Aberdeen Housing

Accounting Specialist 

Aberdeen Housing Authority is seeking a full-time high level Accounting Specialist to support our Finance Manager in performing professional accounting work of routine difficulty in preparing and processing financial records, general ledgers, reports, and budgets in accordance with HUD guidelines and requirements. Schedule/Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm & Friday 8:00am-2:30pm.

What you will do:

  • Posting general ledger entries into systems
  • Maintaining check registers and reconciling bank statements
  • Maintaining rent rolls
  • Preparation of credit card statement by sorting invoices, coding, entering, posting into the system, and filing
  • Preparation of accounts payable ensuring that there is proper documentation and authorization by sorting invoices for each rental property, coding and entering into the system and filing
  • Maintaining asset and inventory reports
  • Maintain Tenants Accounts Receivables; including collecting rents, sending correspondence to tenants, sending delinquent accounts to collections or small claims and maintaining bad debt lists
  • Create and close repayment agreement files as needed
  • Process Special claims
  • Prepare maintenance billings and reports as needed
  • Prepare Housing Assistance Program requisitions (TRACS) by necessary deadlines
  • Prepare financial reports for funding sources, board of directors, or administration as assigned, ensuring all submissions meet appropriate due dates and deadlines
  • Close out files after tenant moves out and process final move-out charges
  • Break down closed tenant files for storage
  • Assist auditors with annual audit
  • Manage budget
  • Open and close back window and assist tenants as needed
  • Attend appropriate seminars, conferences and/or job related training
  • Perform other related work as assigned by management

What you will need to be successful:

  • College degree preferred or a minimum of 2 years working experience is beneficial not required
  • Must have experience to demonstrate responsibility for full set of accounting records
  • Computer experience required: Microsoft Office, Excel, etc. Software for housing area beneficial with spreadsheet experience

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation $20-$25/hour (strongly depends on education & experience)
  • Benefit package including medical (employer pays a portion), dental and vision insurance; State Retirement (require participation with an employer match); paid Life Insurance; and AFLAC supplemental insurance.
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid holidays (federal) including the Day after Thanksgiving & Christmas Eve

Interested in this great opportunity to join our team at Aberdeen Housing Authority, apply today!


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.