• Staff Accountant (General Ledger)

    Job ID 2018-2093
    Job Locations
    US-GA-Atlanta
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The General Ledger Staff Accountant will specialize in completing accounting transactions for FirstKey Homes Property Operations activities. This role will leverage generally accepted accounting principles to record property operation transactions related to taxes, insurance feed and maintenance accruals. They will ensure all activities are properly reflected in the company’s general ledger. The General Ledger Staff Accountant will continuously communicate and maintain relationships throughout field markets and the corporate office to ensure the accuracy of accounting activities.

    Responsibilities

    Specialize in learning and understanding the accounting activities for the Property Operations.

    Assist with routine accounting activities such as preparing and adjusting journal entries.

    Record property operation transactions such as taxes, insurance fees, and accrual of maintenance costs.

    Reconcile bank accounts and general ledger accounts.

    Resolve accounting discrepancies.

    Assist in timely preparation for month-end close by providing financial schedules and analysis.

    Review Accounts Payable activities and make adjustments when necessary. • Communicate updates and requests to field markets and corporate office leaders.

     

    This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s manager at any time based upon Company need. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience and/or education Minimum 1-year experience of overall accounting, in an accrual basis environment Knowledgeable of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

    Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), must be comfortable using vlookups and pivot tables

     

    PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Experience using Yardi or similar property management program

    Experience working in property management, real estate or similar industry

    Experience working in a fast pace, high-growth company



    FirstKey Homes is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race,color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status,veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected classification or status.

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