Assistant Property Manager

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Mid-America Apartment Communities SC

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Job DescriptionThe Assistant Property Manager works closely with the Property Manager in the daily operations and financial performance of a small (under 280 unit) property. Some of the specific duties of the Assistant Property Manager include collecting rent from residents and other, ancillary income; posts, or records, the income in the Yardi system that transmits to the Corporate Office; may complete Statements of Deposit Activity (SODAs) and/or perform inspection of recently vacated apartments; handles rent collection problems and keeps files on each resident; assists the Property Manager to address and resolve internal and external issues of associates, residents, and vendors; leases apartments as needed and may oversee the work of other leasing personnel; assumes the duties of the Property Manager in case of the Property Managers absence.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Works closely with the Property Manager to effectively manage activities such as leasing, resident retention, concessions, and customer service.Collects rent from residents and posts it in the Yardi system.May complete the Statements of Deposit Activity (SODAs) for vacated apartment units in the Yardi system.May perform a physical inspection of recently vacated apartments.Contacts delinquent residents or sends late notices and eviction notices; follows proper procedure if rent is not received within a specified period of time.Sends out renewal notices.Performs leasing activities, including generating traffic, responding to telephone and internet inquiries, greeting prospective residents, touring prospective residents, qualifying prospects, and closing the sale by obtaining rental application and deposit.Assists the Property Manager in addressing and resolving internal and external issues of associates, residents, and vendors.May oversee the work of leasing and other office personnel.Assumes the duties of the Property Manager in case of the Property Managers absence.Required SkillsKnowledge of basic bookkeeping and accounting practicesKnowledge of property management business proceduresKnowledge and compliance with community rental information and Federal, State and Local Fair Housing guidelinesAbility to maintain an organized filing and schedule systemAbility to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to residents, co-workers, and vendorsGood sales and customer service skillsAbility to read, understand and explain resident ledgersKnowledge of, and ability to use Microsoft Office application software and YardiWorking EnvironmentTypical professional work environment, frequently indoors but occasional exposure to all types of weather and to dirty, dusty conditions.Physical DemandsAbility to sit, reach, twist, and lean during routine paperwork tasks. Ability to walk property and go up and down flights of stairs daily. The ability to operate a computer keyboard and lift files. Exposure to vibration, pitch and glare from a computer.Driving RequirementsMust have a valid drivers license or access to immediate transportation to attend meetings, events, and daily activities.Required ExperienceHigh school education and one year of experience in a customer service position where bookkeeping or financial responsibility is significant, or one year of experience in a property management position such as Leasing Consultant or Bookkeeper where customer service and financial accounting is used. Bachelor's Degree is preferred.Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university. College coursework completed in the pursuit of a degree is also preferred. CAM or NALP certification. Yardi knowledge and experience.