Senior Portfolio Accountant – Fully Remote (prefer Houston-based)

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Job ID#: 10875

Sr. Portfolio Accountant – fully remote (prefer Houston-based but flexible; training in Houston office)

Direct Hire; up to 80K + bonus

Greenway area


  • Facilitate a positive working relationship with property management team
  • Communicate accounting and accrual policies to PMs/RPMs for assigned portfolio of 8-10 properties
  • Record un-posted cash transactions (distributions, mortgage payments, etc.)
  • Complete vendor set ups for resident refunds into MRI within 24 hours of request
  • Perform monthly reviews of property revenue/expenses and make corrections and adjustments
  • Analyze trends, budgets, and invoices to determine accuracy of accruals and expense classifications – prepare proper adjustment and communicate adjustment to Regional Controller and appropriate PM/RPM
  • Compile and enter routine monthly GL entries including import of AR date and standard accruals/amortizations for taxes and insurance into GL system
  • Prepare income and expense accruals for monthly financial for assigned portfolio and submit preliminary financials for reviews by relevant parties within accounting calendar deadlines
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliation for assigned portfolio
  • Update standard accounting schedules for assigned properties, including detailed balance sheet reconciliations and fixed asset schedules
  • Maintain owner-specific reconciliations and accounting reports for assigned portfolio
  • Maintain strict adherence to all due dates and deadlines
  • Audit assigned portfolios, AR/AP, and other accounting data and communicate any discrepancies to Regional Controller
  • Assist controller with audit tasks by providing explanations and/or supporting documents as requested for completed financials, accruals, expenses and/or revenue items
  • Provide support to other accountants and department as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting REQUIRED
  • 3-5 years of real estate accounting experience; apply and convey GAAP
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel & Word; intermediate OneSite, MRI, and Yardi preferred
  • Strong customer service, organizational and verbal skills; team player
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task; must juggle with different deadlines and then pick back up

Other Info: 

  • Great company with a wonderful culture; down to earth, family-like feel; tenured team
  • Flexible schedule starting at 7am . . . 
  • Will hire at Accountant or Sr. Accountant level – based on level of property difficulty


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