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Accounting Technician in Maitland, FL at Pinnacle

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Description

Location: Regional Office - Maitland, FL

Pinnacle is a national real estate provider that manages and invests in multifamily residential communities. As one of the nation’s largest third-party managers of multifamily housing, Pinnacle serves 32 states. Headquartered in Dallas, Pinnacle has offices in 16 cities across the nation.

Pinnacle provides its team members with an exceptional company culture. Every team member plays a vital role at Pinnacle, so we provide them with the training, support and tools needed for success. Pinnacle offers exceptional career paths, and joining our team can lead to an exciting and fast-paced career. We are looking for true team-players who want to learn and advance in the industry.

We offer a total compensation and benefits package to help with your needs today and build for your future tomorrow. Pinnacle values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. We offer a safe, healthy work environment for employees through a commitment to maintaining a drug-free workplace. At Pinnacle, success is about more than having a healthy bottom line, and we are committed to making Pinnacle an amazing and unique place to work for each member of our team.
 

Job Summary:

The Accounting Technician is responsible for providing accounting, technical and clerical support to Client Reporting personnel. The position works closely with Accounting Specialists and Accountants, and may take direction from the Department Lead, Controller or Vice President of Client Reporting. The position is responsible for fulfilling support functions which may include, but are not limited to, accounts payable, bank reconciliation, auditing, and accounting. A successful Accounting Technician ensures timeliness and accuracy when completing all assigned team functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Accounting Technician will use sound judgment and due diligence in executing the following responsibilities:
Relationships
• Provides support to Accounting Specialists, Accountants, and Accounting Managers as needed.
• Recognizes and rewards right behavior in others and addresses inappropriate behavior or ethical breaches.
• Performs the duties of other Accounting Technicians as required (in their absence).
• Exercises professionalism and uses caution/discretion when engaging team members or other business associates during business hours, company-sponsored events, and personal time. Accounting Technician, Client Reporting 
Reporting
• Supports and enforces company and accounting policies as well as all applicable federal, state and local statutes and regulations.
• Completes team functions as defined by the designated department manager or Department Lead including, but not limited to, processing accounts payable, reconciling bank accounts, or performing basic audit work.
• Compiles and sorts documents such as forms, invoices, checks, and bank statements.
• Performs any combination of calculating, posting, or verifying duties to confirm the details of business transactions and maintain financial information.
• Compares data contained in a variety of financial records in order to detect trends, errors, or anomalies.
• Maintains files and support documentation required to authenticate business transactions.
• Achieves high productivity through reliable and punctual on-site attendance, and timely reports any tardiness and/or attendance issues to immediate supervisor.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Profitability
• Supports and enforces internal controls established by the department and company, and discloses any weaknesses relating to such controls or the lack thereof.
• Applies quality measures and standards within all areas of responsibility to support the company’s mission, vision, and core values.
• Continually seeks to identify innovative strategies for increasing department efficiencies and reducing expenses.

 

Job Requirements

SKILLS AND ABILITY:


Technical
• A basic knowledge of department-specific accounting functions.
• A detail-oriented work ethic.
• An aptitude for numbers.
• A functional understanding of current accounting software and Microsoft Office products.


Professionalism
• Consistently exhibits strong ethics and confidence, as well as a positive attitude toward company, department, and team members.
• Ability to provide professional support for an assigned team and cultivate value, trust, and positive relations among team and individuals.
• Willingness to hold self and others accountable for performance.
• Flexibility to modify or shift behavior as situations or objectives evolve, while exhibiting focus and positivity amidst change or under pressure.
• Capable of cultivating team camaraderie and value through support and participation in team building and events.


Cognitive
• Effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with ability to recognize problems early and produce prompt resolutions.
• Ability to prioritize and focus on critical tasks as well as shift focus or multitask when appropriate.
• Capable of working within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment while generating timely results. Accounting Technician, Client Reporting                    • Self-motivated to achieve or exceed performance standards and goals set forth by department.


Communication/Interpersonal
• Integrity, objectivity, and accountability in performing assigned duties.
• Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work independently, while exercising interdependence within an assigned team.
• Diplomacy to develop and preserve positive relations with team members.

EDUCATION /EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other comparable business-related degree is preferred; however, a candidate who is currently enrolled in a college or university while actively pursuing such degree may be considered
  • Prior accounting experience is not required for this entry-level position, but will be considered