Accountant II

B. F. Saul Company
Bethesda, MD
Jan 11, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Full Time
Saul Centers, Inc. is a self-managed, self-administered equity real estate investment trust, formed in 1993. Saul Centers operates and manages a real estate portfolio of 61 community and neighborhood shopping center and office properties totaling approximately 9.8 million square feet of leasable area.Saul Centers' primary operating strategy is to continue its program of internal growth, renovations, and expansions of community and neighborhood shopping centers that primarily service the day-to-day necessities and services subsector of the overall retail market.The Accountant II will be responsible for all aspects of property accounting for a complex portfolio of properties, extracts financial data for input into the accounting system, monitors tenant accounts and manages tenant relationships. Assists in month end close and additional technical accounting tasks as necessary.Duties & Responsibilities:Abstract new leases, amendments, terminations, option renewalsReview and monitor tenant account balances, follow up on outstanding tenant receivables weeklyCorrespond with tenants regarding billing and account inquiriesPrepare property operating statements, book monthly accruals and provide explanations for budget to actual variancesPrepare monthly rent rollsPrepare quarterly account reconciliationsPrepare all rent, tax, and operating expense billings and send to tenantsCollaborate with collections, property management, finance, and leasing departments to provide information and resolve tenant inquiries as neededAssist with training of other AccountantsResearch inquiries from senior management during month and quarter end closeServe as the backup cash processor, as necessaryAssist with special projects or assignments, as necessaryJob Requirements (Skills & Abilities):Intermediate Excel spreadsheet skillsStrong analytical skillsStrong organizational skillsPunctual, dependable, and reliableHigh level of interpersonal communication skills; ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacyAbility to deal effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone and in writingAbility to work in a positive and cooperative manner with fellow team membersStrong attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities, abstracting lease data, and meeting deadlinesCapability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing tasks and demandsExperience:2-5 years training as an Accountant, experience in real estate environment preferredKnowledge of Yardi SoftwareEducation / Licenses / Certifications:Four year Degree in Accounting or Finance requiredCPA preferredBFS7501The Company requires that certain positions, including this position, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.Saul Centers, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We promote diversity and equality within all facets of our organization, and we foster an environment that recognizes employees' unique skillsets and ensure that all employees have an equal opportunity to grow and advance.If you are a candidate in need of assistance or an accommodation in the application process, please contact corporate.resumes@ or 301-986-6000.Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledPI160559003