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  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Job Locations US-MA-Quincy
    Job ID
    2018-1295
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Jumbo Capital Management, LLC (“Jumbo Capital”) is a privately held, value focused, commercial real estate investment firm located in Quincy, MA. The firm was founded in 2009 to pursue investment opportunities brought about by the “great recession”. Jumbo has since grown to over 40 employees with leadership having a combined 80+ years of commercial real estate experience. Jumbo Capital invests in all property types and focuses on a range of transactions from $5-$200 million. Currently, the firm manages over 4.2 million square feet of commercial real estate in Greater Boston.

     

    Jumbo Capital is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their growing accounting team. The Accounts Payable Specialist will ensure payables are processed according to Accounting Standard Operating Procedures. In addition, this individual will provide financial, administrative, and clerical support to the organization to complete payments, control expense, and process, verify, and reconcile invoices. If you are a junior accounting professional looking for challenging work and long-term growth opportunities, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for processing invoices and payments for portfolio
    • Process accounting payables and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
    • Perform daily operations including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts payables’ data
    • Manage inquiries or concerns from vendors and inform accountants of associated issues
    • Support Accounting Department in payment research by analyzing data and assisting in the reconciliation of vendor statements
    • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
    • Review, analyze, and manage the queues in Avid
    • Prepare bills payable, invoices, and bank deposits
    • Assist with generating financial statements and reports detailing the accounts payable status
    • Assist Asst Corporate Controller in invoicing JCM Corporate bill backs
    • Assist Asst Corporate Controller in managing the corporate credit card system monthly
    • Attend meetings/training as required by management
    • Perform periodic analytics on vendors, build relationships with vendors, and work with the PM team to maintain those relationships
    • Perform other duties as requested by management

    Qualifications

    • 1-3 years’ experience in Accounts Payable or other relevant experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
    • Experience with Avid and Yardi a plus
    • Must be able to self-monitor and self-motivate
    • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure
    • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary
    • Must be able to prioritize departmental functions to meet due dates and deadlinesStrong proficiency with MS Office applications and accounting software
    • Must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with high degree of optimism, professionalism, and collaboration
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, possessing a positive, outgoing, and naturally curious personality
    • Ability to work productively with other employees as part of a team
    • Ability to handle obstacles in a positive and professional manner and to effectively communicate these problems, along with suggested solutions
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business, technology, and financial information and data.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
    • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc., from disparate sources and consider, adjust, or modify to meet the constraints of the need
    • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and tenants

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