Temporary ERAP Accountant I

Job Details

Post Date: August 31, 2021

Will Remain Open Until Filled

Emergency Rental Assistance Program | St. Thomas - St. John District


The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) 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 ERAP accoun

⇨ Perform all accounts payable duties to include verification of invoices for payment, recording expenditures to appropriate accounts, reconciliation of ERAP accounts and respond to ERAP
program staff inquiries regarding processed ERAP expenditures.
⇨ Responsible for the preparation of recurring invoices, statements and liaison with the other divisions to ensure accurate recording of transactions.
⇨ Maintain document files for ERAP payment transactions in compliance with retention policies.
⇨ Responsible for uploading supporting documentation for all ERAP payments to the SAP accounting software
⇨ 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: High School Diploma or equivalent Certificate. Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting.
⇨ Experience: 1-3 years of experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience
⇨ Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of basic accounting requirements; Computer literate to include Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Good oral and written communications 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.


$20.00 per hour no benefits

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted when a vacant position is posted.

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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
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FAX : (340)772-4002

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