Burlington Housing Authority (BHA) in Burlington, VT is seeking a Staff Accountant to provide financial administration, accounting, and reporting for the various Rental Assistance and HUD Grant programs. This position is responsible for the financial administration of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Mainstream programs including the processing of monthly Housing Assistance and Utility Allowance payments by check or ACH; monthly VMS submissions to HUD; annual processing of 1099 forms for landlords; responding to periodic inquiries from landlords, Rental Assistance staff, or HUD.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration and three years of relevant experience or, Associate’s Degree or equivalent in accounting and five years of relevant experience is required. Candidates must have strong computer skills – in particular, Word and Excel, strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. This position requires an attention to detail and ability to focus on a dynamic work environment and the ability to work independently or as a team member and within time-sensitive parameters.
BHA serves a diverse population of tenants and partners with a variety of community agencies. To most effectively carry out our vision of delivering safe and affordable housing to all, we are committed to cultivating a staff that reflects varied lived experiences, viewpoints, and educational histories. Therefore, we strongly encourage candidates from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and women to apply. Multilingualism is a plus!
BHA offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and an excellent benefit package. If you are interested in this career opportunity, please send cover letter and resume.
BHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: One location