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Current Opportunities:

Sustainability Manager
Seattle , WA


Development / Construction Accountant
Seattle , WA


Accounts Payable Specialist
Seattle , WA


Unico is a growing company, and we're looking for talented, energetic and civic-minded employees who can embrace innovation and change. We value excellence, integrity, accountability, respect, balance, growth and community involvement.

In return, we have a solid history of promoting from within and providing excellent growth opportunities for our employees. Our pay is competitive, our benefits comprehensive. And we're an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, a generous employer-matched 401(k) retirement investment plan, paid vacation and sick leave, flexible spending accounts, a transit subsidy program, education and course reimbursement and more. Additionally, Unico was recently recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program.

EEO Employer/Disabled/VETS

General Contact Information
Unico Properties LLC
1215 4th Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98161
Fax: (206) 628-5067
Email: careers@unicoprop.com
Recruiters, please don't contact us about job postings.

Current Opportunities:

Sustainability Manager - Seattle , WA
The Sustainability Manager (SM) is responsible for implementing, managing, and reporting on Unico’s Sustainable Building Solutions for an assigned portfolio of properties. The SM is expected to create triple-bottom-line returns for the company, its properties, and its clients by using high performance design, construction, and operating solutions for new and existing buildings that restore land sites, maximize energy and water efficiency, utilize renewable energy resources, utilize recycled and regional materials, advance recycling and composting, and enhance human health, well-being, and experience. The SM is expected to promote a corporate culture and demonstrate industry leadership that is committed to sustainability and high performing green buildings.

Key Responsibilities
• Implement and manage Unico’s Sustainable Building Solutions for a portfolio of properties
• Benchmark building performance and develop reports using sustainable building performance indicators for properties within the SM’s portfolio
• Identify and develop sustainability projects that increase triple-bottom-line returns for new and existing buildings
• Manage green building certification projects for new and existing buildings using LEED, Living Building Challenge, and WELL Building Standard frameworks
• Support the Director of Sustainability or Sr. Sustainability Manager on proposals that attract new business opportunities related to sustainability and green building
• Support the Director of Sustainability or Sr. Sustainability Manager in the promotion of sustainable building solutions through internal and external marketing, public relations, and speaking activities
• Be an internal spokesperson for Unico’s Sustainable Building Solutions
• Other sustainable building projects as assigned

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, consulting, project management, business management, sustainability, or related field
• LEED project experience, 5+ projects, preferred
• LEED Green Associate (LEED-GA), required
• LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP, LEED-AP O+M, LEED-AP BD+C), preferred
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously through effective time management and organizational skills
• Possess excellent interpersonal skills and have a strong customer service orientation
• Demonstrate initiative and an ability to work independently with minimal oversight to keep projects moving forward in a timely and effective manner
• Possess strong leadership skills and the ability to balance project team dynamics in order to achieve project goals
• Ability to write, summarize, and present data clearly and concisely
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• Demonstrate sound judgment and excellent attention to detail
• Work requires ability to operate various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Online and LEED Dynamic Plaque online platforms, ULI Greenprint online platform, and the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager online platform





Development / Construction Accountant - Seattle , WA
The Development/Construction Accountant is responsible for maintenance and control of development and construction accounting including draw process, journal entries, job cost accounting, reports and special projects as needed. In addition, this position provides quality customer service to internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work with development teams to manage, account for, and report on development projects.
• Orchestrating all aspects of the accounts payable process for development/construction projects.
• Ensure construction funding and payments are delivered and monitored on a monthly basis via submittal of monthly loan draws.
• Assist capital partners or lenders with requests as needed.
• Open, track and close capital improvement jobs for other properties as needed.
• Validating and maintaining the accuracy of all Yardi data/reports related to construction accounting.
• Monitoring and maintaining project budgets and submission of tax credit applications.
• Assistance with operations set up upon substantial completion of development projects.
• Maintain fixed asset accounting records and depreciation schedules.
• Review General Contractor pay applications and records as needed.
• Review subcontractor lien releases and track preliminary lien notices.
• Property Accountant duties and assignments as needed.


Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree required
• 5+ years of experience in accounting
• Real estate and construction accounting experience desirable
• Strong analytical, time management and organizational skills
• Ability to assist and support others
• Ability to effectively communicate accounting information to various users
• Accurate and attentive to detail
• Strong computer application skills such as: Excel, MS Office, Yardi and Outlook
• Ability to assist and support others



Accounts Payable Specialist - Seattle , WA
The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for batching vendor invoices in AvidXchange (paperless, web-based AP system) and exporting to Yardi Voyager, processing some vendor invoices in CTI/MRI/Yardi, administering weekly check runs, keeping vendor accounts current, and providing exceptional customer service to vendors and co-workers.

Key Responsibilities:
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
• Accounts Payable
o Batching invoices in AvidXchange and exporting to Yardi Voyager.
o Invoice entry and approval verification in MRI/CTI/Yardi.
o Review and resolve vendor statements.
o Print and process weekly check runs and rush checks.
o Process recurring invoices.
• Manage A/P files and archives.
• Deliver a high level of customer service to departments and peers by providing accurate and timely information.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• 2+ years accounts payable experience
• High School diploma
• Yardi experience desired
• Ability to quickly learn and work in multiple accounting systems (MRI, CTI, Voyager)
• Ability to multi-task
• Accurate and attentive to detail
• Strong computer application skills including Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
• Ability to assist and support others
• Ability to effectively communicate accounting information to various users