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Accounting Specialist

Company: Wimmer Communities
Location: Hales Corners
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description $1,000 hiring incentive available for this position - $500 after the first 90 days and $500 after six months Wimmer Communities is a family-owned, locally operated, multi-faceted real estate development, brokerage, construction, and property management firm. Wimmer currently owns and operates over thirty properties throughout southeastern Wisconsin and many more exciting, high-quality properties are currently under construction Wimmer Communities is currently seeking a Full-Time Accounting Specialist to join our team of talented professionals at our corporate office in Hales Corners. Essential Duties And Responsibilities This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time. Process various property support tasks, including but not limited to credits adjustments, ledger research, security deposit refunds, monthly reconciliations and verifying lease information for renewals and new leases for assigned properties on a monthly basis. Receive properly approved purchase orders with invoices for all non-construction entities, review for reasonableness, and key into the accounts payable data base for assigned properties. Assist with replacement reserve requests --- pulling records and completing forms, quarterly as needed. Completes bank account reconciliations by the established due dates. Research and resolve reconciling items in a timely manner. Prepare, verify and control the entering of journal entries into the general ledger Interact with field personnel. Provide exceptional customer service in explaining and responding to questions. Assist in external audit/accounting and reporting requests Report unusual or non-routine transactions to Controller Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintains them over time. Perform other tasks and projects as needs emerge within the Accounting Department or within the organization. Qualifications College Degree Preferred Strong aptitude for detail. Three years of accounting experience Proficient in MS Office (Excel/WORD) Skills in verifying and reviewing accuracy of data Knowledge of internal controls Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices Why you---ll love working here: A highly competitive base salary Generous PTO that starts day one Paid Holidays Use of Property Amenities (Pool, Fitness Center & Community Room) Continued Employee Growth, Development, and a Career Path Company Outings including Brewers games, Milwaukee Boat Cruise, and annual Holiday party. Medical, Vision, Dental, and a Flexible Spending Account 401K Plan with a Company Match A Company Culture Second to None We are growing, with an expansion that will add over 120 units to our campus in 2023; be part of this exciting, growing community Why work here? As a recipient of 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 Top Workplaces Award, we have proven ourselves as one of the best places to work in Southeastern Wisconsin. We understand that work is your second family which is why we created the Fun Committee. This committee is comprised of members from various departments with the main goal of making Wimmer an enjoyable place to work. Quarterly lunches, our annual holiday party, March Madness bracket challenges as well as the Wimmer 25 Week Wellness Challenge keeps our work family invested in one another and our mission. Wimmer Communities provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wimmer Communities complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: Wimmer Communities, Milwaukee , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Hales Corners, Wisconsin

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