FirstService Residential Staff Accountant in Dallas, Texas

Position Summary

This position requires a strong background in financial accounting as well as strong computer skills. The Client Accountant is responsible for producing detailed monthly financial statements for anywhere between 20 to 25 associations/clients, depending on volume of work and financial complexity. This position is extremely fast-paced. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, be able to work well under pressure, meet hard deadlines, and have excellent communication and presentation skills.

Position Responsibilities

  • Prepares and reviews association financial statements, P&L variances, bank reconciliations.
  • Prepares, reviews, and resolves banking issues.
  • Monitors and reconciles bank accounts.
  • Supports management in the preparation of annual operating budgets.
  • Prepares annual, semi-annual, and quarterly billing statements to homeowners, builders, and developers.
  • Assists with recording accounts payable invoices and issuing checks.
  • Helps with preparation of association funding requests.
  • Communicates with management, BOD members, developers and/or bank representatives, as needed.
  • Analyzes and posts end-of-year audit entries.
  • Work closely with supervisor on requested audits.
  • Maintains strong documentation standards and audit trails to support all transaction.

Education/Training: Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Accounting, Finance, or Business from a four-year college or university is preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of two years of experience required. Property Management industry experienced preferred but not required. CPA Certification preferred.

Experience/Knowledge/Abilities:

Proficient in Microsoft Office. Excellent communication skills. Strong working knowledge of customer service principles and practices, ability to perform with minimum supervision and make decisions independently. Ability to multi-task, effectively prioritize workload, meet hard and fast deadline. Must be a team player. Must possess strong analytical skills. Detail-oriented with multiple tasks, information organization.

· Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Accounting, Finance, or Business from a four-year college or university is preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of two years of experience required. Property Management industry experienced preferred but not required. CPA Certification preferred.· Must complete a short Skills assessment at time of pre-screen call with HR.· Proficient in Microsoft Office. Excellent communication skills. Strong working knowledge of customer service principles and practices, ability to perform with minimum supervision and make decisions independently. Ability to multi-task, effectively prioritize workload, meet hard and fast deadline. Must be a team player. Must possess strong analytical skills. Detail-oriented with multiple tasks, information organization.

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