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Accounting Analyst ll
Title:Accounting Analyst ll
Location:Bremerton - 600 Park Ave.
Number of positions:1

Position Title: Accounting Analyst ll
FLSA Status: Non-exempt                                    
Reports to: Accounting Operations Manager
Department: Finance                              
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time                                         
Grade: 33, Step: 1
Union: OPEIU                                         
Work Schedule: Regular Business Hours

  Amount of Travel: None       
Positions Supervised: None

Starting Pay Rate: $24.40 per hour
Closes: This position will be open until filled with priority given to applications received by January 12, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Are you looking for a place to work that really cares about our community and is committed to making a difference? Then the Bremerton Housing Authority is the place for you! Come join our team as an Accounting Analyst ll.

At BHA our mission is to provide high quality, stable and sustainable housing and related services to people who have limited financial means. Our work is to help our clients to become economically self-sufficient, while at that same time strengthen communities. We use our public and private resources efficiently and effectively. It is our goal to do this all while helping our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

If you’re looking for a great benefit package, we have that as well!

  • Accrue 150 hours of PTO in your first year
  • Accrue up to 69 hours of Sick Leave per year
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually
  • Telecommute Opportunities Available
  • Medical & Vision Insurance -90% Employer Paid
  • Dental Insurance- 100% Employer Paid
  • Washington State Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Short -Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • And more!!

All new BHA employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the health and safety of the community we serve and our employees. Upon acceptance of an offer of employment, a prospective hire must submit a certificate of vaccination to the Human Resources Department. Individuals with a qualifying medical or religious reason may submit a request for exemption. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an accommodation.

Position is responsible for accounts payable or accounts receivable accounting functions for the agency and contributes to the collection, maintenance, and reporting of timely and accurate financial and accounting information. This is the second tier of a three-tiered position and incumbents at this level are expected to solve accounting problems with minimal assistance and begin working with more complex problems.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Function Summaries

Accounts Receivable Desk

  • Collect cash and check payments and log into accounting system. Ensure payments, monthly deposits, and charges are posted to the correct accounts.
  • Review Tenant Payment Agreements to ensure they are recorded correctly in the tenant ledger and send collection letters to tenants on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate with Owners/Property Managers regarding money owed to BHA or to the contractor.
  • Review write-offs, process write off approvals monthly, and approve move outs.


Accounts Payable Desk

  • Audit transactions of contractors & vendors and ensure all allowable expenses such as rent, utilities, subsidies, legal fees, damages, and late fees are posted accurately during the month.
  • Reconcile travel expenses ensuring all travel voucher submissions are accurate, documentation is complete, and adhere to BHA policy.
  • Reconcile monthly credit card statements by reviewing submissions for accuracy of coding and complete substantiation of expenses.
  • Process invoices, including verifying expenses, accurately coding expenses, and entering them into system for Manager review.
  • Monitor the allocation schedules and update throughout the year as needed.
  • Match purchase orders with invoices and receiving documents for accuracy and review open purchase orders at month end for the accrual entry.
  • Record public housing utility data into a tracking spreadsheet each month and reconcile with the utility bills.
  • Work with the IT department in order to properly allocate the IT budget across the company.

Additional Functions of Both Desks

  • Act as an Accounting Liaison to Property Managers and third-party contractors via telephone and email.
  • Regularly back-up other Accounting Analyst desks with minimal oversight.
  • May provide backup support for payroll processing.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Required Education and Experience

Education:  Associates Degree (two-year college or technical school): Required, Field of Study: Accounting preferred but can include Business Administration, or other relevant subject.  

Experience:  4 years of experience in full time accounting and/or full charge bookkeeping.  Experience must include using algebra level math to create accurate formula calculations in Excel.

Bremerton Housing Authority has the discretion to accept any other equivalent combination of education and experience when relevant.

Computer Skills:     Intermediate user of MS Office programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Must be proficient in using accounting software.

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, adding machines, photocopiers, and fax machines.

Other Requirements:  Must pass background check indicative to the position requirements.

Required Competencies

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Financial Aptitude - Ability to understand and explain economic and accounting information, prepare and manage budgets, and make sound long-term investment decisions.
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Mathematics - Accurately perform basic computations and approach practical problems by choosing appropriately from a variety of mathematical techniques.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information as it relates to all Accounting Analyst I and II positions in order to back up other desks.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

 This is primarily an office position. The employee primarily sits at a desk, but has the opportunity to move about at will. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate various types of office equipment. The employee will occasionally lift and carry up to 10 pounds.


   N (Not Applicable)        Activity is not applicable to this position.

O  (Occasionally)           Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)              Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)              Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


Physical Demands                                                             Lift/Carry

                                                                                                                                    11-20 lbs

Stand                                    O
Walk                                     O
Sit                                         F
Manually Manipulate            F
Reach Outward                   O
Reach Above Shoulder       O                                                                        

Climb                                   N
Crawl                                   N
Squat or Kneel                    N
Bend                                   O
Grasp                                  O
Speak                                  F

Other Physical Requirements

  • Vision (Near)
  • Sense of Sound- listening ot instructions and customer comments



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