Bookkeeper

NATURE OF WORK

Bath Housing is committed to advancing housing solutions so that people from all backgrounds and income levels can live, work, and thrive in our region. Our organizational culture is built around our core values:  1) the relationships we develop through consistent, compassionate, and credible actions and interactions, 2) wellness as it relates to our staff, the people we work with, and our community; and 3) strategic problem solving and innovation as we anticipate and meet the evolving housing regional needs.

The bookkeeper is responsible for day-to-day transactional accounting for four companies within two organizations with a combined annual operating budget of $5.3 million.  This position works within a progressive team environment to develop and create strong, long-lasting relationships with employees, vendors, and residents.

This is a part-time position with an hourly rate of $22.91 – $26.19 per hour, depending on experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manages the Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables and all related duties of that function as outlined in the Fiscal Procedures.
  • Manages financial tasks as outlined in the Fiscal Procedures, including but not limited to cash flow management, preparation of 1099 and 1096 forms, management of vendor files, and maintenance of paperless financial files.
  • Assists Fee Accountant with monthly bank reconciliations by preparing journal entries and making adjustments to general ledger as needed.
  • Assists with annual audit preparations.
  • Assists annual budget preparation with Executive Director and Fee accountant.
  • Manages other financial tasks including, but not limited to, maintaining cash flow projections, preparing inter-company transfers, oversees utility tracking.
  • Completes and files forms and reports as required, including but not limited to the US Department of Labor monthly data.
  • Maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Recommend efficiencies and areas of improvement as relevant. Conduct quality control and collect and analyze feedback to improve services.
  • Adhere to all applicable state, federal, and Agency rules, policies, procedures, and regulations at all times. Provide compliance reports as required.
  • Protect the privacy of individuals’ residing in Bath Housing managed apartments by safeguarding personally identifiable information and sensitive data in accordance with federal privacy laws, guidance, and best practices.
  • Performs other related tasks as required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND KNOWLEDGE QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Associate degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience.
  • 3-4 years of experience in fund accounting required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

SKILLS AND ABILITIES QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient technology skills (Microsoft Office) and the ability to learn new software as needed, including but not limited to the Agency software programs (currently HAB, real estate software for public housing authorities).
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a wide range of groups, including employees, tenants, community members, community partners, residents, and the public.
  • Can work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to multi-task various tasks and manage time efficiently.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS, LICENSING, CERTIFICATIONS

  • None

Bath Housing offers excellent benefits including 100% employer paid health (and 50% employer-paid dependent care coverage) and dental, 401(k) with 6% employer contribution and no match requirement, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, life insurance, income protection, 13 paid holidays, generous earned time (starting at 20 days/year) and $600 annual wellness benefit.

Full job description is available upon request. Bath Housing is an equal opportunity employer. This opportunity is covered under Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968.

Employment application and benefit information is available at:  https://www.bathhousing.org/about-us/employment/