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Retail Property Accountant

Staff Financial Group
Atlanta, GA, 30328
October 18, 2020


Our client has an immediate need for a strong Property Accountant with Retail and Cam experience. This position requires that the candidate have previous real estate experience and must be familiar with Yardi and J Edwards software. The ideal candidate should be well educated, advanced degrees are a plus. Experience with Commercial Real Estate is preferred. The job description is as follows:

Job Description

Accountant - Retail / Atlanta

Job Summary Accountant

Retail - Client Accounting

Job Scope Provide full scale accounting support for the property

management team, and function as a key member of

this management team.

Principal Accountabilities

v Prepare and distribute monthly financial reports -

prepare monthly journal entries, financial

statement preparation and bank reconciliations.

v Oversee Accounts Receivable process - monitor

cash receipts, review and bill tenant recurring

charges and billing adjustments and perform

tenant ledger reconciliations.

v Coordinate Accounts Payable process - review

invoice coding and approvals, and ensure proper

audit trail is in place.

v Maintain sales information - monitor collection of

sales and review reports

v Review leases and leasing activity to ensure

accurate billing.

v Supervise cash management procedures - audit

petty cash, oversee service center cash

procedures and gift certificate procedures.

v Assist with annual budget preparation - compile

key assumptions and capital budget information,

maintain lease level budgeting for all tenants,

review and enter budget information into the

accounting system, process estimates for

miscellaneous income and specialty leasing.

v Prepare quarterly reports - quarterly forecast

preparation, and provide support to the corporate

office in gathering information for the quarterly

financial reports.

v Annual year-end reconciliation process - CAM,

percentage rent, insurance utilities, sewer/trash,

real estate taxes.

v Coordinate payroll reporting process.

v Assist in all audits at the property.


v Adaptability - maintains effectiveness in

varying environments, tasks and responsibilities,

or with various types of people

v 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


v Customer Focus - dedicated to meeting the

expectations and requirements of the external

and internal customer, acts with customer in

mind, establishes and maintains effective

relationships with customers, and gains their

trust and respect

v 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

v 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

v Drive for Results - can be counted on to

exceed goals successfully, bottom line oriented,

pushes self and other for results


B.S./B.A. - Accounting

3-5 years real estate accounting experience preferred.

Microsoft office product knowledge, Excel and real estate

accounting software preferred

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please send your resume to or select the link below to apply.