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WCHA looking to hire accountant

The Westmoreland County Housing Authority is accepting applications for a full-time accountant at its main office in Greensburg. 

The position would be under the direction of the comptroller to perform technical and complex housing authority accounting functions. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or similar field
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant, hands-on accounting experience
  • Knowledge of government and nonprofit accounting principles, concepts, and terminology
  • Computerized accounting software experience
  • Proficient to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently on assigned duties
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage a variety of priorities while meeting deadlines


  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and assists in the operation of the accounting department
  • Performs duties within the Authority’s accounting system related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory and property control, and tenant security deposits
  • Managing company ledgers and reconciling bank accounts
  • Preparation of financial summaries, statements, reports, and budgets
  • Reviews budget control of program funds
  • Scheduling, monitoring, and compiling data for annual financial audits
  • Preparation of bi-weekly payroll in conjunction with payroll service
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the comptroller or chief accountant

The position offers a salary commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package. 

For a full description of the position go the Employment Section of this website.

To apply, mail your resume to Westmoreland County Housing Authority, Attn: Linda Metz, 167 South Greengate Road, Greensburg, PA 15601 or email to


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