Accounts Payable Staff Accountant

Boston, MA, USA ● Virtual Req #1014
Friday, August 5, 2022

Accounts Payable Staff Accountant, Corporate Office, Boston MA 

General Statement of Duties:  Responsible for input of intercompany payables processed for corporate, residential and development. Checking account reconcilement. Reconciling G/L accounts. 1099 reporting and all areas of IRS and tax items.


Supervision Received: Works under the general direction of the Accounts Payable Manager.


Supervision Exercised:  None


FLSA Status: Non Exempt


Essential Functions of the Position:  (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all that may be found in positions of this class.)


  • Reconcile an average of 20 bank accounts monthly.
  • Run intercompany program as necessary and assist with variance reconciliation.
  • Process accounting entries and adjustments through journal entries.
  • Reconcile corporate and site credit card accounts using Concur.
  • Manage all aspects of 1099 reporting.
  • Manage IRS Levy’s and Liens.
  • Audit and verify expense reports using Concur software.
  • Review and maintain centralized invoice automation and data capture software applications.
  • Work with Human Resources to process Benefit Billing for employees.
  • Ensure accuracy of data entry input by reviewing system generated batch reports.
  • Provides accounting assistance to managers and operating staff; responds to questions.
  • Complies with applicable government regulations. Complies with company policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Handle manual billing and receivables for subsidiary companies.
  • Ensures timeliness of all functions.
  • Maintains and respects confidentiality.
  • Work on special projects and ad hoc reporting as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience in Accounting.


Experience: 4 plus years of accounts payable experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software. Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills. Excel, Word, and Yardi. Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with accountants, managers and vendors. Good communication skills and strong analytical skills for problem solving. Self-motivated with ability to work independently. Eye for detail, accuracy imperative. Excellent organizational skills. Desire to learn and share knowledge with others. Ability to consistently meet deadlines and work under pressure. 

Beacon Core Competencies required for all positions:

Teamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility


Beacon Accountant Job Competencies:

Job Knowledge, Quality, Problem Solving/Analysis, Interpersonal Skills, Personal Organization, Productivity

Benefits Offered:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, beginning on the first of the month after hire.
  • 401(k) with company match, short term disability and long term disability insurance.
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation, 13 paid holidays.
  • Summer flex scheduling options to allow for early releases on Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Beacon Communities LLC seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other protected class.

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At Beacon, we strive to make a difference in our residents’ lives. We build outstanding communities that make enduring contributions to the vitality of our cities and towns. We create communities that serve a diverse cross section of our society. Our communities are healthy and vibrant. Why? Because they are planned with care, consideration, and compassion.
Company Overview: Founded in 2004, Beacon Communities LLC is a privately-owned real estate firm that develops, acquires, invests in, and manages a wide range of multifamily housing. Beacon currently owns and manages approximately 18,000 apartments including affordable housing, market rate housing, and mixed income-housing. Its developments range from new construction, to historic adaptive reuse, to the renovation of existing housing. 

Other details

  • Job Family Accounting
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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