending, Counseling, and special down payment programs.
  • Maintains compliant Branch licensing, loan origination licensing and NMLS registrations for all offices.
  • Represents HomeSight as the Sustainable Business Initiative Lead and Technology Advisory Committee for NeighborWorks America.
  • Program lead for the Hub and Spoke Solutions Group Lending model for NeighborWorks America.
  • Travels to key annual meetings and trainings in and out of state as needed.
  • Represents HomeSight at civic and community functions to enhance agency presence and maintain existing community and business relationships.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or a related field, preferred.
  • Minimum five years professional experience in mortgage lending, community reinvestment banking, or a closely related field, preferably within a nonprofit organization. Prefer NMLS license, must be NMLS licensed within 30 days of hire.
  • Minimum three years supervisory or management experience.
  • Knowledge of common financial and accounting practices.
  • Understanding of federal and state lending regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Strong technical skills, including developing reports and designing presentations for a variety of audiences.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs and social media platforms.
  • Experience with CRM software such as Salesforce and Calyx loan origination software, desired.
  • Experience with culturally and economically diverse communities, preferred.


Please submit resume and one-page cover letter to jobs@homesightwa.org.


INCLUSIVENESS STATEMENT:
HomeSight is an equal-opportunity employer with a very diverse staff. We seek to recruit, retain, and advance people of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact.






HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation promoting social and economic equity to preserve and enhance economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable homeownership, business development, and community advocacy. HomeSight Community Development believes in an integrated approach to creating thriving communities. We develop affordable housing, provide first-time homebuyer education and counseling, and make loans to qualified buyers. We serve communities of color and SE Seattle residents and, in addition to developing affordable homeownership options, we work closely with resident and business groups in Southeast Seattle to advance equitable economic development. Through these efforts, we look to build shared prosperity within these communities and prevent/alleviate inequitable and isolating development.

Front Desk Coordinator

Reports to:  Homeownership Director

Classification: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Compensation: Range starts at $19.73 hour; Adjustments possible DOE 

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, life, short- and long-term disability insurance paid 100% by the organization.  We offer 403B Retirement Plan, 12 days of annual vacation accrual, 11 paid holidays, 2 personal days, and 80 hours of paid sick leave. 

HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation committed to building strong, vibrant communities through homeownership, economic development, and neighborhood revitalization. We are a non-profit leader creating sustainable homeownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income families by developing affordable housing, providing first-time homebuyer education and counselling, and making home loans to qualified buyers. We work closely with multicultural resident and business groups in Southeast Seattle to foster equitable economic development. 

The Front Desk Coordinator provides resources and assistance to new and ongoing customers looking to buy their first homes. The Front Desk Coordinator also provides organizational front desk support through excellent customer service, mail handling, supply management, scheduling servicing and timely response to our community members’ inquiries. 

 

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS:

Strong, interpersonal communications skills and can work well independently with supervision and as part of a team.  This role requires critical and strategic thinking to problem solve while juggling multiple tasks.  Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to race and social equity and experience working with diverse communities. 

 

SPECIFIC JOB TASKS INCLUDE: 

Core duties include but are not limited to:

Customer Service

·        Serve as initial point of contact for agency

·        Provide exceptional customer service

·        Answer high volume of customer phone, email and customer portal lead inquiries.

·        Provide direction to customers on our customer intake process when completing their profile to schedule classes, appointments and open service lines based on customer circumstances and information provided. 

Customer Intake and Data Entry

·        Maintain records of fees collected from customers.

·        Establish, maintain, and update files, databases, records, and/or other documents for customer portal and counseling software as needed. 

·        Enter class attendance and customer contacts in customer database when classes have completed. 

·        Assist customers with the scanning of their documents and setting up their customer profile in office as needed. 

File System Management

·        Ensure customer privacy, security of files and appropriate staff access.

·        Provide back up to Salesforce and Leads Data Management position as needed

 

Administrative Support

·        Schedule prepare and coordinate classes, meetings, events, and appointments.

·        Assist with general office activities including making copies and purchasing supplies for the office.

·        Sort, screen, date stamp, review, and distribute incoming and outgoing mail and express packages.

·        Compose, prepare, and ensure timely responses to a variety of routine electronic and phone inquiries. 

·        Other duties as assigned 

 

Requirements:

•       Two years of experience in administrative and customer service work that is directly related to the type of duties and responsibilities specified.

•       Ability to communicate effectively and provide excellent customer service in person, in writing and on the phone.

•       Ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions in a high traffic environment.

•       Excellent records and file management skills.

•       Knowledge and experience using MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

 

Desirable skills:

•       Fluency in a second language

•       Salesforce experience

•       Counselor Max experience is a bonus

  

Please submit resume and one-page cover letter to jobs@homesightwa.org.

 

INCLUSIVENESS STATEMENT:

HomeSight is an equal-opportunity employer with a very diverse staff. We seek to recruit, retain, and advance people of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact.