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CROSSROADS CORPORATION DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

POSITION TITLE: Manager, Accounting and Office Administrator
STATUS:  either Part or Full-time/Exempt
REPORTS TO:  Executive Director


Organization Overview

Mission:  Founded in 2008, CrossRoads Corporation is a nonprofit organization in partnership with the residents of the Grier Heights neighborhood in Charlotte and numerous other stakeholders of Grier Heights in the revitalization of the neighborhood. Our collective vision is that Grier Heights will be significantly transformed and the quality of life dramatically improved, with a constant focus on justice to its residents throughout the process. CrossRoads operates with two core principles:  1) Do WITH and not FOR our Grier Heights neighbors, and 2) Act as a catalyst to positively impact social and economic mobility in Grier Heights.

CrossRoads is organized around a unique holistic approach to community development and neighborhood preservation. Through our programs and partnerships, we focus each day on addressing a wide range of critical needs that exist in Grier Heights.

General Description

The Accounting and Office Administrator is responsible for the entire accounting work, including
bookkeeping, invoicing, and payroll. The main objective is to manage financial processes and operations,
which include but are not limited to payroll, inventory, accounts payable, accounts receivable, deposits,
invoicing, audit preparation, budgeting and all financial reporting. A strong background in accounting
functions and Quickbooks is essential for success in this role.

This position requires very careful adherence to work where repeatable results are needed. The work is
precise in nature and requires strong attention to detail. It is vital for work output to be high quality with
correct results every time. The position requires adaptability and flexibility in managing a relief grant
program and requires serving as staff resource to the Board of Directors’ Finance Committee.
Managing the financial processes and operations that support CrossRoads and its mission. Because
CrossRoads leverages its small team through external partnerships with the community, stakeholders
and other nonprofits, flexibility in regard to job responsibilities is key for all team members.

Position Qualifications

  •   Passion for CrossRoads’ mission in Grier Heights
    • Experience with accounting systems, specifically QuickBooks, is required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Confident, proactive professional with exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills
    • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to multi-task concurrent projects
    • Relevant professional experience; including nonprofit management, fundraising, community relations/marketing
    • Associate degree or higher preferred
    • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Excel skills must be better than
    average. Basic skills in Google suite are a plus.
    • Conscientious attention to detail required
    • Must be, able to work independently, and possess a strong work ethic to accomplish tasks
    accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Five or more years of related work experience as a bookkeeper or office manager
    • Two or more years of experience in a nonprofit environment preferred
    • Have a valid driver’s license

Key Responsibilities

  •    Using accounting software QuickBooks to process financial transactions
    • Maintaining office efficiency by utilizing established financial systems and proper record
    retention
    • Achieving financial objectives by preparing annual budgets, scheduling expenditures, analyzing
    variances, and initiating corrective actions as directed by management
    • Implementing office policies and establishing standards and procedures
    • Maintaining strong communications with team members and Board members, as appropriate
    • Entering new vendors and processing relief grant payments to various vendors on behalf of
    grant recipients
    • Generating reports and reconciling financial transactions
    • Providing support to production staff in certain duties including shipping, materials tracking, and
    purchasing and receiving
    • Managing office HR administrative duties such as managing new hire process and payroll
    processes
    • Serving as staff support to Board Finance Committee

To Apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to
info@crossroadscorporation.org
CrossRoads is an equal opportunity employer

We are hiring!

CrossRoads Corporation for Affordable Housing and Community Development

Job Description
Position Title: Director, Affordable Housing and Homebuyer Development
Status: Full-time; exempt
Reports to: Executive Director

Organization Overview
Founded in 2008, CrossRoads Corporation is a nonprofit organization in partnership with the residents of the Grier Heights neighborhood in Charlotte and numerous other stakeholders of Grier Heights in the revitalization of the neighborhood. Our collective vision is that Grier Heights will be significantly transformed and the quality of life dramatically improved, with a constant focus on justice to its residents throughout the process. CrossRoads operates with two core principles: 1) Do WITH and not FOR our Grier Heights neighbors, and 2) Act as a catalyst to positively impact social and economic mobility in Grier Heights.
CrossRoads is organized around a unique holistic approach to community development and neighborhood preservation. Through our programs and partnerships, we focus each day on addressing a wide range of critical needs that exist in Grier Heights.

General Description
The Director, Affordable Housing and Homebuyer Development is responsible for developing affordable housing and supporting homebuyer pathway programs. Responsibilities include overseeing all programs and projects related to affordable and mixed income housing developed by CrossRoads Corporation. The Director, Affordable Housing and Homebuyer Pathways will provide real estate, finance and development expertise to build, redevelop, and finance community-based assets. Responsibilities include managing public sector funding involved in affordable housing development. Responsibilities also include working with partners, facilitating relationships and cultivating the development of a pool of potential homeowners from among buyers who meet income requirements for homes we develop.

This position requires very careful adherence to work where repeatable results are needed. The work is precise in nature and requires strong attention to detail. It is vital for work output to be high quality with correct results every time. The position requires adaptability and flexibility in managing multiple relationships with multiple stakeholders. Includes serving as resource to the Board of Directors’ Real Estate Committee.

Managing the related processes, operations and programs that support CrossRoads and its mission. Because CrossRoads leverages its small team through external partnerships with the community, stakeholders and other nonprofits, flexibility in regard to job responsibilities is key for all team members.

Position Qualifications
• Passion for CrossRoads’ mission in Grier Heights
• College degree or equivalent educational or professional background
• Educational or occupational background in real estate-related and/or finance-related fields that involve real estate lending or investing preferred
• Minimum five years’ experience in construction or affordable real estate development preferred
• Skilled in transaction structuring of affordable housing finance including HOME Partnership Program
• Experience and knowledge in a wide variety of related housing areas, including community development and revitalization
• Understanding of regulatory issues and permitting processes
• Ability to prioritize and see a project through to completion including the full range of public and private financing
• Strong budget development and financial management skills using public and private financing
• Ability to creatively solve problems, make critical decisions and manage complex tasks without direct supervision
• Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects/tasks
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other software and comfort in learning new technologies
• Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing with all levels of the
organization and external vendors, contractors, funding sources and the community

Key Responsibilities
Project Concept and Feasibility
• Initiate identification and evaluation of potential project sites and properties
• Present, participate in and/or identify potential development opportunities
• Establish project goals: designing, developing, monitoring, and evaluating the structure of the project

Relationship Management
• Establish and/or maintain appropriate relationships with local and state agencies, private parties, non-profit organizations, consultants and other parties necessary to carry out development projects
• Participate in the expansion of existing levels of funding within current sources as well as develop and cultivate new funding resources
• Participate in programs and support geared towards developing homeowner candidates

Deal Structure and Financing
• Plan budgets and participate in the negotiation of program contracts
• Coordinate permitting, zoning, and environmental review for projects; represent the agency in zoning and other public hearings
• Obtain funding commitments for all phases of the project
• Work with internal and project counsel, review all legal contracts and documents pertaining to assigned development projects
• Coordinate construction and permanent financial closings

Project Oversight and Reporting
• Participate as a part of a development team to address legal, design, construction, and other aspects of development
• Manage and ensure all aspects of project construction, maintaining consistent communication with construction team
• Ensure that contract compliance, reporting requirements, and a good working relationship with funding sources are maintained, including all required records, reports, logs, and files

Administrative
• Work with the Executive Director to execute the real estate strategic plan and assist with the development of strategic plans
• Support the development of the Real Estate administrative budget
• Support the setting of yearly goals and planning for utilization of staff and financial resources
• Proactively identify and inform Executive Director and/or Real Estate Committee on any issues that may adversely affect the organization
• Provide accurate and timely reports and communications
• Maintain up-to-date working knowledge of public and private programs and resources for affordable housing development
• Other duties and responsibilities as may be determined by Executive Director
Supervisory responsibilities include:
• Position does not supervise positions on staff; however, positions may indirectly supervise contractors and vendors working on development projects.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations – None required at this time.

Other Job Conditions:
Position requires participation in evening and weekend meetings and events, and occasional public speaking. The position requires quick thinking and managing multiple priorities simultaneously. The duties of the job are primarily performed in an office environment (currently we are working under a hybrid remote work policy, which requires employees to be in the office at least two days a week).

To Apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to
info@crossroadscorporation.org. In your cover letter, please describe your perspective on
affordable housing and how your background makes you the ideal candidate.
CrossRoads is an equal opportunity employer