Property Accountant




New York, New York

Employment Type



Growing, well-established Real Estate investment firm is seeking a Property Accountant to join their team. The Property Staff Accountant will be a member of the Accounting and Finance team. The team provides accounting and financial reporting for management and investors. This position plays a key role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial statements and control environment.

Job Description:

Compensation : $70000 - $85000
Job ID : 14084


Primary responsibility is to maintain books and records of the assigned investment entities with primary emphasis on the following:

  • Monthly preparation of property level and consolidated financial statements using MRI.
  • Monthly analysis of various workpapers including accruals, prepaid insurance, real estate taxes, bad debt, fixed asset.
  • Bank reconciliations for both property level and corporate level bank accounts.
  • Prepare/maintain monthly journal standard entries.
  • Review invoices for proper coding and authorization.
  • Prepare annual personal property returns.
  • Calculate and post management fees and advisory fees.
  • Maintain/code intercompany billings and receivables.
  • Prepare and record all journal entries.
  • Prepare reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers (rent rolls/tenant files and accounts payable) to the relevant general ledgers.
  • Perform variance analysis and analytical procedures for assigned entity and underlying properties.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarter-end GAAP financial reporting.
  • Provide financial support to property management including substantial communication with property managers and regional offices.
  • Assist in buy-side due diligence with some travel required.
  • Drive process change and process improvements.
  • Assist with special projects upon request.

Job Requirements:


  • General understanding of finance/accounting/financial analysis and reporting.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to manage time well, be a self-starter, strong work ethic.
  • Excellent analytical abilities, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of operations and senior management.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong excel skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing deadlines.
  • Minimum three years of experience in accounting, preferably in real estate.


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