The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency is looking for a dynamic Senior Accountant to join our Finance team. The ideal candidate has an excellent track record of operational accounting and supervisory experience. We offer a strong mission driven career with growth opportunities as we work together to provide affordable housing opportunities to the citizens of North Carolina. CPA required. Prior governmental/nonprofit/grant experience preferred.
Main Objectives: Oversees the monthly reconciliation of Grants, Housing Trust Fund (HTF) and Agency accounts. Ensures that financial reporting is done timely and accurately. Interacts with the trustees to ensure proper and timely investment of funds. Oversees transactions handled by the general ledger system and its interfaces. Troubleshoots and solves issues relating to the general ledger system. Supervises staff in preparation of monthly reconciliations and reporting, and develops staff to ensure proper cross-training. Identifies training opportunities for staff. Serves as project manager on implementations relevant to Grants, Housing Trust Fund, Agency and other ad hoc projects.
Educational and Experience: A Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution in Accounting or Business, with a concentration in accounting, and five years of experience in an Accounting related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. CPA required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Generally accepted accounting principles; governmental accounting principles; revenue bond accounting. Experience with automated accounting systems and system implementation is preferred. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and basic knowledge of e-mail and internet usage is needed. Supervisory experience is preferred. Demonstrated effective performance through excellent oral and written communication skills, problem solving, project planning, independent decision making and attention to detail. Proven ability to work in a team environment and perform in a changing environment.
Internal Number: 380
About North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency is a self-supporting public agency. The Agency’s mission is to create affordable housing opportunities for North Carolinians whose needs are not met by the market. Since its creation in 1973 by the General Assembly, the Agency has financed nearly 215,000 affordable homes and apartments, totaling more than $14 billion.