Property Accountant

Property Accountant

SmartStop Asset Management (“SAM”) has an opening for a Property Accountant at corporate headquarters in Ladera Ranch.  


This position will report to the property accounting supervisor and will be responsible for the management of the monthly property financial statement close process for approximately 20 self-storage properties, maintaining internal controls, treasury, and internal reporting.


  • Produce journal entries, account reconciliations, etc.
  • Post accounts receivable transactions and handle bank deposits
  • Record property operating activities
  • Analyze budget and actual results to report variances
  • Support integration of new acquisitions as needed
  • Prepare monthly balance sheets and income statements
  • Prepare supplemental financial schedules
  • Compile a monthly reporting package for each property for which they are responsible
  • Other accounting responsibilities


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or comparable work experience
  • Experience in real estate accounting is a plus
  • Experience preparing cash basis and GAAP financial statements
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required
  • Great Plains and FRx experience a plus
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills
  • Be detailed oriented while multi-tasking in a fast-paced company
  • Possess creative thinking and ability to resolve issues
  • Must be hands-on and work effectively in a demanding environment
  • Be able to adapt quickly to change


  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-based incentive plan
  • Comprehensive medical plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Long and short-term disability coverage
  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time and personal days

How Do I Apply

  1. Download the application to your computer, print it out and complete the application
  2. Fax it to (949) 861-6364 or Email it to

SmartStop Asset Management, LLC

10 Terrace Rd.
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694

T: (949) 429.6600
F: (949) 429.6606