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Career Opportunities at MassHousing

MassHousing provides a challenging, progressive and supportive environment that encourages and promotes employee development.

We offer competitive salaries; tuition reimbursement; comprehensive health, dental, life, and disability plans; ongoing training and career development; flexible work schedules; generous leave time; emergency back-up day care; and a corporate culture of promotion from within.

If you are interested in joining MassHousing, please forward your salary history and resume to: Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

MassHousing will provide reasonable accommodations and appropriate communication auxiliary aids and services to persons with disabilities upon request.

Current Job Openings

Administrative Services Manager

The Administrative Services Manager is responsible for the provision of a wide range of services that support the day-to-day operations of the Agency. These services include reception, mail, deliveries, switchboard, and facilities management with a particular focus on public and common areas. The Manager is expected to serve as the primary point of contact with the building's property manager, and oversee the card access system and the security of the Agency's office space overall. The Manager is expected to play a lead role in coordinating the Agency's life-safety program, and coordinates the staff's participation in building-wide evacuation drills.

The Administrative Services Manager oversees the purchasing function in the department to ensure that the Agency is procuring quality goods and services at competitive prices from a diverse and inclusive pool of vendors. The Manager oversees the receiving of purchased goods, and is responsible for maintaining an inventory of Agency assets. The Administrative Services Manager is also responsible for several vendor management relationships including off-site storage, secure disposal, leased vehicles, office supplies, vending, etc.

The Administrative Services Manager is expected to lead and develop the staff of the department, with a focus on customer service and responsiveness. The Manager reports to the Managing Director of Administration in the Administration Division, and will be called upon to assist in special projects on an as-need basis.

Qualifications: Master's degree or equivalent work experience in business management. 5 to 7 years administrative services and supervisory experience. Must have knowledge of business principles, purchasing, control systems, office procedures, and budgeting. Working knowledge of business equipment and contract negotiations necessary. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff at all levels, as well as with the business community. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required. Must be able to set priorities under pressure of heavy workload and tight schedules.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Attorney

MassHousing is a mission-driven, quasi-public agency that finances affordable rental housing and homeownership. MassHousing seeks an attorney to join its in-house Legal department, which provides legal counsel and services with respect to all aspects of the Agency’s multifamily and single-family mortgage lending businesses. The Legal department negotiates and closes the Agency’s multi-family mortgage loans, advises on administrative law and regulatory matters, counsels the Agency with respect to corporate legal and governance matters, prepares and negotiates contracts, and provides advice and legal services relating to the preparation and interpretation of the Agency’s policies and procedures. The selected candidate will report to the Agency’s General Counsel and will work closely with other attorneys and paralegals in the department.

Qualifications: : J.D. from accredited law school, admission to the Massachusetts bar, and superior academic credentials. Significant experience (3+ years) with sophisticated real estate or commercial transactions, municipal finance and/or single family mortgage regulation/foreclosure is required, as are excellent analytical, communication and negotiation skills.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Business Analyst

Develops and coordinates the implementation of complex business systems and reports for users within Finance & Accounting division. Confers with business units to analyze current operational procedures, identify problems, and learns specific input/output requirements. Creates project charter describing user needs, project requirements, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs. Reviews business and system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations to determine if requested business changes are possible within existing systems. Evaluates effectiveness of current information systems and advises business units on industry trends and possible new technologies. Prepares workflow charts/diagrams to improve operations. Assists IT staff with upgrading systems and resolving programming project issues.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or finance with a background in computer technology preferred
  • 3-5 years related work experience
  • Ability to diagnose/solve business workflow issues
  • Background in customer service to support software user base of approximately 80 people (six different departments)
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with users
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently or as a team member on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of MS Access, VBA and MS Excel macro development along with technical documentation experience
  • Experience using report writer IBM Cognos 10 or higher helpful
  • Experience using accounting, treasury and real estate mortgage software applications a plus
  • Familiarity with relational database technology and indexed file structures a plus

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Director of Rental Business Development

Reports to the Deputy Director. Responsible for the origination of all multifamily rental loans – both new development(s) and preservation of existing affordable housing, including business development and relationship management within the rental housing industry. Oversees multifamily loan product development and, working collaboratively with other rental leaders, lending policies and procedures. Supervises the Rental Business Development Division, which develops and markets the Agency's multifamily loan products, structures and negotiates transactions, oversees prescreening of loans and manages lending process to the point of commitment, and serves as relationship managers to multifamily borrowers. Oversees and works closely with Division managers on all facets of work of the Division and identifies opportunities for training and career development. Manages the administration of the state Affordable Housing Trust Fund. Works collaboratively with internal business partners, including but not limited to Agency staff in the legal, finance, underwriting, and rental management groups.

Qualifications: Master's degree with strong background in real estate finance. Extensive experience in mortgage banking, marketing, business development, real estate development and/or the affordable housing industry. Ability to negotiate, meet deadlines, implement new programs, and set priorities. Flexibility, teamwork orientation, and supervisory skills are required. Must act as a generalist, with ability to see business development activities in context of overall Agency operations.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Executive Assistant to the General Counsel

MassHousing is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to the General Counsel. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for some or all of the following tasks, as assigned by the General Counsel.

  • General: Assistance with tasks and special projects as necessary and appropriate to support the General Counsel and/or the work of the Legal Department or MassHousing. The Executive Assistant will work collaboratively with all of the attorneys and paralegals in the Legal Department and with other staff throughout the Agency. Professionalism, accuracy, thoroughness, organization, communication skills and ability to use judgment to anticipate needs are essential, as is ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of people.
  • Paralegal/Legal Secretarial Tasks: Maintaining litigation tracking schedule, providing closing support (collecting signatures, managing closing checklist, circulating documents, organizing files); ensuring delivery of legal notices to appropriate staff; assistance with preparation and tracking of mortgage discharges and coordination with other departments; support in connection with tenant conference procedures. Success working as a legal assistant, legal secretary or paralegal in a high volume or high intensity legal setting is desired but not strictly required.
  • Records Management Tasks: Production and distribution (paper and electronic) of Ioan documents, closing binders and meeting materials; filing/re-filing project documents in project files or subject files; indexing and managing department records, both hard copy and electronic and both on-site and off-site.
  • Document Support Tasks: Entering and managing revisions in documents, proofreading documents, creating final execution copies of documents; supervising collection of signatures, witnesses, notarizing documents for closing and drafting basic correspondence.
  • Resource Management Tasks: Ordering and maintaining office supplies, ordering and managing resource materials, maintaining access to databases (Westlaw, Social Law Library, Registry of Deeds) and other elements of the legal library, preparing vendor invoices for approval and submission and, overseeing all paper and electronic filing and storage for the department.
  • General Administrative Tasks: Phone coverage, calendar management, maintaining a shared address book and vacation calendar, mail distribution, scanning and copying, scheduling meetings and proactively managing all logistics relating to the meeting, venue, equipment, refreshments, and materials; meeting, travel and conference arrangements, including expense reimbursements.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Financial Accountant

Responsible for proposing and posting accounting records to the General Ledger for review. Prepares written reports and analyses on various accounting transactions. Demonstrates solid skills in preparation of work papers and proposes improvements in accounting procedures. Prepares reconciliations and monthly trial balances for assigned funds or programs. Analyzes loan and investment yields and investment portfolios to assess current and future impact and/or ensure compliance with investment guidelines. Reports results of flux schedules for programs and prepares cash flow projections. Reviews loan aging, project status, charts of accounts, and interface tables to make recommendations and propose changes. Performs special projects and develops a good working knowledge go GAAP and GAAS.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting. 3-5 years of Fund Accounting, banking experience or other appropriate accounting experience required. Experience with automated General Ledger systems and PC based financial spreadsheets essential. Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate projects necessary. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Financial Supervisor

Responsible for supervising, training and developing members of Financial Reporting staff and ensuring the accuracy, consistency, and integrity of data for financial management reports. Assists with the implementation of internal controls and reports to ensure reconciliation, accuracy and timely postings, and compliance with standards and regulations. Plans and monitors Agency audit activities. Approves all prepared financial statements, schedules, and workpapers, and oversees the collection of information for bond offerings. Reviews underwriter calculations and mapping of transactions for bond offerings. Develops analytical financial reports, as well as researches, drafts and maintains reporting procedures for training purposes.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. One of the following professional designations preferred: CFA, CPA, CMA and/or MBA. Demonstrated successful ability to analyze financial information in a large financial organization. 4+ years of experience in a large financial institution, nationally recognized credit review organization or CPA firm, preferably with a focus on mortgage lending and financial service activities. Knowledge of the housing finance industry a plus. Must possess outstanding financial and analytical skills as well as strong oral, written, and computer-based presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines necessary. Must demonstrate a proven ability to work effectively with all staff levels of a large financial organization, including the ability to develop effective working relationships with senior level management.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.

Systems & Technology Manager

Responsible for the overall coordination, development, and enhancement of the Rental business lines automated systems, procedures, and training to assure Rental business effectiveness and efficiency. Coordinates development and enhancement policies with senior Agency leaders, reviews and recommends approval for all system enhancements and support tools, develops standards and procedures for all automated tools and systems, and oversees implementation of applications to ensure they meet the business requirements and changing business needs of all Rental business lines. Manages project teams and provides training for staff on their division and IT system applications. Oversees all administrative tasks for department, including annual employee performance evaluations and department budgets.

The Systems & Technology Manager position represents the coordinated and prioritized business information needs of all three Rental divisions, other groups that participate in the Rental business process, as well as the Agency-to executives, and to Information Technology and Business Intelligence. The Rental business process includes everything from outreach and business development through loan origination, construction monitoring, MBE and WBE reporting, servicing, portfolio management, community services, subsidy administration, post MassHousing debt oversight, and historical Agency activity. An important function of the Systems & Technology Manager position is to create and manage a team to accomplish the following:

  • Lead the business effort for the development of a new integrated technical solution for the Rental business at MassHousing
  • Maintain existing and new systems
  • Ensure accuracy of business data
  • Provide business information, analysis and IT tools for the division and documentation to BI and IT to support the division efforts
  • Create and manage a team to accomplish the above objectives

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience. 5-7 years of business application design experience, including two years of project management. Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills required. Must have knowledge of related business practices and procedures in areas such as mortgage banking, finance, and real estate.

MassHousing offers competitive compensation as well as an attractive benefits package. Serious candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, MassHousing, One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, or faxed to 617.624.9494, or emailed to jobs@masshousing.com.