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Senior Property Accountant

New York, NY, USA | Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Industry:
    Real Estate
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Provide full scale accounting and reporting support for the property management team, and function as a key member of the management team.

Principal Accountabilities 

Assist with annual budget preparation – compile key assumptions and capital budget information, maintain lease level budgeting for all tenants, review and coordinate the budget input into the accounting system.

Support property manager in review and preparation of monthly variance reports.

Oversee Accounts Receivable process – monitor cash receipts, review and bill tenant recurring charges and billing adjustments. 

Coordinate Accounts Payable process – review invoice coding and approvals, and ensure proper audit trail is in place.

Review leases, leasing activity, and critical lease dates to ensure accurate billing.

Prepare annual estimated operating expenses for tenant billing.

Prepare quarterly re-forecasts.

Prepare funding requests

Prepare annual year-end reconciliations

Coordinate payroll reporting process and union benefit calculations

Assist in all audits at the property.

Serve as point of contact for client finance team


Adaptability – maintains effectiveness in varying environments and with various types of people.Can work in active team environment.

Planning and Organizing – establish course of action to accomplish goals and evaluates results, develops schedules and task/people assignments, can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish goals, uses resources effectively and efficiently

Client Focus – dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the external and internal client, acts with client in mind, establishes and maintains effective relationships with clients and property managers, and gains their trust and respect

Dealing with Ambiguity – can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty

Learning on the Fly - learns quickly when facing new problems, open to change, quickly grasps the essence and underlying structure of anything

Drive for Results – can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, bottom line oriented, pushes self and other for results


B.S./B.A. - Accounting

5 years real estate accounting experience preferred. 

Microsoft office product knowledge, Excel and real estate accounting software preferred (JD Edwards, MRI, Yardi) 

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