Compliance Specialist

Full time
Locationlacounty Calendar07/12/2019   Full time

This position is for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Compliance Specialist to work at EAH Corporate in Tarzana, CA.  The Compliance Specialist will monitor regulatory and company policy compliance and provide support at each of the EAH Communities located in Southern California. Qualified candidates will have 2+ years of experience in multi-regional property management or housing regulatory agency.  A Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Certified Profession of Occupancy (CPO) or Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) certification desirable. Position pays between $25.00/hr. to $31.73/hr  DOE

COMPANY OVERVIEW

EAH Housing has been developing, managing and promoting affordable housing since 1968. We are one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. With a staff of over 450, EAH develops multifamily communities, manages over 100 properties in California and Hawaii, and plays a leadership role in local, regional and national housing advocacy efforts.

At EAH, we put our core values into action on a daily basis. We recognize that training is a critical investment in the success of our employees and in the continued excellence of EAH. Please visit our website to learn more about our culture and read employee comments to learn more about what it would be like to work at EAH.

For immediate consideration, please apply to requisition COMPL01817 on our website at www.eahhousing.org/careers

POSITION OVERVIEW

Monitors sites for regulatory and company policy compliance. Provides support at each of the EAH communities with on-site visits, and serves as a help desk for compliance issues. Utilizes knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to affordable multi-family housing development, Housing Tax Credits and HUD programs to evaluate projects and provide assistance to ensure property managers are compliant. Understands and supports EAH’s mission and core values.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans and conducts quarterly on-site reviews of projects whose funding sources consists of Tax Credit, HUD project based Section 8, Tax Exempt Bonds, AHP, RHCP, CalHFA, CDBG, NEF, MHP and other private and public sources.
  • Verifies compliance with rules and regulations of various funding sources, Fair Housing standards and EAH Policies and Procedures.
  • Recommends appropriate corrective action to resolve noncompliance; works with manager to correct noncompliance through corrective action.
  • Provides compliance-related consultative services to site managers and their administrative staff.
  • Identifies trends in noncompliance and recommends corrective action through changes in policies and procedures and training.
  • Assists the Compliance Director with implementation of policies, procedures and processes.

QUALIFICATIONS

Two years’ experience in property management or housing regulatory agency; multi-regional property management experience, preferred; and, either COS (Certified Occupancy Specialist) or CPO (Certified Profession of Occupancy) and TCS (Tax Credit Specialist; SCS – Site Compliance Specialist or SHCM – Specialist in Housing Credit Management or any related designation) certification.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS

EAH Housing conducts criminal background checks on all candidates who have received a conditional job offer. Once you have receive such an offer, you will be required to submit and pass our criminal background requirements. Please be advised that certain roles may also require fingerprinting due to legal requirements.  If onsite housing is a requirement of the position, any household members over 18 years of age who will be living onsite with the candidate must also undergo a criminal background check and tenant screening.  Satisfactory completion of background check and fingerprinting requirements is a requirement of employment with EAH.

BENEFITS

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, as well as a 403(b) retirement plan with a percentage match. We also offer a generous vacation accrual, holiday schedule and work schedule flexibility.

EAH Housing is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.  CA BRE #00853495 | HI RB-16985

For immediate consideration, please apply to requisition COMPL01817 on our website at www.eahhousing.org/careers