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Aston Carter Property Accountant in Ames, Iowa

Property Accountant

6-month contract to hire position

$28/hr. to $31.25/hr. DOE


Our client owns several apartment complexes in Ames that provide student housing. They have moved a Property Accountant internally and so are looking to add to their

team. The Accounting team is a team of 7 with two other property accountants. This position handling bank reconciliations, month end financials, invoice processing.

Duties to include:

  • Prepare accurate monthly financials by department deadlines each month.

  • Reconcile all accounts each month.

  • Process and pay all invoices prior to their due date.

  • Analyze data to ensure transactions are recorded in accordance with our requirements and applicable accounting principles.

  • Manage the cash position of a portfolio of multi-family properties which includes paying bills, completing bank reconciliations, and analyzing the cash position of each property.

  • Apply independent judgement in preparation of monthly financial statements to ensure accurate reporting of each property’s financial position.


  • Bachelors degree preferred or associates degree plus 2-5 years of relevant accounting experience

  • Basic accounting knowledge, understanding of accounts payable and receivables, reconciliations etc.

  • Intermediate Excel and data entry skills needed.

Work Environment:

  • Hybrid in Ames, Iowa

  • 1 day remote either Thursday or Friday. Monday to Wednesday weekly is required in office

    About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter provides world-class corporate talent solutions to thousands of clients across the globe. Specialized in accounting, finance, human resources, talent acquisition, procurement, supply chain and select administrative professions, we extend the capabilities of industry-leading companies. We draw on our deep recruiting expertise and expansive network to meet the evolving needs of our clients and talent community with agility and excellence. With offices across the U.S., Canada, Asia Pacific and Europe, Aston Carter serves many of the Fortune 500. We are proud to be a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® double diamond winner for both client and talent service.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Aston Carter, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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