Property Accountant

  • Location
    Rochelle Park, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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Property Accountant

Responsible for the accounting and financial reporting for assigned portfolio of properties and the Management Corporation.  Ability to analyze and solve problems with limited information; interpret a variety of instructions; demonstrate ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences.


Responsibilities include:

  • Prepares all aspects of the financial statement package including A/P and A/R, creating and posting journal entries, general ledger review and completion of back up and subsidiary schedules.
  • Monitors and maintains cash balances for assigned properties including bank reconciliation preparation.
  • Works to resolve and respond to issues and requests from Real Estate Managers and Clients.
  • Analyzes and understands variances in financial statements and documents explanation for significant items.
  • Ensures cash receipts and payables are entered and processed in a timely manner.
  • Verifies accuracy of rent roll information and ensures all tenant billings and lease changes are entered in a timely manner.
  • Prepares or reviews management fee calculations and ensures related invoices are paid.
  • Reviews property level A/R reports, maintains a proper reserve allowance.
  • Ensures all debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made in a timely manner and internal databases are maintained.
  • Reviews, evaluates and provides feedback on budget information; verifies that budget information has been properly input.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 5+ years experience in commercial real estate
  • Advanced-level Excel skills including pivot tables, macros, lookups.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to manage changing priorities and workflow.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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