Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 90,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen as well as submitting proof satisfactory to Progress Residential that you are fully vaccinated against the Corona Virus COVID-19 disease, subject to any accommodations granted by Progress Residential based on disability or religion or as applicable by state law.

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Position Summary:

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for detailed processing of invoices or payments, including weekly and monthly vendor statements and reconciliation reports. Must be highly organized, experienced with general ledger codes to allocate invoices properly for payments, and meet daily production requirements. This position requires interfacing with various departments in the Company to provide and receive information pertinent to various accounting issues.

Essential Functions:

Financial Objectives

  • Work in a manner that meets budgeted costs and constraints of the Accounts Payable department.

  • Assist in measuring Company’s performance toward achieving its goals. 

Operational/Functional Objectives

  • Actively participate in month end close and search for continuous improvement in quality and timeliness of work.

  • Respond to vendor inquiries and resolve discrepancies.

  • Reconcile vendor statements.

  • Communicate with offsite personnel for invoice/payment resolution

  • Completes required account reconciliations related to debt and other accounts as needed.

  • Assist with interim and annual financial audits.

  • Maintain and improve reporting as needed to meet management requests.

  • Draft and update policies, procedures, practices, and guidelines as requested by management.

  • Conduct special projects and other services at the request of management, which includes financial analysis and accounting research.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university preferred.

  • 2-4 or more years of related accounts payable experience

  • Yardi experience preferred.

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel (VLOOKUP, pivot tables, etc).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to work independently.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Self directed and motivated

  • Reliable, dependable, and trustworthy.

  • Honest, ethical and handles things in confidential manner. 

  • Performs duties in a professional manner and in accordance with laws and regulations

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 401k match, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

Application Instructions

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