Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $65,000
Details: Fulltime Salary Range: Dependent upon experience: $50,000-$65,000 (part time based on this range)



Start Date


Application Deadline



2410 17th Street, NW
Suite 100
United States


Housing Counseling Services, Inc. (HCS) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1972 to provide comprehensive counseling, training, advocacy and technical assistance for low and moderate-income homebuyers, homeowners, tenants and the homeless; to help them to achieve successful living in healthy, safe, and affordable homes. Our goal is to prevent homelessness and offer improved housing opportunities by providing the skills, self-esteem and empowerment necessary within families and communities. Further, HCS works to build the individual and group capacity for economic, physical, and social development of homes, neighborhoods and communities.


HCS is looking for a Bookkeeper/Accountant to join our committed staff and encourages all to apply! We are looking for a high energy, committed and quick learner to work with our Chief Financial Officer in the Accounting Department. We will consider on-site staff for either full time or part time. 

General Position Description:  Assist HCS Chief Financial Officer with the daily and long term operations of the accounting department.  Assist HR function in maintenance of files and processing of HR tasks as assigned. All other duties assigned by the Chief Financial Officer.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process A/P and A/R to ensure timely payments made and received to/from vendors.
  • Prepare journal entries.
  • Reconcile g/l accounts and assist in monthly close process.
  • Prepare client assistance checks as required. 
  • Assist with preparation monthly billings for all funders.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly internal financial statements.

  • Must demonstrate an ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Must have attention detail.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Degree in accounting or equivalent experience. Familiar with governmental accounting, i.e. fund accounting, and general accounting principles. Computer skills in Excel, and Word are required. Familiarity with enterprise accounting software strongly desired.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

HCS is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. HCS recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital or familiar status, sex, age, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.


Resumes and cover letters should be sent to . Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.