Accountant II

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Job Code: PD22-37
Posted On: Wednesday, 1st June 2022
Department: Finance
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Pay Rate: Grade 21, Minimum $55,114

Job Description:

This position is responsible for preparing and analyzing property financial statements, budget reports, and handling multiple ledgers and tasks, reconciling multiple cash accounts, attending property management meetings, preparing information for auditors and working with auditors during financial statement and compliance audits, preparing regulatory reports and other tasks. Prepares accounting data for posting to general ledger accounts from subsidiary records and papers. Prepares monthly journal entries for several properties such as prepaid, accrual, depreciation, mortgage payable, interest, etc. Prepare bank reconciliations in order to insure the accuracy financial reporting. Prepare the reconciliation of the various balance sheet account for accuracy. Manage the fixed assets of the various properties in the system. Closely working with the real-estate department for under construction or rehab properties draws and payment. Closely work with auditors and investors for cost certification and ratio analysis. Review all the loan documents and analyze financials for anything unusual. Monitor and analyzes financial programs on periodic basis in preparation of year-end closing, resolve coding problems, answer inquiries from other staff and outside agencies. Prepares analysis of financial statements and reports. Prepare audit schedules for various properties, review the audited financial statement, DHCA or REAC filing and tax return. Prepare yearly budget for properties as required by the budget department. Review and research monthly variance report and correct or advise the responsible parties. Instruct lower level or newly hired personnel. Organize, and scan all files monthly. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an accountant.
  • Knowledge of GAAP.
  • Knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of governmental laws, rules and regulations governing accounting activities at HOC.
  • Experience working with spreadsheets, automated accounting systems, Word and Excel is required.
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to organize, analyze and interpret financial data to solve accounting problems.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.