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Position 1:

Accountant

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Minnesota

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Full-Time

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Business

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Accounting

Position Description:

The Company

As the leading residential property management company in North America, we work hard to help communities thrive. Our dedication, responsiveness and integrity are why thousands of communities across the U.S. and Canada choose FirstService Residential to manage their properties. For more than four decades, communities have counted on FirstService Residential for their Minnesota property management needs. We’ve got the Twin Cities covered, from Plymouth and Shakopee to Woodbury and downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. For more information, visit www.fsresidential.com and Career FSR MN.

The Staff/Property Accountant will perform banking/cash management, accounts receivable and other accounting duties as directed by the Director, Client Accounting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The job duties listed are typical examples of the work performed by positions in this job classification. Not all duties assigned to every position are included, nor is it expected that all positions will be assigned every duty.

· Prepare and deliver Financial Statement packages for an assigned portfolio of roughly 45 Condominium and/or Homeowners Associations following the quality standards established by FirstService Residential. Verify correctness of information prior to submission.

· Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations and supporting schedules. Analyze the Balance Sheet, Income Statement and investment reports for each account to ensure accuracy.

· Prepare and post journal entries to the General Ledger. Review periodic reports of general ledger accounts to ensure accuracy and correct errors prior to close of accounting period.

· Prepare, review and analyze transactions from Accounts Receivables. Review and analyze Accounts Payable to ensure they have been accurately coded and recorded. Identify, investigate, resolve and/or report on discrepancies.

· Prepare the Financial Statement package and submit for review to the assigned Association Manager

· Prepare additional financial reports requested by the Client to be included in the Financial Package or provided to the Community Association Manager and/or BOD.

· Provide assistance and guidance to Association Management by answering questions regarding monthly Financial Statements and other related matters.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

· Must maintain regular and punctual attendance to required shifts, meetings, trainings and related employment engagements to support position responsibilities and duties. Any alterations to required schedule must be reviewed and approved, in advance by your supervisor

· Practice and adhere to FirstService Residential Global Service Standards.

· Conduct business at all times with the highest standards of personal, professional and ethical conduct.

· Perform or assist with any operations as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules. Notify supervision of unusual equipment or operating problems and the need for additional material and supplies.

· May participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, policies, and regulatory guidelines.

· Ensure all safety precautions are followed while performing the work.

· Follow all policies and Standard Operating Procedures as instructed by Management.

· Perform any range of special projects, tasks and other related duties as assigned.

· Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

· Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and 2 years’ experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Proficiencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:

· Strong understanding of balance sheets, income statements, general ledgers, chart of accounts and journal entries

· General Ledger experience

· Strong ability to explain financial reports and procedures to Association Managers

· Intermediate to Advanced MS Office skills (Outlook and Excel)

· Strong analytical skills with the ability to investigate and problem solve

· Excellent time management skills

· Strong organizational skills

· Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

· Proven attention to detail

· Ability to effectively communicate in a variety of settings; orally, verbally and written

Tools & Equipment Used

· Computer, mouse, copier/printer, postage machine

Physical Requirements / Working Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

· Sitting at a desk for extended periods of time

· Vision and hearing for computer and phone use

· Dexterity for keyboard and mouse use

· Ability to move up to 30 lbs.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Hours over and above normal office hours will occur, including evenings, holidays, and some weekends. Schedule is subject to change based on business needs.

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Contact Information

Betsy

Rahe

Talent Acquisition Specialist

612-238-2371

8100 Old Cedar Avenue South, Suite 300

Bloomington

Minnesota

55425