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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $55,000-$65,000
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

Covenant Place

Community Housing Management Corp (CHMC) provides financial oversight and management for Covenant Place: three HUD subsidized senior living properties in the mid-St. Louis County area; Covenant Place Foundation, a philanthropic entity that provides funding for supportive services/programs for seniors; and an onsite senior center serving residents and seniors in the greater community.

The Accountant is responsible for accounting functions related to multi-family Section 8 subsidized housing properties, commercial tenants, and corporate entities. Reporting to the CFO, the Accountant will have daily interaction with property managers, leasing and compliance, program staff, and facilities director.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required and at least two years of general accounting experience.
Experience with a real estate or property management company, and/or government grants, HUD, LIHTC preferred.
Accounting experience with for profit and non-profit entities preferred.
Skilled in using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
Experience with Yardi Voyager (or other real estate accounting) property management, affordable and accounting software is highly desirable.
Strong initiative, with the ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities under deadlines.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Must be organized, detailed oriented and able to work cooperatively as a team in a small and cohesive organization.

DUTIES: Accounting and Finance

Responsible for safe guarding the assets of the organization through account analysis and regular monitoring of financial transactions, and their recording in the general, and subsidiary, ledgers in accordance with GAAP, and maintain the integrity of the financial and accounting software systems.
Review and run reporting, for property management/compliance review, for subsequent submission of monthly subsidized rental revenue voucher to HUD.
Ensure tenant ledgers are accurate and reconciled, along with security deposits accounting.
Process cash receipts and prepare bank deposits.
Record and process accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Enter, maintain, and/or process information in the payroll system for bi-weekly payroll; information includes hire data, salaries, pay rate, hours worked, paid time off and holidays, tax withholding and other deductions, etc.
Reconcile monthly bank statements to the general ledger.
Prepare journal entries, maintain the general ledger, and reconcile various accounts.
Assist with preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements/reporting. packages, including information for the annual outside audit.
Participate in providing accounting and financial reporting information for HUD/MHDC requirements and inspections.
Perform a wide variety of accounting analyses.
Assist with preparation of annual operating budgets.
Assist management with special projects and other tasks, as assigned.
This list is not comprehensive and can change/ will change with time.

Job Type and Specifics:

Accountant, Salary, Exempt position
·         Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

·         Full-time 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8:30-5:00pm at the one work location on site.


401(k)  with match (after 1st year of employment)
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Paid time off
As you search for your next career opportunity, you want to find a place where your talents are recognized and appreciated and where the need for work/life balance is respected. Our team members have an opportunity to make a direct and meaningful impact, improving the lives of older adults and helping them stay engaged, and independent.

Covenant Place has been recognized by St. Louis Magazine, Focus St. Louis, and Missouri Workforce Housing Association as an exceptional senior community.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested? Let’s have a conversation!
Please send your resume to Nancy Hawk: