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The Quincy Housing Authority is now hiring for multiple positions. Check out our employment opportunities below for more information or to apply.

Director of Leased Housing


Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Leased Housing has overall responsibility for the administration, implementation and monitoring of accounting systems and functions of our state and federal Leased Housing Programs.

The Director compiles, monitors, and analyzes reports and metrics to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations as well as maximization of housing assistance dollars. The Director will institute and maintain proper internal controls and audit procedures in accordance with best practices to protect and manage the authority’s assets and ensure the integrity of the Authority’s financial statements and position. Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Ensures the efficient daily operation of the Leased Housing program by effectively managing the resources of the program.
  • Works to develop and maintain positive relations with tenants and landlords of the program, and with social service programs in the communities in which QHA operates.
  • Develops actionable, comprehensive programs to fulfill the objectives of the authority. Researches the availability of new leased housing programs.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of performance metrics for all programs as prescribed by the relevant funding agencies.
  • Provides analytical support for departmental functions including development of the long-term financial plan, annual operating plan
  • budget, capital project analysis, monthly forecasts, and performance analysis.
  • Evaluates and uses technology to enhance operational efficiencies and group performance. Makes enhancements to system of internal controls
  • Identifies areas of potential risk and recommend to senior management possible resolutions to risk areas.
  • Frequently interacts with senior managers inside the organization. Networks externally with other social service agencies and industry groups to maintain current knowledge of industry best practices. Represents the Executive Director at meetings outside of the organization, as required.
  • Coaches and mentors teammates, improving performance and ensuring adequate organizational bench strength for proactive succession planning. Establishes and communicates goals consistently.
  • Responsible for implementation of Leased Housing policies and procedural updates in cooperation with the Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to interpret complex regulations and statutes.
  2. Ability to develop written procedures in a clear and concise format.
  3. Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
  4. Ability to recruit personnel, and supervise and evaluate in an objective manner all employees assigned to the department.
  5. Ability to properly use and instruct others in the proper use of the Authority’s computer systems relating to the department.
  6. Necessary management skills to ensure the efficient operation of the department, including Human Resources.
  7. Ability to analyze statistical data and determine trends an housing needs.
  8. Ability to deal with people in a sensitive, confidential and effective manner.

Qualifications:

Experience in the housing industry or knowledge of housing programs and in the supervision of employees. A high school diploma is required, a bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in a relevant field is preferred.

Salary is $100,000 annually.

Please apply by sending your resume to Terry Champion at tachampion@quincyha.com


Assistant Director of Finance


Responsibilities:

Under the direction of Director of Finance, Administration and Leased Housing the Assistant Director of Finance assists in the administration, implementation and monitoring of accounting systems and functions for Quincy Housing Authority and all of its managed agencies.

Areas of responsibility include:  assisting with grant financial administration- including Housing Assistance Payment monitoring, general ledger, payroll, budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, systems management and network support services.

The Assistant Director compiles, monitors, and analyzes reports and metrics to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations as well as maximization of housing assistance dollars through the Leased Housing program.  The Assistant Director will monitor for compliance with all established proper internal controls and audit procedures in accordance with best practices to protect and manage the authority’s assets and ensure the integrity of the Authority’s financial statements and position.  Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assists the Director and Senior Accountant with P&L level finance and accounting functions to include reporting, planning and analysis, accounting processes and procedures.
  • In the absence of the Director of Finance, Administration and Leased Housing, supervises the finance staff.
  • Manages and refines data collection, tracking and reporting functions to ensure QHA meets mandatory reporting requirements in a timely manner.  This includes compliance with annual deadlines for 1099, W-2 and 1098C issuance.
  • Assists and coordinates with the Leased Housing Supervisor/ finance team to generate and disburse monthly Housing Assistance Payments for all Leased Housing programs of QHA and its managed agencies.  Manage any returned transactions and follow-up for resolution.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of performance metrics for all programs as prescribed by the relevant funding agencies.
  • Provides financial analytical support for departmental functions, aids in budget, capital project analysis, monthly forecasts, and performance analysis.

Assistant Director of Finance

  • Evaluates and uses technology to enhance operational efficiencies and group performance. Recommends to Director any suggested enhancements to system of internal controls as identified.
  • Identifies areas of potential risk and recommends to Director possible resolutions to risk areas.
  • Works closely with Fee Accountant and Accounting Staff to prepare month-end, quarter-end, year-end submissions.
  • Builds cooperative relationships and influences actions of peers inside and outside of Finance
  • Coaches and mentors teammates, improving performance.
  • Assists in the preparation of required regulatory filings for the Quincy Housing Authority Development Corporation, a registered 501(c) 3 corporation. 
  • Serves as tertiary back up for payroll clerks at all four agencies who are responsible for the oversight of accuracy of calculation and distribution of weekly or bi-weekly employee payroll.
  • Ensures compliance with all union contracts and Mass Labor Laws with regards to employee compensation.
  • Performs other departmentally related tasks as assigned.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to interpret complex regulations and statutes.
  2. Must have the ability to operate computers, computer programs and standard MS Office product set.
    1.  Basic Excel skills are required, advanced skills preferred.
  3. Knowledge of GAAP, GASB or other relevant regulations and an ability to implement those principles.  
  4. Ability to develop written procedures in a clear and concise format.
  5. Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
  6. Ability to properly use and instruct others in the proper use of the Authority’s computer systems relating to the department.
  7. Necessary financial management skills to contribute to the efficient operation of the department.
  8. Ability to analyze statistical data and determine trends as needed.
  9. Ability to deal with people in a sensitive, confidential, and effective manner.  Ability to interact with various personalities.
  10. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while maintaining focus on the established objectives.

Qualifications:

Prior experience in finance required, housing sector finance experience preferred. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of restricted fund accounting and multi-program management.

Salary: $80,000 annually

Please apply by sending your resume to Terry Champion at tachampion@quincyha.com

Assistant Director of Modernization


The Quincy Housing Authority has an employment opportunity for an Assistant Director of Modernization.  This is a responsible managerial position, in which the incumbent works directly with the Director of Modernization, Modernization Coordinator, Modernization Project Managers and the Executive Director in the development, implementation, and maintenance of modernization programs for Quincy Housing Authority and its managed Agencies.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Working with multiple QHA disciplines, conduct ongoing existing conditions surveys of QHA and managed agency properties, compile and verify information and develop and/or update Capital Needs Assessments including buildings, grounds and equipment. 
  • Assist in developing and updating short-and long-term capital plans for QHA and managed agencies.
  • Meet with Local Tenant organizations and Resident Advisory Boards as necessary to facilitate review and inclusion of Resident input into Capital plans.
  • Assists in/develops applications for funding under federal and state modernization programs.
  • Responsible for purchases and procurements as may be assigned by the Executive Director; ensures that such purchases and procurements are conducted in accordance with applicable law and policies, maintains accurate records of all such purchases and procurements. 

Substantial and responsible experience in construction administration, architecture, engineering, or government funded housing modernization programs and a related bachelors’ degree.  Extensive knowledge of Design and Construction practices and methods and materials used in construction, maintenance, and repair of buildings.Previous experience with public procurement laws. Experience with EOHLC and HUD regulations relating to housing authority operations is highly desirable. Must have or be able to achieve credentials as a Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) within one (1) year of hiring.  Ten or more years of experience in construction management with three of those being in a supervisory capacity.  Excellent computer skills with knowledge of software for capital planning, capital project management and facility maintenance.   Familiarity with EOHLC and HUD systems highly desirable.  The candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access).Possession of a valid MA Unrestricted Construction Supervisor’s License is highly desirable.

Salary is $80,000 annually.   Please apply by sending your resume to Terry Champion at tachampion@quincyha.com

Benefits


Benefits are offered for full time 35 hour/week positions and include:

  • Defined pension plan
  • Health and dental coverage
  • Long-term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Deferred compensation

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