Staff Accountant I - Entry Level
Kansas City, MO 64105
Kansas City, MO
Bell & Associates has been engaged to assist our client in finding their next Staff Accountant. This is an entry level accounting role.
- Process payables for assigned portfolio of properties, including timely posting of invoices and issuing/distributing checks
- Fulfill reporting responsibilities to external parties, including investors, lenders, housing agencies, government entities, etc.
- Assist with preparation of annual property budgets; assist site staff in meeting respective budgets
- Prepare monthly accounting reports and associated work papers for assigned properties by the 15th day of the following month, or as instructed
- Complete bank reconciliations
- Prepare requests for reimbursement from capital expenditure reserves
- Prepare work product and/or retrieve documentation for public auditing firms; work effectively with firms to produce high-quality audited information
- Alert management of any irregularities or issues
- Maintain knowledge of current accounting practices and legal updates
- Other related tasks as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
- 1+ year of experience in accounting or finance preferred – internship experience accepted
- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), project finance, and rental subsidy programs
- Accounting experience in real estate or affordable housing preferred
- Ability to work with a sense of urgency
- Ability to monitor own work to ensure quality and accuracy
- Experience in handling sensitive, confidential information
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Excellent customer service skills
- Strong administrative and data management skills
- Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook, and Adobe or similar
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial reporting software (Yardi)
- Periodic overtime may be required
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