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Senior Property Accountant

  • Location:

    Jersey City, New Jersey

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$85000.00 - US$110000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012023-79033_1675804107

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


A well-known property management company based in Jersey City, New Jersey, is looking to bring on a Senior Property accountant immediately. The Senior Property Accountant will be responsible for accounting for a group of residential properties within a given region.


  • Maintained the accrual books for Residential Properties. Includes online approval of invoice coding, recording journal entries, preparing work papers, and following monthly closing procedures.
  • Assists management in the budget process. Includes interfacing with management for assumptions, preparing budget report templates for assigned properties, and inputting budgets into the accounting system.
  • Preparation of operating reports for management every month, including written variance analysis.
  • Assists management team preparing for and attending monthly meetings to discuss selected financial information.
  • Works closely with the accounts payable bookkeeper and management to ensure proper coding of costs and to understand operating results.
  • Assist with special projects.


  • Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Public Accounting experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of Residential Property Accounting experience is required.
  • Experience in Yardi is preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in VLOOKUP and pivot tables
  • Knowledge of essential tax treatment associated with residential real estate is a plus.


  • The organization furnishes benefits to employees through various plans. These benefits include:
    • Hospitalization and Major Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • 401(k) Plan
    • Flexible Spending Account

The fair market assumption for this role is between $90,000- $110,000 per annual.

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.