Accountant - Property

Corporate Office - Boston, 2 Center Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America ● Corporate Office - Pittsburgh, 429 Fourth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #1433
Friday, November 3, 2023

Property Accountant, Boston/Pittsburgh Corporate Office - Boston, MA / Pittsburgh, PA

General Statement of Duties: Responsible for daily accounting functions and financial reporting for operational projects as assigned. 


Supervision Received: Works under the general direction of Assistant Controllers and Controller. 


Supervision Exercised:  None   


FLSA Status: 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.) 


  • Maintains books and electronic records for projects, in accordance with company’s internal and external reporting requirementsPerforms audits and analyses required by Controller with minimum oversight. 

  • Monitors and assists site staff with their job performance responsibilities. 

  • Reconciles bank accounts; makes necessary adjustments on time. 

  • Prepares periodic reporting to government agencies, financial institutions and investors. 

  • Performs monthly close, including analysis of significant variances. 

  • Generates online packages for annual audits. 

  • Complies with applicable government regulations. Complies with company policies, rules, and regulations. 

  • Maintains and respects resident confidentiality.  



  • Reviews check run with Property Manager and authorizes release of payments. 

  • Calculates management fees. 

  • Calculates periodic accruals. 

  • Assists management with budget preparations. 


Minimum Qualifications 


Education: BS degree in Accounting 


Experience: Two to three years accounting experience required.  Real Estate accounting experience and knowledge of affordable, multi-family housing or construction accounting experience preferred.   

Skills and Abilities:
Excellent computer proficiencies with Excel and Word. Yardi experience a plusSelf-motivated with ability to work independently. Must be detail oriented with proven organizational skills.  Desire to learn and share knowledge with othersAbility to consistently meet deadlines and work under pressure due to work complexity and time sensitivity. Will be required to work some nights, holidays, and/or weekends during peak periods of business Travel may be required for company meetings, training, and site visits. 


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 



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 Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Corporate Office - Boston, 2 Center Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Corporate Office - Pittsburgh, 429 Fourth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America