Accountant Property Job Description Sample
Property Accountant/Senior Property Accountant
- Oversee the accounting for a portfolio of properties
- Ensure accounting transactions are in accordance with GAAP and allocated correctly to the various properties
- Month/Year end closing functions.
- Prepare the calculation of asset management fees, property management fees, and lease commission
- Record acquisitions/dispositions of real estate assets;
- Assist with the annual tax returns;
- Work directly with the Asset Management team in providing financial information on the various properties.
Investment/Management/Development Real Estate group looking for a Property Accountant to join their group. Culture is creative and supportive. High marks on the CFO who empowers her team and continues to build on everyone's individual strengths. Company is growing exponentially and lots of opportunity for growth. The group specializes in Multi-Family and Mixed Use. 12+ funds. High volume. Quite a few folks on the team are CPAs, thus could also support folks who would like to obtain their CPA.
· 2+ years of accounting experience;
· Public/Private Mix ideal - would look at all private experience or straight out of public
· Real Estate/Fund Accounting experience a plus;
· Proficient in using the latest versions of Microsoft Excel and Word and Yardi
· BA in Business/related field, or equivalent work experience
Property Accountant Manage, audit and analyze all financial matters related to assigned portfolio. Serve as the financial expert and primary facilitator of all financial matters for assigned properties.
Manage, analyze and audit tenant accounts to ensure they are billed correctly each month for all rental and additional charges per their lease and investigate and resolve all discrepancies.
Research and assess all vendor payments to ensure they are properly coded prior to payment.
Analyze and prepare quarterly Tax and GAAP financial statements, including all supporting schedules as scheduled.
Present formal revenue and expense variance explanations via Asset Advantage on a quarterly basis in conjunction with property management.
Perform analysis and develop financial reports and related schedules in accordance with lender and/or third party requirements.
Analyze and prepare tenant operating and real estate tax escalations for assigned properties’ monthly payment and annual true-up.
Audit and ensure accuracy of various databases, such as Lease Tracking, BP Loan Summary, Rent Roll, Lease Abstract, for assigned portfolio.
Serve as a resource and assist with preparation of portfolio annual budgets and quarterly re-forecasts.
Work with Lease Administration, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Tax, Finance and Legal Departments to obtain necessary information for the completion of financial statements.
Perform required analysis and develop external reports for compliance with all agreements (sales & use returns, i&e forms etc.).
Audit and prepare reconciliation of all accounts (i.e. workorder, etc.).
Examine and comprehend all management, development, joint venture agreements and mortgage documents for assigned properties.
Analyze and prepare depreciation and fixed asset schedules on a monthly basis.
Provide Regional Controllers and all other BXP personnel with the highest level of service. Non-Essential Functions:
Perform other duties as assigned.
BA/BS degree in Business Administration or Accounting required.
A minimum of 1 to 3 years of accounting experience required. A minimum of 3-5 years of experience strongly preferred. Previous accounting experience in commercial real estate settings or related industries preferred.
Solid computer skills with proficiency in MS Excel required.
Proven organizational skills with ability to set priorities, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Self-starter capable of finding solutions with minimal supervision.
Ability to interact with co-workers, tenants or vendors in an articulate, courteous and business-like manner at all times.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
Adaptability to changing demands.
Effective problem solving skills.
Ability to multitask.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral, as well as solid interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of JD Edwards accounting software desirable.
Involves work of a general office nature usually performed sitting such as operation of a computer.
Involves work of a general office nature usually performed standing such as operation of a fax and printer.
Involves work such as tours throughout property portfolio usually performed by walking and by climbing stairs.
Involves movement between departments to facilitate work.
TypeRegular Full TimeBuilding City & StateBoston, MA
Standard Hours40Boston Properties is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.
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Florida Crystals is a leading domestic sugar producer and North America’s first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding our sugar from the field to the table. We are America’s first and only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States, and the first sugar certified CarbonFree® by Carbonfund.org. Our renewable energy facility is the largest of its kind in North America and provides clean energy that powers our sugar operations and tens of thousands of homes, which helps us reduce our use of fossil fuels. FCI Residential develops and manages luxury apartment communities in Florida. We are looking for a property accounting professional that has Onesite or Real Page experience to join our Team at the West Palm Beach Corporate Headquarters. An Organization that rewards hard work and offers a stable and challenging environment, then we invite you to explore this property management accounting role. OVERVIEW The Property Accountant will be responsible for daily, operational accounting functions, including financial statements for operations throughout all FCI residential properties. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required. BA in accounting is preferred. Finance acceptable. ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)
Strong collaboration skills Ability to develop relationships with the field organization including the regional managers, property managers, and other accounting personnel to support overall cost control efforts and operations
Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in accounting
Minimum of 1+ year of multi-family property accounting
Managing the budget and conducting operational variance analyses and cash flow projections
Proven experience managing financial statements for multiple properties
Knowledge of Onesite and/or Real-page systems and SAP preferred
Advanced MS Excel skills DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Strong working rapport w/ accounting team and property management team
Analyze accounting information, policies, and procedures
Prepare monthly financial statements
Prioritizing and time management
Year End audit prep.
Knowledge of 1099 forms
Review tenant charges and concessions
Prepare management fees calculations
Familiar with operating deficits
Recording monthly journal entries
Knowledge of cash and accrual accounting
Strong collaboration skills
Accountability skills to take ownership LOCATION OF ROLE
West Palm Beach Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Property Accountant Needed In Chicago (Lakeview Area)
Property Accountant Needed in Chicago (Lakeview area)
Contract to hire or Direct hire
Build and maintain and new residential/commercial leases
Terminate leases, process security deposit refund and security deposit interest checks on residential leases
Assess monthly rent rolls
Process ACH withdrawals and rent payments
Process recurring monthly checks and distributions
Process monthly management fees
Interface with Property Management department to facilitate accurate record keeping
Previous experience with Sage 300/Timberline or other fully integrated accounting systems
Strong computer skills and property management accounting Key terms: Property Accountant ; Staff Accountant ; Senior Accountant ; Sr. Accountant ; Property Management ; Sage 300 ; Yardi ; Peachtree ; Timberline ; Skyline
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Dec 26, 2017
Job Number 17002U77
Finance and Accounting
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly
Start Your Journey With Us Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels , Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first.
Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers.
JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.
Job Summary Check figures, postings, and documents for accuracy. Organize, secure, and maintain all files, records, cash and cash equivalents in accordance with policies and procedures. Record, store, access, and/or analyze computerized financial information. Classify, code, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals, ledgers, and/or computers. Prepare, maintain, audit, and distribute statistical, financial, accounting, auditing, or payroll reports and tables. Complete period-end closing procedures and reports as specified. Prepare, review, reconcile, and issue bills, invoices, and account statements according to company procedures. Follow-up and resolve past due accounts and vendor invoices until payment in full is received or resolved. Prepare daily consolidated deposits of cash received by all cash handling employees. Document, maintain, communicate, and act upon all Cash Variances. Prepare, maintain, and administer all cashier banks and contracts. Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets; protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers. Speak with others using clear and professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors. Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
Research Property Accountant
Description Job Description – Research Property Accountant
Property Management Office within the Office of Research Administration
This position may be offered as a Research Accountant 2 or Research Accountant 3, depending on the candidate’s level of prior experience as determined by the University’s hiring team.
May hire at either of the following levels, depending on scope and candidate experience Job Title Research Accountant 2 Research Accountant 3 Job Code 4472 4473 Grade I J Exemption: Exempt Exempt Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.
We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work.
At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career. Research—the creation of new knowledge—is key to Stanford’s educational mission. Stanford research has led to breakthrough remedies, devices, tools, and concepts, as well as 25 Nobel prizes for Stanford faculty.
Among the inventions and discoveries that have resulted from Stanford research are MRI technology, DNA cloning, the Pill, heart transplantation, and digital music. The Office of Research Administration (ORA) submits nearly 3,300 new proposals annually and manages more than 5,500 active sponsored projects. The Property Management Office (PMO), within ORA, is responsible for the administration of 31,000 capital assets (equipment) with an acquisition value of $930M.
In addition they provide a system where departments have opted to track an additional 29K non-capital assets valued at $54M. The Research Property Team oversees and handles all matters associated with the acquisition, management, accountability, use, reporting, and disposal of Sponsor-owned and Sponsor-funded equipment.
Perform post-award accounting activities in the financial system, fulfilling sponsor’s reporting requirements. Ensures compliance with sponsor terms and conditions, University policies, and federal regulations and requirements.
Provide signature authority to sign financial reports, final closeouts, and sign off on all cost transfers. Core Duties: 1. Review and interpret legal documents for financial terms and conditions including but not limited to reporting and spending restrictions. 2. Work collaboratively with institutional Representatives, Accounting Associates, Administrators, and AR staff to clarify financial terms to ensure compliance with sponsor’s requirements and university’s policies. 3.
Review and approve/reject request from department to make expenditure types chargeable/non-chargeable. Review cost transfers for compliance with university policy, sponsor terms and conditions, and federal regulations. 4. Work with the respective School Compliance staff to review and make recommendation to the ORA management on departmental request of exception for late cost transfer journals. 5.
Prepare interim and quarterly financial reports for assigned departments or sponsor award range. Ensure reports are submitted timely to meet sponsor’s requirements. 6. Monitor sponsored project activity throughout project lifecycle to ensure compliance.
Work collaboratively with department administrator to review costs for allowability, allocability and reasonableness, and to ensure compliance with sponsor’s requirements and university’s policies. Work with departments and process partners to resolve issues. 7. Perform complex or difficult financial closeouts, including difficult restrictions or large dollar awards, interdisciplinary/consortium awards or awards with high level of audit risk.
Review and sign off final closeouts prepared by junior staff. 8. Provide technical expertise and expert knowledge of grant and accounting procedures, university policies and sponsor regulations, serve as expert resource for department. Engage in analysis of existing systems and make recommendations for improvement, lead testing and enhancements. 9.
Interpret complex University and government policy. Serve as liaison between University, sponsors and department staff. Initiate meetings as needed to resolve issues with process partners, PI, departments, etc. 10.
May manage workload of staff including but not limited to interim financial reports, final closeouts, journal review, customer services, etc. Provide guidance and direction to junior staff on reviewing and interpreting complex agreements and applying cost transfer policy. Assist in escalating and resolving issues as appropriate.
Train and mentor junior level staff. Lead training sessions for staff and departments. Core Duties Addendum: * Primary focus of this position is the interpretation, application, oversight, and management of compliance relative to the acquisition, use, stewardship, accountability, financial reporting, award closeout, and disposition of sponsor-funded or sponsor-owned property/equipment.
- Provide audit support as needed during property management compliance audits.
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered in this job description.
Other duties may also be assigned. ## Qualifications Minimum Education and Experience Required: 1. Four year college degree and more than five years of relevant experience or combination or education and relevant experience Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Advanced knowledge of contract and grant procedures and ability to apply policies and accounting practices. 2.
Advanced knowledge of principles, concepts and theories of accounting 3. Thorough understanding of key attributes in Oracle and its impact on reporting. 4. Detailed knowledge of Stanford research administration processes including pre and post award research administration. 5.
Detailed experience with OMB Uniform Guidance (formerly OMB Circulars A21, A-110, A-133), Cost Accounting Standards, GAAP, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and various Sponsor policies. 6. Strong working knowledge of Excel. 7. Experienced with Oracle/Stanford systems. 8.
Ability to independently diagnose and solve complex problems using sound judgment. Ability to make decision, providing guidance and directions for staff to follow. 9. Skilled to independently analyze complex accounting transactions, and interpret agreements with difficult restrictions using various tools. 10.
Excellent customer service skills. Working collaboratively with different process partners, departments, within the organization to achieve best possible outcomes. 11. Excellent oral and writing communication skills. 12.
Build positive working relationship with departments, various process partners in the university, and within the organization up/down/side levels. 13. Be supportive of management decisions and work toward common goals. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Addendum: * Thorough understanding and ability to effectively apply property/equipment life cycle management concepts and principles. Broad knowledge of property management best practices, standards, key controls, and performance metrics.
Understanding of FAR 52.245-1 and agency/sponsor supplements relative to property/equipment management and compliance. Familiar with Federal Sponsor financial or property management reporting format.
Experience in preparing for and conducting self-assessments a plus.
Experience with Sunflower Assets online system a plus. Certificates and Licenses Preferred: 1.
Certification as CPPA or CPPM Physical
Constantly sitting, grasping lightly, use fine manipulation and performing desk-based computer tasks. 2. Occasionally use a telephone. 3.
Rarely stand/walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, write by hand, sort and file paperwork or parts, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds. Working Conditions: 1.
May have occasional extended or weekend work hours during peak business cycles. Work Standards: 1. Interpersonal skills. Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. 2.
Promote Culture of Safety. Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety. Communicates safety concerns, uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. 3. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide. http://adminguide.stanford.edu/. We are not able to provide relocation or sponsorship for this position.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.Job: Finance
Location:* Business Affairs
Req ID:* 77448 Job Grade: 4473
8455BR Why Us: Sage Hospitality is set to hire an accomplished Property Accountant within our Shared Services Accounting group at our corporate office located in downtown Denver. This exciting position is perfect for a driven accounting professional, and will provide continuous opportunities to learn new skills in a fast-paced, results-driven environment
Job Title: Property Accountant
Location Name: Sage Hospitality Home Office
EEO Statement: We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Assists in accounting support for multiple centralized properties within the organization. Responsible for the preparation of multi-property monthly financial statements, bank reconciliations and sales tax returns.
Manages the cash of the property to include A/P disbursements, cash forecasts, funding requests and ownership distributions. Manage the accounting discipline for complex ownership structures and communicates with our ownership groups directly regarding financial statements. Conducts account analysis for balance sheet, income and expense accounts.
Support both financial and sales/use tax audits. Ensures compliance with company policies, contractual obligations and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Dealing with Ambiguity Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Compassion Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Composure Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Interpersonal Savvy Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably. Knowledge/Skills Ability to read and understand the general ledger, balance sheet, and income statement financial reports Understanding of balance sheet reconciliations and bank reconciliations Timely and accurate sales, use and occupancy tax filings Intermediate level in producing/maintaining Excel spreadsheets Experience with Great Plains, FRx and/or PMS systems preferred Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks Excellent vision required for viewing of CRT screen Excellent speech communication skills required Excellent comprehension and literacy required to communicate via e-mail, understand legal contracts, read bills, accounts, etc.
Abilities Lifting/carrying files and papers up to 15 lbs. No bending/kneeling required.
Stationary position. No continuous standing, climbing or driving required. Education/Formal Training
4 year Degree in Accounting or related field
Experience 2 of more years of work experience in same or related field. Hospitality experience preferred. Must have Multi-outlet or property experience. Material/Equipment Used Personal computer, calculator and telephone (80-90% of time).
Environment 95% indoor office environment
Position Type: Full Time - Regular
Description Are you ready to join an exciting, growing and well-established company that honors integrity, recognizes hard work, rewards achievements and fosters career growth? If you are, Highwoods Properties, a large, publicly traded full-service real estate company, may be your next and best career move. Our company offers a dynamic, fast-paced environment that promotes teamwork, creativity and collaboration. Take the next step and see what Highwoods is all about. Currently, we are seeking a qualified individual to join us in our Raleigh, NC corporate office as a Property Accountant. Selected candidate will be responsible for managing the financial accounting (accrual basis) of an assigned portfolio of properties in a fast paced environment. This position will be primarily responsible for (1) generating building level financial statements and variance analysis for Senior Executives and Business Operations personnel; (2) researching and analyzing specific property information and trends for ultimate use in reports for investors, banks, and other regulatory agencies; and (3) recording building expenses, and verifying invoices. These financial accounting responsibilities will be performed to comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley internal control documentation. This position will interact with other corporate departments and field personnel related to the assigned portfolio. Responsibilities will include:
Obtain, review and analyze property lease agreements, including: review of new leases, amendments, modifications, renewals, and termination agreements
Verify fully executed lease documents to approved lease parameters
Determine applicable lease information for use in calculating the net effective rent for each new lease
Calculate operating expense reimbursement billings (estimates, reconciliations, and year-end accruals) for specific properties, taking into consideration budgets, adjusting for occupancy, specific expense exclusions and other clauses
Determination of monthly revenue and expense accruals based on an analysis of trends, timing and general ledgers of assigned portfolio; requires the ability to interact with operations personnel and translate discussions into impactful accounting decisions
Review building expenses for proper coding and research variances, engaging with field personnel to resolve potential issues/discrepancies
Perform operating revenue and expense variance analysis, comparing multiple periods as well as forecasted and actual results for use by field personnel and executive management
Provide recovery analysis for discretionary building costs to help optimize recoverability which includes discussions with property managers to understand the impact of certain costs
Review of annual building budgets; understanding year over year changes and trends
Prepare Building-level entries, reconciliations and reports: i.e., balance sheet account reconciliations, occupancy statistics, terminations/early move-outs
Requirements This position requires a detail
-oriented individual with the ability to analyze a significant volume of financial information, including the analyzing and interpreting of lease contracts. Candidates must possess the ability to thrive in an environment of complex calculations. Selected candidate will assume responsibility for accuracy and timeliness of work and have excellent organizational and time management skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to appropriately prioritize multiple tasks are required. A BS degree in accounting or finance with a minimum of 3-5 years related experience in accounting, finance or an analytical capacity, preferably in the real estate field, is required. Experience with JD Edwards software preferred. Requisition Number: 2445 Title: Property Accountant
Post Date:* 12/29/2017
Property Management Accountant
Job Template Get To Know Us: Join Morgan Properties, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing property management companies. Our award-winning employees are dedicated to providing our residents with a quality residential living experience every day. Morgan Properties, a family run company, was founded in 1985 by our CEO and President Mitchell Morgan. As of 2017, we currently own and operate 150 residential properties spread throughout 10 states. Our company thrives on a culture of creativity, communication and collaboration, where every position is valuable and every person is special. We’re always looking for passionate professionals to join our team. If you meet the requirements listed and are interested, please submit your resume for consideration. What you will be doing: The Property Managment Accountant reports to the Utilities Manager and assists in areas including energy consumption analysis and resident reimbursement programs. This position requires establishing and maintaining good working relationships with Regional Manager, Property Managers and Regional Facilities Managers to ensure that programs run efficiently and effectively. You will be required to provide energy audits for communities in order to identify any issues that require correction. What we’ll expect from you:
Assist in underwriting utilities for acquisitions.
Assist accounting with researching and providing variance analysis
Assist in preparation of annual utility budgets for all communities.
Assist in preparation of quarterly reporting.
Manage continuing service agreements with local utility companies
Assist in management of resident billing programs with our outside vendors.
Research high utility bills and identify opportunities for expense reduction.
Review missing utility bills with Cass to avoid late payment and associated fees.
Monitor vacant utility expenses to identify areas for investigation in efforts to reduce costs and identify utility theft.
Review Cass Workflow exceptions. Research exceptions to identify correctness, billing errors, or on-site issues (i.e. leaks). Work with vendor and/or site personnel to correct any discovered issues. Process final approval for payment.
- Review to ensure utility accounts are setup correctly by Cass.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or 4+ years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Advanced Excel skills with proficiency creating spreadsheets and manipulating data
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to work independently
Highly detail oriented and organized
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office The “Benefits” of Employment:
Employee referral payment program
Educational Enhancement Program
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
Long and short term disability
Retirement Plan - 401(k) Plan
Discount on an apartment with any one of our properties
Free access to pool and fitness center
Discount on PC Richards Appliances
Discount on Verizon wireless products/phone plans
Discounts on CDW Computer Centers pro #CB ID: 4066 External Company URL: http://www.morgan-properties.com/
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