Career Opportunities

The mission of St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is to create and maintain equal housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income people, primarily in Baltimore City, and to encourage and support strong and diverse neighborhoods.

Junior Accountant

Job Summary

This position will provide support to the Finance Department by managing daily accounting tasks. The Junior Accountant will be primarily responsible for preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet ledgers, and managing bank reconciliations. This position will also assist with monthly closings and account analysis while supporting the Controller in carrying out the responsibilities of the finance department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support with monthly preparation of the financial statements, revenue reconciliation and expense analysis.
  • Code expenses to proper general ledger accounts and cost centers and record journal entries as necessary
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Reconciles bank accounts by gathering and balancing information.
  • Acts as the primary liaison between the Finance Department and Rental Services personnel.
  • Ensures that escrow and reserve accounts required by lenders are appropriately funded. Coordinates the release of funds from escrow for property repairs and replacements
  • Support financial audits by providing needed documentation and information
  • Assist with accounts payable and receivable
  • Assist with the preparation of ad hoc and other internal reports
  • Maintains accounting controls by following policies and procedures.
  • Assists with budgeting and forecasting efforts
  • Ensure the completion of assigned tasks in line with established deadline
  • Participates and contributes to process improvement initiatives
  • Complete special projects as needed and other duties assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or relevant field
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Residential property management accounting a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong MS Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills. Strong organizational skills
  • High level of attention to detail

Physical Requirements

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest via email to:
jillj@stambros.org

Or by mail to:
Director of Human Resources
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.
321 East 25th Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Be sure to reference the position name in the subject line and/or cover letter.

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience.
This is a full time position plus benefits.

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Maintenance Technician III

Job Summary

This position requires a skilled and experienced Maintenance Technician. Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing general maintenance and repairs which may include tasks from the fields of carpentry, painting, masonry, basic plumbing, basic electrical work, janitorial service, and residential remodeling. In addition to technical maintenance tickets, this position will assist with unit turnovers and be a part of the after-hours–on-call rotation. All work will be done in compliance with EPA, Hazmat and OSHA safety rules and regulations.

Key Job Functions

  • Provides first response assistance to trouble calls makes preliminary assessment of problems, facilitates needed adjustments or repairs utilizing internal and external resources as required.
  • Perform general maintenance and repair tasks in a variety of areas and as assigned by Maintenance Manager
  • Orders and stocks supplies and materials
  • Documents work and purchase orders, bids and material lists to account for materials purchased
  • Report any and all damages caused by residents and or visitor
  • Assist in the eviction of tenants from St. Ambrose owned and managed properties
  • Completes all work orders within specified time frame
  • Perform property and equipment inspections and report any and all safety issues
  • Schedule and complete preventive maintenance schedules, in accordance with company guidelines and supervisors direction
  • Maintains common areas for safety and appearance
  • Ensures resident satisfaction when working in rental properties
  • Maintains resident contact regarding maintenance problems on properties
  • Represent St. Ambrose in meetings concerning maintenance, tenant problems, situations, or concerns.
  • Completes vacant turnovers up to company standards
  • Adheres to all safety protocols, building codes, applicable laws, regulations, etc.
  • Maintain timesheets that provide a daily record of hourly labor by property address
  • Participate in properties 24/7 emergency on call schedule- includes snow removal
  • Completes all other projects or requests as directed by Supervisor

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required
  • 3–5 yrs. experience in electrical, plumbing, painting and maintenance
  • Great customer service and organizational aptitude
  • Keep a clean cut appearance and professional attitude at all times
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple tasks in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Be dependable/reliable and follow through on commitments, producing timely work to required- or higher-standards, and pitching in to get the job completed
  • Be attentive to detail and monitoring adherence to company standards
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be available for on-call hours
  • EPA, CPO, HVAC and CFC certifications are a plus.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers; ability to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, climb, balance, kneel, and crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. The ability to see near and far is required. These physical demands are required up to 90% of the time.

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest via email to:
jillj@stambros.org

Or by mail to:
Director of Human Resources
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.
321 East 25th Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Be sure to reference the position name in the subject line and/or cover letter.

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience.

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