TEMP Senior Accountant


General Functions

Responsible for the financial accounting and reporting for Cook Inlet Housing Authority and other subsidiaries or companies, as assigned, ensuring transactions are processed timely and accurately in accordance with company policies and procedures.  Primary emphasis will be in performing accounting functions such as preparing general ledger and subsidiary ledger reconciliations, preparation of journal entries to record activity, cash management, annual audit preparation and coordination, bank and investment reconciliations.  This is a temporary position and will be assigned duties as needed to include, but not limited to providing support to the grant accounting, fixed assets and general accounting functions.

Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities)

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Accurately process and record financial activity relating to CIHA or its subsidiaries
  • Assist in cash management
  • Assist in inter-company processes
  • Reconcile external accounting reports for 3rd party managed commercial properties and prepares entries for monthly activity
  • Prepare various schedules (including insurance, cost amortizations and mortgage summaries) and reconciles them to general ledger
  • Assist grant accountant in the preparation of reconciliations and journal entries relating to grants
  • Assist fixed asset accountant in the preparation of reconciliations and journal entries relating to fixed assets
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of various financial reports
  • Gather and prepare work papers to complete the CIHA month-end close folder
  • Assist in annual financial audit for CIHA and rental properties
  • Complete special projects and other related duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles with emphasis in governmental accounting principles including accounting for fixed assets and federal/state grants
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Computer skills with emphasis in spreadsheets, word, and accounting software
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively with department management and staff
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, with a particular emphasis on the presentation of financial material
  • Ability to work independently to accomplish assigned tasks

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Finance with an emphasis in Accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Five years progressive experience in accounting functions and in the utilization of accounting software
  • Experience in cost allocations and job costing
  • Great Plains software experience a plus

“ Are you willing to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or eligibility for an exception to CIHA’s vaccination requirement, prior to beginning work

Disclaimer:  This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed and is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.  In addition, CIHA management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities and lines of reporting to meet business and organizational needs as necessary

Anchorage, AK

21 day(s) ago

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