Career Opportunity

Accounts Payable Clerk

Atlanta, GA

Career Description

Position Title:              Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Class:                   Full-Time/Exempt

Reports To:                 Controller, Finance & Accounting Department

Position Summary: 

The accounts payable clerk will serve as a financial specialist to ensure all bills are recorded in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner. This position will provide administrative and clerical support by processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices, monitoring expenses, and keeping a record of all transactions. The accounts payable clerk will play an integral role in helping the company meet profitability goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Works collaboratively with the accounting and finance team.
  • Code and enter invoices prior to payment.
  • Perform invoice and general ledger data entry.
  • Accurately match vendor payments with vouchers.
  • File all invoices electronically on the appropriate drive.
  • Utility vendor management.
  • Monthly review of vendor statements.

Minimum Requirements and Competencies: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Three to five years of accounting experience, preferably in real estate or cost accounting.
  • Understanding of basic principles of finance, accounting, and bookkeeping.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be organized with superb time management skills and detailed orientation.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of Company’s and partner information.
  • Proficient with MS Office software, a strong knowledge of property management software such as RealPage/OneSite or Yardi Voyager is preferred. 

Must demonstrate the following competencies: 

Adaptability: maintains effectiveness in varying environments, tasks, and responsibilities, and with a variety of people. Adjusts well to time-sensitive matters. 

Customer Service: dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of external and internal customers. Responds to customer inquiries in a helpful, knowledgeable, and responsive way. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and colleagues, and gains trust and respect. 

Integrity: demonstrates a high degree of honesty, forthrightness, and integrity.

Accountability: accepts responsibility for your actions, meets deadlines and communicates with manager and colleagues regularly.

Collaboration: works well with others to develop solutions and resolve problems.

Flexible Benefits Options

Because we know that compensation is not your only consideration when making a career decision, Columbia Residential offers a rich and competitive benefits package to our team members.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Performance-based Bonus Program
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off (including your birthday!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employee Referral Program

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Our Company Culture is Represented By These Core Values

Columbia Residential is the leading property management and Development Company in this region, specializing in the low affordable market. Our Mission Statement is:

  1. To provide quality, safe, and affordable housing for low and moderate income families.
  2. To provide an environment for its team members to excel and to be recognized and rewarded for their accomplishments.
  3. To provide the principals and partners a fair return on their efforts and investments.

As a growing company with more than 50 communities in the Atlanta, GA area, we are always looking to add professional and superior Community Leasing Specialists/Leasing Consultants to our management team to align with our Mission Statement and Core Value for the communities we serve.

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Responsiveness
  • Respect
  • Character

If these Core Values are part of your attributes, we welcome you to join Columbia Residential!

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