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  • ... Salem, Oregon, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 39.5 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 06, 2024       Expires on: Mar 22, 2024

Accountant   

JOB TITLE:

Accountant

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Salem Oregon United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Salary
$32.
31 - $39.
50 Hourly
Location
Salem, OR
Job Type
Fulltime-Career
Job Number
24-0032 SHA-01
Department
Urban Development Dept
Org
UD Housing Admin
Opening Date
02/05/2024
Closing Date
Continuous

Job Summary

This is a Salem Housing Authority position, which is a separate employer from the City of Salem.

Make an impact:
The Housing Authority of the City of Salem has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Accountant to be part of the Salem Housing Authority (SHA) accounting team.
The Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures.
This position will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures.
If you are a dedicated and efficient and proficient with accounting responsibility in a government environment or similar setting, and are looking to work in a friendly and diverse agency that makes a difference in the community, then we encourage you to apply!

Learn and grow:
The Housing Authority of the City of Salem values employees and their professional development and we pride ourselves on providing a great work-life balance.
We are committed to growing the capabilities of our people, where you can work with diverse individuals, explore new ways of thinking, and expand your capabilities.
We invite you to apply and join our team!

What you will do:
The Accountant performs statistical work requiring important analytical ability of codes and regulations to make financial decisions.
This position is a responsible for varied technical accounting services in property accounting, grant management, financial reporting, performing audits, evaluating and documenting internal controls, reconciling the general ledger, banking and financial statements, and maintaining federal fixed asset inventory control records, and fund-based accounting system setup.


The Accountant manages complex duties involving a high degree of exercising judgement, requiring in depth knowledge of the principles and practices of government accounting and department procedures and policies.
This position is expected to engage with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other auditors professionals and must be able to effectively receive work direction and communicate or convey complex accounting/financial and information.
The successful candidate must be details-oriented, and self-motivated.


What can we offer you for all your hard work?
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.
  • Paid vacation and sick time in accordance with City policies.
  • Competitive pay.
  • Employer-paid PERS contribution of 6%.
  • Opportunity for voluntary pre-tax contributions to a 457b account.
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts.
  • Voluntary long-term care.
  • Employee wellness program.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30a.
    m.
    - 4:30p.
    m.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • May be required to have an Oregon Driver’s license and be able to meet the Salem Housing Authority's driving standards.
  • Associate degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field and three years of experience in accounting, business administration, or finance, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.

Preferred Qualifications (Not required to apply):
  • Knowledge of Housing Urban Development (HUD) Accounting and Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) Financial Assessment Subsystem preferred.

What you will bring along:
  • Demonstrate strong desire and leadership, work with considerable initiative and in an independent manner.
  • Customer service principles.
    Providing a high level of customer service to City staff, in person, email, and over the phone.
  • Ability to analyze, research, organize, and compile data into meaningful reports.
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish assigned responsibilities.
  • Respect, seek to understand, and value individual differences to foster and support a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Principles, methods, and best practice for project, grants, and records management.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and able to work with various levels within the Accounting Department.
  • Excellent project management and ability to prioritize task accordingly.
  • Plan, organize and prioritize a variety of work and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner.
  • Understand, remember, and communicate information with others.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

About us:
Our mission is to assist low- and moderate-income families to achieve self-sufficiency through stable housing, economic opportunity, community investment, and coordination with social service providers.
This is a great opportunity to help positively impact your community.
Come work in a positive and supportive work environment that enforces a safe workplace, has a culture of teamwork and communication, promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and actively promotes an environment respectful of living and working in multicultural society.


The City of Salem is the second largest City in the State of Oregon, located in the heart of Willamette Valley, and is the capital city of Oregon with a population over 170,000.
Centrally located, Salem is 47 miles south of Portland and an hour from the Cascade Mountains to the east and an hour from the ocean beaches to the west.
Salem is an exceptional community for living and working with exciting new and comfortable well-established neighborhoods and carefully preserved historic buildings.


A full-service City, Salem has eight primary departments:
Community Services, Finance, Fire, Enterprise Services, Legal, Police, Public Works, Community and Urban Development Department.
Several departments also have functional divisions within their department.
The City has five labor unions and employs roughly 1,350 talented and dedicated staff members.
The Urban Renewal Agency and the Salem Housing Authority are separate municipal corporations.
The Agency contracts with the City for services and the Authority is led by the Housing Administrator within the Urban Development department.


Where can I find out more about the position?

If you would like to learn more about the Salem Housing Authority, please visit our website at www.
salemhousingOR.
com.


How can I apply?
The City of Salem and Salem Housing Authority invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone.
The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to, and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.


To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application.
Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as part of the application review process.
Please ensure that the details of your application, including work history, demonstrate how you meet the qualifications for the position.


Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list.
Eligibility lists are valid for six months.
The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.


You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards – sign up today!

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF SALEM STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION

The Housing Authority of Salem does not discriminate against any person due to disability, race, color, religion, sex, source of income , familial status, national origin, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status and/or domestic partnership in accessing, applying for, or receiving assistance, or in treatment or employment in any of its programs and activities.


The person named below has been designated to coordinate compliance with the non-discrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR, part 8, dated June 2, 1988):

Melanie Fletcher, Assistant Housing Administrator of Operations, Salem Housing Authority, 360 Church Street SE, Salem OR 97301
(503) 587-4815 | compliance@salemhousingor.
com | TDD users: Dial 711or.
com | TDD users: Dial 711

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 06, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

39.5 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707478995-5db139a84f4066d551e1493be42afa35

LOCATION:

Oregon United States

CITY:

Salem

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Salary
$32.31 - $39.50 Hourly
Location
Salem, OR
Job Type
Fulltime-Career
Job Number
24-0032 SHA-01
Department
Urban Development Dept
Org
UD Housing Admin
Opening Date
02/05/2024
Closing Date
Continuous

Job Summary

This is a Salem Housing Authority position, which is a separate employer from the City of Salem.

Make an impact:
The Housing Authority of the City of Salem has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Accountant to be part of the Salem Housing Authority (SHA) accounting team. The Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures. This position will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures. If you are a dedicated and efficient and proficient with accounting responsibility in a government environment or similar setting, and are looking to work in a friendly and diverse agency that makes a difference in the community, then we encourage you to apply!

Learn and grow:
The Housing Authority of the City of Salem values employees and their professional development and we pride ourselves on providing a great work-life balance. We are committed to growing the capabilities of our people, where you can work with diverse individuals, explore new ways of thinking, and expand your capabilities. We invite you to apply and join our team!

What you will do:
The Accountant performs statistical work requiring important analytical ability of codes and regulations to make financial decisions. This position is a responsible for varied technical accounting services in property accounting, grant management, financial reporting, performing audits, evaluating and documenting internal controls, reconciling the general ledger, banking and financial statements, and maintaining federal fixed asset inventory control records, and fund-based accounting system setup.

The Accountant manages complex duties involving a high degree of exercising judgement, requiring in depth knowledge of the principles and practices of government accounting and department procedures and policies. This position is expected to engage with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other auditors professionals and must be able to effectively receive work direction and communicate or convey complex accounting/financial and information. The successful candidate must be details-oriented, and self-motivated.

What can we offer you for all your hard work?
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.
  • Paid vacation and sick time in accordance with City policies.
  • Competitive pay.
  • Employer-paid PERS contribution of 6%.
  • Opportunity for voluntary pre-tax contributions to a 457b account.
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts.
  • Voluntary long-term care.
  • Employee wellness program.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • May be required to have an Oregon Driver’s license and be able to meet the Salem Housing Authority's driving standards.
  • Associate degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field and three years of experience in accounting, business administration, or finance, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.

Preferred Qualifications (Not required to apply):
  • Knowledge of Housing Urban Development (HUD) Accounting and Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) Financial Assessment Subsystem preferred.

What you will bring along:
  • Demonstrate strong desire and leadership, work with considerable initiative and in an independent manner.
  • Customer service principles. Providing a high level of customer service to City staff, in person, email, and over the phone.
  • Ability to analyze, research, organize, and compile data into meaningful reports.
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish assigned responsibilities.
  • Respect, seek to understand, and value individual differences to foster and support a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Principles, methods, and best practice for project, grants, and records management.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and able to work with various levels within the Accounting Department.
  • Excellent project management and ability to prioritize task accordingly.
  • Plan, organize and prioritize a variety of work and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner.
  • Understand, remember, and communicate information with others.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

About us:
Our mission is to assist low- and moderate-income families to achieve self-sufficiency through stable housing, economic opportunity, community investment, and coordination with social service providers. This is a great opportunity to help positively impact your community. Come work in a positive and supportive work environment that enforces a safe workplace, has a culture of teamwork and communication, promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and actively promotes an environment respectful of living and working in multicultural society.

The City of Salem is the second largest City in the State of Oregon, located in the heart of Willamette Valley, and is the capital city of Oregon with a population over 170,000. Centrally located, Salem is 47 miles south of Portland and an hour from the Cascade Mountains to the east and an hour from the ocean beaches to the west. Salem is an exceptional community for living and working with exciting new and comfortable well-established neighborhoods and carefully preserved historic buildings.

A full-service City, Salem has eight primary departments:
Community Services, Finance, Fire, Enterprise Services, Legal, Police, Public Works, Community and Urban Development Department. Several departments also have functional divisions within their department. The City has five labor unions and employs roughly 1,350 talented and dedicated staff members. The Urban Renewal Agency and the Salem Housing Authority are separate municipal corporations. The Agency contracts with the City for services and the Authority is led by the Housing Administrator within the Urban Development department.

Where can I find out more about the position?

If you would like to learn more about the Salem Housing Authority, please visit our website at www.salemhousingOR.com.

How can I apply?
The City of Salem and Salem Housing Authority invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to, and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as part of the application review process. Please ensure that the details of your application, including work history, demonstrate how you meet the qualifications for the position.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards – sign up today!

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF SALEM STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION

The Housing Authority of Salem does not discriminate against any person due to disability, race, color, religion, sex, source of income , familial status, national origin, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status and/or domestic partnership in accessing, applying for, or receiving assistance, or in treatment or employment in any of its programs and activities.

The person named below has been designated to coordinate compliance with the non-discrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR, part 8, dated June 2, 1988):

Melanie Fletcher, Assistant Housing Administrator of Operations, Salem Housing Authority, 360 Church Street SE, Salem OR 97301
(503) 587-4815 | compliance@salemhousingor.com | TDD users: Dial 711or.com | TDD users: Dial 711

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