Accountant/Admin Assistant

FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: 1300 North Broad Street

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a professional level accounting position dealing with confidential, high quantity, time-sensitive accounting activities and knowledge of administrative methods, practices and procedures. The work requires an understanding and application of the theories, principles, and practices of accounting and financial management evidenced by a combination of education, training and related job experience. This position will assist Finance/Accounting Department in preparing and analyzing information relative to departmental functions; require a high degree of organizational filling skills in addition to excellent written and communications skills and excellent people skills in dealing with others. Work is performed in an office environment. The work requires use of personal computer using word processing, spreadsheet, database and various accounting software programs. The physical demands consist mainly of sitting or standing at a work station for extended periods of time, using standard office equipment on an ongoing basis, and occasionally lifting and moving light objects. The work is performed under administrative direction where the work assignments are subject to established procedures, practices, precedents, methods, techniques, standards, and/ or well-defined policies. The work is reviewed in terms of meeting requirements or expected results.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or at least 2 years of experience in accounting, admin, budgeting, auditing, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to sit in an office environment, able to lift up to 15 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Most of the work will occur in an air conditioned environment; however, some functions may be held outdoors.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:  Must be insurable by JHA’s insurance and possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.

                                            First Quartile                Mid-Point          Maximum
SALARY RANGE:          [$35,568 - $37,625]           $42,953             $56,292.08

Current JHA employees may be eligible for pay above the starting salary, but within the pay range.

We are an EOE & DFWP. Successful applicant will be required to pass a drug screening and criminal background. Section 3 candidates preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.


Jacksonville Housing Authority
1300 N Broad Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Phone: (904) 630-3810

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