Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Business Manager at Catholic Community Services

Title: Business Manager           

Date Open: 4.17.14
Date Closed: Until filled
Department: Sumner Commons & Townhomes, Matsusaka Townhomes, Emmons Ap.s, and Manresa Apt.s

Reports to: Program Director
Status: Full time 37.5/week
FLSA: Non exempt
Starting Salary/Hourly Rate:
$16.67/hr DOE

Program Description:

The Business Manager is accountable for providing on-site oversight and ensuring the financial stability of five affordable housing developments.  All are family properties, with some including units set aside for homeless families.  The properties are located in Tacoma, Lakewood, and Sumner.  Time will be divided between the five properties, according to need.
Position Description:

The Business Manager, under the supervision of the Program Director, works to ensure each of these properties is achieving high occupancy, financial, and compliance standards by assisting the Program Director in three main areas:  Processing Applications/Leasing; Accounts Payable and miscellaneous financial tasks; Special Review and Annual Review Tenant Income certifications.  The Business Manager works directly with applicants and tenants to achieve occupancy and compliance requirements.  All staff members assist residents in the creation of a supportive and dignified environment.  The position will involve ongoing compliance and accounting tasks at both properties.

Essential Functions:


Processing Applications/Leasing:
  1. In collaboration with the Program Director, schedule and conduct applicant interviews with potential future tenants, including the completion of required PCHA, WSHFC, and individual property’s initial certification paperwork.
  2. Process applications, submit requests for background checks and obtain all other third-party verifications such as income, disability, student status, homeless verifications etc as required by funders to determine applicant eligibility.
  3. Prepare applications for Program Director to review and approve.
  4. Prepare move-in tenant paperwork (leases, lease addendums, required landlord notifications, etc).
  5. As needed, assist the Program Director with affirmative marketing campaigns, bi-annual waitlist purges, and other duties focusing on maintaining a 95% occupancy standard.

Interim/Annual Tenant Income Certifications:
  1. Assist residents through the annual review and special review process to ensure compliance with all funders, including the Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC), City of Tacoma, State of Washington Department of Commerce, and the Pierce County Housing Authority (SHA).
  2. Maintain annual certification due date log and send out relevant 120-, 90-, 60-, and 30-day annual certification notices to residents.
  3. Follow up promptly with PCHA staff requests related to application, new move-in, transfer, special or annual reviews (includes obtaining additional documentation needed, outreaching tenant for missing information, etc).
  4. Meet at least monthly with the Program Director to review annual certification progress and discuss compliance issues as they arise.
  5. Provide assistance to residents in obtaining income, asset, students status and expense documentation to secure and maintain entitlements related to housing and support services.

Accounts Payable and Finances:
  1. Prepare all Accounts Payable and Check Requests for regular monthly bills.
  2. Submit monthly bills in a timely fashion and follow CHS Accounts Payable deadlines.
  3. Respond promptly to requests from designated CHS Accounts Payable staff
  4. Purchase approved building and office supplies.
  5. Maintain on-site Accounts Payable files and assists in organizing building financial records archive.
  6. Collect and deposit laundry income monthly.
  7. In the Program Director’s absence, and/or as needed, make all bank deposits in a timely fashion.
  8. Collect and prepare financial supporting documents and work with CHS accounting staff to ensure a correct audit trail.

General Responsibilities:
  1. Observe/follow guidelines on confidentiality rights of residents and respect their privacy.
  2. Maintain accurate record of hours worked and turn in timesheets and mileage records on schedule.
  3. Attend trainings required of employees and staff meetings as scheduled.  Attend external trainings as appropriate/approved to improve knowledge and job skills, including Basic WSHFC Tax Credit Certification course, PCHA Section 8 Project-Based subsidy training, Landlord Tenant training and annual Fair Housing Training.
  4. Maintain cooperative relationships with residents/businesses in surrounding neighborhood.
  5. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. BA; extensive relevant experience may substitute for part of the educational requirement.
  2. One year administrative and/or office management experience.
  3. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and handle sensitive information appropriately.
  4. Computer skills with intermediate skill with Microsoft Windows applications and ability to utilize a property management software system.
  5. Good oral and written communication and team building skills.
  6. In the absence of the Program Director, available to be on-call some weekends and holidays.
  7. Background in tax credit and/or subsidized housing programs and facilities management.
  8. Basic accounting knowledge.
  9. To be available as needed between shared properties in the Pierce County area.
10.  Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
11.   Willingness to learn and work within an environment.
12.  Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
13.  Criminal history background checks are required prior to employment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. One year experience providing basic bookkeeping support.
  2. Demonstrated commitment to working with homeless populations, families with children and/or special needs populations.

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.

Send application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
100 – 23rd Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144-2302
Email: Jobs-AHA@ccsww.org
Fax: 206 328 5053
Please visit our website: www.ccsww.org

Benchmark Plus Accounting

Job Title: Staff Accountant/Jr. Accountant
Reports to: CFO
Employment Status: Non-Exempt Full-Time
Proposed Compensation: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Date Last Revised: July 11, 2013 

Position Purpose:
The primary purpose of this position is to support the accounting and operations needs of the Tacoma, WA office. The position is based in Tacoma and responsibilities will include: 

Primary Job Responsibilities
o Work closely with CFO and controller on back office accounting and reporting support
o Assist in monthly, quarterly and annual reporting cycles
§ Manager returns reconciliation with Administrator
§ Assist with monthly NAV processing and reconciliation with Administrator
§ Assist Business Development team with monthly reporting to investors
§ Fund expense processing, tracking and wire preparation
§ Prepare and document monthly intra-fund transactions (sleeve allocations)
§ Process loan draw and payment notices, wire requests, etc.
§ Help prepare futures margin/alpha share re-allocations
§ Assist Controller with attribution reports
§ Assist with regulatory filings (13F filings, etc.)
§ Assist in processing of three-day returns
§ Assist with investor notices and information requests – redemption, account info updates, etc.
§ Validate custody fees; bank interest calcs; and separate account fees, balances and filings.
o Daily and weekly activities
§ Cash flow planning (work with CFO on cash flow templates and reconciling balances from DDA, securities, custodian and futures accounts)
§ Backup for daily futures account reconciliation
o Annual activities
§ Roll forward of all accounting files (futures, manager returns files)
§ Assist with annual audit and tax preparation
o Manager-related responsibilities/activities:
o Manage Ledgex (portfolio management software) workflow:
§ Maintain underlying funds’ current activity, performance & balances on a daily basis in Ledgex
§ Portfolio Weights – Build out rules in Ledgex to perform Manager and Fund Counts and maintain strategy classifications in Ledgex
§ Liquidity terms – work with Ledgex to implement those terms on our system with notes (i.e. quarterly liquidity terms agreed in side letter)
§ Manage Separate Accounts in Ledgex – Improved Reporting
§ Track Manager Holdbacks
§ Track Manager HWM’s
§ Create various reports in Ledgex
§ Obtain/calculate proper cost-basis inputs

o Manage Manager workflow:
§ Manager documentation – organize documents on the Research Management System (RMS) and in the filing cabinet
§ Maintain current documentation: return support, audited financials, K-1’s, current PPM’s, executed sub docs, withdrawal notifications, contract notes, quarterly info requests
§ Work with developers to improve data management. Maintain RMS – Track and ensure general data is current. Ad hoc projects working with Novus (portfolio analytics platform) data
§ Verify Manager management and incentive fees
§ Track and manage manager side letters
§ Maintain manager data for consultants
§ Validate custody fees
§ Manager Data and Attribution
o Process and monitor all manager trade tickets, subscription and redemption documents
o Work with investment team on verifying/validating sub-manager NAV, fee and carry calcs
o Work with administrators on tracking separate account activity (NAVs, manager fee calcs, etc.)
o Monitor manager receivables
o Secure, track and retain underlying manager audited financial statements
o Investor-related responsibilities/activities:
o Process all investor subscription and redemption documents – manage hard and soft copy documentation
o Process investor redemption paperwork, wires and notices
o Respond to investor ad hoc requests such as audit confirmations (with investor relations and CFO)
o Benchmark Plus Management (management company)
o Network files – drive organization of documentation storage hierarchy
o Assist with management company accounting (A/P and A/R processing, bank recons)
o Back up for processing all expense items and allocations to funds
§ Maintain and monitor suspense accounts
§ Revenue share calculations (3rd party marketers)
o Support operational due diligence efforts and questionnaire processing

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications include but are not limited to:
o BA in Accounting or Finance preferred
o Attention to detail, high level of maturity and the ability to multi-task with little supervision;
o Excellent and demonstrated communication skills and problem solving abilities;
o High level of motivation; self-starter; ability to identify quickly what needs to be accomplished, craft a solution and drive results;
o Engaging personality and is comfortable working closely with the firm’s personnel and external constituents
o Excellent organizational skills; and
o Strong knowledge of MS-Excel and MS-Word

Current Open Positions at Hyatt



Omak School District 

HS CTE Building

May 9, 2014 or until filled

 $34,048.00 – $64,174.00 

How to Apply:
This position is a 1.0 FTE Agriculture CTE Teacher position. This position is open to any 
qualified person. Please submit a completed District application packet to LeAnne Olson at the 
Omak School District Superintendent's Office by the closing date listed above. 

Position Information:
Valid Washington state secondary teaching certificate, vocational certification required. 
Bachelor’s degree which provides evidence of a strong background in agriculture is perferred. A 
committee will conduct screening and interviewing of applicants. Preference will be given to 
individuals who have a history of, and express an interest in, extra-curricular activities positions 
or leadership opportunities. 



Omak School District 

HS CTE Building

Closing Date:
May 9, 2014 or until filled 

$34,048.00 – $64,174.00

How to Apply:
This position is a 1.0 FTE Family and Consumer Science CTE Teacher position. This position 
is open to any qualified person. Please submit a completed District application packet to 
LeAnne Olson at the Omak School District Superintendent's Office by the closing date listed 

Position Information:
To create a flexible instructional program and a class environment favorable to learning and 
personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students assigned to the classroom; to motivate 
students to develop attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation of secondary 
grade education, in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to supervise students within the 
classroom, on campus, and during school functions; to provide a safe environment for learning; to 
establish good relationships with other staff members. Provide active leadership, guidance, 
supervision, and advisor teamwork in the FCCLA Program. This teaching assignment also consists 
of participation and representation at local, county and state fairs/events as well as community 
involvement through FCCLA activities as advisor and includes up to a 6-day supplemental contact. 
Possible assignments are Beginning FASCE, Beginning Foods, Health, Independent Living, 
Interior Design/Fashion Design. Applicant will contribute to student skill development for passing 
the state assessments and end of course exams. 

1.0 Sr. High School Social Studies Teacher

Position Title:
1.0 Sr. High School Social Studies Teacher



Closing Date:
Position open until filled, but anticipated closing date is Friday, May 9, 2014.
In-house applicants should address a letter of interest to the Superintendent no later than 4:00 p.m. on

Thursday, April 24, 2014.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience placement on the LEAP 1S

salary schedule.

How to Apply:
For information and application forms call Highland School District (509) 678-4173 or visit our website
at www.highland.wednet.edu . Send cover letter, application, resume and credentials to: Mr. Mark

Anderson, Superintendent, Highland School District, P.O. Box 38, Cowiche WA 98923.

Position Information:
Provide core instruction following the adopted curriculum for grades 9-12, recognize
and develop extended curricular elements that are aligned with the Washington State EALR’s and
Common Core State Standards. Develop lessons and units of study aligned with HSD scope and
sequence as well as the CCSS, Washington State EALR’s and frameworks.

Youth Advocate - On Call

Position Title:
Youth Advocate - On Call


Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center

Youth Home, Ballard WA

Closing Date:

Stays open



How to Apply:
Submit Application cover letter and resume to:
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
PO Box 99100; Seattle, WA 98139
Fax: (206) 282-3640

Email: jobs@unitedindians.org

Position Information:
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation Youth Home is searching for highly motivated individuals for their
direct care Youth Advocate positions. There are presently full time positions and part time positions
available for immediate hire. Working hours are 4pm to midnight or midnight to 8 am. This is an excellent
employment opportunity for college students and those wanting to start a career in social work or

counseling fields.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Kaiser Premanente Northwest Internship

Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) offers qualified students paid internships in our business, operations, and pharmacy departments. There are great benefits for your students to participate in the Kaiser Permanente internship program that go beyond the “typical” internship experience.  For instance, a portion of our internship program focuses solely on the professional development of the participants. Students will have the opportunity to learn from other interns in their cohort as well as from seasoned professionals throughout our organization.  

In order to prepare your students for this exciting opportunity, we are conducting a WebEx hosted by Kaiser Permanente professionals from our Human Resources department. During the informational session, students will learn best practices for resume writing, navigating our online application system, and participating in behavioral interviews.  The overall goal is to coach your students on how to become a competitive candidate.

All Internship positions in the Northwest region will post on Kaiser Permanente’s official jobs website, www.jobs.kp.org, on Monday, April 21, 2014 for two weeks ONLY! 

We are building a pipeline of talent into our organization and we understand it starts with building a solid relationship with faculty and staff like you. Please share this email with your students and encourage them to participate in the KPNW Internship WebEx!

You can join our WebEx meeting from nearly all digital! Platforms – including most smartphones and tablets.
Interested in using your mobile device? Download the free version of WebEx mobile from the Apple App or Google Play store.

Please note, WebEx does not support Internet Explorer 11. If you experience any technical difficulties during the WebEx, please contact WebEx technical support directly at 866.229.3239.

Please contact Terresa Fair at terresa.l.fair@kp.org with any questions.  We hope you will join us!