Reporting and Compliance Officer

Hybrid Role – Center City Philadelphia Office

At The Urban League of Philadelphia, the Reporting and Compliance Officer will ensure the Housing Departments adherence to regulations, compiles and analyses financial data, prepares reports, and communicates compliance status to internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will develop compliance procedures, monitor regulatory changes, and implement reporting systems. 


This position reports to: Vice President, Office of Housing and Diversion Services 


Core Competencies:

  • Risk Assessment

  • Communication

  • Problem Solving  

  • Attention to Detail

  • Ethics

  • Internal Audit  

  • Industry Knowledge

  • Integrity

  • Risk Management  

Essential Functions                

  • Constantly report to management concerning the organization’s compliance with laws and regulations. 

Prepares reports and oversees compliance requirements related to the delivery of counseling services, including:  

  • Monthly reports to PHFA  
  • Monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports to DHCD  
  • Quarterly 9902 HUD reports  
  • Biannual Philly5000 reports  
  • Biannual PHARE reports   
  • Ensures continual monitoring and review of compliance procedures to help identify possible areas where improvements could be made. 
  • Acts in dealing with noncompliance situations, creating realistic plans to overcome them. 
  • Conducts regular audits to identify potential weaknesses and noncompliance situations. 
  • Communicates with Housing team to make sure everyone is aware of what they need to do to comply with internal and external laws and regulations. 
  • Prepares compliance audits by compiling and analyzing internal and external information. 
  • Provides administrative support by implementing systems, procedures, and policies, completing projects in support of compliance auditors. 
  • Assist Housing Counselors by answering questions, responding to requests, and completing billing activities related to the implementation of different projects and contracts.  
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications. 
  • Enhances compliance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests. 
  • Explores opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. 
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner. 

Direct Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines with strong follow-through. 
  • Professional level written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.  
  • Receptive to feedback and coaching.  
  • Strong planning, organizational, and analytical.  

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The Urban League of Philadelphia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors.