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Corporate Property Accountant

Lincoln Ventures Austin, TX

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Are you an experienced bookkeeper or accountant in the Real Estate industry who loves creating and implementing efficient systems and processes? Are you looking for an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an energetic, fast-growing company, and take ownership of its property accounting department?

If so, then Lincoln Ventures, an Austin-based real estate firm, might be a great choice for you.

The right candidate for this position will be a detail-oriented and organized individual who has a love for all things numbers, and an ability to juggle multiple property accounts with ease.

Your main objective in this position is to manage all accounting functions for Lincoln Ventures portfolio of student housing properties.

Essentially, as the perfect candidate for this position

  • Your happy place is in the trenches of an Excel spreadsheet.
  • You think of yourself as a QuickBooks expert.
  • Youve perfected the art of an efficient and accurate audit.
  • You are frequently praised for your attention to detail.
  • You have a proven process to staying organized and on-task.
  • You have a serious case of GSD (Get Stuff Done!)

Property Bookkeeping & Accounting

  • Prepare full-service financial statements for assigned properties including, but not limited to, general ledger journal entries, balance sheet reports, bank reconciliations, profit and loss statements, budget vs. actuals reports, and month-end accounting.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of annual lease-up and operational budgets.
  • Provide accounting expertise to lease-up and operations staff as needed.
  • Participate in the creation and memorialization of policies and procedures as it relates to property accounting.
  • Handle accounts payable for lease-up or property related items such as vendor accounts and brand ambassador payouts.

Construction Bookkeeping & Accounting

  • Prepare monthly construction pay applications.
  • Handle accounts payable for construction vendors.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for construction development.

General Bookkeeping & Accounting

  • Perform day to day accounting tasks for Lincoln Ventures.
  • Assist supervisor with payroll as needed.
  • Assist with expense reports and travel reimbursements.
  • Make deposits as requested by supervisor.



  • 3+ years accounting experience.
  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks skills.
  • Student Housing or Multi-Family accounting experience is a bonus.

Personal Qualities

  • Can-do attitude; willing to work outside your job description.
  • Lifelong learner and able to identify new learning opportunities.
  • Skilled multi-tasker and self-starter with strong time management skills and deep attention to detail and quality.
  • Able to prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines and ask for direction when needed.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a fast-growing team.


Lincoln Ventures offers its employees a collaborative, fun and flexible work environment inside its beautifully designed office located near the University of Texas at Austin campus in Austin, Texas. Perks include unlimited paid time off, fully stocked breakroom with snacks, coffee and sparkling water, free parking, and competitive benefits, including medical, vision and dental. Team happy hours and lunches happen often, and ping pong matches daily.

Relocation will not be provided.

Lincoln Ventures


Austin, TX


Real Estate

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