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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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Position: Accountant

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, 37.5 hours a week

Pay: $49,000-59,000/annually

Job Summary: The Accountant, under the direction of the Executive Director, maintains the accounting records and systems in QuickBooks, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and the general ledger. The Accountant will manage the daily, monthly, and yearly responsibilities of the Accounting Department. The position is Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains Accounts Receivable, including rent payments and billings to various programs under management, maintains accounts payable activities.
  • Manage debit card and store credit card transaction records.
  • Oversee staff time sheet and expense reimbursement submissions for semi-monthly payroll.
  • Creates and records payroll, and process payment of payroll taxes.
  • Generates reports maintain pay stub records.
  • Create and maintain all personnel forms including I-9 and W-4 forms, resumes, etc.
  • Maintain employee benefits forms and records.
  • Handle employee relations when necessary.
  • Create annual budget for various cost centers, and government agencies.
  • EDD and Worker’s Compensation reporting.
  • Prepares responses annual audit preparation request.
  • Deliver monthly grants claims to government housing agencies.
  • Prepare reports for government agencies adhering to deadlines.
  • Enter invoices in accounts payable and reconcile accounts payable system to general ledger.
  • Prepare invoices with backup for claims to multiple grant agencies.
  • Maintain tenant rent receivables and payments.
  • Coordinates with Asset Management and Supportive Services personnel to maintain accurate rent rolls and process rents in a timely fashion.
  • Enter accounts receivable and reconcile accounts receivable system to general ledger.
  • Performs month-end close.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Prepares payroll tax returns including 941, 945 & DE forms 34 and 7.
  • Prepares and monitors agency cash flow forecasts and advises the Executive Director of any issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to advise the Executive Director in upgrading of accounting procedures and systems, as necessary.
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal direction.
  • Knowledge of Fund Accounting principles and adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Advanced proficiency in QuickBooks Professional, and QuickBooks Payroll.
  • Advance proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in field of Accounting required; MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Accounting, preferably for a non-profit organization.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with QuickBooks Pro/Premium, including payroll.
  • Prior Human Resources experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in Non-Profit housing and social services preferred.

To apply please send resume to Shannon@townspeople.org, cover letter optional.

 

Position: Maintenance Technician

Hours: Monday-Friday part time 17 hours a week, flexible. Plus on call.

Pay: $16-17

Townspeople is a San Diego Non-Profit organization that houses the homeless. We own and operate four properties and run an emergency housing program. Our housing combined with supportive services helps our clients achieve housing stability and self-sufficiency. The population we serve has an emphasis on people with a HIV/AIDS diagnosis, veteran families, low-income, and people with special needs.

We are looking for an individual with experience performing maintenance duties. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for general maintenance such as: preventative maintenance, corrective, deferred, and emergency maintenance. In certain circumstances, with approval, the Maintenance Technician will coordinate repairs if the work is above their expertise. This position works under the Associate Director and regularly works with our Asset Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive to our properties
  • Works with asset manager on upcoming inspections
  • General maintenance knowledge in electrical, drywall, HVAC, plumbing, appliance repair, custodial, and carpentry work as necessary
  • Controlled Access
  • Tile, carpet, flooring
  • Replace or repairs windows, latches, screens, hinges, sliding glass doors, shelves, baseboards, mirrors, closets.
  • Check applicable appliances and informs Associate Director of problems.
  • Assist in changing or removing appliances from the apartment.
  • Check faucets sink plugs and repairs/replaces as necessary.
  • Repairs or replaces curtains, mini-blinds, ceiling fans, etc.
  • Repair plaster holes in walls, paint as necessary.
  • Inspect bathroom tiles, performs minor repairs/replacements.
  • Removes all abandoned furniture, trash, boxes. Transfers to the dumpster or coordinate trash pick-up.
  • Perform interior and exterior painting duties when requested.
  • Change locks, rekey and make keys when directed.
  • Check all lights and bulbs, replaces as necessary.
  • Assist in keeping grounds neat and free of litter. Rakes, sweeps, shovels, power washes and picks up trash as circumstances warrant.
  • Help clean and maintain storage and shop areas.
  • Performs on-call emergency service as required

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma
  • 1 year hands-on general maintenance experience (i.e. plumbing, electrical, flooring, and painting, etc.)
  • Experience in property management in a Maintenance Technician role a plus
  • Must provide your own tools
  • Must have a driver’s license, car insurance, and a vehicle (we reimburse mileage)
  • Successfully pass a background check

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move larger objects as needed. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently must climb, step on standard ladders while fixing external light fixtures and other high areas. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee must occasionally wear a protective mask, gloves and goggles while cleaning.

To apply please send resume to Shannon@townspeople.org

 

 

Position: Data Analyst (Independent Contractor)

Hours: Monday-Friday 10-15 hours a week, flexible.

Pay: $20/hour

Townspeople is a San Diego Non-Profit organization that houses the homeless. We own and operate four properties and run an emergency housing program. Our housing combined with supportive services helps our clients achieve housing stability and self-sufficiency. The population we serve has an emphasis on people with a HIV/AIDS diagnosis, veteran families, low-income, and people with special needs.

We are looking for an individual that has experience researching and analyzing data. We want someone that can identify and interpret statistics. Generates data and creates complex user-friendly reports related to housing, financial, and grant performance. An individual that takes initiative to learn how our organization works and takes the data that is gathered and uses it to implement change. Design reports and dashboards needed to execute and measure short term and long term housing statistics and operational initiatives. This position will primarily support the Executive Director and Associate Director. This is an independent contractor position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collect, manage, and clean up datasets
  • Gather statistics for monthly reports (funding sources, development and planning, demographics, etc.)
  • Analyze and recommend methodologies for improved performance
  • Create, modify and run reports using Rent Manager
  • Follow up on outcomes requested for grants
  • Develop reports, charts, graphs and tables
  • Create databases and reports, develop algorithms and statistical models, and perform statistical analyses appropriate to data and reporting requirements
  • Utilizes a range of system applications

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years related experience in lieu of degree
  • 2 years related experience analyzing complex data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
  • Experience with Yardi and Rent Manager a plus

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at a computer with extensive keyboarding/dexterity
  • Occasionally use a telephone
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Shannon@townspeople.org

 

 

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