Lincoln Property Company

Reston, Virginia, United States

Property Accountant

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Overview Join a team with 50 years of success in the real estate industry! Lincoln Property Company is currently hiring for a Property Accountant to work on all financial aspects of our communities. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who enjoys being hands-on and helping fellow employees. Does this sound like you? Join us! Founded in 1965, Lincoln Property Company is one of the largest and most diversified property management companies in the United States. Lincoln maintains a presence in more than 200 cities in the U.S. and 10 countries throughout Europe. Our mission is to be a company for people, a company about people. Responsibilities Prepare all aspects of the financial statement package, including creating and posting journal entries, general ledger review and completion of balance sheet support schedules Ensure financial packages are completed and delivered in a timely and accurate manner to Regional Property Managers, Business Managers and clients Monitor and maintain cash balances Resolve all issues and document response to all review comments generated Review variances in financial statements and documents explanation for significant items Prepare management fee calculations and ensure related invoices are paid Complete Inter-Project Account reconciliations bi-weekly and follows up on open issues Ensures all debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made in a timely manner and internal schedules are maintained Verify bank reconciliation is complete and ensures all reconciling items are resolved in a timely manner Adhere to internal accounting policies and procedures Verify that budget information has been properly input Handle client audit requests as needed Assist in the setup and transitions of properties which may include loading beginning balance information, sale pro-ration calculations, and closing entries Decisions made with general understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines Responsible for setting own project deadlines Qualifications Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university. In lieu of a BA/BS degree, must have four or more years related experience Minimum of three years of related experience and/or training preferred CPA is a plus Ability to 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 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 Experience with MS Office software (Excel) and Real Estate accounting software (Yardi) Benefits Lincoln Property Company offers competitive pay, a benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and 401(k) and opportunities for career development and advancement.