Where did you graduate from? Montana State University
How long did it take to finish school? 5 years
Why did you come to TMT? I was looking for a property management company that used Yardi.
What are your everyday duties? Responsible for producing, auditing, and presenting profit/loss statements. Prepping invoices for tenants and verifying the accuracy of the dollar amount that is billed to tenants. Preparation of estimated operating expenses.
What is your favorite task? Reconciliation of operating expenses
What is your least favorite task? Posting completed maintenance work online.
What are you most excited for with the new building? The Grand Opening of the building after 10 years of working on it. It will also be nice to create reconciliation structure from the ground up.
What type of qualities do you need to succeed in this job? You need to be organized, number oriented and detail oriented.
What does your ideal day look like? A good flow of projects and no emergencies. I prefer to have one big project and get lost in it because it gets me in the zone.
What is the best feature in Fox Tower? The split level design of the lobby – lower lobby and upper lobby.
What have you learned the most through this job? Transitioning and applying my understanding of bookkeeping to accounting. I learned how to read and formulate financial statements; balance sheets and depreciation statements.
What advice would you give to a new accountant? Staying organized and regimented is the most important thing.
What was the most gratifying thing you did while on the job? I had discovered we were charging a tenant monthly for reimbursement of a capital project longer than necessary. I sent an apology letter for the inconvenience and posted a credit to their account. They wrote back expressing their appreciation and gratitude. It was very genuine and stuck with me.