Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA), located in Burlington VT, is recruiting for a Staff Accountant. Recently named one of the “Best Places to Work in Vermont,” VHFA is committed to advancing racial and social equity through its role financing and promoting affordable, decent housing for low- and moderate-income Vermonters . VHFA is looking for an individual with strong accounting skills who will work with our Controller to efficiently process the Agency’s financial operations, maintain our great reputation, and advance our mission.
The Staff Accountant is responsible for the Agency’s accounts payable and daily cash receipts functions and participates in quarterly closing activities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: review, classification, and input of vendor invoices; generating cash disbursements using an automated accounts payable system; reconciliation, recording and transmitting the Agency’s daily cash receipts for deposit; annual preparation of 1099/1098s; REO/Foreclosure check processing and loan loss claims; create, maintain and update various worksheets, detail schedules and trial balances in support of the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing processes. A more detailed list of the job duties of this position can be found in the job description which is available in the Careers section of VHFA.org.
Formal coursework or a degree in business or accounting and one year of experience with an accounts payable and general ledger software systems is highly preferred. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, and Word) and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Organization, attention to detail, and high level of accuracy are required, as is the ability to work well independently and as a team member, and manage multiple priorities.
The salary range for this position is $21.00 to $24.00/hour with an excellent benefits package. For a detailed job description and benefits overview, please see the Careers section by clicking the web link icon above.
Send cover letter (required; otherwise your application will not be considered), resume, and references to the Human Resources Department. Please consider including in your cover letter a description of how your unique background and experiences would contribute to the diversity and cultural vitality of VHFA. Position will be open until filled.
VHFA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace. We highly encourage women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to apply.
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