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Property Accountant

Company: The William Warren Group
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

The William Warren Group, Inc. (WWG) is a Santa Monica-based entrepreneurial real estate company, which develops, acquires and operates income producing real estate assets in the major metropolitan markets of the United States. The company owns and operates the StorQuest - family of brands: StorQuest Self Storage, StorQuest Express and StorQuest Economy Storage. When you join our family, you are tapping into the power of a different kind of brand. We seek motivated individuals who can contribute to our evolving culture. If you want to be a part of a creative, inspiring, and collaborative environment, you are in the right place. Ready to create the extraordinary? Come join us to take your career to new heights and make it an awesome work life!
How You'll Make a Difference
As a Property Accountant, you will be responsible for the full-cycle accounting, reporting, and budgeting for their assigned stores. Additionally, you are responsible for, or for assisting with, various business-administration tasks related to the operations of the stores, regulatory and tax compliance, and assisting with investor relations. To be successful in this position, you must be a dynamic self-starter, able and willing to work with limited supervision. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as high level of emotional intelligence. Lastly, you will exercise sound professional judgment in the fulfillment of your duties.

  • Perform full-cycle accounting processes for assigned properties based on generally accepted accounting practices and industry knowledge
  • Maintain and reconcile accounts (e.g., bank, loan, impound), including preparing and posting of related journal entries
  • Monitor and review accounts payable coding, payroll processing and other operational systems for accuracy
  • Assist in month-end expense allocation process
  • Review financial statements and research and report on variance from prior periods and budget
  • Prepare and distribute monthly financial statements to internal and external parties
  • Assist with annual audits
  • Assist in tax reporting and compliance
  • Prepare budgets for assigned properties and support the budget-preparation process
  • Prepare quarterly investor distributions and assist with investor relations
  • Ensure compliance with local business licenses, sales and other local tax requirements
  • Maintain appropriate documentation, records, and files, supporting the store's accounting and business, including documentation of all material, unique related aspects and processes.
  • Analyze and report on store performance
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports
  • Solve unique problems and issues and perform special projects
    Please note that you may be asked to perform a variety of duties from time to time, which may not fall strictly in your job description. For a variety of business, safety, and technical reasons, it is necessary that all positions at WWP maintain a high level of flexibility in reference to duties you will be expected to perform.

    About You
    • Education: BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar discipline
    • Experience: 0-3 years Accounting experience
    • Computer Skills: Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word and Power Point) and a high level of comfort in learning new accounting systems and computer applications.
    • Relationship skills: ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written; ability to develop and sustain cooperative working relationships; and, ability to work effective within a team
    • Organization/Multi-tasking: ability to allocate one's time effectively, work under pressure, and meet tight deadlines; ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities; ability to prioritize workload; and, ability to work at a detailed level
    • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to apply general business and industry specific knowledge to operational and accounting practices
    • Intrapersonal: willingness to learn in a dynamic environment that includes new ideas and change, ability to be a proactive self-starter, intellectually curious, and ambitious adaptable
    • Computer Skills: Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word and Power Point) and a high level of comfort in learning new accounting systems and computer applications.
      Additional Perks for eligible employees:WWG offers a competitive compensation and performance-based bonus program, in addition to medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company matching, paid time off (PTO) and holiday perks, employee assistance program (EAP), pet insurance and teambuilding events and activities.
      The William Warren Group and StorQuest brands say NO to drugs
      Equal Employment Opportunity WWG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. WWG is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. To learn more about our awesome company or to apply for a role, check us out on

Keywords: The William Warren Group, Santa Monica , Property Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Santa Monica, California

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