Bookkeeper

Job Description

SDI grad preferred. Must be detail oriented and have great customer service skills. Proficient in Yardi and bookkeeping.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complies with all Southern Management policies and procedures
  • Post rent daily and prepare deposits Enter move-outs, transfers, renewals, move-ins, increases, charges, and receipts within a specified time frame
  • Rent collection; collect all rental income, monthly rent, and late and legal fees
  • Contact resident by telephone or in person, who has neglected to pay their rent to ensure timely rental payments
  • To schedule meetings as necessary and coordinate with a Credit Counselor, as applicable
  • Leases apartment homes to future residents, and achieves necessary sales application goals
  • Monitor and update information in Yardi to ensure accuracy
  • Utilize promissory notes correctly to collect outstanding debt at community level
  • Verify all rental information to those inquiring whether present or previous resident
  • Filing of correspondence
  • Run month end report making necessary comments and adjustments
  • Run reports to inform the Property Manager of current delinquents and/or vacancy loss, etc. at any given time
  • Billing residents for any charges and outstanding rent/community invoice preparation
  • Communicate with Corporate Controller regarding any corrections/changes as needed
  • Communicate with legal department of suit and summons list
  • Performs various other duties as assigned by the Assistant Property Manager or Property Manager
  • Contribute to the team's effort by accomplishing tasks and assisting with projects as needed

Skills Required

  • Ability to work well with residents and team members
  • Ability to keep accurate and neat records
  • Knowledge and understanding of general lease terms, community policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of office procedures, and clerical aptitude
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft® Office
  • Proficient in use of Yardi (an in-house software/computer system) as it relates to on-site bookkeeping responsibilities, within 60 days of training
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Goal oriented with regard to management objectives

The Benefit of Benefits:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum one year experience with bookkeeping or accounting related functions

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