Polinger Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Nov 10, 2019Full time
Polinger Company is an established family-owned and operated full-service real estate organization that offers numerous opportunities in a wide range of disciplines and career paths. Our corporate culture is responsible for more than half of the corporate team being with the company for 10 years or longer. This type of longevity is unique but not surprising given the combination of outstanding working conditions, generous benefits and opportunities to grow and develop professionally and personally. Immediate Bookkeeper position available for a large garden style apartment community. The Bookkeeper, under the direction of the Property Manager, will be responsible for maintaining the financial records and resident files. The position requires exceptional customer service, organization, and attention to detail. Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to): Managing Property Income Ensure timely rent collection Utilize phone, electronic, and written communication to follow up daily with unpaid residents. Financial management including managing to a budget. Process and completion of deposit accounting for move outs. Ensure the timely filing of rent suits, court appearances and assist in the execution of evictions. Timely follow-up on all resident financial issues Manage resident event activities and lease renewals Office Administration Timely submit all required reports Verify collections are completed in a timely manner. Supervise the organization and maintenance of all lease files Assist leasing team with all facets of leasing to include but not limited to touring of prospective renters, receiving telephone inquiries in a pleasant and professional manner, processing of rental applications and preparation of lease documents. Review rental applications and approve or deny as necessary in the absence of the Assistant or Property Manager Respond to resident calls Assure that all new move-in and renewal paperwork has been prepared properly, and that they are processed in Yardi in a timely fashion. Attend resident events. Qualifications Two (2) to Five (5) Years of Bookkeeping or Assistant Property Manager experience to include collection of receivables, posting of deposits, monitoring of delinquents and or Property Management experience. Proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and experience with Yardi Voyager (or another Property Management software) required. Demonstrated knowledge of Fair Housing requirements. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prolonged standing, walking, and climbing stairs. Ability to work weekends Exceptional organizational skills paying close attention to details. Competencies Integrity/Honesty Organization and planning Calm under pressure Ability to excel in a Fast Paced and High Pressure Atmosphere Proactivity/takes initiative Listening Skills Excellent written and verbal skills Marketing Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency College Degree, a plus Ability to efficiently handle and coordinate multiple tasks and project assignments Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Maintain calm demeanor in emergency situations Leasing Yardi Proficiency Internet/Social Media College Degree, a plus Other Physical abilities/Working Conditions: Prolonged walking and standing Thorough Background investigations will be conducted prior to hire. Great pay and benefits available. Polinger Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.