Atlanta CSC Property Accountant in Irving, Texas

The Senior Property Accountant reports to the Accounting Supervisor and will be responsible for ensuring all transactions related to the assigned properties are recorded accurately and reported timely. This position will support and work with all levels of Associates throughout Cortland Partners in ensuring their needs are met to support the investors, associates and partners.


• Create monthly financial reports for 13-15 properties

• Create and post monthly journal entries and accruals

• Review and post month end reclasses and accruals provided my onsite property managers

• Prepare month-end close packages and work collaboratively with regional teams to ensure accurate reporting of financial activity

• Perform monthly detailed review of each property’s Income Statement

• Actively participate in monthly financials calls of a detailed with onsite management, operations, and investments

• Assist in the preparation of yearly budgets, including providing fixed asset deprecation budgets

• Provide monthly and quarterly financial reports to lenders and investors

• Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis

• Manage intercompany accounts payable and receivable and transfer money between properties and tiers as needed

• Analyze and transfer cash between security deposit and operating accounts to ensure all security deposit funds are held in the correct account

• Tie out month end balances between two software systems and assist with researching an variances

• Assists in month end advancement of the onsite software by running reports, ensuring proper balances, and advancing the month in Leasing & Rents

• Write off forfeited security deposits

• Maintain fixed asset depreciation schedules

• Ensure recorded fixed assets are in compliance with write fixed asset policy

• Review and calculate year-end adjusting entries

• Prepare income and expense reclasses as needed

• Perform weekly Accounts Payable reviews and make needed reclasses

• Post monthly debt service payments for properties

• Complete weekly and monthly bank reconciliations and assist with research items

• Provide cash position reports to management with current cash and projected remaining monthly expenses to assist in proactive cash management

• Reconcile loan activity on a monthly basis

• Review lender tax and insurance escrows or self-escrow for tax and insurance if required

• Accrue or amortize taxes and insurance monthly

• Assist with year-end audit requests

• Assist in compiling lender Replacement Reserve draws

• Work with Cortland Improvements, investments, and operations to ensure no proper separation of construction cost and generate and provide billing when necessary

• Compete yearly business license renewals

• Assist with Ad hoc projects as needed by the Accounting Supervisors or Assistant Property Controllers including, but not limited to recording payroll estimates, corporate funding’s, and distributions

• Code and upload monthly corporate billings


• Organizational, quantitative and strong analytical skills

• Attention to detail

• Understanding of GAAP accounting and strong general ledger background

• Ability to approach problems both logically and creatively

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to perform multiple assignments without immediate supervision

• Collaborative approach to working with regional team members and accounting peers

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize daily, weekly and monthly tasks to meet deadlines timely

• Strong working knowledge of Excel


• Four year degree in Accounting or Finance

• Two to four years of experience in real estate accounting preferred

• Audit experience with big four accounting firm preferred

Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email or call 404.965.3988.

Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.

Cortland Partners participates in e-verify to verify the employment status of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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