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Community Compliance Specialist

Company: Fairfield Residential
Location: Providence
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus* OUR VALUES: At Fairfield, we are focused on Creating Better Living for Better Lives. Our associates thrive on living and practicing our core values of Integrity, Mutual Respect, Passion, Transparency and Trust. We believe strongly that the greatest contributions to our mutual success come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment that values a range of talent and ideas. Our Fairfield team enthusiastically encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. ABOUT THIS POSITION:As new construction and development rules and regulations are constantly evolving, it is essential that we lean on experts to ensure our best-in-class properties strictly adhere to requirements. Our Community Compliance Specialists serve as a braintrust of compliance knowledge for our teams who rely on them for their deep understanding of the local, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to multi-family housing development. Our specialists have an expert understanding of Housing Tax Credits and HUD programs as well as Fairfield's values and company policies to not only ensure compliance, but also the implementation of our core values. Our Community Compliance Specialists ensure that our network of residential apartment buildings are always in compliance by conducting regular site visits, maintaining mastery of evolving policy, and supporting property management colleagues on implementation. Successful associates in this role show a special level of dedication to integrity and compliance and are superior communicators. They are deeply committed to and enjoy collaboration and are able to ingratiate themselves with colleagues. THIS POSITION MAY BE RIGHT FOR YOU IF:

  • YOU KNOW THAT COMPLIANCE MATTERS and exhibit an unwavering adherence to policies and standards.
  • YOU HAVE STRONG INSTINCTS and can seamlessly self-direct your workload in a sometimes ambiguous environment with minimal supervision and competing priorities.
  • YOU ARE A COMPASSIONATE PROBLEM SOLVER with an insatiable drive to help team members improve their skills and perform at their greatest capacity.
  • YOU THRIVE ON EVALUATION and think critically about process improvement.
  • YOU ARE A TEAM PLAYER and enjoy using your excellent communication skills to increase your colleague's capabilities and therefore drive forward the overall business success. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO DO IN THIS ROLE:DOCUMENTATION
    • Manage Tax Credit, HAP, RAP and/or Section 8 based files.
    • Manage the annual recertification process for on time file completion.
    • Process all certification documents including 3rd party verifications and appropriate state and federal forms.
    • Scan and upload file documents. - CUSTOMER SERVICE
      • Handle inbound and outbound phones calls and written correspondence related to compliance.
      • Offer support and assist with one-on-one training with on-site staff. - MONITORING & ASSESSMENT
        • Complete final evaluation and analysis of completed application package and prepare file for approval.
        • Communicate with Maintenance Supervisor and Community Manager to ensure all turnovers and inspections are completed on time, prior to move-in.
        • Perform routine audits of all on-site programs files and assist in correcting problem areas with the Community Manager. COMPLIANCE
          • Remain up-to-date on compliance procedures and training.
          • Assure that all compliance requirements made by Monitoring Agencies are adhered to.
          • Complete company required training by established deadline.
          • Comply with all Fairfield standards, applicable health and safety rules and regulations, as well as applicable local, state and federal laws. WHAT YOU WILL NEED ON DAY ONE:
            • High school diploma or equivalent experience.
            • Minimum of one year Tax Credit, Housing Assistant Programs (HAP), Rental Assistance Programs (RAP) and/or Section 8 compliance experience.
            • Strong knowledge of Yardi or other property management accounting software.
            • Strong understanding of how TRACS integrates with Yardi, as needed on a HUD property.
            • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel. *The sign on bonus, less usual deductions, will be paid following the completion of 90 days of employment. -

Keywords: Fairfield Residential, Providence , Community Compliance Specialist, Other , Providence, Rhode Island

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