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Real Estate Accounting Manager

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Our client, a diverse and growing organization of privately-owned companies, is seeking a professional and experienced Real Estate Accounting Manager to actively participate in the overall management of a diverse set of assets.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in an engaging and dynamic position with a group of diverse professionals. This office is excited to welcome a Real Estate Accounting Manager into their progressive, LGBTQ-friendly environment. They proudly offer competitive compensation, free onsite parking, and great benefits. Apply today for immediate consideration!


Position Purpose

As the Real Estate Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting of real estate holdings including quarterly financial reports and bank reconciliations. You will have experience working with a diverse real estate portfolio and strong excel spreadsheet skills.


  • Day-to-day accounting of real estate holdings including quarterly financial reports and bank reconciliations.
  • Create cash flow projections and assist in budget preparation to enhance property management and tax planning.
  • Assist in providing investment analysis and planning for real estate acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Prepare lease abstracts, various financial analysis, and special projects as deemed necessary by management.
  • Assist with the renewal and tracking of general liability and property insurance including updating schedules, tracking changes, and following up on open issues.
  • Preparation of various state and federal government reports and annual Form 1099’s.
  • Assist in the preparation of tenant reconciliations and estimates in accordance with stipulated lease terms.
  • Collaborate directly with property managers of managed properties.
  • Assist in property management of both managed and non-managed properties.


  • Minimum of 7 years accounting experience in the real estate industry.
  • Experience working with a diverse real estate portfolio having a value of at least $250M comprised of various asset types including industrial, office, and retail properties.
  • Yardi, Entrata, MRI or other strong accounting software skills.
  • Strong Excel spreadsheet skills.
  • Property management accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of general ledger, accruals, and adjusting journal entries.
  • Knowledge of leases, cash flow, asset capitalization, and budgeting.
  • Experience preparing financial statements and real estate investment analysis.
  • Exceptional communication skills; both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure, drive project to completion and meet deadlines.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience converting accounting systems.
  • Knowledge of ARGUS Enterprise software.
  • Public accounting experience is a plus.



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JWilliams Staffing, Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local

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