Property Accountant and Accounts Payable for Cooper Square in New York, NY

Author - April 7, 2017

Cooper Square Realty, Inc.; NYC’s most prestigious and fastest growing full-service real estate firm is currently seeking candidates for our accounting department.

Property Accountant

The Property Accountant (PA) has overall financial responsibility for a portfolio of buildings. The PA works closely with property managers and boards to understand a building’s financial goals and needs. The PA works with other disciplines within accounting in accomplishing their tasks. Responsibilities of the portfolio include monthly financial statement review/preparation, bank reconciliations, cash management and annual budget preparation.

The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting and at least 5 years experience, preferably in real estate financial accounting. Good communication skills (written and verbal) a must. They need to be proficient with Excel and have working knowledge of other Windows software. He/she should be motivated, a self-starter and able to juggle multiple priorities and work well under pressure with strict deadlines. The candidate should also be comfortable making financial and budget presentations to boards and management. BJ Murray experience is a plus.

Accounts Payable Bookkeeper

The Accounts Payable (AP) Bookkeeper has responsibility for processing all building payments for a portfolio of buildings. Payments are made for vendors, mortgages, utilities, taxes and any other building obligations. Payments can be made through standard check writing, direct debits, or online banking. All payments must be accurate, timely and properly reflected in the accounting records. The AP bookkeeper works closely with property accountants and property managers in managing cash flow and ensuring building accounts are not overdrawn. Communication with relevant parties is key.

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of relevant AP experience, preferably in the residential management sector. BJ Murray experience is a plus.

We offer a team-orientated, high energy work environment and a full benefit package. Salary commensurate with experience. Only serious and qualified applicants will be looked at. Please direct resumes & inquiries to recruiting@coopersquare.com. Your subject should read “Property Accountant” or “Accounts Payable”, depending on position you are applying for.

If your vision is to work with the best then we would like to hear from you!

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