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Property Accountant in Stamford, CT at JLL

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Stamford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/6/2018

Job Description

Principal Accountabilities

  • Manage the annual budget preparation – compile key assumptions and capital budget information, maintain lease level budgeting for all tenants, review and coordinate the budget input into the accounting system.  Ensure all revenue and expenses are recorded properly.
  • Coordinate with the property managers and accounting department to prepare the monthly reporting packages.  Organize, compile and submit the reports to the client.
  • Support property managers in review and preparation of monthly variance reports.
  • Oversee Accounts Receivable process – monitor cash receipts, review and bill tenant recurring charges and billing adjustments, variable charges and utility charges. 
  • Coordinate Accounts Payable process – review invoice coding and approvals, and ensure proper audit trail is in place.
  • Complete detailed funding requests to submit to client for payment of all expenses.
  • Review leases, leasing activity, and critical lease dates to ensure accurate billing.
  • Prepare annual estimated operating expenses for tenant billing.
  • Prepare annual year-end reconciliations and ensure all recoveries are billed according to the lease documents.  
  • Prepare budget re-forecasts.
  • Track management fees and construction management fees for Regional budgeting and re-forecasting.
  • Coordinate payroll reporting process.
  • Assist in all audits at the property.
  • Serve as point of contact for client finance team.
  • Provide training for team members on accounting software.
  • Assist the client with Ad Hoc reporting and cost center allocations as requested.
  • Generally support the property and facility management team with regard to property financials.
  • Utilize your skills to support and assist the team and provide direction on process improvements.

    Competencies                  

  • Adaptability – maintains effectiveness in varying environments, tasks and responsibilities, or with various types of people.  Can work in active team environment.
  • Planning and Organizing – establish course of action to accomplish goals and evaluates results, develops schedules and task/people assignments, can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish goals, uses resources effectively and efficiently
  • Client Focus – dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the external and internal client, acts with client in mind, establishes and maintains effective relationships with clients and property managers, and gains their trust and respect
  • Dealing with Ambiguity – can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty
  • Learning on the Fly -  learns quickly when facing new problems, open to change, quickly grasps the essence and underlying structure of anything, enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks
  • Drive for Results – can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, bottom line oriented, pushes self and other for results

    Qualifications

              B.S./B.A. -  Accounting

    5 years real estate accounting experience preferred.

Microsoft office product knowledge, Excel and real estate accounting software preferred (Yardi, SAP, MRI, Kardin Budgeting Software)

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