The Property Accountant is responsible for ensuring financial statements accurately reflect the activities of a portfolio of properties in any given month by maintaining the general ledger, making month-end and year-end entries, and regularly communicating with Property Management.
Major Duties & Responsibilities
The Property Accountant is responsible for ensuring financial statements accurately reflect the activities of a portfolio of properties in any given month by maintaining the general and sub ledgers, making month-end and year-end entries, and regularly communicating with Property Management.
Our company emphasizes a team approach and expects every person to perform any reasonable task or request that is consistent with fulfilling company objectives.
Maintenance of multiple General Ledgers
Creation and maintenance of workpapers
Monthly reconciliation of bank statements
Posting of monthly closing entries for accruals, taxes, allowances for bad debt, and depreciation
Production of accurate financial statements under required methods of accounting
Preparation of monthly financial statements for property managers, owners, lenders, and JV partners
Recording of year-end adjustments
Entering lease information into accounting platform
Recording cash receipts
Special projects as assigned.
Summary of Qualifications, Experience, and Skills
Experience and Education
Four-year degree in Accounting.
Minimum of 4 years of property accounting experience, including:
General ledger maintenance
Reviewing and understanding financial statements
Cash receipt processing
Experience with Yardi and/or other property management/accounting software
Effective use of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook to professionally communicate internally and externally.
Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics
Communicate effectively with Principals, investors, and associates, both verbally and in writing
Attention to detail – accuracy is imperative.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to solve and react quickly to issues and problems.
Ability to be both a team member and be self-motivated and self-directed.
Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
About Bennett Williams Commercial
Since its founding in 1956, Bennett Williams Commercial has offered full commercial real estate services to the Central Pennsylvania region and beyond. We have served thousands of commercial, industrial and retail clients as we have grown in size and reputation.
With a team of both experienced and knowledgeable associates as well as diligent and energetic professionals, we have the ability to handle any real estate need. Our awards and our numerous property transactions speak for themselves. Our operations include sales, leasing, consulting, and property management. Our continued growth has led to successful offices in Lancaster and Exton as well as the expansion of our York base.
We believe the scope of future success can be determined by the energy and experience of our associates. Bennett Williams is very fortunate with our share of the finest men and women in the industry, positioning us for continued growth and success. Our company represents not only time-tested experience and honesty, but also youthful exuberance and true professionalism.
Today, we enjoy nationwide recognition for our retail leasing activities and have earned a reputation for “closing the deal”. We... have made our presence known from Texas and Montana to Florida and Massachusetts. Bennett Williams’ agents currently hold real estate licenses in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and South Carolina. Our team is the reason for our success.