COMPLIANCE MANAGER

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2021-1081
Category
Management
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

WHOW WE ARE:

Stanton Norfolk Inc. is a division of Asian Americans for Equality, Inc. (AAFE) that manages the day-to-day operations of over 800 units of affordable housing across nearly 50 multifamily properties serving over 1,100 individuals and families in Manhattan and Queens neighborhoods, including Chinatown/Lower East Side, Flushing, and the Far Rockaways.  Currently, Stanton Norfolk’s portfolio is comprised of full tax credit / affordable properties, as well as commercial spaces as part of mixed-use buildings.  We pride ourselves in providing a full breadth of management services to provide quality, safe, and affordable housing; maintenance; financial reporting; and resident relations.  

 

Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Founded in 1974 in Manhattan’s Chinatown to advocate for equal rights, AAFE has transformed in the past four decades to become one of the city’s leading housing, social service and community development organizations. AAFE advances racial, social and economic justice for Asian Americans and other systematically disadvantaged communities, guided by our experiences as Asian Americans and our commitment to civil rights. AAFE is nationally recognized as an innovative affordable housing developer and property manager; we have created and preserved more than 1,000 affordable rental units in Manhattan and Queens and provided over $400 million in mortgage financing for first-time homebuyers. Through our affiliate, Renaissance Economic Development Corporation, AAFE supports immigrant entrepreneurs, offering low-interest loans and training programs. From neighborhood offices in Chinatown and the Lower East Side (Manhattan) and Flushing and Jackson Heights (Queens) we provide an array of multilingual counseling and educational programs in support of low-income tenants, seniors and immigrant youth. AAFE strives for a more equitable city, through research, advocacy and grassroots community organizing. 



THE POSITION- WHY WE NEED YOU:

Reporting to the Director of Property Management & Asset Management, the Compliance Manager will ensure the properties managed by Stanton Norfolk Inc. continue to operate in compliance with local, city, state and federal regulations as well as compliance with internal controls and operating procedures.

Responsibilities

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparing and promptly submitting accurate City, State and Federal compliance reports 
  • Monitor changes in LIHTC, Fair Housing regulations and requirements at both the State and Federal level and implement changes to our internal operating procedures as indicated 
  • Monitor changes in City, State and Federal building code regulations and requirements, informing and ensuring the management team is adapting to changes. 
  • Monitor and resolve property violations  
  • Monitor and process AAFE’s housing waiting list and ensure that the tenant selection process is in compliance with AAFE’s standard operating procedures. 
  • Review and familiarize with the project regulatory / funding requirements and ensuring marketing team and management team are incompliance to funding /regulatory agreements
  • Provide marketing status reports, updates and log reports on a regular basis.  
  • Ensure that commercial tenants, contractors and vendors are compliant with  contract requirements, provide sufficient insurance coverage and properly name the owner as additional insured. 
  • Oversee and ensure properties are meeting insurance requirements.    
  • Work collaboratively with facility manager and property manager in preparing and issuing warning letters to tenants when the tenant is found breach of the lease contract.
  • Maintain documentation for tenant legal 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly supervises the marketing team  and 1 (permanent leasing specialist)  
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferable in business or hotel administration.  MBA or Master’s degree a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience involving class-A property management
  • LITCH Certification
  • Fair Housing Certification
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills including Google Suite, MS Suite and social media
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to present information to a diverse client base- specifically racially, ethnically and socially diverse.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive materials and information
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple complex projects

Expectations

EXPECTATIONS & HOW WE WORK:

We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve, deserve our very best every day.  We are a results-driven organization that focuses on inclusiveness, empowerment and impact. AAFE employees are accountable, collaborative and strong communicators with a core strength of community service and development.  We are strategic thinkers who are committed to racial equality and treating each other, and the communities we serve, with respect and dignity.  We have an aptitude for technology and a strong desire to continuously learn. This philosophy expands to the way we manage our work and the way we put our best foot forward.  All employees are expected to adhere to the following:  

 

  • Ensure compliance with all grant/contract requirements
  • Work as part of a team in supporting other AAFE program contracts and projects 
  • Provide quality customer service to both internal and external partners and co-workers. 
  • Support efforts that ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Understand and embrace the value in collaborating with people of different cultures, races, genders, ethnicities, beliefs, experiences and ideas.
  • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful attitude.
  • Enjoy your time at work!

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