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General Ledger Technician Job Description:
The primary function of the General Ledger Technician is accurate and timely data entry into accounting software. The GL Technician provides support to company staff, supervisors, and managers, ensuring that property financial data is accurate and that changes are processed in accordance with all policies, procedures, and guidelines. The incumbent is expected to have excellent attendance and communication skills, possess the ability to build lasting business relationships, and exhibit professionalism.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Meet strict deadlines established by the department and management agreements.
Understand assets, liabilities, income, and expenses.
Reconcile balance sheet accounts.
Monitor daily cash accounts for deficiencies.
Complete journal entries for all applications.
Process and pay property tax, insurance, and audit fee invoices.
Balance mortgage coupons with the general ledger and the mortgage company - process for payment.
Set up and monitor recurring entries.
Monitor utility and contract expenses.
Import budgets and include accounting information.
Complete bank reconciliations.
Move funds between accounts as needed.
Make deposits using varying systems, including scanning.
Attend meetings as directed and undertake other assignments as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Knowledge and familiarity with all phases of accounting.
Ability to process documents and maintain their confidentiality.
Skills in using a multi-function copier, adding machine, multi-line phone, and other office machines required to perform job tasks.
Ability to type a minimum of 35 words per minute with superior accuracy.
Education and Experience:
2-year associate degree or equivalent work experience in accounting.
Real Page Accounting experience is a plus.
Work with a computer for a minimum of 7 hours daily.
Read printed materials and a computer screen.
Communicate via email effectively and professionally, phone, or in person during the workday.
Perform data entry, keyboarding, and mouse functions to complete job duties timely and efficiently.
Use phone systems and office machines.