Property Accountant Work From Home

  • May 5, 2023
  • Web Admin
  • 5 min read


We are looking for an accounting professional to join the Finance and Accounting team of our client – a real estate company based in the USA.

As Junior Property Accountant, you will be reporting directly to the Director of Finance and assist in month-end closing, bank and balance sheet reconciliations, tenant/client billings, and  other general accounting processes of the company.

This is a part-time, contractual freelancer position while working at home. We are looking for someone with a strong accounting background and has experience with accounting work for a similar company or industry.


  • Month-end Close Process: 
    • Reconcile bank account activity weekly and post monthly reconciliation
    • Post prepaid real estate tax amortization
    • Review general ledger for reclasses
    • Update insurance payment schedules
    • Post accruals for missing expenses
  • Balance Sheet Accounts Reconciliation: 
    • Review A/R, A/P, Prepaid Rent, and Security Deposit reports
    • Investigate variances
    • Ensure Mortgage statement balances tie to loan statement
  • Financial Reporting: 
    • Prepare monthly property income statement variance analysis for property manager to add commentary
    • Compile monthly reporting package to clients
  • Security Deposit Management: 
    • Open/Close tenant subaccount bank accounts per state law
    • Transfer funds to/from accounts upon Move in or Move outs
    • Assist the Property Management team in the Move Out Process
    • Assist the Property Management team to transfer units
  • Tenant Billing
    • Upload tenant charges for utilities monthly/quarterly
    • Update tenant ledgers per property manager guidance
  • Real Estate Tax Payments: 
    • Assist the Director of Finance in paying quarterly property taxes online and posting the payments in AppFolio.
    • Maintain Real Estate Tax tracker to ensure all payments are executed and confirmations are saved.
  • Budget and Forecast: 
    • Draft Budget templates for Property Managers to draft annual budgets
    • Assist in budgeting Real Estate Taxes, contracted payments, and Insurance
    • Ensure budgets are properly entered in AppFolio
  • Other Responsibilities: Support the Accounting Team with special projects and perform ad hoc accounting analysis and projects as assigned.


  • At least 2 or more years proven experience as an Accountant or bookkeeper
  • Working Knowledge of AppFolio (preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Comfortable interacting professionally with Company’s Slack platform
  • Advanced Excel knowledge (Index-Match, SUMIFS, Pivot Tables, etc)
  • Expert skills and experience in various ERP systems (AppFolio Preferred)
  • Must be able available 2 hours/day during company hours (8am-10am) or (3pm-5pm)
  • Must be VERY detail oriented and able to handle a large volume of transactions daily
  • Must be organized and a self-starter
  • Must be able to adapt, take on new responsibilities, and follow detailed processes
  • Can work with minimal supervision 
  • Has his/her own laptop or desktop computer, headphones, and a decent Internet connection capable of doing voice and video calls. (extra monitor for spreadsheets preferred)


  • Work from home. Part-time freelance, contractual position
  • 35 hours per week.  Mondays to Fridays, between 3am to 10am Eastern (EST) 
  • US Holidays off and unpaid
  • Any overtime needs to be pre-approved by the client
  • Compensation will be paid by the hour in USD but locally converted by the Service Provider (Big Ideas Philippines)


  • USD $6.00 to $9.00 per hour based on experience
  • Monthly pay out
  • Deposited to freelancer’s Payoneer account in USD


  • Although you will be reporting directly to the designated manager from our client, you will also be reporting to and will be supervised by Big Ideas Social Media Inc, who is the consultant and service provider of the US business.
  • Big Ideas will be the one to provide your compensation and other HR and administrative needs locally.
  • You will be classified as “Self-Employed” when it concerns legality and taxation.
  • You won’t be an employee of our Client or Big Ideas Philippines
  • Big Ideas (the agency) will deducted a 5% Expanded Withholding Tax as per PH and BIR laws. (10% if you do not have a COR as Self-Employed from the BIR)
  • Contract is subject to an “evaluation period” and subject to contract renewal based on performance of the freelancer.
  • Renewal or raise in compensation is subject to client discretion and is not guaranteed.


  • (IMPORTANT) We will only process applicants who take our pre-employment skills and personality test
  • Please click this to take the pre-employment test:
  • You will be asked to upload your resume there (Please do so in PDF format and use your full name as the file name)
  • Use a laptop or a desktop computer for the test.
  • Make sure to place your full name and correct e-mail address so we may contact you
  • It will take 3-5 working days to process your reports and you will receive them via e-mail
  • Due to the volume of applicants, we will prioritize to inform those who have passed. Rest assured that if you do, and if you qualify for the vacancy, you will be contacted.
  • If you encounter any technical problems or glitches, please send a report to
  • Good luck!