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Compliance Manager

Company: JobTarget
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Compliance Manager Main officeInternational district of Seattle, WashingtonHOURS: Full time, 40 hours per weekREPORTS TO: Director of Housing ManagementSALARY: $65,500 - $85,000 annually, DOEBENEFITS: Medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, long term disability insurance and sick leave are available to employees. Employees accrue 116 hours of vacation during the first year and receive 11 paid holidays. (Prorated for part-time employees).POSITION TYPE: Exempt Management PositionThis position is a management level position in Housing Management and involves working with multiple LIHI properties, Program Coordinators, Resident Managers and office support staff. The Compliance Manager works with Area Managers to supervise these staff in work related to compliance and report generating. Some property management responsibilities. Overall, the position is responsible for providing information on the performance of LIHI properties that supplements financial reports generated by the Finance Department and leading agency compliance with funding requirements.Responsibilities: ---Prepare annual reports to regulatory agencies, local, state and federal funders ---Develop and document LIHI policies and procedures regarding tenant eligibility and income-certification that are compliant with all tax credit, HOME, HTF and HUD regulations and guidelines. ---Review and coordinate the internal and external audits for tenant files to ensure that certification is compliant with regulatory agreement.---Conduct on-site trainings and file audits for compliance.---Act as an information resource for the organization with respect to compliance and occupancy matters.---Advise and assist with responses to compliance requests from WSHFC, Tax Credit syndicators and other funders as needed.---Monitor portfolio vacancies and assists staff with some solutions to delayed vacancies.---Ensure that all the correct forms and proper procedures are used for subsidy programs, Housing Authority compliance and LIHTC compliance.---Responsible for remaining current on tax credit, HUD, Section 8 and occupancy requirements (attends trainings and workshops).---Provide leadership at assigned sites that need assistance with annual certifications.---Assist in the lease-up process of newly constructed, renovated or acquired properties.---Audit properties for compliance with applicable laws and funder requirements.---Other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:---Bachelors or Associates Degree or equivalent housing industry compliance experience.---Experience with low-income communities.---Knowledge of Fair Housing and Landlord/Tenant laws---Professional, clear and concise oral and written communication skills.---Must have access to reliable transportation.---Must pass criminal background checks and drug screening.---Able to work remotely and in an office environmentPreferred Qualifications:---Training and experience in multiple regulatory programs: HUD, Tax Credit, HTF and HOME. ---Knowledge of Bostonpost property management software or comparable property management software in an implementation or training capacity.---Knowledge of residential property management, building systems and housing quality standards.---Experience as Compliance Specialist with HUD or WSHFC.---Experience as Compliance Specialist with Management Company with large LIHTC or Sec. 8 portfolio.The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. LIHI participates in the E-Verify program.About us:The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) has a 30-year history and track record of owning and managing low-income housing; developing innovative solutions to homelessness; advocating for housing justice; providing supportive services; and operating hygiene services for homeless people at our Urban Rest Stops. LIHI staff have developed over 5,000 affordable housing units and manages over 3,000 units including rental housing, permanent supportive housing and transitional housing. The populations served include: families, singles, seniors, veterans, young adults, immigrants, low wage workers, and people living with physical and mental disabilities. LIHI is one of the largest nonprofit housing organizations in the state. Our properties are located in Seattle, King County, and five adjacent counties. LIHI is a national leader in sponsoring tiny house villages as a crisis solution to homelessness. Annually, the tiny house villages and shelters serve 2,000 homeless people and our hygiene programs serve over 8,000 homeless people. LIHI is a BIPOC organization committed to anti-displacement, equitable development, and racial justice. LIHI staff is collaborative, dynamic, and dedicated to taking bold steps in ending homelessness and creating supportive communities for people to thrive.

Keywords: JobTarget, Seattle , Compliance Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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