Sr. Property Staff Accountant

H.G. Fenton Company - San Diego, CA4.3

Key Requirements:
Must have a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting
Must have a minimum of 6 years of accounting experience
Commercial Real Estate accounting experience is strongly preferred.
Intermediate to strong Excel skills
Basic knowledge of accounting software; MRI experience a plus!

Key Responsibility Areas:
Accounting & Data Systems: Prepare, reconcile and verify accounting information to contribute to accuracy and timeliness of the company’s financials.
Preparation and posting of various month end journal entries
Perform post approval review of AP invoices
Maintain and update vendor information and Accounts Payable workflows
Review and abstract Commercial leases, ensuring accuracy of billings and accounting for tenants
CAM (Common Area Maintenance) Estimates and Reconciliations
Income Statement variance analysis
General Ledger reconciliation
Maintain records for and support company’s accounting for portfolio capital jobs, which may include: setting up contracts, timely payment of invoices, preliminary notices, lien releases, and closing out capital projects timely through coordination with Property Management

External Department Support: Perform and complete accounting tasks or projects to support the managers of your portfolio.
Works in conjunction with operations/management to review and close accounting month end. Performs a cursory review of various property reports to ensure such reports are clean and accurate
Provides primary support for employees on any accounting related questions and other matters.
Assist in training and answering questions for employees on software questions (MRI, Nexus, Remit Plus, and other integrated systems) and other accounting related matters when appropriate.
Act to promptly resolve problems or questions; provide timely updates and feedback on status.

Team Support: Builds and maintains ongoing inter and intra-departmental working relationships; willingly assist other team members; focuses on team goals in order to help the company achieve its overall goals.
Work cooperatively with others and assist others to reach team goals.
Cross-trains in other areas of Accounting Department to provide support as needed.
Look for process improvements; evaluate validity of current work flows and recommend improvements to department leadership
Analyze electronic accounting system processes and workflow; recommend improvements to work flow and support implementation of approved changes

So why work at H.G. Fenton Company?

We have a set of honest and straightforward values that we live every day! We attribute our success to our continued focus on balancing the employee experience and the customer experience while achieving results.
Our employees consistently are able to grow and develop through our training programs and internal promotion opportunities!
All employees receive 401(k) with company match, profit sharing, Padres Tickets, a discount if you live in a Fenton Apartment Home and a robust health and wellness program with several medial options to choose from.
We have a unique company culture that includes a Fun Force, Team Building Activities, numerous teams including—an Innovative Team, an Eco IQ Team and even Softball and Soccer Teams!
We own and manage over 3,200 apartment homes in 14 communities and over 4.5 million square feet of office and industrial space
We create master-planned projects that improve the community through quality land development practices, reliable planning and enhanced design
We have a strong rooted history in San Diego and our vision includes being strong and viable for another 100 years!