Accountant I

Job Details

Post Date: August 01, 2022

Will Remain Open Until Filled

Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority | St. Thomas - St. John District


The Accountant I is responsible to assist in the month-end close process through accounts payable/accounts receivable functions and bank reconciliations. This position reports directly to the Director of Accounting and provides support to that position as needed.

Essential Functions

⇨ Perform all accounts payable duties to include verification of invoices for payment, recording expenditures to appropriate accounts, reconciliation of vendor accounts and respond to vendors and other departments’ inquiries on processed expenditures.
⇨ Responsible for preparing recurring rental invoices, statements and liaison with the Rental Division to ensure accurate recording of rental transactions.
⇨ Maintain document files for invoices and cash receipts in compliance with retention policies.
⇨ Responsible for the recording of investment and securities transactions including earned bank interest and the reconciliation of related general ledger accounts.
⇨ Assist with general ledger account analysis and provide supporting documentation for accounts and subsidiary ledgers.
⇨ Assist with the month-end close process.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

⇨ Education: Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting.
⇨ Experience: 1-3 years of accounting experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted
⇨ Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic accounting requirements; computer literate to include Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; good oral and written communication skills; ability to be flexible and work under pressure; ability to work harmoniously with other agency personnel; ability to maintain confidentiality in all assignments and ability to multi-task, work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment and problem solve.


Salary: $33,280 - $47,840 per annum depending upon qualifications.

How to Apply

Application packages will only be accepted electronically at Signed original documents will be accepted at our main office at a later date.

Letters of Recommendations Are No Longer Required

To apply for a vacant position, please download our Application for Employment. Each question must be fully and accurately answered. Incomplete, illegible or unsigned applications will not be considered. Original application and your supporting credentials should be submitted to our Offices located at:

St. Thomas/St. John

3202 Demarara No. 3
Frenchtown Plaza, Suite 200
St. Thomas, VI 00802
TEL : (340) 777-4432
FAX : (340)775-7913

St. Croix

100 Lagoon Complex
Suite 4, Frederiksted
St. Croix, VI 00840
TEL : (340) 772-4432
FAX : (340)772-4002

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