Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Off-Campus Housing (QHC). This position is for the Danforth Campus.
This position is primarily responsible for assisting with day-to-day accounting functions, audit support, and financial review for assets held in entities management by the Real Estate Department, including Off-Campus Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Strategic Real Estate and other University holdings.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the accuracy of all tenant ledgers, including rent, payments, late fees and other charges.�� Monitors A/R and pre-paid balances.� Helps ensure timely close-out of tenant accounts upon move-out.
Provides correspondence for all accounting-related activity associated with late fees, resolution of delinquent balances, and eviction letters.� Generates annual CAM and real estate adjustment letters to commercial tenants.� Monitors and responds to correspondence to the accounting department E-mail account.
Reconciles all general ledger accounts, including A/R, A/P, security deposits, prepaid accounts, and other accounts as assigned. This includes reconciliation of individual Yardi, AIS, Due-to/Due-From and cross-system accounts.
Audit leasing files for completeness and accuracy of online data.� Assist in audit of inventory stock including periodic counts.
A high school graduate with three to five years in the accounting field, preferably in a University or not-for-profit environment.
Associates Degree in Accounting or related Business field.
Understanding of full cycle accounting and GAAP principals.
Experience working with Yardi software.
Capacity to exercise judgment and take corrective action: has a high attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
Experience working with personal computers: proficiency in spreadsheet applications, word processing & Access.
Ability to handle confidential information responsibly.
A self-motivated individual driven by challenge, with the ability to work independently with a high degree of reliability, accuracy and productivity.
The hiring range for this position is $17.48 - $22.29 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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