Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist

Georgetowne Homes, 400A Georgetowne Drive, Hyde Park, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #1302
Monday, May 8, 2023

Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist, Georgetowne Homes - Hyde Park, MA

General Statement of Duties:  Responsible for accounts payable process including posting and coding invoices.  Process resident rent checks, money orders, and ACH payments on a monthly basis. Interact with other internal partners to reconcile voucher/subsidy payments.  Other projects as assigned.

Supervision Received: Reports to the Property Manager.

Supervision Exercised:  None

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Essential Functions of the Position:  (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all that may be found in positions of this class.)

•    Process invoices in Yardi and AvidBill, using proper coding methods and GL codes
•    Reconcile property PEX card.
•    Reconcile vendor statements and follow up on vendor inquiries.
•    Confirm accuracy of invoice documentation and appropriate approvals.
•    Perform accounts receivable functions; including daily bank deposits and receipt entry. 
•    Reconcile resident ledgers and follow up on resident inquiries
•    Maintain document storage programs.
•    Complete and update tracking spreadsheets including but not limited to automatically applying charges, zero batch payments, and credits on the AR Report.  
•    Complete Security Deposit Reconciliation. 
•    Process Special Claims for the project based HAP contract.
•    Review and adjust resident lease charges and ledgers based on changes from rent share letters.
•    Complete charges that need to be applied to the resident accounts when applicable. 
•    Process concessions that have been approved by the Property Manager.
•    Ensure accuracy of data entry input by reviewing system generated batch reports.
•    Process replacement reserve packages on a quarterly basis.
•    Provides accounting assistance to managers and operating staff; responds to questions.
•    Complies with applicable government regulations. Complies with company policies, rules, and regulations.
•    Ensures timeliness of all functions.
•    Maintains and respects confidentiality.
•    Completes special projects assigned by manager.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  Associates or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience in Accounting or Real Estate. 

Experience: 2 plus years of accounts payable experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software.   Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills.  Excel, Word, and Yardi.  Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with accountants, managers, vendors and residents.  Good communication skills and strong analytical skills for problem solving. Self-motivated with ability to work independently. Eye for detail, accuracy imperative.  Excellent organizational skills.  Desire to learn and share knowledge with others.  Ability to consistently meet deadlines and work under pressure due to work complexity and time sensitivity. May require some nights, and/or weekends during peak periods of business.  Familiar with real estate management a plus.

Beacon Core Competencies required for all positions:

Teamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility

Beacon Accountant Job Competencies:
Job Knowledge, Quality, Problem Solving/Analysis, Interpersonal Skills, Personal Organization, Productivity

Beacon is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Benefits Offered:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, beginning on the first of the month after hire.
  • 401(k) with company match, short term disability and long term disability insurance.
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation, 13 paid holidays.
  • Summer flex scheduling options to allow for early releases on Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Beacon Communities LLC seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other protected class.

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At Beacon, we strive to make a difference in our residents’ lives. We build outstanding communities that make enduring contributions to the vitality of our cities and towns. We create communities that serve a diverse cross section of our society. Our communities are healthy and vibrant. Why? Because they are planned with care, consideration, and compassion.
Company Overview: Founded in 2004, Beacon Communities LLC is a privately-owned real estate firm that develops, acquires, invests in, and manages a wide range of multifamily housing. Beacon currently owns and manages approximately 18,000 apartments including affordable housing, market rate housing, and mixed income-housing. Its developments range from new construction, to historic adaptive reuse, to the renovation of existing housing. 

Other details

  • Job Family Property Management
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Georgetowne Homes, 400A Georgetowne Drive, Hyde Park, Massachusetts, United States of America