Accounting Specialist

Accounting Specialist

Location: Clayton, MO
Type: Direct Placement
Pay: 55000.00 - 65000.00 USD per Year

We're working with a growing St. Louis residential real estate company is seeking an experienced Accounting Specialist ASAP for a direct placement/ full time opportunity near Clayton, MO. Enjoy a fun, relaxed work environment, but candidate must be career driven, looking for a challenging environment. 


The ideal Accounting Specialist candidate will be well organized and comfortable dealing with financial data. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the accounts payable and receivable, processing payroll and conducting other tasks related to real estate sales and property management. They should be excellent at recording data and have an ability to produce clear financial reports. You'll earn $55,000 a year, plus bonus with Monday- Friday hours. 


What You'll Do:

  • Preparing weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual budgets and reports, as requested 

  • Compile and report financial data and modeling to management, as requested 

  • Manage & maintain full cycle bookkeeping for company owned maintenance entity 

  • Answer inquiries from clients & tenants regarding accounting issues 

  • Reconcile multiple accounts on a monthly basis, including credit accounts 

  • Sort & Distribute Mail, as it pertains to accounting 

  • Coordinate AP/AR 

  • Work with company personnel and vendors regarding the various aspects of accounts payable 

  • Process high volume of invoices on a regular basis 

  • Determine correct GL coding for invoices 

  • Mail out payables checks to vendors 

  • Reconcile vendor statements, research, and correct discrepancies 

  • Respond to all vendor inquires 

  • Obtain approvals for departmental expenses 

  • Maintain & Reconcile receipts from Maintenance Department 

  • Form 1099 maintenance 

  • Post Tenant Rent payments 

  • Performing daily/weekly bank deposits 

  • Maintain tenant ledgers, including late fees & maintenance charges 

  • Manage and respond to requests from managers regarding tenant ledgers & owner statements 

  • Manage and respond to escalations regarding tenant and owner charges & ledgers 

  • Process and maintain lease renewals 

  • Identify, develop, and implement system and procedural changes to eliminate manual processes and increase productivity, including opportunities that add efficiency to the business processes 

  • Produce and analyze monthly financial statements for maintenance 

  • Other duties as assigned to meet departmental and Company objective 

What You Bring:

  • At least 2 years accounting experience 

  • College Degree preferred, but not a requirement 

  • Real estate/Property Management experience a plus 

  • QuickBooks experience a MUST 

  • Microsoft Office Suite — Outlook, Excel, Word, Sharepointe 

  • Incredible attention to detail 

  • Highly organized 

  • Great attitude 

  • Ability to work unsupervised 

  • Team player 

Perks & Benefits: 

  • 401(k) 

  • Health insurance 

  • Paid time off 

  • Parental leave 

  • Monday to Friday schedule 

  • Plus supplemental pay: bonuses 


Don’t think this is the role for you? We understand. Check out more opportunities at and send us your resume. We’ll try to match your skill set to an opportunity you'll love!  

PEG Staffing & Recruiting:  
PEG™ Staffing & Recruiting, Inc. (PEG) is a certified woman-owned full-service staffing agency headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. For decades, PEG has been a leader in the fields of technology, engineering, office administrative, manufacturing and distribution recruiting, successfully connecting Fortune 500 businesses to superior, advanced talent.  
PEG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 

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