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Job Description:

The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting the finance department in creating accurate and timely financial records for the organization. This position reports to the Controller.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. General Accounting:
    a. Prepare and record all monthly accounting entries associated with the assigned portfolio of properties including wire transfers, mortgages, real estate taxes, insurance, lender escrow activities, management fees, labor personnel reimbursements, intercompany activities, and bank fees.
    b. Assist in maintaining cash and accrual books for each property in the accounting system.
    c. Prepare monthly bank reconciliations.
    d. Assist with annual budget data.
    e. Maintain fixed asset ledgers.
    f. Communications with lenders on loans, escrows, and account analysis.
    g. Assist with weekly check run.
  2. Analysis and Reporting:
    a. Assist in the monthly analysis of operating variances.
    b. Assist with periodic reporting to property managers and senior management.
    c. Analyze and reconcile the ledger accounts.
    d. Assist the Controller with preparing the annual tax work paper packages.
    e. Upload reports and work papers to the drive.

Position Requirements:

  1. 1. The candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree (accounting/finance) or have equivalent skills through direct experience in an accounting role. One (1) to two (2) years’ experience in a real estate-related field would be ideal.
  2. Strong administrative, organization, and communication skills.
  3. Must be proficient in Word and Excel.
  4. Knowledge of MRI accounting software is a strong plus.
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