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Real Estate Accountant

Home Office | New York, NY | Full Time and Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

AGM Management LLC is a 70-person property management company that operates apartment buildings throughout the United States.  The Senior Real Estate Accountant will work out of our Manhattan office. 

Job Description: 

The Senior Real Estate Accountant will:

  • Prepare and review operating budgets for properties
  • Handle accounts payable and receivable for several entities using Quickbooks
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Process payroll in conjunction with payroll processing firm
  • Process Common Area Maintenance (CAM) reconciliations/lease administration for retail properties
  • Approve expenditures in accordance with company purchasing policies and budgets
  • Analyze and report on monthly actual financial performance
  • Prepare, attend and respond to government agency financial statement reviews
  • Handle correspondence with state and federal housing agencies including the Department of Housing & Urban Development
  • Manage auditor engagements and prepare for annual financial statement audits by public accounting firms
  • Handle financial performance reporting to lenders and partners
  • Manage property files and assist with technology improvement projects
  • Monitor and organize payments of property management fees, distributions and income tax payments
  • Work with tax accountants to facilitate preparation of federal and state tax returns
  • Work with consultants and attorneys on property tax appeals
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the ability to handle a wide variety of assignments including email correspondence, project management and telephone communications
  • Enjoy working independently, sometimes for several days at a time
  • Be comfortable undertaking a variety of projects that change frequently from one week to the next
  • Perform due diligence for new property acquisitions

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Required to have bachelor's degree or masters in accounting 
  • CPA required
  • Prior use of Quickbooks required
  • Minimum of five to seven years of work experience in accounting in real estate sector, either in public accounting or as assistant controller/controller in private sector
  • Advanced skill with Microsoft Excel required
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Ability to interact with senior management


  • Starting salary between $60,000 and $75,000 annually 
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 4 Weeks of paid vacation
  • Sick and bereavement time
  • Fitness/ Healthy habits reimbursement