ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOUNTANT

NYC HOUSING AUTHORITY, Manhattan, New York

Date Posted February 19, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Job details

Salary
$58,700 - $85,000 a year

Full Job Description

NYC HOUSING AUTHORITY
Job Posting Notice
Job ID
458413
Business Title
ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOUNTANT
Civil Service Title
ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOUNTANT
Title Classification
Competitive
Job Category
Finance, Accounting, & Procurement
Career Level
Manager
Work Location
AFS-Revenue & Receivables
Division/Work Unit
# of Positions
1
Title Code No
10001
Level
M1
Proposed Salary Range
$ 58,700.00 - $ 85,000.00 (Annual)

Job Description

The New York City Housing Authority seeks an Administrative Accountant in the Revenue & Receivable Division. Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of the Division, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • In charge of the Authority’s Uncollected Accounts unit.
  • Review and make recommendations regarding the Authority’s collection policies to comply with federal and local requirements.
  • Responsible for managing the Authority’s contract with the collection attorney.
  • Review and approve settlement of debts from former residents .
  • Receive, review and submit collection referral requests from field staff to the collection attorney.
  • Review write-offs to ensure compliance with the Authority’s policies.
  • Maintain database of all public housing tenant cases referred to the collection attorney, which include but not limited to the arrear amount and payment information.
  • Provide information on former tenant arrears for repayment.
  • Provide debt satisfaction letters.
  • Act as liaison with the collection attorney.
  • Coordinate and provide information to various NYCHA Departments and external partners (HRA, HUD…)
  • Respond to inquiries, in writing and oral, from former residents and other stakeholders.
  • Prepare various reports relating to the collection activities.

NOTE: The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) held a filing period for an Education & Experience Exam (E&E) for the Administrative Accountant title from February 6, 2020 to February 26, 2020. Therefore, only those currently permanent in the title or have filed to take Exam 0162 will be considered for this position.

NOTE: IF THIS APPOINTMENT IS MADE ON A PROVISIONAL BASIS PURSUANT TO §65 OF THE NYS CIVIL SERVICE LAW, NO TENURE OR PERMANENCE ACCRUES TO AN INCUMBENT IN THIS POSITION BY VIRTUE OF SUCH APPOINTMENT.



NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please click on the link below:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/downloads/pdf/psb/100_1.pdf

Please read this posting carefully to make certain you meet the qualification requirements before applying to this position.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in accounting, including one course each in advanced accounting and auditing, and four years of satisfactory full-time professional accounting or auditing experience, at least 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, or executive capacity or supervising a staff performing accounting or auditing work; or

2. A valid New York State Certified Public Accountant license and at least 18 months of satisfactory full-time professional accounting or auditing experience in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity or supervising a staff performing accounting or auditing work.

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

Additional Information

1. NYCHA employees applying for promotional, title or level change opportunities must have served a period of one year in their current title and level (if applicable).
2. NYCHA residents are encouraged to apply.

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Residency Requirement

NYCHA has no residency requirements.
POSTING DATE
02/18/2021
POST UNTIL
02/28/2021
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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