Salary: $16.00/Hour DOE
Job Description: The Accounting Specialist I works within the Accounting Department and provides accounts payable and other accounting services for the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake.


Accounts Payable:
-Review purchase orders for A/P coding before claims are created and ensure proper coding, including account string and effective date.
-Encode all invoices and process data entry for Accounts Payable.
-Research, resolve, and communicate problems related to Accounts Payable.
-Print and process Accounts Payable checks and ACHs.
-Maintain all Accounts Payable files, report binders, and W-9 forms.
-Handle and reconcile petty cash transactions.
-Verify proper authorization before payments.
-Process and print 1099 miscellaneous tax forms and resolve all vendor calls relating to these forms.
-Process stop payments and void checks.
-Compile, sort, and file invoices and checks.
-Encode, enter and pay all utilities. Confirm unit vacancy and utilities liability. Advise Property Management and Accounts Receivable of necessary charge backs to tenants.
-Track, record and monitor utility consumption.
-Organize, file and request information pertaining to W9’s.
-Follow accounting policies and procedures to ensure proper internal controls.
-Track, process, and file all backup related to purchasing cards. Train employees in using the online Purchasing Card system.
-Support accounting personnel.
-Provide excellent customer service to all employees that need assistance regarding accounting information.
-Respond to landlord inquiries received by phone regarding payments and assist them in accessing online system,
-Create and post journal entries with supporting documentation.

Accounts Receivable:
-Collect rent payments received via mail and from Property Managers.
-Calculate and file rent deposits.
-Post rent to tenant’s accounts using accounting system.
-Deliver deposits to bank.
-Research, resolve and communicate problems related to Accounts Receivable.

-Associate Degree in Accounting, or business related field, and/or two years work related experience.
-Valid Driver’s License.
-Ability to work as a team member.
-Good interpersonal and communicative skills.

-Computerized accounting systems.
-Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes.

-Proficient at ten-key by touch.
-Work under time pressures and constraints.
-Be professional in manner and appearance.
-Manage large volumes of work.
-Detail oriented.

Benefits available including Health Plan, Retirement, Paid Vacation, and Paid Sick Leave


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