General Ledger Accountant
GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTANT Avison Young is the world's fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 2,400 real estate professionals in 79 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-family properties. We are seeking a General Ledger Accountant to work in our corporate office location in Rockville, Maryland. Position Summary: The GL Accountant prepares accounting reports in our property management firm to ensure timely and accurate financial reports. GL Accountant summarizes activity reports on managed commercial and / or residential properties and ensures compliance with applicable state or federal regulations. This position will work collaboratively as member of the management team. Position Responsibilities: Responsible for Cash Management: Daily monitoring of cash balances for multiple properties Reconcile property bank statements monthly. Initiate transfers to cover checks drawn on the property's accounts. Initiate owners' distributions, based on forecast guidelines in the property management agreements. Handle miscellaneous issues with the bank pertaining to bank account set-up and maintenance. Responsible for monthly/annual Financial Reporting (Cash or Accrual): Confirm all monthly financial activity has been posted from Accounts Payable and Lease Administration departments. Review income and expense accounts to correct coding errors. Determine accurate estimates of expense accruals to be posted and reversed correctly each month. Post necessary journal entries to ensure accurate and complete financial statements. Provide detail schedule for balance sheet accounts when designated by property reporting guidelines. Perform timely production of financial drafts, providing for monthly review by controller and property managers in order to conform with property specified timetable. Compile all of the necessary financial statements for monthly packages to all listed by property specifications. QUALIFICATIONS Qualifications: Education and Work Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and 2 + years accounting experience. Property Accounting experience a plus. Knowledge and Skills: Effective oral and written communication Detail Oriented Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Yardi and Jenark Knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter stating salary expectations via Career Builder, or submit via email, fax or regular mail: Avison Young - Human Resources 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 200 Rockville, Maryland 20852 Fax: 301-548-7390 Email: [Click Here to Email Your Resume] We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please, no calls from recruiters. Avison Young subscribes to the spirit and laws regarding Equal Employment Opportunity. Additionally, Avison Young operates in according with a Drug Free Workplace and conducts drug and alcohol tests.