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Job Title: 

Accounting Technician

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Salary Range: 
$45,718 - $58,349 Annually
Full Job Description: 

SHRA is looking for an exceptional, team-oriented Accounting Technician to perform technical and professional accounting functions in the analysis, interpretation, recording and reporting of the Agency's financial transactions. SHRA employees have the opportunity to perform meaningful and impactful work for an agency dedicated to providing affordable housing in the most impacted region of the nation. 

Classification: Represented by AFSCME 

Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: preparing weekly check runs for various Federal programs (Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, Shelter Plus Care, TLCS, etc.), reconciling accounts, funds, and projects, updating the fixed asset system, assisting accountants as needed, processing accounts payable claims, and processing payroll and tax deposits and preparing various state and federal reporting.


Examine financial documents, data or transactions to determine reasonableness and accuracy

Conduct general to complex research, as needed (i.e. taxability of benefits, litigation, reconciliation, customer service)

Draft and implement accounting procedures

Prepare entries for correcting journals and first-of-year journals

Enter new fixed assets into the IFAS system (interest and fees)

Reconcile accounts, funds and/or projects

Assist accountants as needed and provide guidance to other staff in accountants' absence


Prepare and respond to correspondence and other inquiries

Enter and update journal entries and other data in Finance Enterprise system

Test, utilize, update and implement new and existing software

Process accounts payable claims

Provide external and internal customer service

Assist in the planning, development and implementation of internal operations and financial audits Provide customer support and service

Housing/Section 8

Prepare 1099s at year's end

Prepare HUD budgets and requisitions

Conduct internal auditing of Section 8 program (includes developing and implementing audit program)

Access HUD regulations, interpret and implement

Provide Section 8 lease updates and revenue projections to management

Communicate with HUD and other PHAs regarding Section 8 finance issues


Set up all loans for servicing

Generate purchase orders and create purchase requisition numbers

Sign off and mail pay-off quotations

Mail 1098 report at year-end


Update and maintain check management and fixed asset systems

Monitor and track cash flow for cash management forecasting

Transfer funds to and from City Treasurer/Bank

Update, maintain and create CAFR (SHRA Financial Statement)

Reconcile bank statement to General Ledger

Reconcile and post fixed assets

Create fixed asset and cash and investment audit work papers

Update and maintain cash fund and GFAAG fund

Create and generate various cash analysis reports

Create CDBG Draw down Requests

Allocate interest income and fees to the different funds

Establish and maintain petty cash funds

Communicate with City Treasurer and bank personnel as needed


Process payroll, including gross pay adjustments

Prepare various payroll reports

Make tax deposits

Process and distribute payroll liabilities (AIP)

Serve as backup to primary staff

Education and Experience:

AA degree plus 2 years related experience preferred or 4 years related experience plus High School Diploma/GED 

Minimum 2 years related experience in clerical accounting, accounting principles, data processing, and financial record keeping.

As a condition of employment with SHRA, this employee will be required to complete a COVID-19 vaccination recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (including for emergency use) and provide proof of vaccination to the Human Resources Department prior to employment. 

SHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: 

For a full job description and to apply, please click on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/shra/jobs/4145370/accounting-technician?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs 

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, September 30, 2023
Posting Expiration Date: 
Sunday, October 8, 2023
Job Location Details: 
Sacramento, CA
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