Staff Property Accountant

Washington, D.C.

Job Summary

Prepare the financial statements and reporting packages for commercial properties.


  • Prepare all financial reports for the property.
  • Maintain the accounting system to:
    • Account for and/or record all transactions for specific properties.
    • Ensure the accuracy of cash receipts and accounts payable postings.
    • Initiate check and wire transfer requests on an as-needed basis.
    • Record all journal entries.
    • Produce monthly general ledgers, operating reports and other financial reports
  • ​Financial statement reporting, including:
    • Building and other costs and related depreciation and amortization expenses by year, straight line recording of rental income, free rent, tenant and other cash flow participations, etc.
    • Review and verify accuracy of reports, budgets, reforecasts and variance analysis
    • Complete monthly reconciliations on all cash accounts.
    • Prepare cash balance analyses and projected distributions/contributions for property level and partnerships.
    • Prepare complete financial statements and related work papers for the property for the external audit firm.


  • ​​Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • 3 years experience with a large commercial real estate company, or in public accounting
  • Proficiency with MRI, FAS and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) software.
  • Knowledge of financial information related to budgeting, forecasts, financial statements, cash flow reporting and related matters.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.