EastGroup Properties

Senior Property Accountant – Ridgeland, MS


Ridgeland, MS

Job Description

EastGroup Properties has an opportunity for a Senior Property Accountant in our corporate office in Ridgeland, MS.  This position is responsible for full-cycle accounting for a portfolio of commercial properties as well as providing financial and accounting support to Property and Asset Managers in their markets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform Lease review on all new leases to ensure proper set up in accounting system (Yardi) by Lease Administration.
  • Review and approve vendor invoices in web-based payables system.
  • Maintain Fixed Asset subledger as it relates to Capital Additions and Disposals.
  • Perform monthly/quarterly balance sheet reconciliations to ensure financial transactions have been properly and accurately recorded.
  • Perform quarterly income statement variance analysis versus budget and prior year.
  • Calculate quarterly recoverable expense calculations and complete formal year end tenant reconciliation.
  • Complete annual Standard Budget and Quarterly Budget Revisions. As part of the Standard Budget process, establish recoverable expense estimates for the upcoming year.
  • Serve as primary Accounting contact for Property Managers and Asset Managers in the field.
  • Assist in accounting for property acquisitions and disposals.
  • Work proficiently in both groups or individually with minimal supervision.
  • Work on multiple time-sensitive projects and meet set deadlines (Overtime may be required to meet critical deadlines throughout the year).
  • Other projects as assigned by management.

 Education & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance required; advanced degree preferred.
  • CPA designation (current) required.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience is required.
  • Experience with Yardi or similar real estate accounting systems is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Clear understanding of GAAP and lease accounting.
  • Must be organized, detailed, flexible, efficient and take ownership of own work product.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

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