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Staff Accountant

Company: Heritage Senior Living
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Staff Accountant - Full-Time, HybridMSP Real Estate - Milwaukee, WISalary: $60,000 - $70,000As a result of company growth, MSP Real Estate is seeking a Staff Accountant to join it's Milwaukee-based team. MSP offers competitive wages, exceptional benefits, and the tools and resources to achieve professional and personal growth. The Staff Accountant is responsible for supporting the accounting and finance team and assist with additional projects and duties.MSP Real Estate/Heritage Senior Living is an ever growing company that provides development, construction and management of over 1600 units of affordable housing as well as 2500 units of senior housing, all located within Wisconsin. This makes MSP/Heritage one of the leading developers and managers of affordable and senior housing providers in the state. Join our 850 current employees in our continued growth and goals to be the employer of choice in our chosen field.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:Performing basic accounting proceduresSupport accounts payable to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and data entryPrepare journal entries to multiple entity ledgersPerform monthly bank and general ledge reconciliationsProvide detailed analysis and explanations of transactions and variancesPrepare documentation for external auditorsMonthly reporting to banks and/or investorsFile sales tax returnsIdentify opportunities to enhance efficiency and accuracyAssist with additional projects and duties as neededAll other duties as assigned by the Accounting Supervisor or ControllerMinimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Finance, Business, or related field; preferred2+ years progressive accounting experience; preferredStrong computer aptitude, intermediate with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook as well as applicable accounting software; experience with Yardi accounting software preferred and Point Click Care (PCC); preferredProblem Solving: identify and resolve problems in a timely manner as well as skillfully gather and analyze informationInterpersonal Skills: ability to communicate orally and in writing and manage well at all levels of the companyJudgement: display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgement; and make timely decisionsPlanning and Organization: prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently; and develop realistic action plansPhysical Demands and Working ConditionsThe physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.Frequently required to talk or listen. The ability to communicate orally with customers, vendors, management, and other employees is crucial. Regular use of email, telephone, and videoconferencing is essential. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or review documents.Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time, sitting for extended periods and extensive work at a computer is common, occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc., constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. Must occasionally move boxes, office equipment or supplies weighing up to 25 pounds.The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, and Life InsuranceHealth Savings Account (HSA)401(k) with company matchGenerous PTOFlexible hybrid remote schedulingEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Employee discount programMSP Real Estate / Heritage Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. The Company is committed to promoting a workplace of diversity, equity, and inclusion.#IND2by Jobble

Keywords: Heritage Senior Living, Milwaukee , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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