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Property Accountant at Guardian Real Estate Services LLC - 1463 (Portland, OR)

760 SW 9th Ave

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compensation: Competitive! Eligible for benefits.
employment type: full-time

Guardian Real estate Services, LLC has an opportunity for a Full-Time Property Accountant to join our experienced and committed team at our downtown Portland Home Office!

This position is ideal for someone who desires to be in the real estate field and has had 3 or more years experience in accounting handling financials for multiple entities. In this role you will have the opportunity to perform accounting for residential properties. Guardian is a stable and growing organization with professional growth opportunity.

Position Description:

We are currently recruiting for a Property Accountant, responsible for all accounting functions related to a multi-family property portfolio and special projects as defined. Job responsibilities include: initiating monthly property closings and financial reporting in accordance with GAAP, prepare and analyze property level balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statements, property budgets and forecasts, reconciliations of accounts, create and book property accruals and journal entries, assist with year-end audit.

The general purpose of this job is to provide financial management and prepare timely financial statements, ensuring all schedules and reports accurately reflect the financial activity for each entity for an assigned portfolio of properties. The individual will adhere to established policies and procedures ensuring appropriate internal controls.

Qualification Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative, but not exclusive of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Business Administration or Accounting.
  • In lieu of a B.S. or B.A. degree, candidates must have three(3) years real estate related industry experience with at least two(2) years of Property Management accounting.
  • Three(3) or more years in a real estate related industry.
  • Property accounting experience in residential, especially Affordable (HUD/RD/LIHTC), a plus.
  • Yardi experience preferred.
Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Review AR including billing adjustments, security deposit refunds, etc.
  • Review and input budgets, as needed.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations.
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly mortgage, land lease, or other recurring monthly payments are processed timely.
  • Prepare applicable sales & use tax form(s) as required.
  • Prepare and enter journal entries – standard, recurring, reversing, adjusting, reclassifications, prepaid rent, accruals, etc.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely monthly financial statements.
  • Prepare wire transfers as required. Prepare funding requests as required.
  • Prepare residual receipt distributions. Prepare and process monthly fees due – including management fees, asset management fees, development or construction fees, etc.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly.
  • Prepare compilation, review, or audit packages for auditors annually
  • Assist with coverage for co-workers as requested by Property Accounting Manager.
  • Assist Property Accounting Manager with special projects as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervisor.
Guardian Real Estate Services LLC -- Company Description

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Guardian Real Estate Services has evolved into a leading management, development and investment firm. Our company offers a diversified real estate service platform including property management, investments, development, and advisory services. Guardian delivers custom solutions by offering a higher level of expertise, resources and creative capacity to develop a unique approach for each client. 50 years of experience, combined with the long tenure of our key staff, contributes to our strength and sets us apart in the industry. Our stability and security comes from our legacy of experience, industry knowledge, and integrity.

Guardian is a distinguished leader in the multifamily housing arena with a team of highly qualified real estate professionals. The company’s vertically-integrated business model is sought by both private and institutional investors. Guardian’s management portfolio includes over 128 assets throughout 56 cities located in four states and is comprised of approximately 8,500 multifamily units. Guardian’s portfolio includes a diverse mix of market-rate, affordable and senior housing. Guardian holds ownership interests in 24% of the portfolio under management.

Learn more about Guardian Real Estate Services here.

The Guardian Experience -- Our People

The Guardian Experience: Property Management is our strength. People have always been our passion. Our team is, and has always been, actively engaged in superior real estate management and enhancing the communities in which we live and work. In this economy, companies come and go. As a 3rd generation family owned firm, Guardian’s growth and stability has evolved the company into a leading West Coast real estate management and investment firm.

Guardian Offers

In addition to competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits which include 401(k), generous Paid Time Off and paid Holidays, we offer a culture in which individuals work and participate in collaborative team environments and are encouraged to continue to grow both professionally and personally.

Welcome to Guardian!

To apply and/or submit your resume for this position you must go our website. Please use the following link to APPLY.

**We do NOT accept resumes for this position, you will only be considered by applying through our website.**

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866)632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at
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