Staff Accountant

At Tricap, our passion is about Service and Value. We seek to provide exceptional service to our residents and teammates. We produce high quality apartments at a value that is unmatched in the market. We do this by fostering a culture of leadership and accountability, and our goal is to be the best-in-class multifamily deal execution firm in the country.

Tricap is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our portfolio. Our team is goal driven and fast paced. We operate with the expectation of extreme ownership and accountability. We need to find that individual to round out our Accounting team who will bolster the performance of our growing portfolio to ensure that we meet our operational objectives while maintaining our commitment to our owners and investors. This is a growth opportunity that will be foundational to our Asset Management division.

Tricap Core Values

·       Be an honest, humble professional
·       Take Ownership
·       Exceed Expectations

Staff Accountant

Chicago, IL- This position will be completely virtual for the duration of COVID-19, perhaps longer.

Reports to the Controller/Director of Finance

Do you consider yourself to have the following innate job traits?

·       Somewhat proactive and future thinking
·       Self-confident but able to be a team player
·       Comfortable in a position that has an environment of some       ambiguity
·       Are structured and skilled in your area of expertise
·       Work well in compliance with process and procedures
·       Make decisions with a balance of subjective and objective analysis
·       Prefer to maintain control of the goals and direction and will closely monitor the structure and processes of the work assignment
·       Focused on the goals and methodical completion of projects assigned 
·       Comfortable developing systems and processes to assist in the management of others 
·       Comfortable working with data and processes and with social collaboration
·       Typically respond positively to unpredictable situations or problems that can occur throughout your work responsibilities

If these traits resonate with you, coupled with industry knowledge and experience, this position is a great match for you. 

Primary Responsibilities

·       Responsible for all Accounting workflow-transactions for all entities, properties, and corporate books
·       Must be able to “manage” the day to day accounting transactions for all entities including
·       Accounts Payable processing and management
o   Code and Enter invoices as required
o   Accounts Payable ACH setup, Payments and reconciliation
o   Collect Waivers
o   Vendor Statement reconciliations
o   Code and Post all Credit Card Purchases
o   Vendor Maintenance
·       Accounts Receivable collections and Management
o   Scan one off checks that come into the office
o   Work with outsourced accounting department for coding
·       Procurement reconciliation
o   Maintain dashboard for un-assigned invoices
o   Follow up with approvers when invoices are beginning to age
·       Banking & Cash Management
o   Credit Card reconciliation for all entities
o   Initiate one-off electronic payments
·       Loan & Equity Investment Management
·       Property Mortgage payments
·       Lender reporting, tracking and debt covenant checks
·       Work with lenders are required
·       Process, Monitor and Request reimbursement for Capital Expenditure 
·       Internal Controls / Policy & Procedures
o   Assist Controller with the oversight, compliance and enforcement of Accounting policy and Internal Control procedures 
Qualifications and Requirements
·       Strong knowledge of GAAP Accounting
·       Must have minimum of 2 years of Real Estate Development / Construction and Residential    property management experience
·       Hands-on approach to accounting- must be willing to “roll-up” sleeves and know the Accounting at each entity level in detail
·       Working knowledge and experience with REALPAGE Accounting & Property Management software is a plus
·       Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel
·       Ability to learn and implement new software
·       Ability to assist leadership team in the planning, organizing, implementing, evaluation, and modification of financial and budget programs, informational support systems and processes
·       Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections
·       B.S. degree with concentration in Accounting or Finance highly preferred
·       Minimum of two year’s experience with the day-today Accounting workflow
·       Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance
·       401(k) Match
·       Paid time off, company holidays

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