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Accounting Clerk

Edge Development Portland, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

A locally owned Real Estate Development / Asset Management company is creating a new position for an Accounting Clerk that will focus on our growing Asset Management department. The Accounting Clerk will assist the Project Accountant and Asset Management department with a variety of bills and administrative duties. This is a growth position that will be instrumental helping to build the property management wing of the company. Edge is serving small multi-family units (10-60) and small commercial buildings (office, retail, and industrial).

General Scope:

Accounting Clerk will assist processing monthly invoices, maintaining timely and accurate information in QuickBooks, Builder Trend, and AppFolio and staying in compliance with office policies.


Asset Management Accounting

Monthly General Activities

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Draft monthly reports
  • Assist with creation of monthly labor and supply purchase bill backs to each property
  • Assist with all AP filing, including file creation as needed
  • Run Delinquency reports for Manager and generate Late Fees for Asset Manager review
  • Send out various tenant delinquency letters
  • Insurance certificate tracking and renewals for Tenants, Vendors, and Owners
  • Lease renewal processing

As They Occur Activities

  • Assist with processing move-ins/move-outs
  • Input lease abstract and input all rent increases, CPI increases into accounting system
  • Assist with the onboarding of new owners and setup in AppFolio.
  • Onboard and set up new vendors as needed and ensure all necessary information is received
  • Manage (set up, update) lease files; manage (set up, update) vendor files
  • Send out various tenant correspondence as requested
  • Create and maintain files as needed

Annual Activities

  • Data entry of annual property budgets
  • Assist with Annual Commercial NNN Reconciliations
  • Assist with 1099 process for all ownership entities

Property AP Processing / Accounting Assistance

  • AP & AR document Filing (all departments)
  • Mail payments (stuff envelopes, ensure remittance is included as needed, label envelopes, etc.)
  • Monthly, manage (track and update) job data in QB and BT
  • Monthly, export all draw backup documents from Builder Trend
  • Annually, perform subcontractor insurance audit in coordination with Contract Administrator & Project Accountant

Administrative Assistance

  • Establish, organize, and maintain current files and binders
  • Filing administrative and accounting physical and electronic documents daily
  • Create forms and documents as requested (mail merge, Excel spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Create and manage letters and other correspondence as requested


  • Basic understanding of accounting principles (Minimum 1-year accounting experience)
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Exceptional detail-orientation and ability to minimize multi-tasking for effective work completion
  • Expert software skills, specifically in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Can create forms (mail merge) and Excel spreadsheets required
  • Experience with QuickBooks, AppFolio, Builder Trend highly desirable


  • Is efficient and accurate in data entry
  • Is curious and wants to learn and can adapt what is learned to new tasks
  • Wants to help team with whatever is needed to provide necessary support
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Flexibility when it is required to meet departmental needs
  • Likes to explore how to do things in Word, Excel and other programs to help documents look/function better and to streamline processes

Work is generally M-F 8-5. Will need to pass criminal background check. We offer PTO, sick time, holidays, health insurance, dental/vision, life, 401k, and lots of office perks.

Please include a COVER LETTER. We look forward to hearing from qualified applicants.

Best wishes on your career search.

Keywords: accounting, bookkeeper, accountant, property management, multifamily, commercial, residential, bookkeeping, office assistant, real estate, office manager, office assistant, construction, project assistant, property assistant

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 /hour


  • Property Management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Construction: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Office Administration: 1 year (Required)
  • Accounting: 1 year (Required)


  • Associate or higher preferred


  • Portland, OR


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Hours per Week:

  • 31-40 (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Edge Development


2233 NW 23rd Ave., Suite 100, Portland, OR 97210
Portland, OR