Property Accountant

Avanti Residential - Denver, CO

Full-time
Avanti Residential is a rapidly growing property management company comprised of 26 apartment communities and approximately 5,500 units in the Colorado and Arizona markets. The work environment is challenging, fast-paced, multi-faceted and dynamic. We are a privately held company with our corporate offices in a downtown, professional setting poised for tremendous growth in the coming years giving a successful candidate a wide range of future career growth opportunities.

JOB SUMMARY:
Facilitate all aspects of accounting for apartment communities including processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliation of general ledger accounts, bank reconciliations, preparation of monthly financial statements, preparation of balance sheet reconciliations and schedules for property tax and insurance. Ensures compliance with company policies, contractual obligations and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Review invoices entered by community managers for account coding, vendor and amount accuracy, review for proper approvals Prepare batches for review and approval by Accounting Manager. Handle inquiries regarding payments and open invoices from vendors and managers
Maintain the general ledger for each property assigned, including monthly close, reconcile balance sheet accounts in Yardi and prepare journal entries
Prepare financial statements every month and circulate
Review monthly variance analysis prepared by Community Managers for accuracy and reasonableness
Maintain depreciation, amortization, prepaid, and other necessary ancillary schedules for properties
Prepare and submit replacement reserve reimbursement requests, if required
Prepare and submit quarterly use tax returns and review use tax returns prepared by others, if required
Prepare quarterly financial statements and send to lenders
Prepare trial balances for annual tax returns including reviewing fixed asset purchases and properly classifying for tax purposes
Set up wires and ACH's in banking system, make book transfers as needed
Review monthly forecast for accuracy and reasonable response

KEY COMPETENCIES:
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Must be detail oriented, self-motivated and willing to take the initiative to get things done
Demonstrates commitment to deliver outstanding customer service – both with internal and external customers
Takes ownership to personally resolve customer problems
Committed to following up with internal & external customers in all instances in a timely manner
Strong sense of accountability
Ability to work as an effective member of a team and in a collaborative manner with staff, peers, and supervisor
Positive attitude, professional demeanor, team player
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE GUIDELINES - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting from a four-year college or university plus 1-2 years' experience preferred
1-year experience with Yardi or other property management software a plus
Prior to employment pass criminal background screening
SALARY & BENEFITS

Salary for this full-time position will be commensurate with experience. Avanti Residential offers a comprehensive variety of benefit programs and resources designed to meet you and your family's needs. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account, 401(k) and Housing discounts.

Avanti Residential is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workplace; applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply