Senior Property Accountant

Overview: Property Accountant is responsible for reporting financial status of the assigned Real Estate entities given from Accounting Manager.


POSITION OVERVIEW:

Property Accountant is responsible for reporting financial status of the assigned Real Estate entities given from Accounting Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements for assigned real estate entities.
  • Balance and reconcile bank accounts within these student housing entities.
  • Complete all necessary monthly general ledger journal entries.
  • Maintain all recurring payables for assigned real estate entities.
  • Process daily accounting, cash, credit card transactions, perform account reconciliations as necessary and meet required deadlines for timely financial reporting
  • Distribute financial reporting packages for investors and lending partners
  • Assist with Property Management with budgeting.
  • Identify and resolve accounting, reporting and tax issues.
  • Assist with Federal, State and Local tax return process with third party tax preparer
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system in online storage system

Operations:

  • Provide excellent experiences for our residents, vendors, community partners, investors, and owners.
  • Ensures adherence with company policies and procedures and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws.
  • Oversight of successful execution of community resident services that positively impact their lives.
  • Conduct regular site visits as expected to achieve successful community performance Conduct financial analysis monthly, reporting internally and externally, as needed, to
  • lenders, investors, and state finance agencies.
  • Work with community teams to achieve above average resident survey results.
  • Managing property team members to provide support as needed and to ensure adherence to company policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Successful and accurate documentation of all internal and external reporting.
  • Oversight and enforcement of health and safety guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Undergraduate degree required in accounting
  • Experience in Accounts Payable, GL reconciliation
  • Strong work ethic with demonstrated desire to get the job done
  • Ambitious individual for this very fun, flexible working environment

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) with both internal and external customers.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license.

TECHNICAL/COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Excellent quantitative analysis and financial model skills (using Excel) is required
  • Working knowledge of email and MS Office software programs necessary
  • Ability and willingness to effectively use other job-related technology tools
  • Previous knowledge in real estate accounting software (Yardi or other) would be helpful

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple assignments
  • Must be a proficient communicator and listener
  • Excellent organizational and strategic planning skills are critical
  • Conflict and relationship management skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with frequent interruptions
  • Articulate, professional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to be a team player
  • Math proficiency
  • Strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, dependable, with focus on customer service
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequent walking, standing, sitting within the work area.
  • Driving to/from locations for business-related purposes.