SUMMARY OF THE ORGANIZATION
LA Family Housing is a leader in homeless services and affordable housing development in Los Angeles. We believe that everyone deserves the dignity of a home and are invested in innovative solutions to ensure their long-term stability. With 35 years of experience, we know what works to end homelessness in people’s lives: an individualized approach that combines housing options with supportive services. Our commitment to best practice impacts more than 11,000 people each year, and our community-based approach allows us to influence how homelessness is addressed in Los Angeles and nationwide. Our growing portfolio of 26+ properties expand enables access for vulnerable groups to permanent homes and our services are helps them overcome their barriers to overall well-being.
We take tremendous pride in the emergence of our staff as national leaders in innovation, best practices, and policy within housing production and homeless services. From presenting at national conferences to facilitating service collaboration among providers in other regions, we equip our industry to effectively respond to homelessness and ultimately, move more people home, together. Join the fight to end homelessness and make a difference in people’s lives at LA Family Housing!
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for performing assigned accounts payable functions for the agency. Duties include, but are not limited to, tracking, coding, and posting invoices; applying cost allocation plan to invoices as directed; maintaining vendor and accounting files; producing accurate and current accounts payable reports; coordinating the ordering and distribution of office supplies; communicating with vendors; have knowledge of preparing weekly bank deposits; and assisting the Finance team as needed.
Accounting and Administrative Team
ACCOUNTABILITY AND REVIEW
Position reports to: Accounts Payable Manager
Performance review: Annual
Number of employees receiving work direction: Zero (0)
Position titles reporting to position: N/A
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
PAYROLL STATUS: Hourly
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, EQUIPMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using substances and/or not attentive to personal health and safety for themselves. The employee may experience several unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and the lack of personal care. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations Employee is required to:
Walk and climb stairs; Handle, finger, grasp and feel objects and equipment; Reach with hands and arms; Communicate, receive and exchange ideas, information by means of the spoken and written word; Be mobile by moving oneself from place to place quickly and easily; Repeat various motions with the wrists, hands and fingers; Be able to have visual activity for (including, but not limited to) administrative and clerical tasks; Drive personal vehicle in and around Los Angeles County and periodically transport clients; Be able to enter various buildings that may require climbing stairs. Be subjected to outside environmental conditions. Use a personal and/or laptop computer, copy, postage and fax machines. Complete all required forms in personal writing.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you require an accommodation, please make sure to inform the Human Resources Department by the first week of employment. If an accommodation is not required at the time of employment, but is later required, you must inform the Human Resources Department of the need for accommodation at the time it is needed.
Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Voluntary Life, 403B Retirement Plan, 529 Education Savings Plan, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, AFLAC Policies, AFLAC FSAs, Legal Policy, Employee Appreciation Program, Company Sponsored Employee Outings, 9/80 Alternative Work Schedule, Paid Sick, Vacation and 12 Observed Holidays.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
LAFH is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees.
FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE
LAFH is in compliance with the Fair Chance Initiative for hiring and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.
HOW TO APPLY
Email your resume and cover letter to HR@lafh.org