JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2020-1017
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Junior Accountant is the staff member responsible for maintaining books and records of General Ledger, Account Payable and Account Receivable of the managed properties under the supervision of Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other accounting department personnel in expediting the timely flow of information as required.
  • Maintain and reconcile the General Ledger activity for the properties in your assigned real estate portfolio.
  • Complete/review the monthly close and prepare required financial reports to the banks, lending institutions, investors and Management.
  • Complete/review the annual close and assist with the year-end reporting with the independent auditors.
  • Timely processing and maintain general ledgers, account receivable, account payable, bank reconciliation and make required adjustments when necessary.
  • Support the onsite Property Managers and other site personnel in all aspects of financial reporting.
  • Monitor tenant receivables to ensure amounts due are paid on a timely basis.
  • Assist other accounting personnel in making bank deposits.
  • Work with management office personnel (Leasing Coordinator, Construction Manager, Asset Management, etc.) to maintain the integrity of the accounting system and to facilitate their financial reporting requirements.
  • Assist the team with the various reporting to Regulatory Agencies.
  • Assist the team in the preparation of the year end accounting for the various real estate entities for timely completion of the year-end financial statements and tax returns.
  • Perform such other tasks as may be required from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Thorough experience and knowledge of real estate tax and insurance and trade functions
  • A strong background with preparing monthly and quarterly property bill backs
  • Experience working with all aspects of Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Experience with reviewing Financial Statements
  • 1-3 years of corporate accounting experience
  • Knowledge of accounts payables procedures and principles
  • Understanding of general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close processes
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent organization and administration skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, thoroughness, and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel,  
  • Familiarity with MDS preferred

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