The Property Accountant/Accounting Assistant is responsible for managing a group of properties in all aspects of full-cycle accounting, addressing property owners and tenant inquiries and managing property ownership records. The position also assists the Corporate Accountant with payroll and general ledger reconciliations. The work is performed in accordance with established internal policies and generally accepted accounting principles under the direction of the Chief Accounting Officer.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages the general ledger, reconciliations, accounts receivable and accounts payable for managed properties.
Prepares annual Common Area Maintenance (CAM) reconciliations and property tax reconciliations.
Sets up new properties and tenant leases. Ensure that all pertinent information regarding ownership, management fees and tenants are established and that the necessary general ledger accounts, financial reporting and tenant reporting is set up.
Reviews and inputs new tenants/leases and lease summaries to ensure deposits are received, rent amounts are established and key lease terms are accounted for.
Prepares monthly rent roll, rent increase letters, tenant delinquency letters/statements, utility billings, and accounts receivable reports.Collects and deposits tenant checks and posts payments.
Prepares year-end financial reporting package for financial review and tax preparation by the external Certified Public Accountant. Reporting includes financial statements, cash reconciliations, owner distribution schedules, non-resident tax schedules, ownership updates, and mortgage loan analysis.
Monitors and updates ownership records for sales and transfers. Prepares management agreement addendums for such transfers.
Prepares monthly/quarterly financial reporting package for each property ownership group. Prepares owner distributions, calculates and withholds any non-resident tax.
Tracks and pays any necessary estimated non-resident income tax due for the property.
Enters and processes payroll for HBW.
Works as an assistant to the Corporate Accountant performing bank and general ledger reconciliations.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent organization, communication and problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritize assignments to meet required deadlines.
Independent self-starter and good listener who can discern required steps to achieve goals without specific task direction.
Thrives in a friendly, fast-paced, team-oriented environment where accountability, work ethic and a "can do" attitude is a necessity.
Must display excellent customer service skills and unwavering integrity.
One to three years' of accounting experience required, preferably in property management.
Proficiency with MS Office Suite and various types of accounting software. Experience with PVault and/or Timberline/Sage is a plus.
High school diploma required, college degree preferred.
HBW Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.
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