Sr Property Accountant

  • location: Costa Mesa, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $85,000 per year
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Sr Property Accountant

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Property Accountant

Position Summary :

The Property Accountant is responsible for supporting property accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections accounting, CAM, billings, budgeting and financial reporting (P&L and Balance Sheet).

Skills :

  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in written form. Knowledge of computerized accounting systems
  • Ability to learn and understand new software when required
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of commercial real estate
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, deadlines, and time constraints on multiple task
  • Team player, flexible, commitment to doing what it takes to get the job done.
  • Thrives in a dynamic environment and able to work on various projects simultaneously, requiring strong organizational and time management skills.
location: Costa Mesa, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $75,000 - 85,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years
Essential Job Functions :

  • Generates standard monthly and other applicable journal entries with supporting documentation (except those prepared by Property Accountant Specialists (PAS).
  • Prepares and distributes monthly and quarterly financial statements and completes select schedules within prescribed deadlines.
  • Prepares monthly conversions of financial statements for specific owners.
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts as designated, including bank statements monthly. Follows up on reconciling items so they are clear and presented in a timely manner
  • Monitors cash balances for investment purposes.
  • Reviews and approves invoices for correct coding, amount, entity, and Property Manager approval within one to two working days. Also, questions and follows up on unusual items.
  • Generates check requests for management fees, ground rent payments, etc., as applicable, in a timely manner.
  • Reviews MRI to ensure A/R & A/P sub-ledgers tie to the general ledger.
  • Monitors security deposits and refunds for appropriateness and ensures MRI amounts agree with general ledger.
  • Codes miscellaneous cash receipts daily as applicable.
  • Prepares annual operating budgets for the properties and distributes before stated times in management agreements in accordance with prescribed procedures.
  • Prepares select year-end work papers as designated on year-end financial statement checklist and reviews all year end financial statement reconciliations and submits to Assistant Controller for review before due to auditors.
  • Works with appropriate MIS support to resolve issues relating to software (i.e. reports do not tie, etc.) and informs Assistant Controller of same.
  • Maintains loan compliance and provides lender with appropriate required reports.
  • Processes property tax payments in timely manner.
  • Assists with outside auditors and special projects as needed
  • Performs other job duties as may be assigned.
Requirements :

  • 2+ years of Property Accounting experience, or Accountant titles in the Real Estate/Property Management industry
  • MRI Experience- or similar in ERP
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred- 7+ years of experience in property also suffices
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of CAM's and cash flow projections
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skills: Property Accounting
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