Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist

POAH Communities

Date: 1 week ago
City: Cincinnati, OH
Contract type: Full time
POAH Communities
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist

POAH Communities is an exciting and highly entrepreneurial organization committed to community development and to preserving affordable rental housing. We are seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as Accounts Payable (AP)/Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist for its Cincinnati, OH office. The AP/AR Specialist is responsible for accounts payable tasks for the Ohio portfolio of properties

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process payables for assigned portfolio of properties, including, but not limited to:

    • Timely review of invoices entered by site staff (G/L allocation, vendor selection, adequate notes) and posting of invoices to the G/L

    • Timely review, summary and entry of corporate invoices, to include the correct allocation to related parties for cost allocation

    • Issue and distribution of checks, via USPS or UPS/FedEx

  • Preparation of bank account reconciliations as assigned

  • Perform application of payments from related parties to corporate receivables

  • Monitor credit card/procurement card payments and resolution of discrepancies with vendors

  • Review of New Vendor requests to ensure compliance with POAH Communities policies, including:

    • Completion of appropriate forms

    • Receipt of W-9

    • Receipt of and correct documentation of Certificates of Insurance

  • Fulfill reporting responsibilities to external parties, including investors, lenders, housing agencies, government entities, etc.

  • Prepare work product and/or retrieve documentation for public auditing firms

  • Alert management of any irregularities or issues

  • Maintain knowledge of current accounting practices and legal updates


  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • One year of experience in accounting or finance preferred

  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency

  • Ability to monitor own work to ensure quality and accuracy

  • Experience in handling sensitive, confidential information

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong administrative and data management skills

  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and Adobe or similar

  • Exposure to financial reporting software (Yardi) helpful, but not required

How We Recognize & Reward You

At POAH Communities, we understand that compensation and benefits are important not only to our employees but to their families as well. We offer a wide variety of rewards and benefits to meet your needs including:

  • Extensive Benefits package (i.e., Life Insurance, PPO Medical, Vision, Dental, 401(k) and AD&D)

  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Wellness Program

  • NEW Paid Parental Leave Benefit

  • Commute Expenses (parking & transit)

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Jury Duty Leave

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, a wellness program, and a 401k plan with a matching component. POAH Communities is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the work force

Company Overview

POAH Communities has specialized in the professional management of affordable multifamily housing for more than 25 years. Initially founded as Midland Property Management, Inc., POAH Communities became part of the Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (“POAH") family in 2001, and currently manages close to 12,000 affordable housing apartments in Connecticut, Cincinnati, the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. POAH Communities has over 400 staff members and maintains offices in Kansas City, Cincinnati, Washington DC, Boston and Chicago.

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