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Accountant I

Company: Low Income Housing Institute
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Accounting lLOCATION: LIHI Main Office- Seattle, WA 98144REPORTS TO: Accounting ManagerHOURS: 40 hours per week Full timePAY RANGE: $28.01-31.89 per hourBENEFITS: Medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, long term disability insurance and sick leave are available to employees. Employees accrue 116 hours of vacation during the first year and receive 11 paid holidays. (Prorated for part-time employees).POSITION TYPE: This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office of Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU). This is a non-exempt position.Responsibilities:The Accountant I is responsible for performing finance and accounting functions for LIHI, partnerships and LLCs.Duties include:Prepare and process weekly check runs and rush checks, as needed.Acquire W9 forms before adding new non-employee vendors.Be responsible for accurate and timely payments.Transfer Safe/Positive Pay information to banks daily.Ensure compliance with internal control (e.g. signing authority, document approvals).Provide audit support.Other duties performed include the manual check preparation and distribution, reports distribution, filing, photocopying, faxing, administrative duties and special projects.Enter employee payroll related changes into the payroll software.Provide payroll data and reports in various formats for grant billings.Help solve timecard coding errors.Help with timecard completion and approval problems on processing days.Support payroll with reporting for pensions, taxes and garnishments.Help with state L&I reporting including quarterly volunteer totals.Other accounting duties as assigned.Desired Qualifications:2 years relevant experience.An AA degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other related fields. Equivalent experience may be substituted for this requirement.Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Must be able to maintain important payment schedules.Excellent data entry skills. Ability to work in a team environment and independently.Self-starter with good problem solving skills and ability to interact and communicate positively and successfully with all levels of the organization.Flexible and willing to work evenings/weekends during busy times.Proficiency in Excel and Word required.Excellent written and verbal communication skills needed.The Low Income Housing Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified members of historically marginalized and underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. LIHI participates in the e-verify system.About us:The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) has a 30-year history and track record of owning and managing low-income housing; developing innovative solutions to homelessness; advocating for housing justice; providing supportive services; and operating hygiene services for homeless people at our Urban Rest Stops. LIHI staff have developed over 5,000 affordable housing units and manages over 3,000 units including rental housing, permanent supportive housing and transitional housing. The populations served include: families, singles, seniors, veterans, young adults, immigrants, low wage workers, and people living with physical and mental disabilities. LIHI is one of the largest nonprofit housing organizations in the state. Our properties are located in Seattle, King County, and five adjacent counties. LIHI is a national leader in sponsoring tiny house villages as a crisis solution to homelessness. Annually, the tiny house villages and shelters serve 2,000 homeless people and our hygiene programs serve over 8,000 homeless people. LIHI is a BIPOC organization committed to anti-displacement, equitable development, and racial justice. LIHI staff is collaborative, dynamic, and dedicated to taking bold steps in ending homelessness and creating supportive communities for people to thrive. #hpby Jobble

Keywords: Low Income Housing Institute, Seattle , Accountant I, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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