Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.

  • Administrative Assistant: Accounts Receivable

    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Address
    91 Sidney Street
    Job Location : City
    Cambridge
    Job Location : State/Province
    MA
    Requisition ID
    2018-3425
  • Overview

    Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. is a NYSE-listed national real estate company engaged in commercial and residential real estate throughout the United States. Forest City Associates are committed to creating superior communities where people LIVE, WORK, SHOP and STAY!

     

    We are searching for a talented Accounting Services Specialist to be based out of University Park, 91 Sidney Street. At Forest City, we are thoughtful in social responsibility and pride ourselves in fostering an inclusive and dynamic workplace that provides opportunities for continuous growth!

     

    Coordinates and administers general business office activities of an apartment community. Performs bookkeeping and administrative functions. Maintains knowledge of regulatory compliance and company policies and procedures related to property management. Includes extensive use of property and company software systems.

    Responsibilities

    • Reviews all resident and guarantor applications, leases and other related paperwork, verifying accuracy and completeness. Ensures that all billings are accurate and all monies are properly collected and accounted for prior to submitting the files to corporate for review.                                   
    • Supports and ensures timely input, proper use and full utilization of on-site PC-based property management software systems.                     
    • Assists in ensuring that all affordable housing program requirements and applicable HUD/Agency regulations are monitored regularly and are in full compliance with appropriate regulatory agreements and agencies, including waiting list, certifications, re-certifications and other reporting requirements.       
    • Communicates with residents regarding accounting concerns/issues. Monitors property delinquency and prepares balance due notices and legal notices.
    • Prepares and reviews all accounting month end reports and ensures that all accounting falls in line with corporate guidelines. Finalizes month end for the property.
    • Prepares purchase orders, codes and processes vendor invoices for payment, sends documentation to the Corporate Office and follow up on vendor payment inquiries. Manages all invoices in Coupa.
    • Prepares pre-move out letters for all accounts on notice. Prepares final account statements and finalizes accounting ledgers upon move outs. Ensures that all accounts are correct and submitted to corporate for review in a timely manner.                          
    • Performs resident deposit audit on a weekly basis to ensure move in deposits are collected and applied accordingly.          

    Qualifications

    • This position requires a High School Diploma & Vocational Training.
    • An additional degree that is preferred for this position include: Associate Degree in Accounting.
    • 1-2 years of required experience in Accounting, Bookkeeping, or Property Management.
    • A preferred certification for this position includes: Accounting/Bookkeeping.
    • Required skills for this position include: fair housing laws, affordable housing programs, and respect for policy.
    • Preferred skills for this position include: Microsoft Office, One-Site, and personal accountability,
    • This position requires up to 10% travel.

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Religion/Sex/Protected Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Marital Status/Pregnancy/Age/National Origin/Genetic Information

                                        

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