Bookkeeper Job Opening

Bookkeeper

WAYPOINT STUDENT LIVING

Auburn, Alabama
$18.00 - $27.00 an hour
Category: Accountant

The Bookkeeper's primary goal is to assist the Community Manager with account receivables and servicing our residents. The Bookkeeper must maintain a high level of professionalism, making our resident's needs a top priority.

What you will do:
  • Leasing and Marketing
  • Assist with the preparation of the weekly ownership reports
  • Represent the community and Waypoint Student Living in a professional manner
  • Ensure staff complies with corporate procedures and government laws on Fair Housing
  • Check email and voicemail several times daily and respond appropriately
  • Understand and be able to explain the lease document and all related addendums
  • General Administration
  • Ensure confidentiality of client, resident and company information
  • Understand and adhere to the Waypoint Student Living policies and procedures
  • Financial Management
  • Oversee the timely collection of rental and misc. income due from current and former residents
  • Make daily bank deposits/scan checks
  • Ensure accuracy of daily bank deposits and account data entry
  • Manage resident accounts and closely monitor delinquencies
  • Prepare balance due/credit memos
  • Prepare delinquency report and recap collection efforts
  • Process evictions
  • Negotiate payment plans for former resident balances
  • Work with collection agency on collecting former balances
  • Prepare month end pre-close and process month end financial reporting
  • Assist Community Manager with accounts payable process
  • Customer Service
  • Understand the needs and expectations of residents, prospective residents, clients and vendors and exceed them
  • Develop a sense of community
  • Maintain active and effective communication with the residents and parents
  • Maintain a positive community environment for both residents and associates and encourage participation in events and activities
  • Assist in mediation and resolution of resident conflicts
  • Risk Control
  • Understand, communicate, and enforce community safety, emergency, and fire evacuation policies and procedures, providing emergency response and referral services and resources
  • Document and address behaviors of residents that violate the law or the community lease agreement
  • Identify and report safety and security risks to Community Manager
Requirements

  • 2 years' experience in various positions in a residential rental community is required
  • Student housing experience is strongly preferred
  • Strong financial, organizational, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Knowledgeable in and Excel
  • Must have excellent communication, management, and people skills
  • Onesite experience preferred
Waypoint Residential, LLC ("Waypoint") is a vertically integrated real estate investment firm specializing in rental housing. With six offices nationwide, the company acquires and develops conventional multifamily, student housing and senior housing properties throughout the United States. Founded in 2011, Waypoint's investment activity totals approximately $3.0 billion across more than 22,000 units.