Avenue5 Residential, LLC Accounting Manager in Lynnwood, Washington
Avenue5 is growing, and we are in search of an accounting manager to join our dynamic team of Fivers!
We are a vibrant third-party multifamily property management firm with locations across the United States. We are proud of our vibrant, inclusive, make-it-happen culture, where we:
Listen to our associates, recognize them, and give them room to grow
Invest in our associates to help them become the best version of themselves
Approach every important decision with our associates in mind
Celebrate our associates’ successes and encourage them to raise the bar even higher
About the Accounting Manager Role
We’re looking for a talented accounting manager who will be responsible for the management of the property accounting for numerous properties including, collaborating with property managers and regional managers to ensure accurate, timely, and complete property execution from a financial standpoint.
Primary Responsibilities and Objectives
Analyze/review financial information, reconcile bank accounts and financial statements, prepare journal entries and assist with budgets.
Drive the month-end close and year-end close process including the preparation of financial reporting packages, variance analysis, executive summaries, budgets, bank reconciliations and journal entries.
Develop, implement and maintain accounting controls, policies and practices to enhance the workflow of the department and to ensure adherence of the standards and procedures set forth.
Liaise, coordinate and prepare documentation for the FYE financial audit.
Collaborate with property managers and regional managers to ensure timely and accurate pre-close activities are recorded.
Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, associate development corrective feedback and hiring.
Proactively follow up with clients regarding property profitability and address client inquiries in a timely manner.
Ensure all debt/funding/financial statement deadlines are met.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required.
CPA license is preferred.
Three to five years of experience in an accounting role required.
Three to five years of property management experience preferred.
Direct management experience is required.
Prior experience in Yardi Voyager or other equivalent system a plus.
Knowledge of GAAP in the multi-family property management industry is preferred.
Skills and Requirements
Advanced level knowledge with MS Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel (including Excel functions).
Ability to work independently and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Creates a climate in which associates want to do their best by leading and communicating a shared vision with associates and providing coaching and development.
- Typically, Monday-Friday 8am – 5pm.
- Exposure to environment typically found in an office building.
Avenue5 will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These functions include, but are not limited to:
Ability to lift, push and pull up to 25 pounds.
Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency required.
Must be able to sit, stand, reach, bend and stoop for extended periods of time.
Talking and expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
Visual requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision.
Ability to compare, copy, coordinate, synthesize, negotiate, communicate, and instruct.
Ability to tolerate stressful situations.
Ability to work under minimal to moderate supervision.
This job description is not an all-inclusive list of functions and tasks. Over the length of employment these functions and tasks may change.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Avenue5 is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.