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Property Accountant in Southfield at Village Green

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Village Green is seeking a customer focused, team oriented Property Accountant.  The primary job responsibility is to prepare the monthly financial statements for their assigned portfolio.  This includes but is not limited to; preparing journal entries, schedules and reconciliations, collaborating with counterparts in the field, and discussions with clients regarding the financial results. 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Prepare monthly financial statements for approximately 15 properties.

  • Prepare and enter monthly journal entries. Prepare accruals as necessary.

  • Reconcile bank accounts and resolve reconciliation issues.

  • Reconcile all other balance sheet accounts and maintain appropriate schedules and work papers.

  • Analyze and research budget variances.

  • Coordinate with mortgage companies on issues involving mortgage payments, tax and insurance escrows, replacement reserve accounts, etc.

  • Calculate and process cash distributions to investors.

  • Prepare year-end work paper packages for audits and tax returns to be provided to outside CPAs.

  • Work with clients to resolve accounting issues and answer questions on monthly financial statements.

  • Special projects as assigned by Accounting Manager and/or requested by clients.

  • Work with senior management to analyze and record complex real estate transactions including property acquisitions and dispositions, recapitalizations, refinancing, and construction/development activity.


Job Requirements



The qualifications for the Property Accountant position are:



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

    • Minimum of two (2) years working experience, preferably in public accounting.  CPA license a plus.

    • A comprehensive understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

    • Must communicate effectively and be customer service oriented.

    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

    • Must be a team player and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

    • Career focused and interested in advancement opportunities.