Data Conversion Specialist in Addison, TX at Pinnacle

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job Description

Location: Regional Office - Addison, TX

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. 


The Data Conversion Specialist is a critical thinker responsible for designing, developing and maintaining tools, reports, and various data in collaboration with the Application Development Team. They will also contribute to supporting our full service web applications.


  • Performs data conversions to load property data into Pinnacle’s Yardi Voyager databases.
  • Utilizes Microsoft Excel to manipulate data and transform it to an importable ETL format. Data is in the form of Excel reports or property management system data files.
  • Analyzes data and reports to ensure all required data has been received.
  • Works closely with Transition Coordinators to acquire reports and data files.
  • Performs property configuration and setup within Yardi Voyager.
  • Performs post conversion validation to ensure the setup ties to the conversion reports.
  • Communicate Go Live procedures to impacted associates.
  • Performs special projects as assigned by supervisor.
  • Achieves high productivity through reliable and punctual on-site attendance, and timely reports any tardiness and/or attendance issues to immediate supervisor.
  • Analyses and determines conversion requirements and specifications.
  • Identifies, clarifies and resolves issues and risks, escalating them as needed.
  • Communicates with internal and external clients to obtain information and guidance for the conversion process.
  • Designs, develops and executes tests that confirm the success of the data conversion process.

Job Requirements



  • Solid understanding of property management operational and financial reporting.
  • Motivated, self-starter with the desire to learn, contribute ideas and be part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel – advanced.
  • Solid understanding of Yardi Voyager and how conversion data relates to the program.
  • Effective communication and customer service skills. This position interacts with Regional Managers and Regional Vice Presidents.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work under time constraints.



    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Typically requires a minimum of one to three years of demonstrated property management experience.
    • Experience working as part of a team is a plus.
    • Ideal candidate will have experience with Yardi Voyager.




Technical certifications in a related area are plus. 


  • Ability to operate in an open work area with moderate everyday noise
  • Ability to work from multiple locations
  • Ability to perform other duties as required 

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

  • The work is described as light in physical demand. Requirements include the ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach forward and overhead, and grasp, occasionally bend, crouch or stoop.
  • Close and distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to hear and speak well enough to converse verbally over the phone and in-person (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken or written word).

Ability to interpret, evaluate and communicate detailed written or verbal instructions to others accurately and easily. 


As required by projects. Travel will be less than 15%.