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Property Accountant

Property Accountant

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National Real Estate Management Company is seeking a Property Accountant responsible for the monthly financials for assigned communities. This candidate will be responsible for property accounting functions which includes the following:



  • Timely and accurately maintain the accounting books and records for assigned properties including preparation and review of journal entries ,review of on-site closing reports, general ledger review, generation of financials, preparation of support schedules, and review and distribution of reports to owners/asset managers.
  • Manage the liquid assets for properties through the preparation of cash flow reports, distribution of funds, timely debt payments, and initiation of capital calls.
  • Generate third party accounting reports as required by owners/ asset managers.
  • Approval of invoices for payment initiated by accounts payable associates as they process payables to ensure timelines and compliance with established corporate/owner policies.
  • Ability to understand and follow accounting related policies and procedures established by company and third party owners.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and generate special reports as required by management and owners.
  • Provide schedules for information for external audits.
  • Assist on-site associates in compiling and analyzing all relevant financial information to help the properties achieve the goals and objectives of the company and property owner’s
  • Effectively complete the timely reconciliation of all assigned bank statements along with research and resolving outstanding items.
  • Accurately and timely collate, assemble, and distribute all owner’s report packages to appropriate parties.
  • Accurately organize and file all accounting closing reports.
  • Thoroughly understand the computer functions and support as required by management.
  • Effectively communicate with accounting staff, support staff and on-site associates to ensure all required job functions are completed in a professional and personable manner.
  • Special projects and other tasks or duties as assigned by supervisor 




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty well. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting, masters +

Position requires the ability to read and write English fluently.


Professional Experience A minimum of five years’ experience in the accounting field with sound understanding of generally accepted accounting principles. A background in real estate or property management is preferred.


Attendance/Travel Requirements The position requires the ability to work five days of the week, 52 weeks a year, but flexible to work beyond 40 scheduled hours per week to meet deadlines required by management.  Minimal or no travel is required.



Position requires the ability to use general office equipment including computer, printers, copy machines, fax machines, postage machine, etc.



  • Strong accounting skills with knowledge of all facts of financial reporting including general ledger, balance sheet reconciliations, income statements, and cash flows
  • The ability to manage and work well while effectively completing tasks in a timely manner.
  • Positive team player with strong people skills
  • Proven ability to adapt to use of various accounting software
  • Strong financial reporting skills with ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to understand accounting related policies and procedures established by company
  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • Strong organizational and time management skills(ability to prioritize effectively)
  • Professional demeanor and image required
  • Support communities and other departments as needed
  • Special projects and other tasks or duties as assigned by supervisor 
  • Maintain an excellent customer service relationship by adhering to the Gables Pledges of Customer Service
  • Adhere to the Gables Standard Operating Procedures

Computer skills

  • Excellent MS Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Working experience with Yardi and/or other various property management software a plus   

Learning and Development

  • Maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V



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