Part-time Accounting Specialist

Austin, TX

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for supporting the Controller with the daily accounting and compliance operations of Sente Mortgage. The position will contribute to the financial success of our company by analyzing financial information and maintaining complete and accurate records of accounts while adhering to the strict standards of our organization.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage daily accounts payable tasks including:
  • code payables to proper general ledger account with correct bill date
  • review invoices thoroughly to ensure they are in accordance with contracts/work orders and that any prior balances are accurate
  • obtain and attach department manager approval
  • enter data into Loan Vision vendor module
  • Process weekly check run and ensure all invoices are paid timely
  • Save invoices and back up, submit for signatures, scan a copy for our records, mail and file electronic copies in A/P files
  • Respond to urgent check requests and prioritize payments as needed
  • Appraisal expense review and update in Encompass
  • Set up new vendor accounts, including obtaining W-9, maintain W-9 electronic files & update W-9 info in Loan Vision vendor module. This is necessary for 1099 processing at year-end
  • Set up and maintain accounts payable files
  • Handle daily deposits of borrower payments, title and appraisal checks
  • Run credit card transactions
  • Audit and process American Express and Citi credit card activity
  • Process employee expense reports
  • Manage all accounts receivable collections
  • Post loan payments received from borrowers and title receivables in our accounting system
  • Respond to vendor and borrower inquiries as needed
  • Review and maintain record of all new and existing contracts and agreements
  • Maintain fixed asset & deferred rent schedules
  • Assist with audit and special projects as needed
  • May perform additional administrative tasks such as documenting processes, file management, expense reconciliation, scheduling and reporting

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Clear and professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and write procedures in a logical and methodical manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment across departments
  • Strong business acumen including strategic thinking, problem solving, analytical capabilities with advanced mathematical reasoning
  • Detail-oriented, accurate and thorough with ability to learn quickly, retain information and follow systems and processes consistently
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Strives to continuously grow, build knowledge and skills, and shares expertise with others
  • Trustworthy, discreet and acts with integrity with confidential financial and employee data
  • Initiative-taker. proactive and self-sufficient, seeking answers using available resources and suggesting improvements for systems and processes
  • High sense of personal accountability and professional work ethic, including timeliness, reliability, commitment, responsibility, and focus
  • Positive, customer-centric attitude

Required Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

Sente Mortgage is a purpose-driven independent mortgage banking company headquartered in Austin, TX with branches across the Southeastern states. Since its inception, Sente Mortgage had a vision to be a different kind of mortgage company - not just a place for mortgages, but a place to create financial possibility. We pride ourselves on providing an unparalleled five-star customer experience, and we do so by working in a collaborative environment led by our seven core values. To learn more, visit

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