Brookfield Properties is a fully-integrated, global real estate services company, providing industry-leading portfolio management capabilities across the real estate investment strategies of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager. Brookfield Properties develops and manages premier real estate with a focus on maximizing the tenant experience and investment performance. We are committed to integrating leading-edge real estate technologies which keep us at the forefront of innovation and sustainability – benefiting not only our tenants and business partners, but also the communities in which we operate.
We are searching for a talented Accounting Service Specialist to be based out of our River Lofts/American Cigar property in Richmond, VA.
Coordinates and administers general business office activities of an apartment community. Performs bookkeeping and administrative functions. Maintains knowledge of regulatory compliance and company policies and procedures related to property management. Includes extensive use of property and company software systems.
Reviews all applicant and resident applications, leases and other related paperwork, verifying accuracy and completeness and ensures that all billings are accurate and all monies are properly collected and accounted for.
Supports and ensures timely input, proper use and full utilization of on-site PC-based property management software systems including assistance in training of new associates and ongoing training of property associates.
Assists in ensuring that all affordable housing program requirements and applicable HUD/Agency regulations are monitored regularly and are in full compliance with appropriate regulatory agreements and agencies, including waiting list, certifications, re-certifications and other reporting requirements.
Prepares service requests when residents call and distributes to appropriate associate for completion. Ensures that all service requests are handled on an immediate basis, if possible, and that all residents are notified if there must be a delay.
Communicates with residents and families regarding questions or concerns and takes steps to resolve issues or refers them to appropriate associates.
Prepares purchase orders, code and process vendor invoices for payment, send documentation to Corporate Office and follow up on vendor payment inquiries.
A high school diploma or GED, vocation training, or equivalent work experience is required. Associate degree in accounting or related field is preferred.
In addition to the education outlined above, 1-2 years of accounting, bookkeeping, or property management experience is required.
Working knowledge of fair housing laws, affordable housing programs.
Must possess good computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook); One-Site experience preferred.
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