BOOKKEEPER

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2021-1060
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

 

Hourly Rate: $21.98/hour - $24.73/hour

Expectations

We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve, deserve our very best every day. We are a results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. This philosophy expands to the way we manage our work and the way we put our best foot forward. All employees are expected to meet the following expectations:


• Attendance and punctuality; includes being on-time for work, being on-time for scheduled meetings and planning for scheduled time-off in advance with supervisor approval.
• Overtime; obtain approval from supervisor prior to working overtime or comp time.
• Provide quality customer service to both internal and external partners and co-workers. This includes responding to emails within 24 hours, answering the phone by the 3rd ring when possible and giving a deadline and meeting the given deadline for responding to inquiries.
• Dress appropriately for the workplace and in accordance with our dress-code policy.
• Maintain a positive, helpful attitude.
• Maintain confidentiality.
• Communicate respectfully and treat others with dignity and respect at all times.
• Support efforts that ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
• Collaborate productively with co-workers offering solutions and accepting diverse perspectives and ideas.
• Understand and embrace the value in collaborating with people of different cultures, races, genders, ethnicities, beliefs, experiences and ideas.
• Enjoy your time at work!

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