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Lead Property Accountant

Lead Property Accountant

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Job ID 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
E - Exempt
Location Name 
Woodland Hills Regional Office
US-CA-Woodland Hills
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Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Prepare and review regular journal entries as they relate to the month end close
  • Have a solid understanding of sub ledger data and its impact to the financial statements
  • Review financial statement variances during month-end and ensure that accounting transactions are complete and balances are accurate
  • Coordinate, direct and guide the team to research items and to properly explain variances
  • Review the accuracy and completeness of monthly rent postings
  • Assist with the preparation of accounting & management reports for executive distribution
  • Reconcile and complete balance sheet account reconciliations, including ensuring that outstanding items are cleared in a  timely manner
  • Review and/or prepare bank reconciliations in a timely manner, including reporting any unusual bank transactions, invalid disbursements, withdrawals, transfers, other issues and policy violations
  • Ensure the clearing of checks and deposits/receipts on a daily basis
  • Communicate professionally with lead operational management
  • Work closely with accounting management on process improvement projects
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests as needed
  • Assist with other ad hoc requests and projects as needed
  • Assist with annual budgeting as needed


  • Four year degree in accounting or similar field from an accredited college or university
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP
  • Detail oriented individual who will be responsible for the research and investigation of transactional level detail
  • Ability to make accurate and timely decisions
  • Review the work of the accounting staff and provide the team the necessary resources to complete their work efficiently
  • Supervisory and project management experience with a focus on residential property management accounting strongly preferred (Gross Potential Rent, etc)
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience with public accounting firm preferred
  • Yardi experience preferred
  • Knowledge of all core accounting principles and best practices, including US GAAP
  • Supervisory and leadership skills to assess, coach, develop and manage performance of others
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills
  • Detail oriented individual with ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with multiple deadlines
  • Strong planning, organizational, quantitative and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Job Requirements

A valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required.


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