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Burlington Housing Authority (BHA) in Burlington, VT is seeking a Controller to manage the accounting operations of the Authority. The responsibilities for this position include preparing timely and accurate accounting records and financial reports; managing operating budgets; and maintaining a comprehensive and effective system of internal controls, all of which are designed to ensure the accuracy of BHA’s reported results, mitigate risk, and ensure that resulting financial statements comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the U/S/ Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements. The Controller also hires, trains, manages and retains skilled accounting staff. 

A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting plus with three or more years of relevant experience, including managing staff is required. Candidates must demonstrate strong communication, technology, analytical, and management skills. The Controller should possess comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. A background in HUD regulations and/or CPA accreditation is a plus.

BHA serves a diverse population of tenants and partners with a variety of community agencies. To most effectively carry out our vision of delivering safe and affordable housing to all, we are committed to cultivating a staff that reflects varied lived experiences, viewpoints, and educational histories. Therefore, we strongly encourage candidates from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and women to apply. Multilingualism is a plus!

BHA offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and an excellent benefit package. If you are interested in these career opportunities, please send a cover letter and resume to: 


Human Resources
Burlington Housing Authority
65 Main Street, Suite 101
Burlington, VT 05401-8408

BHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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