Property Accounting Assistant

US AMR-Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.
New York, New York, United States
Competitive salary
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
About JLL -

We're JLL-a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We shape the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

As a Fortune 500 company, we help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. We have operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 92,000 individuals. We believe a diverse and inclusive culture is one where everyone succeeds. That's why we're committed to creating an environment where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential.

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Accounting Assistant to work closely with the Finance Director who will be directly responsible for the accounting needs of a Class A building on site in Manhattan. (This is not a virtual position)

  • Responsible for all aspects of Accounts Payable and timely and accurate payments of vendor invoices.
  • Review monthly tenant billings to ensure that tenants are being billed correctly.
  • Monitor Accounts Receivable and make initial tenant collection calls.
  • Prepare monthly financial package and any required journal entries for accrual basis books.
  • Prepare escalation calculations estimates for Operating Expenses, and Real Estate Taxes.
  • Annually, prepare Escalation Reconciliations and tenant letters.
  • Monitor Sales Tax Payable accounts for building
  • Assist in the preparation of the Annual Operating Budget.
  • Participate in special projects, including Business Development Plan, Annual Management Audits and any client. analyses and reports as the need arises.
  • Assist in property administrative role as need arises.
  • Monitor property and client satisfaction relating to team.

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in Accounting/Finance preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Accounting, preferably in the Real Estate industry - Accrual basis.
  • Basic understanding of all functions and responsibilities of Property Accounting.
  • Possess a detail-oriented focus with a structured level of organization and commitment to streamlining processes.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressured, fast paced environment while managing a large volume of work load.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic with a commitment to produce a high quality accounting and reporting product.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships as assigned.
  • Demonstrate leadership in a professional manner through work habits, attitude, and achievement of the goals of the department.
  • Demonstrate independent thought process and independent action.
  • Must be a team player and have the ability to juggle and prioritize tasks according to needs and deadlines.
  • Continuously promote the image of Jones Lang LaSalle within the Company, and with our Clients, through quality of work and professionalism.
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Great working knowledge of Excel, Word and Microsoft office products, real estate accounting software, preferably Yardi and Kardin budgeting software.

What you can expect from us

We succeed together-across the desk and around the globe and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

We can't wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.

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