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Real Estate Bookkeeper


Increasingly recognized as one of the most active and innovative developers in New York City, New Empire Corp (NEC) successfully renovated, built, and developed more than 100 mixed-use residential multifamily and hotel real estate projects in premier locations throughout New York City since its founding in 1997. NEC offers in-house expertise that spans the full range of real estate disciplines—from the sourcing and analysis of target properties to zoning, capital-raising, architecture and design, construction management, marketing, and property management.

Job Type: Full-time


Salary: competitive but Depends on Experience

Bookkeeper responsibilities:


  • Maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.

  • Balances subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries.

  • Develops system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts; defining bookkeeping policies and procedures.

  • Prepare general ledger and quarterly reports for the management summarizing transactions across multiple categories

  • Prepares deposit slips and verifies direct deposits of benefits.

  • Prepares computerized checks based on valid invoices.

  • Inputs client financial data into the computer.

  • Reviews general ledgers and prepares journal entries and submits them to the Bookkeeping Supervisor for approval.

  • Responds to vendors concerning rent, utilities and other invoices.

  • Prepares client monthly statements of income and disbursements.

  • Prepares bank reconciliations.

  • Prepares client monthly budgets.

  • Handling Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables

  • Bank Reconciliations

  • Cash Flow Management

  • Resolving issues regarding billings

  • Reconciling to the General Ledger

  • Ability to conduct all aspects of the A/P & A/R process, bank reconciliations, account reconciliations, including monthly and annual payroll returns

  • Prepare federal and state individual income tax returns under supervision of a manager if required  

  • Any other ad-hoc duties assigned

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Job Requirements to be considered the ideal candidate will possess the following:


  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in Real Estate/ Construction

  • No degree required

  • Must be proficient in QuickBooks

  • Understanding of Cash Flow Management

  • Attention to detail

  • Must be proficient in WordPerfect, Lotus, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), familiar with ERP Accounting systems, and advanced Excel exp.

  • Very presentable with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Multitask with the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of flexibility

  • Strong computer skills required, including file and data management using windows

  • Implement and maintain well-organized files, both digital and paper

  • Fluency in English and Chinese. 

New Empire Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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