Junior Accountant #GD
Under general supervision, responsible for the accounting and financial reporting for a portfolio of 10-12
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare all aspects of the financial statement package, including creating and posting journal entries, general ledger review and completion of balance sheet support schedules
Ensure financial packages are completed and delivered in a timely and accurate manner to Regional Property Managers, Business Managers and clients
Monitor and maintain cash balances
Resolve all issues and document response to all review comments generated
Review variances in financial statements and documents explanation for significant items.
Prepare management fee calculations and ensure related invoices are paid.
Complete Inter-Project Account reconciliations bi-weekly and follows up on open issues
Ensures all debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made in a timely manner and internal schedules are maintained.
Verifiy bank reconciliation is complete and ensures all reconciling items are resolved in a timely manner.
Adhere to internal accounting policies and procedures.
Verify that budget information has been properly input.
Handle client audit requests as needed.
Assist in the setup and transitions of properties which may include loading beginning balance information, sale pro-ration calculations, and closing entries.
Other duties may be assigned
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university. Minimum of three years of related
experience and/or training preferred. In lieu of a BA/BS degree, must have four or more years
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
None. CPA is a plus
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret various types of business documents. Ability to effectively respond verbally or written to complex inquiries or complaints. Ability to present information to an internal group of employees. Requires a high level of commitment to customer service, whether co-workers or
OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences. Requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an openness to new ideas and procedures. Experience with MS Office software (Excel) and Real Estate accounting software (Yardi).
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with general understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices
to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines.