The John Stewart Company

  • AP Specialist - Accounting Center

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    Job ID
    Location Name
    JSCo Accounting Center
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    The John Stewart Company is a full-service housing management, development and consulting organization that began in 1978 with a commitment to providing high quality service in the affordable housing sector. We work to enrich the lives of our residents and employees, while delivering our services cost‐effectively, efficiently and with the highest levels of professionalism, compassion, integrity and respect.



    Reporting directly to the Accounting Supervisor, this position is responsible for managing payables on 20-30 properties.  Accountant will provide oversight for AP Specialist and AR activities by site staff.  A solid foundation in GAAP, and the ability to work within a team structure is essential.


    • Prepare check runs and wire transfers for many different properties with many vendors
    • Managing 60-100 bank accounts.
    • Ensuring utilities and other vendors paid in a timely manner.
    • Assist site staff in GL code recommendations and navigation of AP software
    • Work closely with site staff, regional managers and accountants for mutual property and vendor success
    • Process 542s, Unclaimed Funds and annual 1099s
    • Assist with audit inquiries
    • Various clerical duties including but not limited to processing mail, filing and special projects


    • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
    • Strong communication skills.
    • AS in Accounting or Finance preferred
    • Two years Accounts Payable experience
    • Ability to work well with peers, auditors, clients and management.
    • Flexibility to work on and prioritize a variety of tasks.
    • Strong problem solving skills, including problem identification
    • Experience with Microsoft Office programs such as WORD, EXCEL, and OUTLOOK.
    • Experience with MRI and/or Nexus a plus.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The John Stewart Company (“JSCo”) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.


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