The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) was established in 1941 and has evolved into one of the most progressive housing authorities in the Country. We are the largest provider of affordable housing in San Bernardino County and proudly assist approximately 26,000 people. The Housing Authority is a separate legal entity from the County of San Bernardino with approximately 145 employees. The HACSB prides itself on providing more than just housing to residents and thanks to strong partnerships, we continue to help the families we serve access resources and services to enrich their quality of life.
The HACSB’s employees are passionate about their work and every position revolves around our agency’s mission and core values. We invite you to be a part of our dedicated team who strive to provide meaningful and impactful housing services and resources to the community we serve.
We currently have an Two (2) Accountant level positions open – One (1) Accountant I position and One (1) Accountant II position. Position starting pay for Accountant I: $26.47/hour. Position starting pay for Accountant II: $29.21/hour. The initial review of applications will begin starting the week of October 3rd. Applications received before the initial review date will be considered, with qualifying applicants being eligible to participate in the phone screen process.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment evaluation, which includes: a post-offer medical examination (including physical, depending on position) background check (including credit check, depending on position), DMV pull (depending on position), employment history, education verification, and documentation of the right to work in the United States.
Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation in any portion of the selection process should state their need in writing when submitting an application.
Under direct supervision assists higher level accountants and managers by preparing and participating in technical accounting work in the public housing program, Section 8 housing programs, and non-subsidized housing programs; prepares various accounting, statistical and narrative reports.
This is the first level of the Accountant series. This position has a broad knowledge of accounting systems and programs; and, has the ability to apply accounting principles to facilitate fiscal control, develop accounting processes, and evaluate and analyze financial records and reports.
Day-to-Day Glimpse of the Accountant I: Process and review grant check runs, process IRS/EDD garnishments, process and mail repayment agreements, grant billing, grant deposits and associated accounting, monthly grant internal reporting and financial statements, grant funding reconciliations, grant journal entries and other misc. journal entries including allocation, process bank and accounting transfers, prepare 1099 and associated reporting, customer service calls, assist with audits, bank reconciliations, assist in annual budget preparation and analysis, internal review, support staff, meeting with finance staff and operation staff.
This is the second level of the Accountant series. This position has a greater knowledge of
accounting systems and provides difficult professional financial analysis and fiscal interpretation requiring substantial understanding and application of accounting principles.
Day-to-Day Glimpse of the Accountant II: Bank reconciliations, assist in annual budget
preparation and analysis, internal and external financial reporting monthly and upon request, internal review, grant revenue and expenses, journal entries and allocations, grant billing, grant funding reconciliations, audit requests and lead sheets, support staff, meeting with finance staff.
1. Prepares or assists in the preparation of a variety of detailed accounting, statistical and/or narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis, interpretation, and a thorough understanding of the account structure and the relationship of data contained in the reports.
2. Reviews, evaluates and assists in the preparation and maintenance of the budget and internal controls.
3. Provides support by reviewing the classification and distribution of income and expenditures to proper accounts; reconciles general ledgers, bank statements, logs and other fiscal records related to complex entries, payments and collections.
4. Assists in conducting revenue analysis and other accounting studies, and participates in writing reports.
5. Tracks, reports and disburses routine federal or state grants.
ACCOUNTANT II (in addition to the above duties this level Accountant may include the following, but are not limited to:
6. Independently prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical and/or narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis, interpretation, and a thorough understanding of the account structure and relationship of data contained in the reports.
7. Provides support by analyzing the classification and distribution of income and expenditures to proper accounts; and, developing complex rate or cost allocation models.
Accountant I – Bachelors degree preferred with major course work in accounting, business administration, public administration or related field. One (1) year of increasing responsible experience performing higher level accounting duties, analysis and records management. Public agency accounting experience preferred. Equivalent education and experience may be considered.
Accountant II – Bachelors degree required with major coursework in accounting, business administration or related field. Three (3) years of increasing responsible experience performing higher level accounting duties; analysis and records management, including a minimum of three years as an Accountant I, or equivalent. Public agency accounting experience is preferred. Equivalent education and experience may be considered.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read a variety of materials and equipment
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Lifting light objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials.
The HACSB is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values differences among our customers, vendors, and the communities in which we live and conduct business. Our continued success and growth is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout the company and our communities. HACSB is an equal opportunity employer.
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino
The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) offers a generous benefits package for regular full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Health Benefits begin the first of the month following date of hire.
A summary of benefits for regular full-time employees is provided below.
Medical insurance is provided through CalPERS with several HMO and PPO choices. The HACSB pays 85% of the premium for employee and dependent coverage.
Dental insurance is provided through First Dental Health administered by The Principal Group. The HACSB pays 100% of the premium for employee only coverage. The employee is responsible for paying the dependent portion.
Vision insurance is available through Superior Vision Plan. The HACSB pays 100% of the premium for employee only coverage. The employee is responsible for paying the dependent portion.
Life Insurance, AD&D, & LTD
The HACSB pays 100% of the cost for employees on three different levels – Basic Group Life ($50,000), AD&D and Long-Term Disability Insurance.
The HACSB is a member of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). A contribution of up to 8% will be deducted from an employee’s bi-weekly paycheck and put into their CalPERS account. The HACSB in turn will also contribute a % into the employees CalPERS account. Employees are considered “vested” after 5 years of service with a CalPERS employer and therefore become eligible for defined monthly benefit payments at retirement.
The HACSB will continue the medical benefit coverage for employees who retire from the Housing Authority after meeting specified criteria. The Retiree will be required to pay medical premiums at the same cost as current employees.
The HACSB provides vacation time based on length of service ranging from 80-160 hours annually.
The HACSB provides employees with a bi-weekly accrual of 4.15 hours (12 days/year) per pay period.
The HACSB provides 15 paid holidays in a year.
The HACSB works a 9/80 work schedule. The entire agency is closed the second Friday of each pay period. Standard hours are 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. with some flexibility depending on location working at. Depending on business needs, certain positions may work a different schedule.
Telecommuting (eligible positions only)
The HACSB provides the opportunity for approved positions to work remotely. Employees in an approved telecommuting position must have completed 6 months or more time in current position to be eligible.
The HACSB has an education reimbursement policy for all employees who have completed one year of service with the Housing Authority. Reimbursement will consist of 100% for fees paid on Tuition and books at the Cal State San Bernardino or Cal Poly fee levels.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
The HACSB is a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your (Federal) Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer.
Additional Benefits Offered
Aflac voluntary plans, 457, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, and additional supplemental life and AD&D insurance benefits.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $55,057.60 – $75,961.60 per year
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