Edgewood Properties

  • Residential Accounting Assistant

    Job Locations US-NJ-Piscataway
    ID 2018-2105
  • Overview

    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



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