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.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Summary

The Accounts Payable Specialist performs processing of vendor invoices and cash disbursements, companywide vendor database maintenance, and assists in providing coverage during team member absences. The position is relied upon to identify the need for and recommend improvements in company AP processing.

Key Job Function

(Note – this list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position.)

  • Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.
  • Review and verify invoices and check requests.
  • Prepare and process invoices for payment.
  • Prepare and perform check runs.
  • Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records.
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions.
  • Prepare analysis of accounts.
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date.
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues.
  • Maintain vendor files.
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries.
  • Produce monthly reports.
  • Assist with month end closing.
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum High School diploma
  • Associates Degree in business with accounting preferred
  • Knowledge of accounts payable system.
  • Ability to analyze information skillfully.
  • Ability to maintain moderately complex and automated accounting records in an orderly and accurate manner.
  • Ability to deal with vendors and clients in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Ability to operate computer hardware and to work with software applications.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial matters

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 to:

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

or via email to HR@stambros.org

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time position plus benefits.

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Director of Human Resources

Job Summary

The Human Resource Director is responsible for implementing HR policies and programs and managing all aspects of employee relations and development. The HR director will manage staffing and recruiting, organizational development, performance management, training, compensation, benefits administration, and Employee counseling service.

Essential Job Functions

(Note – this list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position)

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization's human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates hiring qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends, including reviewing reports and metrics from the organization's human resource information system (HRIS).
  • Monitors and ensures the organization's compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and procedures to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate policy, practice, and resources changes to upper management.
  • Ensure employee safety and wellness
  • Provide company-wide communication and manage social committees
  • Conducts orientation sessions for new employees.
  • Supervises the administrative staff.
  • Participates in special projects and committees
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and three (3) to five (5) years of Human Resources experience.
  • Practical oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of Human Resources.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Strong leadership, project management, and time management skills.
  • Ability to develop solid relationships and work with senior-level executives
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel) ability to learn new applications.

Physical Requirements

This position typically requires the physical demands of sitting, standing, walking, bending, lifting, or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and regularly hearing to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 90% of the time.

To apply

Please send a resume and letter of interest to:

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

or via email to HR@stambros.org

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time position plus benefits.

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Job Summary

This one-year position is an opportunity to support the St. Ambrose Legal Services Department to respond to urgent and increased legal support needs created by the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. The position will provide legal services to eligible clients ranging from brief advice to representation. In addition, the services will be related to legal issues impacting the preservation of stable housing, including foreclosure, landlord-tenant matters, tax sales, title issues, and related real estate matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and direct representation to eligible clients
  • Maintain a caseload of housing-related legal matters
  • Represent borrowers in foreclosure mediation
  • Represent homeowners and tenants in court proceedings
  • Draft and review legal documents and pleadings
  • Participate in outreach and education events in local communities
  • Foster collaborative relationships with related public interest organizations
  • Serve as a resource to other advocates and housing counselors on foreclosure prevention
  • Performs related duties or responsibilities, as assigned or requested

Skills and Abilities

  • J.D. and admission to Maryland bar
  • Minimum of 1 year of legal experience preferred
  • Commitment to organizational mission and public interest law
  • Knowledge of foreclosure law, landlord-tenant law, and related real estate matters is strongly preferred
  • Excellent observation, analytical, and decision-making abilities
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated skill in understanding the legal needs of low-income clients
  • Ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and working styles
  • A high degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attention to detail
  • Computer skills are a must.

Physical Requirements

This position typically requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting, or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and regularly hearing to fulfill the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

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

or via email to HR@stambros.org

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time position plus benefits.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Job Summary

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for reviewing and recording incoming deposits for the entire Agency following determined procedures and deadlines. Accounts Receivable Specialist will also work closely with internal departments to ensure that accounts are correctly billed, and payments are collected on time. This position is also responsible for monitoring and reporting account issues, correcting discrepancies, maintaining customer records, and providing support for the Rental Services department.

Key Job Functions

  • Performing day-to-day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting, and recording accounts receivables data.
  • Adept user of A/R applications and online banking procedures.
  • Post and process incoming payments on a timely basis and in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and correctly posted.
  • Research and resolve accounts receivable discrepancies, review and analyze data, monitor account details and follow up on delinquent rents.
  • Handles collection efforts for customer assigned accounts
  • Communicate with tenants regarding any tenant ledger accounting issue, with particular attention to past due collections.
  • Process credit memos for approved adjustments such as late fees.
  • Maintain and generate accounts receivable aging reports.
  • Maintains financial security by adhering to internal accounting controls.
  • Recommend opportunities for continuous process improvement
  • Assists other finance areas such as accounts payable
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Accounting Related Field; B.S. or B.A. in Accounting a plus
  • 2+ years of experience in Accounting or Accounts Receivable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of applicable accounts receivable/general ledger systems and procedures
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with diverse groups;
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills;
  • Work independently and as a member of a team;
  • Work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Skillful in database administration
  • Proficient with computer software programs including Microsoft Applications

Physical Requirements

This position typically requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting, or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and regularly hearing to fulfill the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

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

or via email to HR@stambros.org

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time position plus benefits.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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