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Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

Job Summary:

This internship will allow an individual to observe and learn the responsibilities that pertain to office management within the corporate office. The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to provide support to the Office Manager, by assisting in ensuring the corporate office runs smoothly, that it is adequately stocked with supplies, and that all guests are greeted and assisted in an exemplary manner. The Office Coordinator will perform other duties as assigned by the Sales and Marketing Manager.

 

Essential Functions/Accountability:
 
Functions in assisting the Office Manager

  • • Maintenance of office supplies including inventory
  • • Management of conference rooms, including meeting preparation
  • • Perform receptionist duties as needed; this includes answering phones, taking messages and directing calls appropriately, as wellas greeting office guests
  • • Provide administrative support to the President’s Executive Assistant by completing off-site errands, research, and data entry

 
Functions in assisting the Sales Manager

  • • Provide administrative assistance as needed to the sales team
  • • Data entry and sales research
  • • Assist in the development of customer relationships with the sales team and President

 
Functions in assisting the Marketing Manager

  • • Prepare marketing material for sales offices
  • • Assist Events Coordinator with preparation and execution of events
  • • Administrative support as needed

 
Who is our top candidate?

  • • She/he has a positive, “can do” attitude
  • • Strong business acumen
  • • Good communication skills, both oral and written

Minimum Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • • High school diploma required
  • • Internships in related fields and/or prior office experience a plus
  • • Experience in serving the public is a bonus
  • • Must be outgoing, organized, efficient, and a team player
  • • Proficient in various computer software packages: Microsoft Word for Windows, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks
  • • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals
  • • Professional appearance
  • • Ability to remain calm, focused, positive and cheerful while changing direction and priorities frequently
  • • Able to work independently, identify and respond to operational needs

 

This internship description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities. Intern incumbents may be asked to perform other duties required.

Executive Assistant to Company President

 Job Summary:

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing executive level and administrative support to the company’s President. This includes managing the President’s calendar of appointments, strategizing the daily, quarterly and yearly activities, preparing all appropriate meetings between external contacts and the Granville Homes management team, scheduling and preparing travel itineraries, preparing various correspondence, reports, and Power Point presentations, organizing and prioritizing emails, phone calls, and information, handling confidential information, coordinating high level meetings or conferences, and handling the expense report process. This role will interact directly with the company’s external vendors, partners, and clients, and requires a high degree of customer service, and professionalism towards internal employees as well. This individual is responsible for properly representing the President and Granville Homes in a professional manner at all times.

 

Minimum Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred;
      • Proven successful work experience in role of Administrative Assistant, Executive Assistant, or Office Manager required;
      • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel;
      • Ability to successfully schedule and maintain appointment calendars and travel logistics/itineraries;
      • Ensure President is prepared and has resources needed for all meetings;
      • Proficient in managing multiple tasks and prioritizing work load-with effective, independent follow-up;
      • Prepare and proof documents for use in professional meetings and correspondence; confirm all conference calls, meetings, and events;
      • Prepares agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions for corporate meetings;
      • Communicate with company representatives, clients, program providers, etc;
      • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, recordkeeping systems, forms control, office layout, and budgetary and administrative personnel requirements; implementing changes;
      • Resolves administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions;
      • Spreadsheet creation; updating and documentation for various projects as assigned;
      • Provide quality service and create solid connections with Granville Homes’ internal and external customers;
      • Assists President with personal errands, as needed;
      • Complete various projects that require sound judgment;
      • Maintains confidentiality of all corporate and personal matters;
      • The highest degree of professionalism;
      • Superior written and verbal communication abilities;
      • Excellent organizational, planning, proofreading, and relationship building skills.;
      • Proven attention to detail;
      • Ability to demonstrate professionalism under pressure; and
      • Understanding of customer service principles and success factors.

     

    This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Real Estate Sales Agent (weekend hours required)

 Job Summary:

This position is responsible for becoming familiar with the features and benefits of Granville Homes’ properties, presenting and selling those properties to potential homebuyers, and achieving high buyer satisfaction through excellent customer service and follow through.

 

Essential Functions/Accountabilities:

  • • Demonstrates sound understanding and knowledge of the features and benefits of Granville Homes’ properties;
  • • Understands sales documents and conditions associated with the sale of a new home;
  • • Presents information to potential buyers and uses influencing skills to close the sale;
  • • Monitors and evaluates the activities and products of the competition;
  • • Supports the strategic sales goals and objectives of the company;
  • • Establishes and maintains positive long-term relationships with customers;
  • • Provides improvement suggestions for existing departmental procedures or innovate with new ideas;
  • • Responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, and responds to requests for service and assistance.

 

Minimum Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      • Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
      • Two years real estate sales experience, preferably in new home sales;
      • Current California Real Estate License;
      • Requires close interaction with warranty, production, quality and marketing departments;
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to close deals and develop and maintain relationships;
      • Polished and professional in demeanor and approach;
      • Exceptional listening skills;
      • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
      • Able to work independently, identify and respond to operational needs while maintaining a can-do attitude;
      • Able to remain calm, focused, positive and cheerful while changing direction and priorities frequently;
      • Able to work weekends.
    • Basic computer, data entry skills.

This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Graphic Designer – Digital Specialist

 Job Summary:

This position is responsible for development of marketing materials used in advertisements, sales and community events, with an emphasis on digital marketing. Contribute ideas to help in increasing sales. Create and maintain multiple websites.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Design for web and other digital projects;
  • • Create dynamic HTML5 digital advertisements;
  • • Design and code digital email correspondence;
  • • Design images for social media;
  • • Maintain multiple websites (both WordPress and custom coded);
  • • Create print materials for various departments, as needed;
  • • Handle projects for Granville’s business partnerships and Public Affairs;
  • • Provides improvement suggestions for existing departmental procedures or innovate with new ideas; and
  • • Complete special projects/tasks, as assigned.

Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and a strong portfolio of design work;
  • • Experience with the following programs; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Animate and Adobe Premiere;
  • • Experience with HTML, CSS, HTML5, and custom modifications to WordPress templates;
  • • Very detail oriented;
  • • Creative problem solving skills;
  • • Active listening skills;
  • • Good administrative and organizational skills;
  • • Works closely with the sales, production and design departments;
  • • Ability to successfully manage many tasks at one time; and
  • • Experience with photography, videography and copy writing a plus.

 

This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Real Estate Development Assistant Controller

 Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Controller/CFO and working with a financial reporting team in preparing the company’s financial statements and related footnotes. The candidate will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining the organization’s accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Prepare individual company and consolidating divisional financial statements and related footnotes;
  • • Contribute to the monthly and quarterly close process and prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements for internal use and for submission to the companies’ banks;
  • • Accounting support for joint venture partnerships and act as a liaison with various partners;
  • • Account for major transactions, research and analyze accounting data;
  • • Responsible for day to day oversight of cost of sales processing, AP, AR and payroll functions;
  • • Review of weekly sales projection reports prepared by the escrow coordinator;
  • • Assist in preparation of proforma calculations;
  • • Assist in building annual budgets and quarterly monitoring of results;
  • • Preparation of construction financing draw requests as needed and gathering of information for financing proposals; and
  • • Report to management findings and recommendations related to the financial operations.

Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • • Requires a bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years’ experience; CPA strongly preferred;
  • • Homebuilding and/or real estate construction experience a plus;
  • • Solid understanding of GAAP, financial statements, including cash flow and full-disclosure footnotes;
  • • Thorough knowledge of and experience in preparing consolidated financial statements with complex eliminations;
  • • Experience in accounting for multiple, related entities a plus;
  • • Ability to identify deficiencies and recommend and implement solutions; and
  • • Successful candidate will be highly motivated, self-starter, driven, flexible and a genuine team player. Candidate must be able to multi task and work in a fast paced environment.

 

This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Land Development Project Manager (single family homebuilding experience required)

 Job Summary:

Granville Homes seeks a Land Development Project Manager to entitle, develop, implement and monitor site improvements for our single family communities in California’s Central Valley.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • • Prepare feasibility studies;
  • • Ensure quality bidding/contracts/budgets;
  • • Cash flow generation and maintenance;
  • • Engineering/Consultant management;
  • • Bidding and awarding of engineering, consulting and land development contracts;
  • • Management of soft costs;
  • • Oversee/direct the processing of entitlements;
  • • Create and maintain master land development schedules;
  • • Ensure efficient and seamless operations between land development and home construction areas of responsibility;
  • • Support division and department goals and objectives;
  • • Timesheets and other administrative matters;
  • • Overall material management and effective field operations;
  • • Effective onsite personnel time management;
  • • Maintain exception reports; and
  • • Sureties management and generation.

 

Skills/Qualifications/Knowledge Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • • A four-year degree in Land/Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field;
  • • Three to five years of experience in a senior engineering or senior land development role;
  • • Experience managing complex project entitlements, preferably in California;
  • • Knowledge of all construction/engineering facets of approvals and municipal regulations;
  • • PE with design and approval experience is preferred;
  • • Experience with all phases of site infrastructure and amenity development;
  • • Strong organization and communication skills;
  • • Experience presenting at public meetings; and
  • • Previous employment within county governments or park and planning is a strong plus.

 

This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Staff Accountant

 Job Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting the Controller and other staff in preparing financial statements and organizing, preparing, logging, maintaining, updating and monitoring company accounting files

 

  • • Participate in monthly close process;
  • • Initiate and process journal entries;
  • • Prepare and continually update various accounting schedules;
  • • Reconcile and analyze liability accounts on a monthly basis;
  • • Provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; prepare reports;
  • • Assist with accounts payable and accounts receivable, as needed;
  • • Provide information and assistance to other departments by explaining account transactions and resolving accounting issues;
  • • Maintain schedules of fixed assets and depreciation;
  • • Process daily deposits;
  • • Provides improvement suggestions for existing departmental procedures or innovate with new ideas; and
  • • Assist controller and CFO with special projects.

 

Skills/Qualifications/Knowledge Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • • Four year degree (Bachelor’s degree) in accounting required;
  • • One to -three years related accounting experience, with specific experience in analyzing and reconciling general ledger accounts;
  • • Familiar with generally accepted accounting principles;
  • • Proficient in Excel worksheets;
  • • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • • Systems oriented, organized with excellent follow-up skills;
  • • Able to plan and manage multiple projects; and
  • • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

 

This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Multi-Family Project Manager (estimating experience required)

 Job Summary:

This position is responsible for overall project management, including due diligence, entitlement, site design, agency approvals, creation/maintenance of budgets, and supervising all on-site development/construction for assigned multi-family projects. This includes coordinating preparation of project improvement plans with in-house team and outside consultants, permitting, pre-development and construction scheduling, scheduling subcontractors, approving invoices, resolving day-to-day problems on job sites, and inspecting work during construction to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.

 

  • • Coordinate due diligence including obtaining necessary title reports, geotechnical reports, environmental reports, other discovery which is necessary to determine viability of the project;
  • • Create project budgets and pro-formas;
  • • Oversee the bidding and contracting of all engineers, architects, consultants, land development trades, and construction trades;
  • • Manage engineers and consultants to ensure necessary entitlements are obtained;
  • • Oversee architects to ensure building designs are completed in accordance with desired theme;
  • • Oversee architects to ensure building designs are completed and permitted in a timely fashion ;
  • • Coordinate with building/landscape architects and engineers to ensure conflicts are minimized;
  • • Coordinate and attend any neighborhood or entity meetings necessary to obtain entitlement;
  • • Facilitates preparation of construction documents and necessary permits;
  • • Manages, maintains and monitors all construction, from initial construction through certificate of occupancy;
  • • Supervises all phases of construction;
  • • Schedules construction activities for assigned projects and monitors daily progress;
  • • Reviews budgets and monitors construction costs and reports variances;
  • • Provides effective leadership to the assigned staff and subcontractors to ensure that all goals and objectives are met in accordance with company policies and procedures;
  • • Maintains effective lines of communication and excellent working relationships with all company departments to ensure company goals and expectations are met;
  • • Provides improvement suggestions for job procedures, means and methods;
  • • Be familiar with and implement the USS daily; and
  • • Ensures the overall cleanliness, appearance and safety of assigned project.

 

Skills/Qualifications/Knowledge Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management preferred;
  • • Min of five years experience in multi-family home/apartment construction as construction superintendent;
  • • Excellent communication and customer service skills;
  • • Demonstrated ability to establish performance expectations and hold people accountable;
  • • Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues and make decisions;
  • • Ability to effectively present information to management and team members;
  • • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;
  • • Ability to remain calm, focused, positive and cheerful while changing direction and priorities frequently;
  • • Highly organized with excellent follow-up skills;
  • • Works closely with the quality, purchasing and warranty departments; and
  • • Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent service to our customers.

 

This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Sales Office Assistant (weekend hours required)

 Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting the sales staff in a new subdivision by ensuring that the sales office runs smoothly, is adequately stocked with supplies and forms and that all guests are greeted and assisted in an exemplary manner.

 

  • • Supports the sales staff in greeting and assisting guests in the sales office, providing information regarding pricing and floor plans and directs guests to view the model homes;
  • • Answers telephone calls, takes messages and/or directs callers to appropriate party;
  • • Gathers information submitted by guests on survey cards, inputs into database, and updates information, as requested by guest;
  • • Maintains inventory of supplies and orders when necessary to ensure a smooth, on- going operation;
  • • Prepares gift baskets for new homeowners;
  • • Maintains homeowner files and ensures all documents are filed accurately and in a timely manner;
  • • Prepares appropriate paperwork, as requested;
  • • Provides improvement suggestions for existing departmental procedures or innovate with new ideas; and
  • • Ensures all guests feel comfortable and welcomed by preparing and offering refreshments.

 

Skills/Qualifications/Knowledge Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • • High school diploma or GED; college degree preferred;
  • • California Real Estate License desired, but not necessary;
  • • Experience in serving the public;
  • • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;
  • • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals;
  • • Professional appearance;
  • • Ability to remain calm, focused, positive and cheerful while changing direction and priorities frequently;
  • • Able to work independently, identify and respond to operational needs while maintaining a can-do attitude;
  • • Requires close interaction with warranty, production, quality and marketing departments; and
  • • Basic computer, data entry skills.

 

This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.