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Residential Accounting Assistant

Residential Accounting Assistant

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This position is accountable to ensure accounting records are accurate and collections are maximized on full portfolio of properties.



  • Follow established procedures for processing checks, cash, & credit card payments
  • Analyze resident ledgers for accuracy and suggest and make adjustments as needed
  • Non-Sufficient Fund posting and communicating with property sites
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies/customer queries as needed
  • Review accounts receivable reports for delinquencies & and prepayments
  • Assist with collection efforts
  • Post Rents and late fees each month for all properties in portfolio
  • Work with site managers to ensure late fee notices and 72 hour notices for eviction are posted on time and follow-up with managers on eviction proceedings
  • Track and enforce payment plans and consents
  • Communicate with customers via phone, email, mail or personally
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Collect data and prepare/review weekly & monthly reports
  • Ensure that accounting records are current including data transfer between software programs and making journal entries
  • Complete bank statement reconciliations and escrow account management
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma required
    • BA/BS Preferred
  • Knowledge of accounts receivable. accounts payable, bookkeeping & general accounting
  • Knowledge of office administration and procedures
  • Proficient in relevant computer software
    • Windows
    • Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • OneSite RealPage preferred
  • 2-3 years accounts receivable and general accounting experience
    • Property management/Real estate experience preferred.

Key Competencies

  • Detail oriented and ability to complete tasks accurately with a sense of urgency
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal skills, including written, verbal and listening skills.
  • Proficient analytical skills, ability to investigate and problem solve
  • Proficient computer skills in accounting software, excel, word and email. Able to learn and use a variety of proprietary applications and technology
  • Team Player with a positive attitude and commitment