Accountant
COLONIE CENTER - Albany, NY

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Retail – Client Accounting

Job Scope: Provide full scale accounting support for the property management team, and function as a key member of this management team.

Principal Accountabilities

Prepare and distribute monthly financial reports – prepare monthly journal entries, financial statement preparation and bank reconciliations.

Manage support staff to accomplish desired goals efficiently and effectively.

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

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

Maintain sales information – monitor collection of sales and review reports

Review leases and leasing activity to ensure accurate billing.

Supervise cash management procedures – audit petty cash, oversee service center cash procedures and gift certificate procedures.

Assist with annual budget preparation – compile key assumptions and capital budget information, maintain lease level budgeting for all tenants, review and enter budget information into the accounting system, process estimates for miscellaneous income and specialty leasing.

Review and/or calculate additional charges as applicable.

Monitor and review all specialty leasing activity including agreements.

Prepare quarterly reports - quarterly forecast preparation, and provide support to the corporate office in gathering information for the quarterly financial reports.

Annual year-end reconciliation process – CAM, percentage rent, insurance utilities, sewer/trash, real estate taxes.

Coordinate payroll reporting process.

Assist in all audits at the property.

Competencies

Adaptability – maintains effectiveness in varying environments, tasks and responsibilities, or with various types of people

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

Customer Focus – dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the external and internal customer,

acts with customer in mind, establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers, 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, enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks

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

Qualifications
B.S./B.A. - Accounting

3-5 years real estate accounting experience preferred.

Proficient with Microsoft Office including Excel, experience with real estate accounting software is a plus.

Please email resume to byron.marshall@am.jll.com

SALARY REQUIREMENTS MUST BE PROVIDED.