Bookkeeper in Alabama Shores, AL at Pinnacle

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

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Job Description

Location: One Club Gulf Shores - RES48241

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 and 25 major metropolitan areas. Headquartered in Dallas, Pinnacle has city offices in 10 states 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.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining the financial records for the property. The Bookkeeper may or may not perform all of the essential functions depending on the size of the property and the level of staffing. This position reports to the Property Manager.  Property accounting functions are the responsibility of the Bookkeeper.

 

Job Requirements

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Collects deposits and ensures that the correct entries are posted in the accounting system.
• Collects all rents when due, issues receipts as necessary and posts all necessary entries in the accounting system. Makes bank deposits daily following posting procedures as directed by the business manager.
• Conducts themselves and property business according to State and federal laws and regulations.
• Posts all property invoices following business manager approval.
• Maintains the accounting/financial files. Prepares and maintains receipt journals, monthly rent roll, delinquency report, etc.
• Completes the required weekly and monthly property reports. May be responsible and liable for the petty cash fund.
• Prepares and sends notices of returned checks, late rent reminders and other correspondence as assigned.
• Assists with legal proceedings as necessary.
• Resolves resident complaints and answers resident questions. May monitor problems that are being handled by other employees.
• Conducts property business according to company policy.
• Performs other duties as necessary to meet the needs of residents and the property.

SKILLS AND ABILITY:
• Must possess a basic working knowledge of multifamily property management including but not limited to: Fair Housing laws and regulations, resident relations, leasing, rent collections, eviction procedures, accounting principles and the use of accounting software and property safety. 
• Must have assertive collection skills and superior customer service skills. 
• Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels and management and personnel.
• Must be detail oriented and able to focus with occasional interruption.
• Must be able to speak, write, and communicate effectively in English
• Ability to cope in a fast-paced environment and ability to work under minimal supervision

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• High school diploma or equivalent. 
• 1 to 2 years of accounting experience utilizing Yardi software
• 1 to 2 years of multifamily property management experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to speak, write, and communicate effectively in English
Must maintain professional appearance and comply with prescribed dress code policy
Ability to cope in a fast-paced environment and ability to work under minimal supervision

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
(The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

The work is described at light in physical demand. Requirements include the ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, extend arms and hands forward and overhead, finger and grasp. Must be able to occasionally bend, crouch or stoop. Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to concentrate on intricate detail with some interruption. Must be able to understand and relate the concepts behind specific ideas.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
(The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

The work is conducted in a typical office environment with temperature control and natural and artificial light. Outdoor activities require exposure to seasonal weather and the associated temperature fluctuations.

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