The Accountant is responsible for daily oversight, review and training of team members as well as handling the accounting and financial reporting for a portfolio of assets. Other essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
Ensuring adherence to LPC and client policies and procedures
Review of financial packages ensuring thorough, timely, accurate reporting
Review of cash flows, distributions and contribution requests
Review bank reconciliations for accuracy, completeness and ensure stale reconciling items cleared
Ensure critical payments are processed timely and accurately by team members
Oversight of responses to client requests and review questions
Preparation of the financial package, including general ledger review, bank reconciliations and balance sheet support schedules for assigned assets
Manage assigned asset's cash and coordinate distributions and/or contribution requests as required.
Ensure timely payment of approved invoices mortgages, real estate taxes & other critical payments
Review of all management fee calculations for Midwest portfolio are completed and processed
Oversee Inter-Project Account (IPA) reimbursements to ensure they are paid timely
Timely response to client requests and questions
Annual coordination and oversight of the 1099 process for Midwest accounting office
Resource to Business Managers and Regional Managers in budget season including loading budget templates and answering questions as needed.
Ensure approved annual budgets are properly input into accounting systems
Ensure audit requests are completed and submitted timely for assigned team member's portfolio
Review of CAM escalations, real estate tax escalations and other recovery calculations for mixed use properties in assigned or teams assigned portfolio
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university. Minimum of five years of related experience and/or training preferred.
In lieu of a BA/BS degree, must have six or more years related experience.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
None. CPA is a plus
Ability to write, comprehend, analyze, and interpret various types of business documents. Ability to effectively respond verbally or written to complex inquiries or complaints. Ability to present information to an internal group of employees.
Requires a high level of commitment to customer service, whether co-workers or clients.
OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences.
Requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an openness to new ideas and procedures.
Ability to analyze, plan and distribute portfolio loads to ensure team's success in meeting deliverables.
Experience with MS Office software (Excel) and Real Estate accounting software (Yardi).
Lincoln Property Company offers competitive pay, a benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and 401(k) and opportunities for career development and advancement.