Accountant Property Job Description Sample
Senior Property Accountant - Winter Park - 8397
Property Accountant - Residential
Senior Property Accountant
Staff Property Accountant
As one of the largest privately held retail development firms in the country, WS has developed 98 properties and over 23 million square feet. Our portfolio of high-quality projects spans over 10 states and includes urban core retail, high-end lifestyle centers and mixed-use developments. Currently, our Seaport development is the largest single real estate project in the City of Boston with over three million square feet of retail, office and hotel buildings left to be developed.
At WS Development, we pride ourselves on providing a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment where employees are encouraged to contribute to the decisions, planning, process and culture of the firm. We are a vertically integrated firm, focused on developing, building, owning and managing beautiful places where people want to be! One of these beautiful places, currently under development is the Seaport in Boston, MA.
As the Seaport continues to expand and evolve we are looking to grow our existing Seaport Accounting team with the addition of a Property Accountant! This is a newly created role that will require a high degree of collaboration between the Seaport Accounting team, Finance, Lease Compliance, Construction and Development, and Operations so the ability to build relationships and communicate effectively across all organizational levels will be key.
What You’ll Do
The Property Accountant will be responsible for a portfolio of operational and development stage entities. Responsibilities will include preparation of financial statements, budgeting, meeting investor reporting requirements, lender compliance analysis and reporting, cash management, tenant and association billing, variance analyses, property/tenant statistics and general ledger reconciliations.
This role will also assist in preparing year-end audit and compliance documentation and responding to any questions pertaining to year-end work with our outside auditors and consultants, requiring a high level of communication and the ability to work with various teams outside of WS. The Property Accountant will also work closely with tenants and various other WS contractors responding to financial and billing inquires.
Other major responsibilities of the Property Accountant will include the preparation of billings for common area maintenance, real estate tax, percentage rent, and utilities.
We are looking for someone who enjoys working within a team and can collaborate across all levels of the organization. An ideal candidate is someone who has passion, work ethic and who wants to make a positive impact in a growing organization. To be successful, the individual in this role will be detail oriented, highly organized and will understand the sense of urgency for critical deadlines.
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 2 to 3 years of accounting experience, with a minimum of 2 years public accounting background (Big 4 not required). Assurance experience is preferred. Real Estate experience preferred as well as Real Estate software knowledge, especially MRI and AvidXchange is highly desirable, though not required. Staff Property Accountant level and compensation adjusted, based on experience.
Accountant I (Accounting, Disbursements, & Property Tax Apportionment Divisions)
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