Current Opportunities:

Senior Accounting Assistant, Corporate Accounting
Seattle , WA

Property Administrator
Seattle , WA

Assistant Property Manager
Seattle , WA

Lead Engineer
Seattle , WA

General Applications
Seattle, WA and Denver, CO ,

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:

Senior Accounting Assistant, Corporate Accounting - Seattle , WA
The Senior Accounting Assistant, Corporate Accounting is responsible for supporting the corporate accounting function by computing, classifying, recording, and verifying numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

•Provide backup support for accounting AP systems (Avid, Concur, Yardi AP functions).
•Provide backup support for property accounts receivable.
•Ensure accuracy of reporting corporate cash balances, including maintaining the cash books and posting cash entries to the general ledger.
•Ensure timely processing of corporate receipts and accuracy of posting to the AR sub ledger.
•Assist with processing and coding corporate invoices.
•Monitor corporate receivables aging and follow up for timely payment.
•Assist with maintaining accrued receivables and payables schedules and addressing outstanding items.
•Assist with billing for internal departments.
•Assist with variance analysis research.
•Other tasks as assigned.


•Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word.
•Demonstrates attention to detail and excellent organization skills.
•Balances team and individual responsibilities.
•Writes and speaks clearly and informatively.
•Effectively prioritizes work activities.
•Provides excellent internal and external customer service.
•Exhibits initiative and is self-motivated.
•Willingness to learn and be challenged.
•Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Three to five years' accounting related experience.

Property Administrator - Seattle , WA
The Property Administrator supports the on-site, day-to-day property management functions of a commercial office building(s) by performing tasks in the areas of administration, tenant relations, property appearance, leasing, reporting, and construction management.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
•Enter and track work order requests and coordinate with vendors such as janitorial, signage, landscaping, painting, and security.
•Provide administrative and general office support for Property Management and Engineering staff such as filing, providing front desk back-up, processing mail, document preparation, records maintenance, coding and processing invoices, assigning and maintaining logs of purchase orders, confirming and auditing visa statements, ordering supplies, preparation/delivery of mail, and maintaining office equipment.
•Track vendor and tenant insurance certificates.
•Track data such as LEED and EnergyStar maintenance and administrative license and certification renewals.
•Support day-to-day tenant activities including coordinating keys, issuing access cards, writing tenant bulletins, coordinating tenant move in/out, organizing special events, and scheduling freight elevators and conference rooms.
•Assist in building marketing and new and renewal leasing activities including lease administration, reporting, and events.
•Maintain property appearance and condition by coordinating and overseeing the quality of vendor’s delivery of services such as janitorial, landscaping, and signage.
•Assist with close out of tenant improvement or building capital projects.
•Assist with compiling information and writing reports.
•Assist with Accounts Receivable calls and collection of tenant rent.
•Assemble monthly reporting and annual budgets for distribution.
•Support Unico’s investment teams with due diligence for building acquisitions and sales.
•Build positive business relationships, and promote a culture and demonstrate leadership that is committed to excellent service and sustainability.
•Track and assist in negotiating market common service contracts.
•Assist and track market common budgets.
•Assist in monthly tenant bill backs and utility recovery billings.

Skills and Qualifications:
•Excellent customer relation skills and experience, with ability to interact with the general public
•Excellent communication skills
•Ability to analyze moderately complex administrative details, such as planning, scheduling, reporting, and displaying data
•Ability to operate various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Office Tools
•High School diploma or equivalent
•1-3 years’ experience in a customer service and/or administrative position

Assistant Property Manager - Seattle , WA
The Assistant Property Manager assists the Property Manager in oversight of vendor relations, tenant and capital improvement project planning, and preparation of monthly management reports. Oversees work of service partners. Coordinates the delivery of services. Assists with tenant relations. Assists Accounting with property’s accounts payable and receivables. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy management.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
•Write contracts with service partners. Keep on-going contracts up to date.
•Oversee work of service partners. Conduct frequent service inspections of buildings.
•Develop relationships with service partners. Coordinate monthly and annual service delivery.
•Performs receiving and coding invoices.
•Assist Accounting with accounts payable as related to property, and tenant accounts receivable collections as needed.
•Support tenant and capital improvement projects.
•Conducts needs analysis, issues the RFP’s and determines the appropriate contractor based upon contract specifications.
•Assist with tenant relations.
•Assist in the preparation of monthly management reports, budgeting and forecasting.
•Assist with tenant and capital improvement project planning.

Skills and Qualifications:

•Ability to write, summarize, and present data in clear and concise management reports.
•Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously through effective time management and organizational skills.
•Possess good understanding of basic accounting.
•Excellent written & verbal skills.
•Demonstrates sound judgment, and is detail oriented.
•Work requires ability to operate various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft applications Word and Excel.
•Strong customer service orientation.
•Bachelors Degree in Business, or related field.
•2-3 years' experience in property management.
•BOMA certifications would be preferred, but not necessary.

Lead Engineer - Seattle , WA
The Lead Engineer performs repairs and maintenance tasks, including preventive maintenance to the building structure and systems; is responsible for maintaining condition of the property interiors, exteriors, and site using materials and equipment following manufacturer’s directions; continually strives to increase his/her working knowledge of the property; and works in compliance with all safety rules and regulations. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy.

Key Responsibilities:
•Performs preventative maintenance as directed by preventive maintenance schedule
•Performs specific maintenance and repairs using hand and power tools as directed by work orders including general carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing (may perform these duties with a high level expertise in one or more areas); trouble shoot, diagnose, and correct minor and major HVAC issues, electronical issues (24v to 480v), and plumbing issues including removing and replacing miscellaneous plumbing fixtures
•Performs light sheetrock wall repair and painting
•Maintains assigned response times to tenant calls
•Performs some special project work for tenants as directed by Chief Engineer
•Assists Maintenance Technician with issues he/she is not able to resolve independently
•Operates the building in a code-compliant manner, maximizing energy efficiency while maintaining tenant comfort, and in a manner that is aligned with building LEED and energy conservation measures
•Maintains log of weekly water meter reads for LEED and EnergyStar
•Maintains proper levels of chemical treatment in closed and open loop HVAC systems
•Repairs/replaces lock and passage sets including pinning of cylinders and cutting keys
•Performs new tenant keying configurations
•Maintains key logs
•Follows requirements for Purchase Orders, including necessary documentation and tenant signatures
•Performs monthly tenant bill back meter reads
•Maintains daily data logs for critical equipment
•Performs snow removal and/or ice melt distribution in inclement weather
•Proficiently operates fire life safety systems throughout property/properties
•Continuously inspects property/properties for safety hazards, and works in compliance with all safety rules and regulations
•Maintains and keeps clean all phone/electrical closets/switchgear, etc.
•Keeps shop and desk area clean and organized
•Participates in the Engineering on-call schedule
•Interfaces with vendors and contractors in coordination of work and inspection of work
•Covers duties at other properties when assigned staff is absent, or as needed for special projects
•Drives company vehicle, as needed

•High School diploma or equivalent
•2 year technical accreditation
•5+ years’ experience in property / building engineering
•Current universal CFC card
•Current driver’s license
•Current Boiler license
•Current specialty 07 electrical license (Washington State only)
•Previous experience with building EMS (Energy Management Systems) and control
• Ability to prioritize work load
•Proficient in operation of the building Energy Management System along with intimate working knowledge of programming and troubleshooting of the system and components
•Ability to work cooperatively within a team environment
•Familiarity with domestic water pumping systems along with associated pressure reducing and backflow devices
•Extensive knowledge of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems
•Technical carpentry and maintenance skills
•May require expertise in one or more area of maintenance engineering
•Ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
•Proficiency with one or more work order and preventative maintenance programs
•“Best in Class” customer service skills

General Applications - Seattle, WA and Denver, CO ,
We are always looking for talented people to join our team!

If you are interested in a career with Unico, but don't see an open position you are interested in, feel free to send us your resume. If a position opens, we will reach out to you and can provide additional information.

Positions include:

AP Specialist
AR Specialist
Property Accountant
Maintenance Technician
Building Engineer