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Sky Harbour Group

Real Estate Accountant/Controller

Full Time
Work Place
Part Remote
Real Estate Field
  • Accounting / Control
White Plains
Postal Code
United States

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Job Description:

Sky Harbour is a unique aviation real estate firm with a mission to build thoughtfully designed, premium aircraft hangars on general aviation airports throughout the United States. We are seeking a motivated real estate accountant who is ready to bring their strong organizational skills to our rapidly expanding team. This is an opportunity to make meaningful contributions in our fast-paced, collaborative environment. Our ideal candidate has experience with Yardi, an interest in aviation (but not mandatory), and is ready to dive in and support the team-based effort by taking initiative and bringing order with your detailed bookkeeping.

Objectives of this Role:

  • Create detailed journal entries and post them to the general ledger (GL) to track all income statements and expenses.
  • Handle all accounts payable and receivable on a daily basis to make sure each invoice and expense report is accurate.
  • Process development project invoices, including consultant and general contractor requisitions for payment on a monthly cycle.
  • Code invoices, set up new accounts, reconcile accounts, and close the monthly books – making sure our records match up and no transaction gets lost.
  • Using Yardi, enter financial data, making sure all data are filed correctly.
  • Facilitate all incoming payments and outgoing checks, including printing, obtaining signatures for, and distributing checks as necessary.
  • Follow up with vendors for accounts payable and keep in touch as needed for collections and ensure bills are paid on time.
  • Prepare for quarterly reporting using standard best practices and assist in monthly closings.
  • Assist the real estate team with other accounting duties as needed. 

Required Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of real estate accounting, or property accounting.
  • Experience in real estate industry.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong Excel skills and experience with Yardi.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software. 

Education and Experience:

  • Three to five years of accounting experience required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. 

Compensation Package:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Standard benefits package including health insurance.

Job Functions

  • Accounting / Control
  • Finance

Job Sectors

  • Industrial
  • Office


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