Accountant II

Job Details

Post Date: August 01, 2022

Will Remain Open Until Filled

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


The successful candidate will be responsible for accurate and complete monthly reporting of all financial information. This position reports to the Director of Accounting and provides support as needed

Essential Functions

⇨ Perform Federal Programs cash draw downs and prepare check requests appropriately to ensure the proper disbursement of Federal funds.
⇨ Responsible for reconciling Federal Programs related general ledger accounts, preparation of supporting schedules and record retention according to governmental policies and procedures.
⇨ Reviews and prepares journal vouchers on a monthly basis for accurate recording of financial transactions.
⇨ Compiles information and prepares reports to assist with the month-end close process and management’s financial decisions.
⇨ Assist with the maintenance of subsidiary ledgers and prepares reports to validate general ledger balances.
⇨ Perform account analysis and prepare journal vouchers for correcting entries when necessary.
⇨ Identifies cash deposits requiring transfer to appropriate bank accounts and prepares check requests with general ledger coding to facilitate transfer process.
⇨ Reconcile bank accounts, contact bank personnel to correct errors and prepare appropriate journal vouchers to correct postings when necessary.
⇨ Prepares the daily cash balance report and communicate funding needs to ensure sufficient balances for the Authority’s disbursements. Assist with the cash flow process.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

⇨ Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field desirable.

⇨ Experience: 4-7 years of relevant work-related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
⇨ Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to prepare complete and accurate accounting reports and statements; Ability to apply and adapt established methods in accounting transactions; knowledge of basic accounting requirements; computer literate to include Microsoft Work, 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; ability to multi-task, work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment and problem solve; and ability to perform duties with limited supervision.


Salary: $37,440 - $52,000 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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