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Job Number: 2168530


Under general supervision of the Property Accountant, the Accounting Specialist is responsible for supporting the Property Accountants in preparation of monthly financial statements and reports and daily property management accounting related tasks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review, batch and process accounts payable invoices and payments
  • Obtain W-9 forms, receipts, and appropriate backup, as needed
  • Review, batch, and process rent payments
  • Work with property managers to analyze tenant ledgers and resolve tenant questions
  • Assist in year-end tax preparation and audit schedule preparation
  • Process notices to residents and vendors and become an expert in local real estate laws
  • Perform general accounting duties including data input, filing, scanning, and organizing
  • Other duties as assigned by the Controller, Accounting Manager, Senior Property Accountant or Property Accountant

    Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • Associate degree in accounting or business required or equivalent classes from a four year college
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products, Microsoft Windows
  • Intermediate Excel skills required (filters, sorting, pivot tables, V lookup, etc.)
  • Real estate and/or property management experience a plus
  • Yardi experience a plus
  • Knowledge of GAAP rules and regulations a plus

    Key Skills and Competencies

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable with meeting deadlines
  • Manage and post volumes of financial data with speed and accuracy
  • Prioritize workloads to meet deadlines
  • Establish and maintain efficient records filing and retention of financial documents
  • Strong accounting background/education including familiarity with both general ledger and property-level transactions
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with ability to communicate internally with team members as well as externally with vendors and other service providers


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