Hiring: Staff Accountant for Real Estate Firm in New York City


Currently I am working with a client, a residential real estate firm in the heart of NYC, on finding them a smart Staff Accountant to join their accounting group. This individual will be working under the Controller and will have interactions with the CEO, Office Manager, Property Managers and other Staff.

Responsibilities include:

Accounts Payable:

  • On weekly basis Ensure to process, review, vendors  invoices for various buildings.
    Enter manually invoices in the Yardi system for processing.  Manually selects GL expense codes
  • Prior to cutting checks, ensuring to select proper bank accounts by property/bldg.
  • Update check numbers, ensure to have available funds in checking registers.
  • Prepare invoice payment for mailing, ensure proper signature, make copies of all check payments.  Maintain filing system. Ensure proper record of vendor payments (copying, scanning and filing)

Accounts Receivables:

  • Reviews/updates tenant leases, set up new tenants, create/maintain tenant charges in the (Yardi) system for proper monthly AR, and monthly tenant’s billings
  • Prepares /reviews tenants monthly statements approx. 500-600 tenants for various buildings, reviews tenants names current charges for accuracy of billings
  • Ensures and Maintains daily cash receipts via scanner or manually input
  • Process of scanning and inputting tenant receipts includes to manually scan checks in system, ensuring the correct building/name of tenant/amount is selected in system before posting
  • Maintains cash receipt records by building for proper record keeping
  • Ensure to update tenants move outs, security deposits
  • Work along with Controller, Senior Accountant, property manager, office manager, answer questions relating to tenant charges, lease expiration dates, lease renewals, setting up new tenants in Yardi.

Accounting/ Monthly Reporting –

Hands on – prepare manually adjusting entries, bank reconciliation and prepare monthly Financial Reports

  • Assisting on hoc on projects as assign by controller
  • Assist with year- end audit and 1099 preparation


  • Must have at least 2-3 years of experience hands on mainly AP and AR, tenant lease charges and billing
  • BS in Accounting
  • Office, Microsoft Excel, Word Accounting software familiarity, preferable Yardi Voyager
  • Must have a can do attitude, helpful and resourceful.  The candidate must be able to work independently  and work well in a small team environment.
  • Be able to resolve vendor inquiries and tenant payment related questions, discrepancies.

To apply please submit your resume to JRodriguez@cfstaffing.com


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