Careers at VCH

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at jobs@vchcorp.org.

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is a community based, nonprofit organization engaged in a variety of housing and community development programs.  VCH owns 208 units of affordable and supportive housing and 28 units of interim housing.   There are currently 223 units of affordable and supportive housing in VCH’s pipeline, totaling 4 projects, and plans to continue to expand the new development pipeline.  In addition, VCH operates a comprehensive construction job training and transitional employment program for young adults and other community-serving programs.

 

 

Senior Accountant

The Accountant will work as part of a 3-person finance department to ensure effective and comprehensive financial management of Venice Community Housing. The position reports to the Director of Finance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Internal Controls: Perform all duties in accordance with internal control procedures. Enforce internal controls with all VCH staff.
  • Payroll: Process payroll for 45+ employees on the ADP online system, prepare spreadsheets for entry into Real Page on a biweekly basis. Insure backup is complete for all new hires, wage changes, terminations (unused vacation pay), deductions and adjustments. Enter payroll data into ADP online software. Review and distribute checks. Responsible for manual payroll check processing and reporting.
  •  Administration of health insurance benefits: Enter information provided by Human Resources for deduction of health and dental insurance from payroll. Keep track that current information has been entered.
  • Audit Schedules: Prepare audit schedules under supervision of CPA and controller. Audit schedules include sick and vacation hours, grant income, other accruals, and other schedules as needed
  • Grant Billing: Maintain grant billing records which include federal, state, city, county and private foundation grants. Learn and provide monthly billings for grants as assigned by Controller.
  • Bank Reconciliations: Maintain all bank accounts and monthly reconciliations.
  • Reports: Provide and/or contribute to monthly financial reports for VCH and affiliated entities for the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.
  • Predevelopment accounts: Accountant will control the request and disbursement of funds on the predevelopment loans and funds for new projects in the planning and development phases. Budget comparisons and reporting will be provided on a monthly basis.
  • Filing: Maintain a complex filing system for cash receipts, grant contracts, grant billings, payroll, and all related paperwork. Develop and learn all procedures in the accounting department, including scanning and preservation of all records.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS

• Four + years of experience in non-profit accounting and/or finance desired. Course work in accounting necessary.
• Proficient in Accounting software, particularly Real Page, but other similar systems are sufficient
• Knowledge of ADP Workforce Now or similar payroll system
• Knowledge and advanced use of Microsoft Office programs
• Knowledge of government grants and property management a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work well with all levels of staff
• Must pass background check

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Job frequently requires sitting for extended periods of time entering data into a computer and handling objects with hands, Job occasionally requires standing, walki ng, reaching, talking, hearing, and lifting up to 25 pounds. Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SALARY
Depends on education and experience; plus benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, Aflac, 403 (b), vacation, sick time, 12 holidays and 2 personal days.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Please email your resume with a cover letter describing your qualifications to Human Resources at:
jobs@vchcorp.org. You can also fax your resume to (310) 399-1130 or mail it to Venice Community Housing Corporation, 200 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 

Property Manager

The Property Manager will be responsible for the property management of two properties totaling 44 units of affordable (36) and supportive housing (8). The properties, located at 12525 Washington Place and 4216 Centinela in Los Angeles (90066) are located within one-half mile of each other, and both are located within 3 miles of VCH’s main offices. The Property Manager will be responsible for all building management functions, tenant relationships and correspondence, integrated work with a social services team, and other functions to ensure provision of high quality affordable housing that meets all legal and regulatory standards. The Property Manager reports to the Director of Property Management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform lease-up/lease-out to new tenants, including all needed documentation
  • Rent collection, including follow-up with tenants’ payment plans, sending three-day notices to pay or quit, and entering rents into property management software
  • Perform regular site work/visits at each assigned property, including, but not limited to, collecting and monitoring work orders, tenant communications, general site cleaning, and monthly tenant meetings
  • Daily buildings and grounds inspections to maintain curb appeal and resident safety
  • Report all issues concerning resident health and safety, maintenance or other areas of concern to appropriate managers within the Property Management Department on a daily basis
  • Represent VCH and interact with tenants with the intent of solving problems, enforcing house, lease, and parking rules. Performing evictions as approved by the Director of Property Management.
  • Coordinate with VCH Policy and Programs Department regarding social service needs of tenants, including participation in relevant integrated property management-social service meetings
  • Facilitate and complete annual re-certifications including sending notification letters, collecting documents and processing verification forms
  • Review AMI rent compliance at recertification
  • Ensure compliance with Section 8 inspections and other regulatory inspections
  • Coordinate work orders and other needed maintenance repairs, with the Maintenance Supervison
  • Work with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles on rent and tenant issues in relevant units
  • Furnish monthly or as needed reports to Director of Property Management
  • Communicate unresolved issues to Director of Property Management and implement identified resolution(s)
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of two years of experience in in property management in the affordable housing arena with tax credit properties or HUD subsidized housing.
  • Understanding of the Housing First model for chronically homeless people with disabilities.
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented; have the ability to juggle priorities, work independently, have problem-solving skills, good listener, and excellent people skills.
  • Candidate must be proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and database software; knowledge of Real Page a plus.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English is desired.
  • Reliable transportation, valid California driver license and proof of insurance required.
  • Ability to communicate through print: emails and letters
  • Ability to work independently

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Stationary position 30% of the time. Operates a computer and other office machinery such as fax, copy machine, phone and computer. Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, move inside and outside the office, apartments, buildings, moving files in and around the building, lifting file boxes etc. Frequently moves objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Required to have visual acuity to perform the following tasks: operate a motor vehicle, viewing a computer terminal, reading and writing, assess participants, conduct unit inspections etc.

SALARY
Salary depending on experience. This is a full-time non-exempt position. Benefits include medical, dental, Aflac, 403 (b), vacation, sick time, 12 holidays and 2 personal days.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Please email your resume with a cover letter describing your qualifications to Human Resources at:
jobs@vchcorp.org. You can also fax your resume to (310) 399-1130 or mail it to Venice Community Housing Corporation, 720 Rose Avenue, Venice, CA 90291. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at jobs@vchcorp.org

 

 

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at jobs@vchcorp.org.