Current Job Opening - Accountant

The Housing Authority of the City of Hartford Is looking for an Accountant

    Full-time position with benefits.  Competitive salary is based on experience.

     Some Duties Include:

  • Reviews accounting procedures and recommends improved procedures; analyzes accounting and statistical records to prepare accounting reports.

  • Prepares special financial reports and periodic financial statements.

  • Compiles budgetary figures for preliminary budget requests and prepares final budget documents after appropriate budgetary analysis.

  • Verifies and performs work in the functional areas of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, rental collections and related financial areas.

  • Prepares financial statements according to generally accepted accounting procedures, maintains account ledgers and transfers data to general ledger. Sets up and maintain accounts records for special projects, grants, and relates fiscal events.

  • Prepares statistical and narrative reports for federal and state agencies and the Board of Commissioners upon request.

  • Assists in the collection and preparation of budget information for preliminary planning of the operating budget of the Authority.

     Some Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Graduate training in Accounting and/or Business Administration highly desirable.

  • Three years of increasingly responsible accounting experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply general accounting theories and practices in governmental accounting practice.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, design, install and maintain accounting systems to meet needs of the Authority.

  • Demonstrated ability to present technical financial information in a clear and concise manner to non-technical policy makers and to the public.

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred.

      You may apply by emailing your resume to

       Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Please “click here” to view the job description

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