Avesta Housing is a nonprofit affordable housing provider with over 45 years of experience as a leader in affordable housing development and property management in southern Maine and New Hampshire. Our organization is headquartered in Portland, Maine and currently has 98 properties and 2,700 apartments in its portfolio. We have a mission to improve lives and strengthen communities by promoting and providing quality affordable homes for people in need. As a nonprofit organization, we care deeply about people – those who urgently need safe, affordable housing and those living in the homes we develop and manage. And we care deeply about our employees who work hard to support them. When it comes to our staff, we strive to create strong teams, meaningful career growth, and outstanding work environments.
What we’re looking for
Avesta Housing is currently seeking an energetic, detail-oriented individual to join our Accounting Team on a full-time basis. The Accounting Specialist will perform general accounting functions including general ledger, financial reporting, and accounts payable and receivable management. Tasks may include coordination and processing of tenant billing, refunds and security deposits; preparation and processing of journal entries; reconciliation of general ledger, subsidiary accounts and bank accounts; processing of cash transfers and recurring charges; and processing of AP invoices and vendor payments. Currently this position has the option of being on site or remote which may change in the future.
This position is currently a combination of in office and remote work.
Benefits: Excellent benefit package including employer paid health, dental, vision, 401(k) with immediate vested match, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, life, long and short term disability, paid holidays, paid parental leave, and generous earned time. Excellent working environment.