Property Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: Jersey City , NJ
COMPENSATION: $40/hr - $45/hr
POSTED: Jan 24, 2023

Our client is looking for a motivated Property Accountant to join their accounting team. If you are looking for an organization that has a high quality and well-known reputation, then this is the perfect fit for you!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$40 – 45/hr

Position Overview:

The Property Accountant works in a leadership role to analyze and present data related to the financial status of the company. They use their specialized experience working with business budgets and accounts to ensure the company is meeting its goals. This position will play a key role in the organization’s strategy and long-term financial security. The Property Accountant will collaborate with the operations team to analyze finances and develop budgets that will keep the company’s costs down.

Responsibilities of the Property Accountant:

  • Maintain the accrual books for approximately 6 to 10 properties within a region
  • Includes approving coding on purchases, recording journal entries, and following monthly closing procedures
  • Assists management in the budget process
  • Includes interfacing with management for assumptions, preparing budgets, inputting budget via journal entry into accounting software
  • Reports to management monthly and compares actual results to budget
  • Conducts annual reconciliations of CAM and semi-annual RET expenses with follow up billing to tenants
  • Responsible for the assistance with information needed from individual tenant audits

Qualifications for the Property Accountant:

  • 3+ years of Property Accounting experience
  • High degree of accuracy; attention to detail
  • Advanced accounting knowledge and experience sufficient to independently track, manage, reconcile and analyze financial statements
  • Knowledge should include ability to use reporting capabilities of the system and maintain the chart of accounts with customizations to fit business needs
  • Established experience in Excel is a must (proficient user required)
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and engage in cross-functional collaboration
  • Balance sheet and P&L statements is preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required


  • Atrium Care package available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 117941