Accounting Assistant (Real Estate) (Finance)

Recruiter
Lozier
Location
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
18 Sep 2020
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Accounting Assistant (Real Estate) (Finance)

Description Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today's shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities.
We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You will find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed, too.
POSITION SUMMARY
The Real Estate Accounting Assistant will be responsible for accurate and timely preparation of various accounting entries, reports and projects for the Real Estate Department.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Assist in month-end close process for the production of interim financial reporting.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly analysis and meeting agenda reports for the Real Estate Department meetings and other meetings as needed.
  • Timely process daily deposits, weekly payment of invoices and posting of bank fees and interest.
  • Timely and accurately prepare disbursement checks.
  • Maintain distribution files for all partners of entities, including estimated tax payments made on behalf of each partner.
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements.
  • Prepare and post journal entries to General Ledgers.
  • Manage operating cash accounts and notifying Accounting Manager when funds need to be transferred or invested.
  • Assist in auditing the interim financial statements for the Real Estate properties.
  • Review GL's and pull invoices for asset capitalization, sales tax reporting and personal property tax reporting.
  • Assist in adding assets into depreciation software, preparation of sales tax and personal property tax filing.
  • Assist in preparation of weekly/monthly reporting.
  • Assist in preparation and filing annual 1099 and 1096 reports for all internally managed properties. 14. Assist in preparation of tax return workpapers for the Real Estate properties.
  • Assist in preparation of Annual Budgets for internally managed properties.
  • Assist in maintaining accounting records/files in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings, and completing assignments.
  • Ability to work and interact with others.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education: High School Diploma or GED; associates accounting degree preferred
Experience: Minimum 1-3 years bookkeeping
Required Skills:

  • Basic Communication / Problem Solving Skills
  • Basic Organization / Time Management Skills
  • Basic PC / Data Entry Skills (spreadsheets, word processing, accounting programs)
  • Basic Accounting Concepts
  • Basic Project Management Skills