National Storage Affiliates Trust

Senior Property Accountant

Job

Senior Property Accountant

Senior Property Accountant
For a leading property management company, a subsidiary of a fast-growing, publicly-traded REIT
Location:  Greenwood Village, CO 
Reports to:  Property Accounting Manager

Company Overview

This property management company is a subsidiary of – shares an office with – a fast-growing, publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT).  The REIT and subsidiaries are staffed by a dynamic, hard-working team of accomplished professionals.  Our office culture is positive and professional, yet low-key. Our team pursues excellence and success on a daily basis.  Our Denver-based management-company accounting team currently supports self-storage properties in 17 states. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Heavy involvement in property tax payment scheduling, accruals and analytical review
    • Supports the key process in a publicly-traded real estate company
  • Responsible for supporting the timely and accurate five day accounting close of:
    • Property portfolio of greater than 100 properties
    • Management company
  • Perform various general ledger accounting tasks in a complex, multi-entity environment:
    • Develop, document and post journal entries
    • Cash transactions
    • Property taxes
    • Utilities and other expenses
  • Reconcile monthly balance sheet accounts, supported by best-practice-quality documentation
  • Reconciles monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist with preparation and evaluation of budgets and forecasts for property taxes
  • Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual sales & use tax filings
  • Navigate state, city and municipal government requirements to obtain business licenses
  • Assists other senior accountants and property accounting manager in preparing recurring and ad hoc management reports
  • Apply critical thinking and Excel skills to analyze large data sets and find insights into financial results. Includes analyzing variances to budgeted and prior period amounts.
  • Support policies, procedures and internal controls which are in place to protect company assets and ensure financial statement accuracy 

Qualifications

  • Both public- and industry-accounting experience, preferred
  • CPA or equivalent, preferred
  • Experience in real-estate or multi-unit-business accounting
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and ability to multi-task
  • Highly proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, experience with Sage is beneficial.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
  • Strong communication skills are mandatory

Key Traits

  • Strong attention to detail, flexible and reliable
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork
  • Professional maturity
  • Judgment

Salary

$60,000 -85,000 annual salary range USD 

Benefits

National Storage Affiliates Trust offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • HSA/FSA
  • 401(K)
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program

National Storage Affiliates Trust, Storage Management and Leasing Company, LLC, and iStorage is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a covered veteran. 

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