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Senior Property Accountant


Senior Property Accountant

Job Summary

The Senior Property Accountant position will report to the Manager, Property Accounting and will work directly on day-to-day accounting responsibilities to produce monthly GAAP financial statements. The Senior Property Accountant will work closely with Property Managers, other Senior Property Accountants, Corporate Accounting personnel, and third-party accounting teams to resolve issues, correct errors, and train where necessary. 

This position is located in Denver, CO and requires the employee to be onsite several days during the week combined with remote days based on projects/workload.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Able to demonstrate their experience with reviewing or preparing financial statements
  • Able to handle several projects daily for multiple clients (commercial real estate property clients a plus)
  • Willing to roll up their sleeves to help define and refine current procedures in order to bring more structure and efficiency to the role
  • Looking to grow in a collaborative environment

Background Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; accounting/finance majors and CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of general ledger accounting or minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience. Preferred experience in commercial real estate (industrial/office) and/or property management industries.
  • Minimum of 2 years of MRI accounting software or similar platform

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge in GAAP, monthly close processes, and cash management
  • Excellent ability to identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to forge effective working relationships throughout accounting team and organization
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize with attention to details
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment with the accounting team and members of the broader organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external clients (written & verbal)
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion related to confidential matters
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Key Deliverables

  • Perform full-cycle accounting duties for portfolio of various commercial product types, i.e. office, industrial
  • Facilitate and complete monthly journal entries and close procedures in a timely manner
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts
  • Analyze revenues and expenses to ensure proper classification and address variances
  • Complete monthly bank and escrow reconciliations
  • Manage monthly fixed asset/intangible additions and disposals and record monthly depreciation/amortization
  • Interact with and support with third-party accounts receivable and lease accounting team
  • Interact with on-site property managers and accounting team
  • Work with Property Managers to prepare quarterly capital reconciliations
  • Review annual CAM reconciliations and work with Property Managers to get billed timely
  • Assist Property Managers with annual reforecast and budgeting process
  • Manage and interact with third-party accountants; review monthly reporting packages and distribution analysis
  • Assist auditors and tax preparers for required reports and returns
  • Be proactive in relation to processes, efficiencies & communication

Starting Salary Range 

$80,000 to $95,000 / USD Annually

Posting Date: April 22, 2024

Expiration Date: May 31, 2024 (or until filled)


Please send resumes and cover letters to [email protected], providing:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Phone Number
  • E-mail Address
  • A brief summary of related experience and skills
  • Provide your job current title or most recent title

The starting salary for this position is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the stated range based on various factors including, among other factors, location, education and training, experience, internal pay alignment, and performance. A potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. Many candidates’ compensation will start in the bottom half of the stated range. This role is also eligible to participate in a merit-based annual bonus program, health, vision, and dental insurance plans, long and short-term disability, 401K plan, and PTO. This information is provided in connection with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, and similar requirements in California and New York. Positions located outside of these states may or may not necessarily receive the same compensation.  

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