Property Accounting Officer

Knight Frank Australia

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


About us:

At Knight Frank we’re passionate about property, but it takes more than passion to make us the world’s most successful privately-owned property agency and consultancy.

With a 125-year heritage, we are part of a global property powerhouse dedicated to providing our clients the best advice across commercial and residential property transactional and advisory services.

We champion a diverse and inclusive workplace, where people are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work and are proud to not only be the real estate industry’s first WORK180 endorsed employer but also recently being recognised as the Top 101 Workplaces for Women in 2023 by WORK180.

The role:

We are looking to add an experienced team member to our Shared Services department based in our Melbourne CBD office on Exhibition Street.

The Property Accounting Officer will be responsible for providing support for our Accounts Receivable and Lease Administration functions.

You will primarily process rental receipts from tenants & reconcile trust bank accounts, coordinate the financial reporting timetable to ensure deadlines are achieved.

A key part of your success will be your attention to detail!

Key responsibilities:

  • Daily processing of rental payments & receipts
  • Reconciliation of trust bank accounts daily
  • Monitoring the suspense account
  • Dealing with rental queries from Tenants & Property Managers
  • Perform lease maintenance functions i.e., entering new leases, amending/varying existing leases, processing vacating tenants etc.
  • Build rapport and working relationships with all key stakeholders

Who are we looking for?

  • Previous experience in high volume Accounts Receivable role
  • Yardi Experience (highly desirable)
  • MRI experience (highly desirable)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Customer service focused
  • Ability to work as part of a wider team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible working arrangements designed to suit individual circumstances and family needs
  • A generous 16-week parental scheme plus superannuation for a full 12 months
  • Birthday and study leave
  • Swap around a public holiday for a cultural swap day!
  • Two Wellness Days to allow you to focus on your own physical and or mental wellbeing
  • A workplace where you can access 2 weeks additional leave each year so you can take that extra break with family or friends
  • We applaud your need to give back to the community and give you 2 paid volunteer days each year to support one of our-affiliated charities
  • Our reward platform “The Vault” which gives you access to a great range of discounts at popular retailers and supermarkets as well as lifestyle benefits and corporate discounts
  • Because life can throw the unexpected at us, we help subsidise private health insurance excess, if you or an immediate family member requires hospitalisation
  • Plus, so much more!

Join a team where individual uniqueness is celebrated, contribution is rewarded, and voices are respected and heard. A place where everyone has the chance to perform at their best.

Not the perfect fit? Apply anyway. You might have something we didn’t realise we needed!

Applicants with Australian working rights need only apply. No Agencies please.

Please note, if you are successful in securing a role, you will be subject to police checks as part of our standard recruitment process.

You’ve got this!