Accountant

  • location: Tempe, AZ
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $26.29 per hour
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Accountant

A government entity in Tempe is looking for hard working and dedicated Accountant to join their growing team. This position is a long term temporary opportunity with a great foot in the door to this government giant!
Paying $26.29 an hour
The Accountant will set up, maintain and reconcile a variety of ledgers and accounts for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, HOME program, and Section 8 Housing Assistance Program; examine all financial transactions to ensure accuracy; correct financial records as necessary.
Responsibilities:
Monitor contract compliance with federal grant requirements; assist in Single Audit of federally-funded programs and monies.
Create and maintain accounting systems as required to comply with various governmental agency guidelines, policies and procedures; prepare reports required by Federal agencies and auditors.
Prepare and maintain a variety of accounting systems including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, fixed assets, petty cash, and accounting systems.
Prepare and review computer input data (using both City and Federal computer systems) for monthly financial reports; assist in the preparation of annual financial statements, budgets and requisitions for the City, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other agencies as required.
Analyze information, reconcile accounts, and prepare projections, income and expenditure reports on CDBG, HOME program, and Section 8 Housing Assistance Program funds for the City and other government agencies.
Evaluate and approve requests for funds and transfers of funds
Provide assistance to City staff regarding accounting principles and procedures.
Prepare and submit monthly analyses of expenditures and revenues.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skills:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Two years of experience working with affordable housing programs, housing revitalization, the Housing Choice Voucher Program, and/or CDBG/HOME programs is preferred
Bilingual skills are desirable, but not required
Licenses/Certifications:
Housing or Assisted Housing Certifications may be required to be obtained within the probationary period.
Qualifications:
Please join us every Wednesday between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm for our weekly Open House. Bring your resume and be prepared to interview!
Address: 3800 N. Central Ave, Phoenix AZ. We are located in front of the 3800 tower, next to US Bank. Free parking is located behind the bank.
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