Accounting Assistant

Location: Hallandale, FL
Date Posted: 12-23-2015
Since Gulfstream Park first opened its doors in 1939, we have quickly become known as South Florida’s legendary entertainment destination. Whether you are looking to watch some live Thoroughbred racing action, try your luck in our high-stakes poker room or unwind with appetizers and cocktails at the Village, we provide a little of something for everyone.
We offer our guests a standard of service unbridled by any other and this level of excellence stems directly from the commitment of our employees. We are always searching for candidates that share our same level of passion for people and desire to succeed, while also embodying our positive spirit. Your future is bright at Gulfstream, so make the right bet and join our winning team today!

Position Summary: To provide financial and administrative services which will ensure efficient, timely, and accurate payment of accounts receivable under his or her control along with offering accounting assistance to the Senior Accountant

Duties & Responsibilities:
- Assist senior accountant with month-end closing and other accounting tasks as needed
- Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and journal entries
- Summarize financial data using excel
- Carry out typical A/R duties including billing, collections and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
- Responsible for receiving and entering tenants payments into the MRI accounting system
- Generate and review aged delinquency report and prepare weekly written explanations  of outstanding receivables
- Maintain excel log of daily cash receipt and bank activity
- Prepare bank deposits and ensure totals match amounts entered in the system
- Process tenant account adjustments
- Generate and mail/email monthly statements
- Communicate with tenants via phone, email or in person
- Contact tenants to collect rent payments if the due date has passed
- Contact tenants to ensure sales reports are received on or before the deadline
- Research and resolve payment discrepancies using excel to show where the variance originated
- Investigate and resolve tenant queries
- Perform reconciliation of tenants outstanding balance
- Monitor tenants account for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
- Communicate collections efforts to supervisors
- Maintain and file accounts receivable records and journal entries

Minimum Qualifications:
- Associates degrees, candidate currently with a bachelor’s degree or pursuing a bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
- 1 to 3 years of accounts receivable, bookkeeping and general accounting experience
- strong MS Excel skills
- Experience with a corporate A/R system; knowledge of MRI software a plus
- Familiarity with real estate leases and legal documents a plus
- Equivalent combination of education and experience

Gulfstream Park offers all full time employees comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, STD, LTD Life and  401K with employer match after one year of employment, vacation, sick, and holiday pay, tuition reimbursement and more!

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