Senior Property Accountant

Peoria, IL 61528

Posted: 06/07/2023 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: AFMH00058 Pay Rate: $60,000-$70,000 Experience: 2+ Years

Job Description

  • Prepare/Review monthly bank reconciliations for unusual or long-outstanding items and correct any issues.
  • Ensure that all balance sheet accounts (assets, liabilities, and equity) are reconciled on a monthly basis and any issues are brought up with the Controller. Old outstanding items should be cleared out regularly. Re-classify changes on General Ledger as required.
  • Responsible for recording all cash transactions daily for all entities.
  • Processes payables regularly and ensures payments are done in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile capital asset and depreciation / amortization activity monthly as part of month-end close process.
  • In conjunction with Lease Accounting Administrator: Prepare routine and non-routine billings: percentage rent, new tenant, annual recoveries, calendar year billings, utility billings, and special situations.
  • In conjunction with Lease Accounting Administrator: Process cash receipts and bank deposits in accordance with predetermined schedule.
  • Prepares monthly financial statements accurately and timely
  • Have in-depth understanding of operating/investor agreements for each entity and the resulting investor transactions that are recorded
  • Optional: Job-Cost Accounting including, but not limited to: Preparing bank draws, creating development and administration fees, budget updates within projects, change orders, and manual payments.
  • Assist with periodic cash flow projections and necessary cash funding requests for all entities
  • Assist Asset Management and Property Management teams in preparation of the annual budget for assigned properties.
  • Communicate with property manager on specific budget line items when an overage occurs.
  • Assist with preparation of periodic reforecast budgets for all assigned entities



Job Requirements

Fully in-office position.

  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting, account reconciliations, financial statement preparation, preparation of cash flow projections and preparation of operating expense budgets
  • Be willing to work at the detail level to ensure transactions are recorded in the proper general ledger account
  • Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge of accounting, FS reporting and commercial real estate industry
  • Analyze past revenue and expense transactions to better predict future trends in same accounts
  • Understand, based on specific operating details, the split between Recoverable and Non-Recoverable expenses for each entity
  • Communication: Prepare clear and concise written and verbal communication. Be able to differentiate what type of communication, verbal or written, is needed in a given situation.
  • Leadership: Display a team-wide focus by understanding how certain issues need to be handled consistently and be willing to develop team-wide solutions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting BS preferred)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with commercial real estate accounting software a plus (MRI, Yardi, etc)
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to prioritize workload across multiple tasks, set milestones, and track progress
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, high accountability environment


Meet Your Recruiter

Miranda Hillyard
Accounting and Finance

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