Staff Accountant

Houston Permanent USD70,000 - USD80,000 per year
  • Excellent health benefits and competitive compensation
  • Great workplace environment and room for growth

About Our Client

The client is a Houston-based and family-owned real estate development and management company.

Job Description

* Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements, in accordance with GAAP, for commercial real estate portfolio companies.
* Maintain all financial statement supporting schedules and reconcile to the general ledger. Create supporting schedules when necessary.
* Review and approve accounts payable and accounts receivable, to ensuring accurate coding entered by the property manager.
* Review and analyze general ledger activity for completeness. Prepare accruals and related journal entries to maintain the general ledger.
* Administer all commercial and retail lease processes (set up new tenants in the accounting software and ensure adherence to lease terms).
* Prepare Straight-line rent entries.
* Review property manager operating expense accruals and post to the general ledger.
* Prepare real estate tax reconciliations.
* Estimate and reconcile Tenants' operating expense recoveries via software (Yardi/MRI).
* Review and post tenant recurring charges.
* Create security deposit charges and complete accounting deposit refunds.
* Assist with preparation of annual operating budgets and forecasts.
* Review bank reconciliations performed by third parties and/or other members of the team.
* Assist management with special projects and other tasks as assigned.Other
* Must maintain open communication with members of the accounting team and property managers.
* Must have a "can-do" self-motivated mindset, be highly productive, demonstrate initiative, and be able identify and suggest process improvements for current policies and procedures.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Potential candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or at least 5 years accounting experience with a minimum 3 years of full cycle accounting, including the preparation of financial statements in accordance to GAAP, for commercial real estate and development properties.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office products, Yardi and MRI.
  • In addition, the candidate should have excellent organizational, communication (both oral and written), and time management skills. Must have the ability to develop and sustain cooperative working relationships while working in a team environment and be able to work independently when needed.

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits

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