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Scott Management 703-548-7300

Bookkeeper/Leasing Consultant | Addison Chapel Apartments | Capitol Heights, MD 20743

June 3, 2024

Seeking talented, outgoing, focused, dependable, and enthusiastic individual to join our team at Addison Chapel, a vibrant and beautiful 320-unit garden-style apartment community in Capitol Heights, MD.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position has dual responsibilities:

  1.  Perform property bookkeeping and other general office duties
  2. Maximize occupancy by joyfully leasing apartments and effectively marketing the community

The successful candidate is an outgoing, creative and enthusiastic SALES PERSON with solid communications/interpersonal and customer services skills – while simultaneously being an organized, detailed and dependable individual with good aptitude for numbers. We will prefer someone with successful leasing and property management bookkeeping experience and will also consider high-end retail experience with bookkeeping background.

The ability to balance between bookkeeping and leasing/sales and the ability to switch gears from one to the other (and back) at the drop of the hat is an essential skill the individual in this position must have in order to succeed.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Bookkeeping:

  • Properly identify, record and deposit all resident related funds
  • Rent collection and delinquency control
  • Resident account reconciliation
  • Evaluate accounts for court filings and verify information prior to filing suit
  • Other misc. data entry and resident account oversight, incl. rent increases
  • Prepare A/P invoices for payment and submission to corporate office

Leasing:

  • Main point of contact for prospective residents – whether they call, visit online or in person
  • Successfully showcasing the advantages of our beautifully renovated historic apartment homes; explaining pricing and models
  • Showing apartment homes and closing the sale; following up on customer leads
  • Active contribution to marketing efforts and marketing outreach, incl. strategic use of online avenues, submarket research, community event planning
  • Processing rental applications and lease administration

Other:

  • Being confident, professional and creative in both, attracting new residents and interacting with them once they live at the community
  • Being familiar with company policies and procedures
  • Handling of general office duties and other duties as assigned by the Property Manager

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Excellent sales skills; must be comfortable selling to customers. Prior apartment leasing experience preferred. High-end sales or hospitality industry experience are a significant plus
    • Good aptitude for numbers and accuracy. At least 1 year of property management bookkeeping (100+ units) preferred. 
    • Must be comfortable using computers, incl. MS-Office products, email and social media
    • Must be able to work at least 2 Saturdays per month
    • Professional and polished appearance
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills
    • Strong communication skills (verbal/written)
    • Resourceful in coping with a variety of situations
    • Organized, detailed and dependable
    • Warm, engaging, inviting and outgoing personality
    • Reliable transportation
    • Experience in property management, incl. some property management bookkeeping is a definite plus, as is knowledge of OneSite.

If you are interested in this opportunity, and if you meet the qualifications/requirements, please send us your cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Come, join our team!

Email: HR@scottmanagementinc.com – write “Bookkeeper/Leasing – Addison Chapel” in the subject line.

Alternative Contacts: Fax: (703)549-0326, Attn. HR | Mail: Scott Management, Inc., Attn. HR, 300 N Lee Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314

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