Property Accountant

Senior Lifestyle Corporation Chicago, IL

Responsible for maintaining all accounting for multiple seniors housing communities in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, as well as GAAP. Interact with Field personnel and ensure Investor expectations are met.

Essential Functions

* Prepare property management financials and investor financial reporting packages on individual and/or portfolio of assets.

* Communicate with ED/BOM as necessary to complete month end close as per the closing schedule.

* Close accounts receivable monthly for all properties assigned.

* Monthly preparation of bank reconciliations for all accounts for all properties assigned.

* Monthly preparation of balance sheet reconciliations on all open balance sheet accounts with backup for all amounts for all properties assigned.

* Preparation and filing of Sales Tax Returns, Personal Property Tax Returns and other governmental reporting as necessary for all properties assigned.

* Ensure that adequate financial reports are submitted to authorized government agencies, investors and others as directed.

* Prepare and assist in audit preparation and accumulation of data as directed.

* Possesses strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. Interacts professionally and effectively with all levels of the organization, residents, family members, etc.

* Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:

Level of Formal Education: Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience: 2-5 years

Type of Experience: Property Accounting or accounting for a public company with similar closing deadlines

Language Skills: English

Technical Competencies: Intermediate level proficiency with Excel

Skills and Ability:

* Accounting knowledge

* The ability to prioritize and complete multiple demands, all of which may be high priority.

* Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action and work independently.

* Possess the ability to seek out new methods and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.

* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.

Information Systems: Excel required, Yardi preferred

Personal Attributes: Friendly, easy going, team player, strong work ethic

Other/Preferred: Adheres to all policies and procedures

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