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Tennessee Housing Development Agency

Accounting Specialist

Tennessee Housing Development Agency

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Job Summary

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021 AT 11:59PM

Division:  Accounting
Reports to: Accounting Manager
Location: Nashville, TN
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Salary Grade: 30
Monthly Salary Range Minimum: $3,365
FLSA Classification:  Non-Exempt (01)

Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. They may be subject to change due to changes in our business processes or other business-related reasons.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Processes Accounts Payable transactions (vendor invoices/ maintenance), journal entries/vouchers, accounting reconciliations, Accounts Receivable (including Section 8 Tenant Accounts Receivable), and performs other accounting and administrative duties.

Job Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Processes assigned Accounts Payable transactions (invoices, vendor maintenance, and similar transactions) using designated accounting systems.
  • Audits and processes inter-unit and similar journal vouchers.
  • Reviews and verifies agency 1099 information.
  • Enters various journal entries into accounting systems, based on adequate supporting documentation, as assigned.
  • Performs various account reconciliations between accounting systems used by THDA and other source documents. 
  • Enters various Accounts Receivable transactions, and performs aging, dunning, and monitoring tasks, including tasks related to Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Tenants Accounts Receivables (TARS).
  • Services as a backup to other Accounting and Finance division employees.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Basic accounting experience.

The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

  • A thorough knowledge of Edison, Microsoft Dynamics SL, and other THDA and/state administrative procedures, or the ability to quickly learn these.
  • Strong basic accounting skills.
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills; uses time effectively; consistently meets deadlines.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality.
  • Documents regularly, thoroughly, accurately, and completely.
  • High level of detail and accuracy.
  • Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the staff and public in giving and obtaining information.
  • Computer literate; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and the internet; able to effectively adapt to and use other computer systems as needed for daily activities.

Special Demands:

The special demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Additional Information

Benefits

BENEFITS:  THDA offers an excellent benefits package:  medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options; disability insurance; retirement plans; flexible benefit pre-tax accounts for medical, dependent care, transportation, and parking; annual leave and sick leave that begin accruing after the first month of employment; and 11 paid holidays per year.  We also offer work-life balance opportunities through alternative work schedules, flexible schedules, and telecommuting.

How to Apply

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETE AND RESUME ATTACHED FOR CONSIDERATION

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.THDA.ORG AND FOLLOW THE ONLINE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Details

  • Date Posted: April 1, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Government
  • Salary Range: $3,365