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Accounting Clerk

POAH Communities, an exciting and highly entrepreneurial organization committed to community development and to preserving ‘at risk’ affordable rental housing, is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as a full-time ACCOUNTING CLERK.  The Accounting Clerk will be responsible for general accounting/bookkeeping and payroll accounting/processing.

About POAH COMMUNITIES: The mission of POAH Communities is to provide high quality property management and customer service to the residents that live in our communities.  POAH COMMUNITIES provides connections to opportunities for our residents and partnerships that improve the quality of life in our communities.  POAH COMMUNITIES is a company that develops and honors its employees and delivers long-term value to its owners and partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES The Accouting Clerk will devote the majority of his/her time in preparing monthly operational accounting information and ensuring that there is integrity and timeliness in financial reporting.  Specifically, Accounting Clerk will be responsible for the following:

  • Perform accounting and clerical functions to support Hawthone Place apartments (e.g., issuing checks, resolving accounting problems, recording business transactions).
  • Compile, sort and input vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records.
  • Work closely with the Property Manager in the accounting, reporting, payroll administration tasks related to the financial operations of the property and manage how funds are utilized at the property.
  • Assist with the preparation of annual property budgets.
  • Review billing and match payments to invoices; then match invoices to work orders and fully process bills for payment.
  • Utilize computer systems to run databases, pay bills and order supplies.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS Qualified candidates will fulfill the following requirements:

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience property management accounting and finance.
  • Possess a high level of analytical ability, accounting and bookkeeping expertise, familiarity with the basics of public accounting firms and processes.
  • Basic competency in the use of Microsoft Office suite programs (i.e., Excel, Word, PPT, etc.)
  • Familiarity with social service/property management databases and YARDI is preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of Fair Housing, EIV, ADA, mandated reporting and other pertinent HUD rules and regulations and lease, house rules and related documents governing tenant residency.

For those who are interested and meet the requirements, we encourage you to apply by using the following link:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Benefits include full health and life insurance, a generous earned leave program, and a 401k retirement plan with company match.  POAH Communities is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workforce. For more information, visit us at 

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