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.

 

Director of Finance

The Director of Finance will be responsible for managing all of the organization’s accounting and financial management activities, including the oversight of the company assets.  The Director of Finance develops, implements and maintains accounting systems of internal control, policies and procedures; compiles reports and analyzes accounting data for internal management, Board of Directors, outside funding sources, government agencies and VCHC’s auditor; supervises the accounting team’s staff; ensures timely billing of government grants; and ensures financial management best practices for new housing sites under development or construction.  This position is a full time, exempt position. The Director of Finance reports to the Executive Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop, manage, and maintain financial procedures and internal controls.
  • Manage cash including preparation of cash flow projections.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements and budget variances reports for managers and for the Board of Directors.
  • Monitor expenditures, prepare budget and finance reports for outside funding and government agencies.
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of routine accounting functions including bank reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bi-weekly payroll and monthly grant billing.
  • Oversee the integrity of general ledger including monthly account reconciliation and general ledger analysis.
  • Set up audit schedules in a timely manner and act as the primary contact for VCHC’s outside auditors.
  • Prepare annual budgets in conjunction with the Executive Director and other Program Directors
  • Ensure accounting transactions such as invoices, payments, and expense reports are processed timely and in accordance with processes and procedures.
  • Prepare journal entries and reconcile ledger accounts to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and contracts.
  • Prepare schedules, reports and financial statements, and manage a workflow calendar.
  • Research and resolve all accounting related issues with Accounting team and Executive Director. Interact with all levels of staff and Board.
  • Perform in-depth financial analysis of real estate portfolio to include tracking performance benchmarks and trends.
  • Coordinate with project development to ensure that each property has its required governing documents, with abstracts of each to include partnership and financial responsibilities, loan summaries and regulatory requirements.
  • Attend appropriate Board and Board Committee meetings. Interact and correspond with members and assist in the preparation of related materials.
  • Process payroll twice per month; Monitor payroll including payroll taxes; and ensure that payroll cost allocations are accurate. Verify that the costs of benefits are billed correctly and accurately reflected in the payroll system.
  • Hire, train, retain, supervise and conduct performance evaluations for staff in the accounting department. Guide the professional development of accounting team members.
  • Perform other accounting and asset management duties as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting/Business Administration Required. CPA/MBA a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years in business finance and accounting.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Director of Finance or Accounting Manager or equivalent managing Finance/Accounting with staff under direct supervision with an established Housing organization of a similar size.
  • Strong knowledge of, and ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles and practices, and project accounting required.
  • Experience with financial management systems required. Proficiency with Real Page and ADP Workforce Now highly preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and advanced Excel.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and have experience working collaboratively with Principals and Project Managers as well as other managers and staff.
  • Should be self-motivated and well organized
  • Exceptional analytical and management skills, detail-oriented, ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines, excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must pass criminal, credit, and driving background checks. Valid California license and current vehicle insurance required.

SALARY

Depends on experience and qualifications; benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, Aflac, 403 (b), vacation, sick time, 12 holidays and 2 personal days.  This is a full-time, exempt position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Stationary position 50% of the time.  Operates a computer and other office machinery such as fax, copy machine, phone.  Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, move inside and outside the office, apartments, buildings, etc.   Frequently moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds.  Required to have visual acuity to perform the following tasks: operate a motor vehicle, viewing a computer terminal, reading and writing, conduct building and unit inspections etc.

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.

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.

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 ADMINISTRATOR

The Property Administrator will be responsible for the property management of four properties (204 Lincoln, 640 Westminster, 511 Brooks, and 920 6th Avenue) all 26 units are affordable housing. The Property Administrator will also be responsible for the oversight and documentation of rent collection and reasonable accommodation requests for all housing properties owned and/or operated by VCH. The Property Administrator reports to the Associate of Property Management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

For all VCH housing properties

  • Perform lease-up review/lease-out to tenants’ review, including all needed documentation
  • Rent Collection and follow-up with tenants’ payment plans, sending three-day notices to pay or quit, and entering rents into property management software daily.
  • Review and completion of Warning Notices and Lease Violations
  • Covers other VCH properties when the Property Manager is not able too.
  • Administrative duties for all of VCH properties.

For specifically-assigned properties

  • 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 daily
  • 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 Senior Maintenance Staff member
  • 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 Associate Director of Property Management
  • Communicate unresolved issues to Associate Director of Property Management and implement identified resolution(s)
  • Periodic staffing of VCH’s 24-hour emergency phone line
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

GENERAL

  • Furnish monthly or as needed reports to Director of Property Management
  • Communicate unresolved issues to Associate of Director Property Management and implement identified resolution(s)
  • Other duties as assigned or required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of four years of experience in property management in the affordable housing arena with tax credit properties or HUD-subsidized housing.
  • Understanding of the Housing First model for the chronically homeless with mental illness and substance abuse.
  • 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; highly competent in Real Page
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Bilingual English-Spanish is desired.
  • Valid California Driver License and proof of insurance is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 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
Depends 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:
pfontana@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

 

Associate Director of Policy & Programs

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is a community based, nonprofit organization engaged in a variety of housing and community development programs. VCH owns and manages 236 units of affordable, supportive and interim housing, and is in a period of growth with an additional 223 units in the predevelopment stage.  VCH has robust resident services programs including case management and other supportive services for all tenants.  Other community development programs include a YouthBuild youth development, education and job-training program for young adults, and after school programs for elementary school youth.

The Associate Director of Policy and Programs is responsible for providing staff supervision, grants management, and other key roles in support of the Director of Policy and Programs in implementing After-School Programs, Resident Services in permanent and bridge housing, and other programs as assigned.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under the supervision of the Director of Policy and Programs, and as part of a shared programs management team with the Director and Associate Director of YouthBuild, the Associate Director of Policy and Programs will perform the following:

  • As part of the program’s management team, develop and supervise the delivery of all of the VCH’s resident and social service programs and provide leadership for the department
  • Supervise the planning and daily operations of direct services in permanent and bridge housing, including staff supervision for up to three Service Coordinators and up to two Westminster TLC staff
  • Provide ongoing support, accountability and evaluation for Policy and Programs team, including coordinating professional development
  • Manage students and program volunteers, including ensure background checks are completed, training and setting expectations, and tracking services
  • Manage the programs’ budgets, contract compliance, and reporting requirements for relevant funding sources
  • Ensure the collection and accuracy of all data necessary to meet all funder requirements, measure program outcomes and guide future development
  • Foster and maintain community partnerships in support of program outcomes, including the UCLA TEACH program and other partner agencies, as well as development of MOUs as needed
  • Represent the program and agency at events, trainings, conferences and in the community
  • Participate in the VCH management team, department and organizational meetings, collaborative networks, as well as training opportunities and events, as needed
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Director of Policy and Programs or identified by the program’s management team

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in social science or related field strongly preferred.
  • At least three years of experience working with homeless or formerly homeless individuals with substance abuse, mental health issues, and/or chronic health conditions.
  • At least three years’ experience in providing social services with children and families.
  • Experience providing after school tutoring and/or enrichment services.
  • Experience managing government contracts, including grant writing and reporting.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work well with youth, staff, and partners.
  • Valid California Driver License and proof of insurance is required.
  • Must be computer literate.

 SALARY

Depends on experience and qualifications; benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, Aflac, 403 (b), vacation, sick time, 12 holidays and 2 personal days.  This is a full-time, exempt position.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Stationary position 50% of the time.  Operates a computer and other office machinery such as fax, copy machine, phone.  Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, move inside and outside the office, apartments, buildings, etc.   Frequently moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds.  Required to have visual acuity to perform the following tasks: operate a motor vehicle, viewing a computer terminal, reading and writing, conduct building and unit inspections etc.

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.

 

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.