Phoenix Investors

Phoenix Investors (“Phoenix”) is a national commercial real estate firm based in Milwaukee, WI whose core business is the revitalization of former manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. This strategy leads to positively transforming communities and restarting the economic engine in the communities we serve. Phoenix is rapidly expanding and seeks a Staff Accountant to contribute to its growing team.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Prior experience with real estate preferred but not required
  • Prior experience with an accounting ERP preferred but not required
  • Experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Strong communication skills as the candidate will be required to interface with internal and external stakeholders (property managers, construction personnel, vendors, tenants, etc.)
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment and possess a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required
  • Ability to seek information and problem solve
  • Standout “can do” attitude and enthusiasm to drive and innovate processes
  • Support Accounting department management in all aspects of accounting
  • Responsible for full-cycle accounting for portfolio of properties
  • Responsible for A/R and A/P functions for portfolio of properties
  • Set up and maintenance of new leases in accounting software
  • Invoice tenants for monthly and recoverable charges
  • Prepare periodic tenant reconciliations and A/R aging reports
  • Enter tenant receipts into accounting system and assist with collections
  • Review and ensure payables have accurate GL codes and proper approvals
  • Work with vendors to resolve issues and apply discounts
  • Review periodic reports to keep track of outstanding amounts due to vendors
  • Analyze variances, review ledger details, and prepare adjustment entries on assigned accounts
  • Assist the preparation of balance sheet reconciliations e.g., bank recs, fixed assets, etc.
  • Assist in year-end audits/reviews and tax preparation work
  • Prepare and analyze annual and long-term forecasts and budgets
  • Assist in other duties as needed

Phoenix Investors is committed to the well-being and personal development of its employees. In addition to a competitive base salary, the Company also offers a very generous benefits package that is unmatched in the marketplace. Benefits include:

  • Employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks provided by the Company’s gourmet chef
  • Access to the Company’s onsite state-of-the-art gym and wellness center
  • Employer-paid personal training and yoga classes
  • Employer-paid monthly massages
  • Fun Company outings and parties
  • Company-sponsored 401(k) with generous employer match
  • Paid vacation, paid company holidays, and sick days, subject to start date

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Founded in 1994, Phoenix Investors and its affiliates (collectively “Phoenix”) are a leader in the acquisition, development, renovation, and repositioning of industrial facilities throughout the United States. Utilizing a disciplined investment approach and successful partnerships with institutional capital sources, corporations, and public stakeholders, Phoenix has developed a proven track record of generating superior risk-adjusted returns, while providing cost-efficient lease rates for its growing portfolio of national tenants. Our efforts inspire and drive the transformation and reinvigoration of the economic engines in the communities we serve. Phoenix continues to be defined by thoughtful relationships, sophisticated investment tools, cost-efficient solutions, and a reputation for success.

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