CAM Accountant

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #139191



Responsible for the annual tenant account reconciliations as it relates to their lease language.  The individual will be working closely with the accounting, property management and lease administration teams on a regular basis to provide the most current and accurate information pertaining to each tenant’s lease.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare tenant reconciliations for common area maintenance (CAM), insurance and real estate taxes in accordance with lease terms for an assigned portfolio of projects.
  • Complete setup for all recovery calculations in accordance with lease terms, other legal documents, and historical information.
  • Partner with Property Management team to resolve tenant billing disputes, document any changes, and update recovery setup where applicable.
  • Facilitate on-site audit requests from tenants and assist with tenant ledger reconciliations, as needed.
  • Review property operating expenses for proper GL coding and other GL account reconciliations, as assigned.
  • Review semi-annual and annual property tax billings and related tenant adjustments for accuracy; approve tenant billings.
  • Provide support to internal customers as needed to include property management team, accounting, and lease administration.
  • Partner with Property Management team to assist with annual property level budgeting process. Complete setup for budget calculations in MRI and other systems as needed.
  • Documents process and procedures, as needed.
  • Track new incoming leases, identify correct suite number for each deal on the appropriate rent roll, and set up preliminary leases
  • Abstract leases and amendments, extracting key lease clauses, data and billing items
  • Enter leases into accounting systems (MRI, Yardi, etc.); manage rent rolls, suites & SF in accounting systems
  • Prepare Tenant Adjustment forms for billings related to newly commenced leases and amendments
  • Review NNN language in leases, and prepare recovery summaries for newly commenced leases
  • Review and validate tenant billing adjustments submitted by PM teams, confirming accuracy according to lease language and/or other backup
  • Participate in lease and financial reviews during due diligence processes
  • Track triggers and tenant remedies related to cotenancy and kickout rights; prepare reports for same based on our abstracting data
  • Perform regular audits of all properties rent rolls for accuracy
  • Review and interpret lease language, when requested by PM or Recoveries teams
  • Monitor paperwork and procedures within the department for best practices and consistency and collaborate with Property Management and Accountants when changes may be necessary.
  • Ongoing interaction with property management and accounting teams
  • Additional tasks and projects as directed


  • Accuracy
  • Timeliness
  • Communication
  • Solutions Oriented
  • Analytical Thinking

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration with emphasis in Accounting or related field is a plus
  • Ideal candidate has 2 to 5 years of experience in field
  • Previous experience as accountant
  • Experience with MRI and YARDI accounting software and Microsoft Office Suites
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Great attention to detail




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