Job Opportunities

Current Job Openings

  • Loan Originator
  • Director of Finance
  • Admin Coordinator for Community Development

Loan Originator

Reports to: Homeownership Director

Location: Seattle, Washington

Classification: Full-time, Exempt.

Compensation: $75,000 base with an aggressive incentive plan

  

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Long, Short term disability, Life Insurance and a 403B Retirement Plan. 12 days of annual vacation accrual, 11 paid holidays, 2 personal days, 80 hours of paid sick leave and an unlimited ORCA transportation pass.

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.

Position Summary

We are seeking an experienced licensed Loan Originator II or Senior Loan Originator with excellent customer service skills and experience with customers underserved by mainstream lenders to join our lending team and grow our mortgage lending business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops relationships with realtors, brokers, builders and developers to originate acceptable and well-documented residential mortgages.
  • Participates in various business development activities.
  • Contacts potential or existing customers to develop new business or retain existing business.
  • Interviews applicants to collect information concerning their financial needs, objectives and status. Obtains and analyses pertinent financial and credit data.
  • Obtains all pertinent applicant generated information needed to ensure the prompt and efficient processing and funding of all loans.
  • Maintains consistent communication flows throughout loan process, with all involved parties to ensure timely appraisals, credit decisions, funding and resolve issues and questions in a timely manner.
  • Maintain thorough understanding and familiarity with program/product policies and procedures and continually provides accurate and updated information to customers and sources of business, including HomeSight purchase assistance, conventional, and FHA loans programs.
  • Monitors new business to ensure conformity with investor standards.

 

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Three or more years of experience as a Licensed Mortgage Originator
  • General understanding of federal and state lending regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to problem solve and prioritize workload.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs.
  • Knowledge of common financial and accounting practices.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage products and underwriting guidelines, WSHFC product lines preferred.
  • Experience with Calyx and Desktop Underwriter
  • Working knowledge of Sales force
  • Current license as a Loan Originator through NMLS.

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.

Director of Finance

Reports to:  Executive Director

Classification: Full-time Salary

Compensation: Starting Salary 85,000 to $95,000 DOE 

 

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and 403B Retirement Plan with 15 days of annual vacation accrual, 11 paid holidays, 2 personal days, 80 hours paid sick leave and ORCA transport Card. 
 
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. 
 
Primary Responsibilities As a member of the Executive leadership team, the Director of Finance reports directly to the Executive Director,  provides strategic financial planning and leadership to ensure the current and future financial well-being of HomeSight. The Director of Finance leads business growth and addresses business trends, changes, and  opportunities that may affect the organization.       The Director of Finance leads daily financial operations of a $4 million budget and $50 million in assets.  
 
Essential Duties:
Organizational Strategy and Results:

• The role of the Director of Finance has overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of company strategy and is expected to analyze figures and implement recommendations based on these findings, with the most profitable outcomes.
• In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Human Resource Director, and leadership team, develops the strategy to ensure that HomeSight has the financial resources needed to achieve its current and future goals, while identifying opportunities and mitigating risk. 
• This Director of Finance develops new strategies and implements plans for diversifying capital and revenue sources, and increasing earned income
• Develops and maintains effective working relationships with key financial partners including funders, investors, government agencies, consultants and vendors. 

Financial Management and Reporting: 
• Oversees and implements organizational budgeting, the controller and cash management to ensure accurate reporting, interpretation and analysis of financial results in conjunction with forecasts and long- range plans. 
• Oversees budget projections and financial reports for government and private funders and other investors; supervises preparation of financial summaries and statements for reports to funders and grantors.
• Oversees annual audits and coordinates preparation of annual form 990 providing all necessary schedules to the tax preparer.
• Prepares annual budget, analyzes impact of budget requests, projects revenue, and produces reports; analyzes actual results against budget and researches variances; interacts with departments on an ongoing basis to provide guidance on budget and accounting policies.
•  Reviews, analyzes and revises internal control systems, providing documentation and training as necessary.
• Reports on financial status and responds to inquiries from the leadership team. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Required:
• At least 5 years of demonstrated relevant finance or accounting experience. 
• Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required
• 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 is essential.
• Commitment to community development, helping low income communities and strong work ethic and understanding of nonprofit business models.
• Experience presenting complex financial and performance information to a wide range of audiences.
• Ability to use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether issues or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
• Intermediate level proficiency with Word, Access, and Outlook.   
• Above Average proficiency using Excel

Preferred:
• Experience using MIP Accounting Software
• Experience in a nonprofit environment strongly preferred 
• Knowledge of real estate, banking, and mortgage loans. 

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.


Administrative Coordinator for Community Development

Reports to: Community and Business Development Manager

Classification: Full-time Non-Exempt

Compensation: $22 to $23 DOE

Benefits:  100% paid Health, Dental, Vision Insurance; 403B Retirement Plan, Life, Short- and- Long term disability,12 days of annual vacation accrual, 11 paid holidays, 2 personal days, 80 hours annual paid sick leave, and ORCA transportation card.

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 work closely with residents, small business, and community-based organizations to foster equitable economic development in Southeast Seattle.

Position Summary

We are seeking an Administrative Coordinator to join our Community Development team. The Administrative Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Community Development/Integration team.  The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong administrative skills; will be a resourceful, organized team player with the ability to multi- task and a strong desire to work in a culturally diverse mission driven organization.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the Community Development Department to include preparing correspondence, tracking projects and grants and other duties as needed.
  • Coordinate logistical aspects of community meetings and public events.
  • Schedule, prepare and coordinate internal meetings and events.
  • Ensure set-up, notes preparation & distribution, and follow up is completed for all meetings internal and external.
  • Identify community outreach strategies and attend after hour public/neighborhood meetings (Coalitions meetings, Community Councils, etc.)
  • Work with Communications & Marketing Manager to develop program/project marketing, communications and graphics for community/public events.
  • Provide continuous communication with our community neighbors related to our proposed plans and possible impacts to the community.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Two years of experience in administrative and customer service work or equivalent training.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

Work Schedule:

  • This position primarily works Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm. Additional hours may be required as needed.

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.