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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

Comprehensive Permit Specialist - Monitoring

Assist with the interpretation and coordination of policies and actions relative to MassHousing's role as project administrator in "Comprehensive Permit Programs for which Financing Is Provided by a Non-Governmental Entity."

Implement Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) policies regarding the monitoring of compliance with Chapter 40B and related regulations and guidelines, including coordinating and/or acting as a liaison between MassHousing and other agencies, third party monitoring agents, lottery agents, and developers. Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and/or Agency policies, standards and guidelines. Track and evaluate Chapter 40B monitoring process and practices for quality and effectiveness; make recommendations for improvements and initiate and conduct ad hoc reviews for compliance. Assist with development and implementation of policies, documents, procedures and training materials and opportunities for third party monitoring agents, in furtherance of the Guidelines.

Assist in identifying – and responding to – problem areas under the Guidelines. Implement DHCD policies regarding site evaluation and final approval processes. Assist with the administration of the application pipeline and monitor key milestones, documents, policies and actions relative to the Site Eligibility Approval and Final Approval processes.

Qualifications: BS/BA degree required; graduate degree in Law, Planning or Public Administration preferred. 5-7 years of experience (or 2-4 years’ experience with graduate degree) in housing or real estate development, permitting and land use regulation, particularly affordable housing and Chapter 40B. Knowledge of real estate and governmental programs. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently on multiple tasks simultaneously with little or no direct supervision. Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation 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 Reporting Specialist

Reports to Financial Reporting Manager. Assists with the preparation of quarterly reviews for MassHousing and Affiliates. Coordinates annual audits including draft report preparation. Prepares financial statements for corporate cost centers and tracks Board votes of Restricted Net Assets/Designations. Maintains FAF activity schedule and reporting on net position. Prepares annual Agency budget. Supports Finance with New Bond Issuance by reviewing Bond Documents with Financial Reporting accountant, Treasury and Trustees and prepares change schedules as needed. Assists with preparation of flash financials and budget to actual results on a quarterly basis. Prepares position papers for new GASB and AICPA pronouncements as needed. Prepares tax returns and Annual Reports for CCRI and PADCO. Calculates and reviews Multi-Family Loan Loss Allowance including preparation of the appropriate Notes in the Agency's Annual Financial Report. Prepares and organizes Ginnie Mae operational audits including responses to audit requests and findings. Prepares quarterly forms and compliance letters and arbitrage reporting/filings. Prepares annual Fannie mae Form 582. Reconciles Retirement Plan's bank activity and assumes other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting. CPA, CGFM, CMA and/or MBA preferred. 5+ 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 and multi-task and prioritize as 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. Excellent attention to detail and organizational 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.

Multi-Family Loan Origination Project Analyst

Responsible for assisting Relationship Managers and Originators in processing affordable multifamily loan proposals and providing high level analytical support for the Rental Business Development Division. Development Analyst’s duties include, but are not limited to, reviewing loan information submitted by potential borrowers, inputting loan data into origination model, preparing draft term sheets, conceptual loan proposals, Board Summaries and commitment letters. S/he serves as a liaison to both external and internal business partners, and is responsible for obtaining, understanding and analyzing data and related mortgage information from property owners and other third party sources.

Development Analyst communicates with potential borrowers and requests information as needed. S/he may initiate calls and/or schedule meetings to review preliminary loan information including sources and uses, income and expense statements, market information and other documents. S/he develops relationships with potential borrowers to support Relationship Managers and Originators, who are primary points of contact in preliminary loan review and structuring.

Development Analyst inputs and updates data in the origination model to ensure accurate analysis and loan structuring. S/he maintains a positive rapport with borrowers and other stakeholders ensuring appropriate communications regarding the processing and approvals of loan transactions, as well as, works collaboratively with the Legal, Asset Management and other departments.

Development Analyst performs a wide variety of special assignments, including but not limited to research on industry and MassHousing business metrics, the creation of analytical tools, and any other assignments that may come up as part of business development or loan processing.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree - in business or related field preferred - and 2-3 years related work experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and knowledge of basic financial and financial analysis principles.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, writing and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage a high volume workload accurately and effectively.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

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.

Relationship Manager

Responsible for the relationship management and strategic oversight of multiple lender/business partner relationships. Oversees new business production, service, training, consulting, partner development, marketing and community development and ensures production growth and market penetration in specific market segments or geographic regions. Provides effective customer service for all internal/external customers with in-depth knowledge of MassHousing products and programs.

Develops relationships with lenders, realtors, non-profit organizations, municipal government leadership, civic organizations and community leaders, and trade associations, as well as other individual professionals and groups involved with home sales and mortgage lending. Conducts sales calls and educational training sessions and provides technical assistance to Agency's Home Ownership Lending business partners. Assists MassHousing’s public mission goals relating to minority lending, lending to households earning less than 80% of area median income and underserved markets in the Commonwealth.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (preferably in business or marketing) or equivalent professional experience. Excellent presentation and negotiation skills (3+ years direct industry experience). Proven sales, selling and marketing skills (5+ years direct industry experience). Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as organizations skills and attention to detail.

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.

Special Assistant – Executive Team

The Special Assistant provides leverage and support to the Executive Director and Deputy Director with the goal of making the Executive Director (ED) and Deputy Director (DD) better, faster, stronger and more effective leaders by creating capacity for them to focus on the organization’s highest priorities. The Special Assistant will report to the Deputy Director, but will support and take on projects assigned by both the Deputy Director and the Executive Director, and will coordinate with the Executive Assistant who provides administrative support to the executive team. The Special Assistant will take on and be exposed to a wide range of responsibilities and will work closely with an executive team pursuing an aggressive agenda. For the right individual, this unique role will be an unparalleled opportunity to learn firsthand what it takes to lead and manage a high-performing organization.

The Special Assistant’s responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Meeting planning and organization, including preparation of meeting agendas, compilation and distribution of meeting materials and post-meeting follow-up.
  • Research and information gathering in support of a wide range of initiatives and activities, which may include qualitative and/or quantitative information gathering, analysis, manipulation and presentation.
  • Preparation of presentations, talking points and speeches for the Executive Team.
  • Evaluation, development, leadership and/or project management of policy initiatives and special projects.
  • Preparation of spreadsheets, budgets, projections and other quantitative analyses.
  • Drafting of correspondence, announcements, articles and other documents.
  • Managing workflow and priorities by proactive planning and anticipating steps ahead.
  • Providing leverage in moving projects forward by assisting with information gathering, communicating with internal and external parties, developing and monitoring plans, keeping track of responsibilities.
  • Proactively identifying ways to improve the efficiency, efficacy and impact of the executive team.
  • Other tasks and measures to ensure that ED and DD are relentlessly responsive and proactive, maximizing their ability to have impact and follow through on commitments.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent academic credentials, including a bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree in a related field is advantageous but not required.
  • At least 3-5 years’ of highly successful professional experience in real estate, mortgage lending, financial services, affordable housing or a related field.
  • High level of professionalism, drive and commitment to the mission of confronting housing challenges to improve the lives of Massachusetts residents.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Excellent judgment and written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues proactively.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and handle confidential information.
  • Ability to work under pressure on multiple responsibilities with resilience, discretion and diplomacy.

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.