• Direct
  • Atlanta, GA
  • ID: 40818
  • Salary: $70,000 - $75,000


Job Overview

As a Senior Property Accountant, you ensure all transactions related to your portfolio of properties are recorded accurately and reported on a timely basis.

Roles You Will Play

The Closer

  • Post monthly journal entries and prepare monthly financial reports for a portfolio of properties, including reclasses and accruals provided by onsite property managers
  • Work with Operations team to prepare annual budgets
  • Review all financials and reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting
  • Oversee the preparation of cash position/projection reports, working closely with Accounting team members

The Task Master

  • Tie out month-end balances between software systems and help research any variances
  • Post monthly debt service payments for each property; reconcile monthly loan activity
  • Ensure all security deposit funds are held in the correct account by analyzing the cash transfers to operating accounts; write down forfeited security deposits
  • Help Cortland Build, Investments, and Operations teams ensure the proper separation of construction costs; help provide billings when necessary

The Impact You Can Make

  • Investors, colleagues, and partners alike have absolute confidence in our financial statements because of your leadership, adherence to accounting rules and company policy, and precise attention to detail.
  • Proactively handling potential closing challenges is your superpower — other staff accountants model themselves after you.
  • You have a knack for communicating with a wide range of roles and personalities – everyone always knows what’s going on and is on the same page!

Building Blocks of Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred, or at least 5 years of experience in the Commercial or Multi-Family Real Estate Accounting industry
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Strong organizational, communication, quantitative, and analytical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail while performing multiple assignments under tight deadlines
  • Deep understanding of GAAP, financial accounting processes, and general ledger reconciliation
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel



If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Tracy Coffie

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