The John Stewart Company

AP Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
Job ID
2021-3582
Location Name
JSCo Accounting Center
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Job Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

COMPANY SUMMARY:

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.

  

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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.

Benefits-at-a-glance

 Benefits for Employees who work 30+ hours/week -

  • Medical, dental and vision care; preventative medical care paid at 100%.
  • Vacation leave of up to ten days per year in the first year.
  • Up to 72 hours of sick time per year.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care.
  • Company paid Life AD&D Long Term Disability.
  • Free, confidential counseling through our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Commuter benefit program.
  • Discounts for AT&T, ClassPass, and Weight Watchers.
  • $50 annual Wellness Reimbursement.
  • Matching 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan of up to 2% of your compensation (for any employee who works 20 hours or more per week).

 

Benefits for Employees who work less than 30 hours/week - 

  • Free, confidential counseling through our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Commuter benefit program.
  • Discounts for AT&T, ClassPass, and Weight Watchers.
  • $50 annual Wellness Reimbursement.
  • Matching 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan of up to 2% of your compensation (for any employee who works 20 hours or more per week).

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The John Stewart Company 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.

The John Stewart Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative.

California Consumer Privacy Act

Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act requires businesses that meet certain minimum threshold requirements to provide a “notice at collection” to applicants for employment who reside in California.  The notice at collection describes the categories of personal information to be collected about these California applicants and the purposes for using that personal information.  Therefore, we have posted the Company’s “Notice At Collection For California Applicants” here.  Please review this Notice at your convenience.

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