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THDA

Financial Accountant (3 openings)

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Job Summary

Performs advanced professional accounting relative to receipts, expenditures and other payments, encumbrances, fund transfers, revenues and/or grants.

Job Responsibilities

  • Handles the accounting function of assignment grouping of accounts and/or subaccounts, (such as bond resolutions, mortgage servicing function, operating accounts, grant segments, etc.), including, but not limited to, entry of appropriate journal entries, periodic reconciliations, preparation and maintenance of appropriate financial schedules, reports, analysis, and other associated tasks.
  • Assists Accounting division management with the supervision of the Accounts Payable process, including, but not limited to, review of payment processing procedures and offering recommendations for improvement, review (and subsequent approval or denial) of Accounts Payable vouchers, supervision of vendor maintenance, and resolving Accounts Payable issues as they arise in a timely and efficient process.
  • Assists with budgeting activities for assigned areas, such as for specific grants.
  • Records Automated Clearing House (ACH)/fedwire deposits into the State of Tennessee’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, “Edison”, or other electronic data bases as required in compliance with established procedures and practices.
  • May review, enter, and/or approve federal drawdowns through the applicable federal government data systems.
  • May review various cash management reports related to the mortgage servicing function and reconcile daily; may reconcile various accounts related to mortgage loans and reconcile on a daily or monthly basis.
  • Reviews the Accounts Receivable ledger, and researches and resolves aged items; reconciles the Accounts Receivable ledger to THDA’s General Ledger.
  • Prepares statistical journal vouchers as assigned, for example for federal administrative fee revenue, and enters such into appropriate electronic system.
  • Enters journal entries into THDA’s accounting system and/or Edison based on appropriate support and documentation.
  • Ensures that monetary receipts are appropriately deposited and entered into the assigned accounting systems in a timely manner, with the subsequent approval or denial of cashiering batches, and that such batches are subsequently completed.
  • Reviews financial transactions, including preparing periodic journal entries to record the results of such transactions; performs subsequent reconciliations to ensure that such journal entries are appropriate.
  • Assists the Accounting team by performing the duties of other similar positions in the event of staff absence.
  • Assists the Controller with technology research and development projects associated with the accounting and proprietary line-of-business applications systems used by the Accounting division; may serve as a subject matter expert for one or more professional software systems.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in good standing.
  • Two years of experience in professional accounting work.
  • Experience in governmental accounting, mortgage revenue bonds, and/or mortgage servicing.

Additional Information

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

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: June 17, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Other