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Property Accountant

CWS Apartment Homes LLC
Austin, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

CWS has an opportunity for a seasoned accountant to be responsible for a portfolio of 8-10 properties. Please note due to Covid precautions this position is currently remote but will be evaluated every 30 days. The position will be trained and supported by other members of the accounting team. In order to be successful, some of the concepts necessary to grasp include:

  • An understanding of the flow of financial statements, both balance sheet and income statement
  • An understanding of accrual accounting (versus cash basis accounting)
  • An understanding of Retained Earnings /Equity Accounts
  • An understanding of the flow and workings of the Statement of Cash Flows
  • An understanding of the concepts and practices of depreciation and amortization

Property Accountant Responsibilities

The ability to process full accounting close cycle for 8 - 10 apartment properties.

  • Duties include – journal entries (monthly and quarterly); booking cash and bank reconciliations; balance sheet reconciliations; reviewing financial statements as compared to budget, identifying and explaining variances where needed; reviewing invoices for proper general ledger coding as well as distinguishing between capital expenditures and operating expenses;
  • The Property Accountant needs an understanding of accounting rules and concepts and the ability to apply them in practice.

Ability to prepare specialized investor reporting on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis.

  • The Property Accountant needs to be able to fully comprehend what the reporting is presenting and be able to explain all aspects if needed.

Work with external auditors on an annual GAAP audits.

  • The Property Accountant should be able to fulfil audit requests and be able to provide auditors information that is accurate, timely, and complete.

Assist in the preparation of annual budgets.

  • Certain information is the responsibility of the Property Accountant to enter in the budget template so the Property Accountant needs to have an understanding of what to enter, how it is calculated, what it represents, etc.

A plus is the ability to review another Property Accountant’s properties at month end to check for accuracy, completeness, etc. This skill will likely be developed over time. Experience with Yardi software is a significant plus.

Assist on special projects as needed.

  • The PA needs to be able to work on/complete the project with minimal guidance. There is an expectation that the PA will understand what is needed and how to provide it.

Do you possess some of these skills but not all of them? Are you eager to learn? Let’s talk. Our team is supportive and available. One team, one goal, one score.

Company Description
Who We Are

We are honored to be recognized as a multi-award winning organization, including one of the Best Places to Work in Multifamily Housing for 2019. At CWS, we recognize these awards are won because our greatest asset is our people. CWS’ competitive advantage is to hire leaders with qualities which allow them to successfully interact with colleagues and others in the workplace and beyond. Through your leadership, you are not just exemplifying CWS’ strategy, you are expressing who you are and what you stand for as a leader.

Our five core values we embody are: Honoring Our Word, Ethical Dealings are Paramount, A Respect for People, Requirement for Profitability and Sustainability, A Demand for Excellence with a Sense of Urgency.

What We Do

Since 1969, CWS has delivered exceptional living experiences for our customers. Over the years, our company has expanded and we’re proud to serve more than 60,000 residents and 800 team members across the country. We believe our success is a product of staying true to who we were at the onset. As a result, our daily actions are designed to deliver on our purpose of “Enhancing Lives the CWS Way.” We have a signature style which includes friendly associates, responsive service, well-designed floorplans, unique amenities, and spotless communities.

CWS Apartment Homes LLC

Why Work Here?
A person can get a paycheck anywhere, but CWS has a heart and soul that you just don't find everywhere.

Who We Are We are honored to be recognized as a multi-award winning organization, including one of the Best Places to Work in Multifamily Housing for 2019. At CWS, we recognize these awards are won because our greatest asset is our people. CWS’ competitive advantage is to hire leaders with qualities which allow them to successfully interact with colleagues and others in the workplace and beyond. Through your leadership, you are not just exemplifying CWS’ strategy, you are expressing who you are and what you stand for as a leader. Our five core values we embody are: Honoring Our Word, Ethical Dealings are Paramount, A Respect for People, Requirement for Profitability and Sustainability, A Demand for Excellence with a Sense of Urgency. What We Do Since 1969, CWS has delivered exceptional living experiences for our customers. Over the years, our company has expanded and we’re proud to serve more than 60,000 residents and 800 team members across the country. We believe our success is a product of staying true to who we were at the onset. As a result, our daily actions are designed to deliver on our purpose of “Enhancing Lives the CWS Way.” We have a signature style which includes friendly associates, responsive service, well-designed floorplans, unique amenities, and spotless communities.

Address

9606 North Mopac Expressway

Austin, TX
USA

Industry

Real Estate

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