This position is responsible for the day to day accounting of real estate assets of the Company’s managed properties. Primary responsibilities include maintaining/closing the books, tracking all ancillary accounting and financial reporting for approximately 40 managed properties in Georgia and Tennessee. Properties range in size from single-tenant assets to grocery-anchored shopping centers. Property Accountant must at all times professionally represent the company utilizing excellent written and oral communication skills in regular contact with employees, vendors and clients.
Prepare and review monthly and quarterly financial reports in accordance with owner deadlines and requirements.
Forecast cash flow.
Analyze monthly financial statements and work with Property Managers to provide variance explanations when comparing actual to budget or historical results.
Monthly bank reconciliations for each property’s operating account.
Initiate monthly payments for debt service, owner distributions, etc.
Perform monthly general ledger account analysis and balance sheet account reconciliation.
Assist Property Manager’s with yearly budget preparation.
Annual CAM, Tax and Insurance reconciliations.
Periodic utility reconciliations and billings.
Work with our clients’ CPA’s on an as needed basis and assist with year-end tax preparation requests.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred.
Minimum of 3 years of real estate accounting experience (retail real estate preferred).
Must be able to multi-task while achieving deadlines.
Attention to detail and organized.
Confident verbal and written skills to be able to interact with clients and co-workers.
Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and accounting standards in general.
Must be proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word.
Proficiency in Yardi accounting software and QuickBooks is preferred.
Poline Associates is an international executive search firm specializing in the shopping center industry.We serve property owners, developers, retailers and service providers who are seeking remarkable talent and work to align them with candidates who are eager for new growth opportunities. Since 1979, our team has been connecting companies and candidates with a commitment to integrity and client satisfaction—making us the industry’s most trusted leader in recruitment.