This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration, applications should be received by June 6, 2023.
King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is currently recruiting for an Accounting Technician to work in the Finance Department located in Tukwila, Washington.
We are currently recruiting for a talented and experienced Accounting Technician to join the team. As a critical component in achieving the mission of the Authority, our Finance Department is committed to working collaboratively across the agency to ensure that timely and accurate financial data is available whenever needed to support all housing programs and opportunities.
KCHA is the largest provider of affordable housing in the Pacific Northwest and a nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link.
The Accounting Technician is responsible for a variety of accounting functions including Accounts Receivable and General Ledger processes. Knowledge and experience in accounting will be important as this individual will be responsible for:
Qualifications and Competencies
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Position Information and Application Process
To be considered for this opportunity, you must:
Salary & Benefits:
The starting salary range of this position is $27.00-$33.07 per hour (dependent upon qualifications). The complete salary range for this position is $27.00 - $39.15 annually. Performance based merit increase opportunities and COLAs are reviewed on an annual basis. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits are also available.
Physical Work Environment
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
After initial onboarding, this role will have the opportunity to work remotely up to 60% in accordance with the KCHA's flexible work arrangements; however, remote work conditions will be reviewed on a regular basis based on business and program need. Employees must reside in Washington State and having the ability to report to the Central Office in Tukwila will be required. Some local travel may be required to support KCHA business needs.
Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Incumbents frequently use standard office equipment including personal computers, telephone and related equipment. Work entails high volume processing with tight deadlines. The incumbent will occasionally travel off-site on behalf of the Agency to complete banking responsibilities.
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Since its establishment in 1939, KCHA has played a key role in providing affordable housing options for residents of the metro-politan region surrounding Seattle. Through partnerships with local communities and nonprofit organizations, KCHA delivers affordable housing and related support services such as education, job training and social services to more than 55,000 local residents who earn less than the county median income. Head-quartered in Tukwila, WA, it has 370 employees. KCHA is an independent municipal corporation established under state law, assists more than 18,000 households in the Seattle metropolitan region on a daily basis. A mission-driven organization, we administer rental housing and work closely with community stakeholders to address local priorities such as ending homelessness, improving educational outcomes for the region's low-income youth and assuring that disabled and elderly households can live with dignity. We are a high performing group and we are glad to provide creative and self-directed individuals with a variety of future opportunities. Our mission: KCHA is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper. Our vision is: That all residents of King County have quality affordable housing. We transform lives through housing.