Accounting Assistant

Las Vegas

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Accounting Assistant
 
The Howard Hughes name is synonymous with entrepreneurial vision, tenacity and a pioneering spirit, values that today are embodied by The Howard Hughes Corporation.  While Hughes’ passion for aviation and the silver screen are legendary, it was his visionary investment in real estate that forms the bedrock of the company today.  At the core of our DNA we believe we can Make Life Extraordinary.  For our people, for our stakeholders, for our shareholders and for the people that live, breathe, consume and experience our brand.
 
We believe in “Thinking Big” at The Howard Hughes Corporation.   We are driven by entrepreneurialism, a passion for excellence, and an unrelenting dedication to success.  Our mission is to be the pre-eminent developer and operator of master planned communities and mixed-use properties.  We create timeless places and memorable experiences that inspire people while driving sustainable, long-term growth and value for our shareholders. We create environments where people want to live, work, shop, dine and play from coast to coast to coast.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:  
The accounting assistant is responsible for providing support to the Asset Management accounting and finance team.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Researches and processes invoices related to operating expenses.
  • Reviews all payable invoices for proper amounts and coding.
  • Responsible for verifying lease abstracts and all billings are accurate.
  • Researches and applies all cash receivables in the appropriate Tenant accounts within 48 hours.
  • Assists Property Accountant with the monthly accounts payable accruals.
  • Serves as receptionist back up as needed.
  • Responsible for departmental clerical duties.
  • Complies with SOX requirements including rent roll, recurring billing and billing comparison report updates with GM feedback/approval.
  • Other Duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
  • 3-5 years of experience supporting an accounting department.
  • Able to effectively support multiple people and priorities.
  • Professional interaction with clients, contractors and vendors.
  • Build positive working relationships with employees at all levels within the organization.
  • Exercise sound judgment when making decisions.
  • Able to meet deadlines as necessary.
  • Effectively work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong Organization and Attention to Detail skills.
  • Exceptional Communication Skills both verbal and written.
  • Good problem solver/creative thinker.
  • “Can-do” attitude, pro-active and resourceful.
  • A team player who has the ability to multi-task and is self-directed.
  • Highly proficient in JDE and current MS office applications: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
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