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Current Opportunities:

Tax Manager
Seattle , WA


Accounts Receivable Specialist
Seattle , WA


Human Resources Generalist
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

Current Opportunities:

Tax Manager - Seattle , WA
The Tax Manager has operational responsibility for the tax function of the company, and provides leadership, planning, and oversight of federal, state and local tax compliance. Reporting to the Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, the Tax Manager will oversee all of the company’s financial policies and quality assurance of payments and communications relative to tax.

Key Responsibilities:

Direct and oversee tax compliance for the company including tax related investor correspondence
Establish and maintain processes necessary to manage Sub S tax compliance, distributions and projections
Manage and oversee the process of completing annual tax returns, as prepared by third party CPAs
Prepare state and local Sales & Use and B&O tax returns
Manage IRS or state/local tax examinations
Help develop the tax impacts on forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the company’s cash management needs, operations, and business plans
Support 1031 Exchange strategies with analysis of tax basis
Collaboratively manage relationships with the tax attorney, auditors, and tax accountants
Work closely with business leaders to provide timely, value added support in the application and understanding of tax accounting methods for related business transactions



Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field; however, advanced degree is a plus
CPA is required, but public accounting experience is a plus
Minimum of 5 years of relevant tax experience, with at least 2 years in a management role; private commercial real estate investment company experience is strongly desirable
Strong working knowledge of U.S. tax code and compliance procedures, especially Sub S and Partnership rules
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex documents and respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries, while also able to interface with a diverse population
Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a fast moving, demanding, and dynamic environment
Creative and strategic thinker with strong intellect




Accounts Receivable Specialist - Seattle , WA
The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for processing incoming receipts, generating tenant charges, and mailing tenant statements. Also generates invoices, statements, and other tenant correspondence relating to accounts receivable. Works closely with Property Accountants regarding tenant accounts and provides coverage for Accounts Payable.

Key Responsibilities:
• Input daily cash receipts for all tenants and maintain files
• Walk or mail daily deposits to the bank; deposit daily receipts
• Post monthly rents, print statements and send to tenants
• Coordinate delinquent account collections with Property Accountants for various properties
• Assist Property Accountants with billing inquiries, including account balancing, invoice regeneration, and follow-up with operational areas
• Cross-train with Accounts Payable Specialists


Qualifications:
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree; 1+ years of experience in an accounts receivable position can be substituted for education
• Self-motivated and detail-oriented
• Previous customer service experience
• Ability to work well as a team member and independently
• Strong multi-tasking skills and patience with redundant tasks





Human Resources Generalist - Seattle , WA
The Human Resources Generalist will assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources department and support the full scope of human resources activities. This is a great opportunity to join a well-respected team and help transform the department from a business partner to a business leader.

Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for full-cycle recruitment for defined job groups
• Manage recruitment outreach (e.g. scholarship programs, career fairs, internships)
• Manage new employee onboarding and orientation
• Conduct entrance and exit interviews
• Maintain Human Resources records, ensuring documents are current, accurate, confidential, and in compliance with company policies and government regulations
• Administer performance evaluation program
• Partner with managers on coaching employees regarding performance
• Support the planning and administration of the compensation program
• Administer and track leaves of absence, including completion, dissemination, and collection of all necessary documents
• Assist with employee relations issues and counseling
• Assist with developing, implementing, and facilitating training
• Track HR metrics; analyze data and make recommendations
• Partner with managers to develop and maintain accurate job descriptions for all positions
• Administer unemployment and workers’ compensation claims
• Assist with employee separations
• Help shape the corporate culture through HR function
• Serve as initial point-of-contact and resource for employees on HR policies, programs, and processes
• Support compliance with federal, state, and local regulations concerning employment
• Identify, research, and present best practices within HR function, to continually enhance HR credibility and performance
• Lead or support HR projects as assigned


Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ human resources experience, including at least one year of recruitment experience
• Strong understanding of State and Federal requirements and regulations
• Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint, and Visio; experience with ADP WorkforceNow preferred
• HR certification preferred
• Contextual knowledge of the real estate industry a plus
• Strong commitment to excellent internal and external customer service
• Ability to effectively apply knowledge of human resources law and policies
• Strong business acumen
• Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations, and laws
• Demonstrated understanding of business processes and how to change and improve them to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness
• Ability to research and analyze various types of data and develop meaningful results/recommendations
• Strong project management experience, including excellent planning, prioritization, and organization skills
• Ability to effectively work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and sometimes ambiguous environment
• Experience with critical and systems thinking