Staff Accountant

Company: New Jersey Community Capital

Location: Newark, NJ

Job Function: Finance


New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC) is a community development financial institution with a mission to create thriving communities through strategic investments and knowledge. Fulfilling the needs and improving the quality of life of low- and moderate-income families and individuals would not be possible without our talented staff and motivating environment. NJCC embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are dedicated to forming a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.


The Staff Accountant is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate accounting records for real estate operating properties, analyzing the information presented in financial statements, and supporting the reporting process. The Staff Accountant will support the month-end closing process, cash flow, full cycle of accounts payable and accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, journal entries, financial statements, and audits.


  • Ensure timely and accurate accounting, invoicing, loan draws, and supporting schedules for properties.
  • Prepare annual projections and detailed budgets of property performance.
  • Manage real estate tax records via Yardi and create and file quarterly payments.
  • Prepare subcontractor 1099’s, and any other IRS year-end requirement.
  • Maintain books and records for properties in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Assist with monthly accounting close and annual year-end processes assigned.


  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business-related field preferred.
  • 5+ years of property accounting experience; quality experience with the month-end closing process, cash reconciliations, journal entries, and financial audit support preferred; experience with federal grant compliance is a plus.
  • Proven knowledge of general ledger, bank reconciliations, and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and in Yardi Breeze or other property management software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and vendor management skills.
  • Detail-oriented and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments efficiently and work in a dynamic deadline-driven environment.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: As of the first day of employment, you must be able to demonstrate proof that you are fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against COVID-19, unless you are granted a medical or religious exemption in accordance with company policy.

Compensation and Benefits

We offer a competitive nonprofit annual salary based on experience and skills, as well as a generous benefits package, including health, dental, disability and life insurance after 30 days of service; 401(k) retirement plan after a year of service; flexible spending accounts, including medical, dependent care, and transportation; and 25 paid leave days, including sick and personal days plus 13 paid holidays.

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