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Property Accountant at SHELTON SERVICES LLC in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



This position reports directly to the Sr. Property Accounting Manager. The Property Accountant is responsible for all bookkeeping/accounting functions related to the properties/communities they are assigned to prepare and audit monthly. This position is also responsible for all monthly reports and filings related to the sites they are assigned.

The Property Accountant works closely with Community Managers and Regional Portfolio Directors. Position requires a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word and a thorough knowledge of accounting principles.


  1. Preparation of monthly Owner Reports

    1. Input revenue in general ledger from community reports

    2. Audit site information for accuracy and correctness

    3. Approve and Commit payables for assigned communities

    4. Post all cash activity via Journal Entry

    5. Prepare necessary adjusting journal entries

    6. Calculate Income and Expense Accruals and post to General Ledger

    7. Post labor expenses

    8. Print and review all financial statements and general ledger

    9. Compile site information to be included in Owner Reports.

    10. Forecast and Manage Cash for assigned communities

    11. Update BS Support Schedules monthly

  2. Calculate Management Fee payable to Shelton-Cook RES

  3. Calculate, audit and prepare monthly sales tax returns

  4. Reconcile all bank accounts to general ledger cash balances

  5. Communicate with Community Managers and Regional Portfolio Directors

  6. Other related accounting projects as requested

  7. Prepare monthly owner distribution calculations for assigned communities


  1. Bachelor Degree in Accounting preferred.

  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  3. Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational and follow-up skills.

  4. Experience and Proficiency using MS Word, MS Excel and Adobe Acrobat.

  5. Ability to communicate with staff and site employees in a concise manner.

  6. Complete knowledge of Cash and Accrual Basis accounting.

  7. Knowledge of office operations and procedures.

  8. Knowledge of use of office equipment.