Job Summary: The Accounting Specialist I works within the Accounting Department and provides accounts payable and other accounting services for Housing Connect (formerly 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.
Desired Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

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 / Why Work for Us: Housing Connect offers industry leading benefits including a comprehensive health care package, participation in Utah Retirement Systems, and paid vacation and sick leave.
How to Apply:
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: $17/hour
Hourly Wage Maximum: $18/hour
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah


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Contact Name: Housing Connect