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Real Estate Accountant - 12861543742 Metro Manila

Support Shepherd

Support Shepherd Metro Manila Philippines

3 weeks ago


Role: Real Estate Accountant

Salary: 1350 - 1450 USD

Schedule: 8am - 6pm EST

Real Estate Accountant

We are seeking a dynamic and seasoned Real Estate Accountant to join our growing US-based tech-enabled real estate company, RoomUnity. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of bookkeeping and financials for our 150+ unit (and growing) portfolio. Our furnished and co-living products are in high demand: we need someone who can take ownership, helping deliver exceptional customer experience.

Who you are

The successful candidate is:
• Detail-oriented
• Patient
• Team player
• Problem solver
• Driven to learn on own
• Reliable and on-time
• High on desire to improve systems
• High on commercial instinct - look for ways to increase revenue and save expenses


Tracking, Analysis, Planning & Actions (TAPA)

• Track firm’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for... financial metrics (e.g. brokerage and mgmt income). Daily accuracy, monthly reports

• Track property-by-property KPI (e.g. income & Expense; # of maintenance requests; leasing and renewal stats), daily accuracy and monthly reporting

• Keep Notion Internal Wiki updated for all areas related to Bookkeeping & Accounting, as well as security deposit refunds/other money-related aspects of the company

Accounts Payable & Receivable (AP & AR)

• Maintain subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.

• Prepare and execute bank reconciliations

• Handle Cash Flow Management

• Resolve issues regarding billing

• Follow up with outstanding AR balances (e.g. tenants) and escalate to next phase (legal / Notice-to-Quit / Notice-to-Terminate)

• Reconcile to the General Ledger

• Conduct monthly and annual payroll returns

Vendor Setup + Payment + Management

• Keep complete list of vendors with W-9 forms in-file and accurate vendor ledgers

• Interface with utilities for up-to-date list of accounts and e-pay information

• Interface with housing authorities for (1) up-to-date payment information and (2) handling renewal requests to bring rents up to market, coordinating inspection with Maintenance

• Interface with other vendors in similar fashion to above. Keep vendors accountable for job completion verification prior to payment release

File & Data Management

• Develop a system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts; defining bookkeeping policies and procedures.

• Prepare general ledger and quarterly reports for the management summarizing transactions across multiple categories

• Prepare property-level monthly budgets

• Prepare federal and state individual income tax returns under supervision of a manager if required

• Any other ad-hoc duties assigned

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 2 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience with US based real estate business (e.g. residential/multifamily/hospitality)
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent
• US-based customer service experience
• Experience with QuickBooks
• Reliable internet/WiFi and quiet workspace
• Above average to good communication skills
• Experience with Slack, Google Suite, AppFolio, Notion & Loom a plus but not required. Successful candidate will have ability to learn new software quickly and independently

General Expectations

Work Hours: Must be able to work US hours, 8am-6pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. During these hours, the expectation is that if we call you or Slack you or email you, that you are reliably reachable.

Some weekend work should be expected, during peak season (Q1: year-end financial review + tax season; July + August: heavy move-in/move-out activities)

This person speaks fluent English, has great attention to detail, a strong interest in learning and someone who can think for themselves
Metro Manila Philippines

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