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Director of Finance

$105,444 to $131,808 per year

The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City (HASLC) goal is to provide affordable housing opportunities for our community. HASLC has an operating budget in excess of $35 million, and administers state and federally funded grant programs; Section 8 program through contracts with HUD; currently owns and operates 1,572 housing units, and is involved in real estate development.

Under the direction of the Deputy Director, the Director of Finance has the primary responsibility for managing all the core financial functions that support the organization's mission while evaluating and enhancing processes and services to align with the goals of HASLC.

Essential Functions

• Directs and oversees budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, insurance activities, and other areas as assigned for the organization. Leads the team engaged in all facets of financial operations for the agency to provide excellent internal and external customer support.

• Establishes operating policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems; responsible for the overall integrity and accuracy of the financial systems in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

• Responsible for the prompt completion of financial and compliance reports as required by the Executive Director, HUD and other Federal, State and local agencies.

• Analyzes operating performance against plans, trends, budgets or other standards and provides advice to management deemed appropriate or requested. Designs and coordinates preparation of financial statements and reports required to provide accurate financial information to management and the Board of Commissioners.

• Control and monitor the flow of cash within HASLC and its non-profit subsidiaries including investment of funds in approved securities.

• Supervise the procurement and inventory functions of the Agency. Assure all policies and procedures are followed.

• Establish appropriate internal controls over funds and equipment; conduct periodic internal audits. Directs and oversees budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, insurance activities, and other areas as assigned for the organization.

Minimum Qualification

• Master’s degree in accounting, business, public administration or related field and seven years full time paid professional experience in accounting/auditing, four of which must have been in a responsible management position. CPA desired.

• Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel and the general public.

• Experience in the operation of a comprehensive financial management system including cash forecasting, budgeting, internal auditing, administrative controls and oversight of a specialized computer system.

• Ability to read and interpret contracts and federal, state and local regulations/laws.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to prioritize and make decisions in accordance with internal policies, procedures and regulations. Ability to function effectively in stressful situations.

• Excellent internal and external customer service. Ability to work well with co-workers and the public under varying circumstances.

• Standard office software (Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), YARDI experience a plus.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

Include job title when applying. Resumes and HASLC applications will be accepted until the position is filled at the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City, 1776 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84115, by email to: hr@haslcutah.org, or by fax 801-428-0582. EOE. For accommodations with the application process call 801-487-2161 ext. 1220 (voice) or 801-487-3361 (TDD).


Accountant II

Under the supervision of the Controller, the Accountant II performs general accounting duties of moderate difficulty. This position will work to accomplish assigned tasks, ensure procedures are updated and work to develop others within the department. This position will provide in depth accounting, reporting and analysis in a fast paced, highly regulated and accuracy critical environment.

Qualifications Include

  1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and two years closely related work experience. Education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis.
  1. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles, practices and procedures, concepts and terminology; methods of accounting system design and installation; principles of supervision and management; intermediate math, including fractions, percentages, decimals and statistics.
  1. Experienced with financial, statistical and fiscal record-keeping principles. Preparation and maintenance of comprehensive accounting and budgetary records.
  1. Work respectfully and courteously with staff, residents and the general public.
  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  1. Advanced computer experience.

$53,000 to $64,500 yearly

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

Include job title when applying. Resumes and HASLC applications will be accepted until the position is filled at the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City, 1776 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84115, by email to: hr@haslcutah.org, or by fax 801-428-0582. EOE. For accommodations with the application process call 801-487-2161 ext. 1220 (voice) or 801-487-3361 (TDD).



Part-Time Housing Inspector

Under the direction of the Deputy Executive Director, the Housing Inspector conducts initial move-in,   annual, follow-up and special inspections on single family residences, town houses and apartments to ensure that properties meet federal and local housing quality standards required for program eligibility. This position requires a thorough knowledge of Housing Quality Standards, building codes, lead based paint regulations, landlord/tenant relations and recordkeeping.

Minimum Qualifications

-High school diploma or GED equivalent; two years basic building trades or building maintenance experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

-Maintain a valid Utah driver’s license.

-Learn, interpret and apply codes and standards related to residential buildings, health and safety related to the application of HUD’s Housing Quality Standards and other housing programs.

-Experience with housing structures, plumbing, electrical, heating and lighting and housekeeping standards.

-Ability to make independent judgments in the field in accordance with HASLC policy, and must effectively communicate these decisions.

-Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Must function effectively in stressful situations, prioritize tasks

-Computer proficient, including Microsoft Office. Knowledge of basic math.

-Assure that program participants have a safe, decent place to live by conducting inspections consistently.

-Provide excellent customer service to program participants, landlords, HASLC staff and the general public.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified.

Pay is $15.39+ per hour.

 
Maintenance Worker II

Maintenance Worker II position performs maintenance necessary to the overall appearance and quality of the property, maintain community curb appeal and, including, but not limited to, unit turns, work orders, and maintaining grounds. Minimum qualifications include five years paid work experience in apartment building maintenance. Education in a building trade may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. This position is subject to being on-call.


Requirements: Awareness of Fair Housing Laws and Privacy Act. Experience in diagnosing problems, painting, drywall, plumbing, electrical, appliance repair/install, and seasonal maintenance is essential. May be required to move, and/or lift up to 100 pounds. Possession of a valid Utah driver's license and have dependable vehicle.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.
Pay is $19.00 to $23.00 an hour, plus a comprehensive benefits package.
 
Please include job title when applying. Resumes and HASLC applications will be accepted until the position is filled at the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City, 1776 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84115, by email to: hr@haslcutah.org, or by fax 801-428-0582. EOE. For accommodations with the application process call 801-487-2161 ext. 1220 (voice) or 801-487-3361 (TDD).


Property Manager I

Property Manager I interviews and obtains information from prospective residents to determine their eligibility. Coordinates and/or conducts criminal background checks. Maintains accurate records. Prepares and renews leases. Understands Fair Housing and ADA. Processes rents and other receipts. Enforces lease violations. Performs audits on program files to ensure programs in compliance.

Minimum Qualifications Include:  The equivalent of a high school education and four years’ work experience in residential property management, housing programs or related field. Previous experience must include customer service or high public contact. Two years of education beyond the high school equivalent may be substituted for one year of experience. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Ability to multiple tasks. Valid driver's license and a copy of a current driving record required.

Desired Qualifications Include:  Experience working with low income, elderly, disabled and/or homeless individuals. Experience in managing IRS Section 42 residential properties and/or HUD programs. Experience with Yardi software.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified.

Pay is $19.00 to $23.00 an hour, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Resumes accepted until position filled at Housing Authority of Salt Lake City, 1776 So West Temple, SLC, UT 84115, fax 801-428-0582 or email: hr@haslcutah.org, EOE. If you need accommodation with application process call 801-487-2161 ext. 1220 (voice) or 801-487-3361 (TDD)

 
Part-time Front Desk Support

Part-time Front Desk Support monitors property and responsible for safety and security of building and facilities. Reports problems or potential problems to appropriate personnel. Reports all pertinent information on shift report. Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with the residents. Maintains professional boundaries. De-escalates volatile situations with courteous and respectful language. Promptly records and reports all needed repairs and problem areas to appropriate staff. Responds to emergency situations by calling 911 as situation requires. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:  Equivalent of a high school education. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Ability to work well with the public and residents under varying circumstances and relate and communicate with persons from all socio-economic, ethnic and racial backgrounds. Must function effectively in stressful situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality, understand resident rules of occupancy, be a team player and work independently. Must be reliable and dependable.

One year direct experience working with the disabled, veterans, low income or homeless individuals. Experience in security, social services or apartment management including customer service is a plus.

Pay is $17.00 hourly.  This is a part-time position.  Hours will be discussed with those selected for an interview.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

Please include job title when applying. Resumes and HASLC applications will be accepted until the position is filled at the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City, 1776 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84115, by email to: hr@haslcutah.org, or by fax 801-428-0582. EOE. For accommodations with the application process call 801-487-2161 ext. 1220 (voice) or 801-487-3361 (TDD).


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