The Alterra Property Group Real Estate Accountants are the backbone of our business. They providing essential accounting services and support to the property management and acquisition teams, while maintaining a high quality reporting environment for our investors, lenders, peers and partners. Alterra Property Group offers competitive compensation and benefits.
As a Real Estate Accountant you will be entrusted to maintain the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers to ensure accuracy and consistency in reporting and recognition in a multi-entity fast paced environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Prepare, review and research accounts payable invoices to ensure accurate recording and timely payment
Assist in annual audit and tax return preparation.
Monthly review of trial balance/general ledgers including expenses, rental income, security deposits, and advanced income as required. Analyze period to period variances for accuracy. Research, identify and recommend solutions to problems found in analysis.
Prepare and record journal entries needed and maintain line account reconciliations and side-schedules within work-papers
Prepare tenant annual common area expense reconciliations
Assist in preparation of annual property operating budgets
Assist in preparation of monthly financial reporting packages to investors in faced paced multi-entity environment.
Address questions and/or complete special projects as assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Accounting from a four-year College or University with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required
2 to 5 years of prior accounting experience
CPA Designation / or working towards preferred
Property Management accounting and/or Yardi experience a plus/preferred
Team player with strong communication and organizational skills.
Highly skilled in Microsoft Office products with an emphasis on Excel