Job DetailsJob Location Des Moines Corporate Office - Des Moines, IADescription
At BH Management Services, we are committed to creating value. We acquire, improve and manage apartment communities, and our success in this endeavor is evidenced by our growth from a start-up firm in 1993 to one of the largest multi-family management companies in the nation. BH understands that great customer service is what keeps residents satisfied, and that great service comes from engaged, happy and well-trained team members.
In 2018 and 2017, BH was ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine and Great Place to Work s "Best Workplaces for Women." BH was also ranked in 2018 and 2020 as one of the "Best Workplaces for Millennials. In addition, in 2019, BH was named to the 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity. We continue to recognize that we are only as strong as each individual employee and we value our employees by providing a strong benefit package:
3 Weeks of Paid Time Off
Medical/ Dental/ Vision
401(k) + company match
Birthday Paid Day Off
BH Gives Back (Paid Volunteer Time Off)
12 Paid Holidays
BH Paid Leave
Employee Assistance Program
The Staff Accountant II is responsible for overseeing day-to-day accounting functions for a more complex portfolio of multifamily properties. The Staff Accountant II will analyze general ledge activity including for acquisitions/dispositions, understand the monthly financial statements, and manage complicated cash position of an assigned portfolio. Represents the company in a professional and courteous manner.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for portfolio of more complex portfolio of multifamily rent properties; analyzing general ledger activity to ensure revenue and expense are correctly recognized and prepared in agreement with the client requirements and the applicable accounting principles. Including acquisitions/dispositions, refinancing, special compliance, or clients with more demanding needs.
Applies independent judgement in preparation of monthly financial statements for the assigned portfolio to ensure an accurate representation of the company s financial position; including but not limited to closing entities books on a monthly basis, preparing journal entries, balance sheet and income statement analysis and reconciliation.
Manages more complicated cash position of portfolio; calculating distributions per client requirements, committing cash to approved payables and communicating any cash deficits for funding. Includes properties with cash restrictions or more complex cash situations.
Manages capital escrows, verifying repairs are completed on a timely basis, and submitted per terms of loan agreements.
Completes bank reconciliations on a monthly basis and assists in the detection/correction of adjustments in a timely manner.
Assists in training components and mentoring for Staff Accountant team members.
Completes special projects as assigned.
Associates degree in field or related area or prior general ledger accounting experience.
Knowledge of standard accounting practices and procedures
Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office application skills
Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
Ability to work with a diverse group of people and customers
Bachelor's in Accounting or Related Area
0-2 Years of General Ledger Accounting Experience
Work Schedule:8am-5pm, Monday-Friday, or as needed to meet business needs.
Physical Requirements/Environment:The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This job generally operates in a professional office environment, but may also occasionally operate in an outdoor environment. While performing the duties of this job, employees must be able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time, occasionally move about the office, constantly operate a computer and other office equipment, communicate regularly and effectively with others, both written and verbally, and may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
This position requires close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, and extensive reading.
The ability and means to travel locally, overnight, in specific regions or states via automobile and airplane may be required.
Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free workplace. Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and drug screen.
We are a multi-family management company with more than 33,000 units nationwide. BHMS is an equal opportunity employer and we offer a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, vision and 401(k).