Property accountants should have experience in accounting and property management, with strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (particularly Excel) and property-management software and applications. Companies look for candidates who can manage the full monthly accounting cycle and have proven problem-solving abilities. They must also be detail-oriented and organized with a track record of meeting deadlines. A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field is required. Preparing complex journal entries and account reconciliationsPreparing monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reportingAssisting in the month-, quarter- and year-end closing processesAssisting in the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under Sarbanes-Oxley and accounting procedures to ensure compliance with GAAPMaintaining capital lease and monthly payment schedulesMaintaining fixed-asset ledger, depreciation and reconciliationAnalyzing and coordinating a variety of financial data and reporting it in a clear, useful manner Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can help you with your property accountant staffing needs.
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Accounting Functions
Accounting Software Systems
Accounts Payable (AP)
Accounts Receivable (AR)
Budget Processes
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Salary for Property Accountant in Philadelphia, PA
$78,765 - $108,560
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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