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Commercial Property Accountant

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Accounting / Control
Santa Ana
Postal Code
United States

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Title:                            Property Accountant

Location:                      Santa Ana, CA




This position will perform the day-to-day activities of property accountant for a portfolio of Southern California commercial properties to ensure a high-quality standard of financial management and reporting at each property.




  • Ensure established deadlines are met.
  • Deposit checks to banks via remote desktop scanning.
  • Post receipts into the property management/accounting system.
  • Create and post journal entries to adjust financial statements as needed.
  • Process accounts payable checks.
  • Enter tenant lease data into the property management/accounting system.
  • Produce accurate financial statements monthly or quarterly as required.
  • Analyze and explain budget variances and discrepancies.
  • Perform monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Perform monthly or quarterly close as required.
  • Process property tax payments.
  • Calculate and reconcile tenant CAM obligations.
  • Work with property management staff to calculate and post accurate charges to tenants’ accounts.



Position requires an experienced and proven property accountant with an established track record of success.  Specific requirements include:


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • A minimum three years experience in an accountant position in commercial real estate.
  • Solid understanding of GAAP accounting procedures.
  • Outgoing, confident, and likable personality with ability to work and communicate well with clients, fellow staff members, vendors and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong orientation to details.
Proficiency with MS Office Suite: knowledge of Yardi and/or MRI a plus.

Job Functions

  • Accounting / Control
  • Financial Analysis

Job Sectors

  • Healthcare
  • Industrial
  • Office
  • Retail


1+ to 2 years

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