Founded in 1976, Neighborhood Housing Services provides a one stop shop for home ownership, construction, education and community building.


ACCOUNTING CLERK Neighborhood Housing Services New Orleans, Inc. is a nonprofit housing and community development organization founded in 1976 as a private, non-profit corporation with the belief that a partnership between local residents, financial institutions, businesses, and local government can stop decline, promote reinvestment, and restore pride and confidence in urban neighborhoods.


General Purpose

Performs a range of general clerical, accounting and bookkeeping support functions in an organization.


Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities General accounts receivable functions:

*Prepare and submit customer invoices

*Code, post and receipt payments

*Prepare and coordinate deposit activities

*Perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations

*Monitor customer accounts for non-payment and delayed payment General accounts payable functions

*Check, verify and process invoices

*Prepare payments for signature

*Sort, code and enter accounts payable data

*Analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices

*Maintain vendor files General Payroll functions

*Collect, confirm and process timesheets and overtime

*Verify taxes and other deductions

*Prepare and distribute payroll checks

*Track employee vacation and sick time General support functions

*Update, verify and maintain accounting journals and ledgers and other financial records

*Assist in month end reporting procedures

*Find and use accounting data to resolve accounting problems and discrepancies

*Track and audit petty cash

*Assist with employee expense reports

*Perform filing and general administrative tasks

*Liaise with other departments/customers/vendors

*Update senior management and department heads on current financial trends, data and reporting that adheres to budget parameters and sound fiscal management

*Perform other duties as assigned Education and Experience

*High School Diploma or equivalent

*1 - 3 years experience in clerical accounting

*Associate degree in business or accounting an advantage

*Experience with not-for-profit accounting preferred

*MS Office and knowledge of accounting software (Paychex, Quickbooks)

*Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures Key Competencies

*Planning and organizing

*Attention to detail



*Customer service orientation

*Communication skills

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans, Inc. in its name and its mission statement affirms its celebration of diversity. It welcomes the employment of a diverse staff and provides equal employment opportunities to all persons qualified by reason of education, training, experience and/or personal character, regardless of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, non-job related disability or military/veteran status. All employees or applicants are treated equitably with regard to hiring, promoting, demoting, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, benefits, rates of pay or other forms of compensation


No solicitation or phone calls please.


Send resumes to: hr@nhsnola.org



NHS is an EOE.



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4605 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA, 70115

Office hours: 

9am - 5pm, Monday - Thursday

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