Associate Accountant
Timberland Partners - Bloomington, MN

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Timberland Partners is currently seeking a full-time Associate Accountant for our Corporate Office located in Bloomington, MN.

The Staff Accountant is an entry level accounting position; designed to expose an aspiring accounting professional to a variety of accounting responsibilities, which will be invaluable to job advancement possibilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Accounts Payable

◦Support A/P Manager with daily payable duties.
◦Prepare lien waivers for capital invoices
◦Assist with preparing annual 1099’s and 1096’s
◦Manage vendor insurance certificates

  • Property Accounting

◦Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
◦Responsible for month-end closing procedures
◦Responsible for monthly accruals
◦Responsible for processing general ledger entries and reconciliations
◦Perform bank reconciliations for operating accounts
◦Oversee rent receivable transactions
◦Review accounting and associated system reports for completeness and accuracy
◦Manage rent charges, rent payments, and rent adjustments
◦Assist with preparation of annual property budgets
◦Support site employees on a daily basis
◦Prepare draw replacement reserve requests
◦Data entry support for new acquisitions
◦Fill-in support for other Accounting Team members

  • Timberland Partners Vendor Relations Program

◦Review new vendor paperwork
◦Monitor and maintain vendor certificate documents
◦Send annual certificate renewal notices to vendors
◦Track vendor program payments

  • Performs other duties and special projects as requested by management.

Qualifications:

◦Two-year accounting degree is required
◦Bachelor’s degree preferred, with emphasis on accounting or finance
◦1 - 2 years of related work experience is a plus
◦Proficient computer skills, including operating a Windows-based environment, spreadsheets, word processing, and advanced skills in Excel
◦Yardi property management software experience helpful
◦ Knowledge of Fair Housing regulations beneficial
◦Understand and apply accounting principles and practices with attention to detail
◦Excellent written and verbal communication skills
◦Possess a high level of problem solving and analytical skills
◦Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
◦Able to multi-task while setting priorities, work independently and in a team setting
◦Highly motivated, self directed individual, with the ability to work with minimal supervision
◦Appropriately maintain financial and confidential information

We offer a competitive salary, rent discounts, benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Life & Disability, Paid Time Off, 401(K), Flexible Spending Accounts, Education Assistance and more.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Work Place.