Administrative Specialist - Claims (CCS)
Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Posted on: July 20, 2021
Administrative Specialist - Claims (CCS)
There's an affordable housing crises in Northern California. Want
to be a part of the solution? Take a job where you can actually do
something about it!
Join our diverse and fabulous team, where we help administer a
program that provides much needed affordable housing to eligible
families. CGI Federal, partnered with California Affordable Housing
Initiatives (CAHI, a non-profit instrumentality of the Oakland
Housing Authority), has been the Performance Based Contract
Administrator for Northern California for over 15 years, and has
earned a reputation as a partner of choice in the Affordable
Housing Industry. Our members play a critical role in building that
positive reputation, and we are looking for people who are whip
smart, have high levels of integrity, and are fun to be around to
CGI Federal brings over 30 years of affordable housing experience
to ensure that the project-based Section 8 program is run
efficiently as possible and adheres to HUDs rules and regulations.
We work in partnership with owners of Section 8 properties across
Northern California to ensure the accurate and timely completion of
Contract Renewals, Rent Adjustments, and monthly subsidy payments
on behalf of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD). In short, our work helps to ensure that eligible families in
need have safe and decent housing while also ensuring tax dollars
are being used as intended.
Your future duties and responsibilities
• Build positive working relationships with owners, residents and
their representatives, neighborhood groups, local governments, and
• Perform detailed reconciliation of monthly subsidy payments to
property owners to ensure accurate payments
• Renew expiring Housing Assistance Payment Contracts to ensure
continued payments to Section 8 properties
• Calculate annual adjustments to contracted rents and utility
• Process Special claims to minimize loss to properties in case of
extended vacancy, unpaid rent, and/or damages
• Maintain customer files and retain records in audit-ready
• Other duties/projects as assigned
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
When you join our team, you will have the benefit of and support
from an in-house Training department (no prior affordable housing
experience is needed), plus experienced team members and managers
to help you grow into your position.
While knowledge of the affordable housing industry is a plus, what
we really need from you is your tenacity, and desire to learn and
• Time Management: ability to prioritize various tasks, and meet a
constant stream of deadlines consistently and accurately.
• Adaptability: ability to learn and teach new concepts,
requirements, and procedures; ability to learn and improve from
• Computer Proficiency: MS Office suite; confidence to navigate a
number of proprietary systems
• Communication skills: ability to connect and provide instruction
effectively over the phone, MS Teams and email with a variety of
• Analytical skills: comfortable working with numbers, ability to
investigate and solve problems
• Education / Experience: A bachelor's degree or comparable work
• Affordable Housing Experience
• Contract Administration
Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital
transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of
this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering
our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our
professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards
that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of
ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and
business services firms in the world.
Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .
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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex,
religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status,
disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran
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