Cascade Management

  • Compliance Manager

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Compliance
    Hours
    40
    Rate of Pay
    $70,000+DOE
  • About Us

    Cascade Management, Inc. and its principals began providing property and asset management services in 1974. We continue to manage the majority of properties from our original portfolio, which has grown substantially over time. Through our growth, the commitment to our properties, owners and employees remains fundamental to our values.

     

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities

    The Compliance Manager will lead the Cascade Management, Inc. (CMI) Compliance Department operations to ensure compliance with all federal laws, state laws, and agency regulations. This position is responsible for developing and updating policies, procedures, processes, and forms relating to the implementation and processing of RD, HUD, and Tax Credit regulations; oversee the audit process in areas such as initial certifications, re-certifications, interim reviews, new move-ins/move-outs, and voucher processing. This position ensures accurate and complete compliance workflow from sites to the corporate office. The Manager position requires organization, attention to detail, is effective at building partnerships, and is enthusiastic about training the audit process and systems to ensure ongoing adherence and accountability to the Affordable Housing regulations.

     

    Implement and manage an audit function for subsidy administration, TRACS, rent collections, and accounts receivable.

     

    Set up tasks for new properties, project specific worksheets for property management software and any necessary initial resident certifications.

     

    Remain current on new law, regulations, technology and changes to the multifamily housing programs that we use in the areas of compliance and subsidy administration. Communicate to all impacted parties within CMI.

     

    Monitor and ensure compliance of State and Federal funding programs: Project Based Section 8, LIHTC and HOME and RD.*

     

    Ensure continuous compliance with housing regulatory agencies (varied) and rules and regulations set forth by Cascade Management, Inc.*

     

    Direct, prepare, transmit, reconcile, and monitor monthly voucher billings for monthly voucher billings for HUD subsidy payments.*

     

    Direct/review tenant certifications/re-certifications and all related paperwork.*

     

    Direct/review periodic and prompt audit response to regulatory agencies and auditors.

     

    Direct, prepare, and/or monitor monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements.*

     

    Monitor and ensure that all tenant/property files are complete and meet all industry guidelines.

     

    Ensure procedures and forms are current with regulatory agencies.

     

    Organize data and prepare reports for property tax exemptions.*

     

    Serve as a resource/liaison for staff, management, and other departments; respond to questions on policy, procedures, rules, and regulations.

     

    Recommend, develop, coordinate, and/or conduct training for employees as it relates to compliance department operations in partnership with the Training and Development Team.*

     

    Identify, recommend, and implement new/changes to policy and procedures for compliance.

     

    Manage/provide support to site and departmental staff with questions directly related to income and asset eligibility, EIV, and their community-specific compliance requirements.*

     

    Maintain a monthly audit of compliance department specialists’ move-in and recertification files to ensure 100% of compliance requirements are consistently met.

     

    Attend audits performed by state agencies and syndicators.

     

    Attend Affordable Multi-Family Housing and Compliance seminars and trainings as directed.

     

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Physical Demands

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
    requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Valid U.S Driver's License and Insurance Required

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
    Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Business Administration, Social Services, Human Services, Public Administration, or related field or may substitute additional four years of relevant work experience for the required degree. Four years’ experience in affordable housing, auditing, or other related area, which must include a working knowledge/experience with the HUD 4350.3 handbook and/or IRS Section 42 compliance. RD experience preferred. Prior supervisory and/or management experience. Ability to plan, organize, and conduct audits. Must possess excellent relationship building skills. Demonstrated record of tram building, leadership and professional achievement. Experience working with diverse populations. Strong knowledge of Oregon Landlord/Tenant and Fair Housing Law.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
    perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
    disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

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