M & J Wilkow is seeking a Property Bookkeeper to support the cash management process for our national portfolio of office and retail properties. The position is based in our corporate office downtown Chicago, IL and is an in-person role.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for all activities related to the cash application function
  • Retrieving cash activity from banking sites (lockbox, ACH)
  • Processing checks received via remote deposit scanner
  • Application and posting of receipts to tenant accounts
  • Communication with Property Management to reconcile payment discrepancies and process billing adjustments
  • Responsible for the activities related to payment of approved invoices
  • Batching and importing of approved invoices from web-based AP invoice processing program (AvidInvoice) into MRI/Yardi
  • Completing Available Funds Worksheet to discern cash balances exceed check run and obtain approvals, as necessary
  • Processing standard payments – export files from MRI/Yardi and importing in web-based AP payment processing program (AvidPay)
  • Specialty payments – have in-house checks printed mailed
  • Post payment to GL and complete month-end close for AP
  • Assist with W-9 request and 1099 maintenance
  • Respond to vendor inquiries
  • Complete month-end bank reconciliations for review
  • Process non-recurring billings charges to tenants
  • Assist with other projects as needed

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

· Associates Degree
· 3-5 years’ experience in A/R and A/P processing medium to high volume
· Real estate experience required
· Paperless payable environment experience a plus
· Commercial on-line banking website experience required
· MRI and/or Yardi experience a plus
· Proficient with MS Office applications inclusive of Word and Excel

QUALIFICATIONS

· Highly motivated, detail and deadline oriented
· Professional, courteous, positive attitude
· Ability to work independently and effectively with a team
· Ability to work in-person in our Chicago, IL office


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