SCOPE: The is primarily responsible for administering and monitoring activity to the Lakeshore Management Tenant status. Ensuring proper accounting procedures are followed to account for ledger charges and credits, receipt of payments for rents or other funds. Processing of Vendor invoices.
The A/R A/P Clerk must possess and apply excellent customer service acumen and critical thinking in dealing with Employees, Tenants and Vendors in reviewing complex transactions, while still applying Lakeshores business principles.
Maintain Change of Ownerships (COO) policies and procedures.
Review all Community COOs processed.
Validate and verify all paperwork related to tenant move outs.
Verify all tenant ledger information is correct and make any necessary adjustments.
Write off any unrecoverable delinquent account balances.
Research and resolve payment and ledger discrepancies.
Post daily deposits to the General Ledger.
Reimburse any refunds due to Tenants.
Deposit non tenant income.
Assists the Staff Accountants with open bank reconciliation items.
Supports the Accounts Payable Department through invoicing, task tracking, data uploads and overall A/P processes.
Complete miscellaneous projects as assigned.
NO Security Clearance
High school diploma requires, some college preferred.
Demonstrated Knowledge of property management accounting software, Yardi preferred.
Understanding of rental collection and ledger systems
Knowledge of general accounting principals
Familiar with the chart of accounts structure
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Prioritize and plans work activities, uses time effectively.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Power Point. Manage America experience a plus.
FLSA CLASS: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Controller
SUPERVIOSRY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
JOB CATEGORY: Accounts Receivable
POSITION CLASS: Administrative
POSITION CODE: ARAPCL
Treats everyone with respect, compassion and kindness – Builds internal respect and loyalty with customers. Demonstrates concern for customers. Effectively responds to customer needs. This includes responding timely to requests, listening to others, and seeking to understand others when there are differences of opinion, finding ways to build on each other’s ideas. Acts with empathy and focus, while able to resolve problems.
Demonstrate integrity, transparency and doing things the right way – Makes lemonade out of lemons. This includes following policies, demonstrating financial responsibility with Lakeshore assets, complying with state and federal law, and practicing safety. Conforms to the highest professional standard. Turns challenges into wins.
Collaboration and team work – Involve key stakeholders in decision making. This includes developing and maintaining positive work relationships. Enhances the level of mutual cooperation. Actively participates in team-oriented objectives and activities. Focuses on team success, over individual.
Solves problems and is transparent about outcomes – Champions new initiatives beyond the scope of the department. Seeks to improve in all aspects of work performance. Creates an environment of continuous improvement and innovation. Encourages people to maintain high standards of quality and thoroughness.
Serves our employees and residents to improve their lives – This includes maintaining the property that creates curb appeal, a welcoming community environment, supports individual and family activities, creates a sense of neighborhood. At work, continually challenges self to grow and develop to be the best you can be at work.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Frequently required to sit; Occasionally required to talk or hear; While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; Occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds.
COMPENSATION: $27.00 - $29.00/Hr (Based on experience)
LOCATION: Corporate Office - Skokie, IL
Lakeshore Management embraces Diversity and Inclusion and, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or protected veteran status. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including pre-employment drug screening. Lakeshore is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace, for the purpose of workplace safety and health. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.
Lakeshore Management is a private operator of mobile home communities throughout the United States, managing and operating both all ages and 55+ communities. Our mission is to provide excellent customer service and satisfaction to our residents through empowered team members who operate our communities effectively, efficiently, and ethically. Lakeshore is a dynamic, fast-growing company that has been in business since 1998 and has seen 65% growth in the past 10 years in 9 states.
At Lakeshore we hold our customers, employees, and communities in the highest regard. We strive to incorporate both the needs of our company and the needs of our ever-changing world into our entrepreneurial environment. Lakeshore embraces Diversity and Inclusion, and is an equal opportunity employer.