Accounts Receivable Specialist (Rent Specialist)

Posted 1 month ago

Transitional Services for New York, Inc. (TSINY) is a not for profit multi-faceted mental health corporation which, in contract with New York City and the State of New York, provides community-based services to individuals recovering from mental illness.  TSINY admitted its first clients for residential services in 1975 and currently serves over 4000 individuals annually.  TSINY was established as an alternative to long-term hospital placement. Since then, TSINY has expanded into a multi-faceted mental health corporation offering a full range of residential programs and outpatient services designed to increase personal motivation, strengthen work skills and encourage participation in community activities. While many of Transitional Services’ recipients need ongoing medication and supportive behavioral therapy, this does not preclude them from living independently and having a job and family responsibilities.

Accounts Receivable Specialist (Rent Specialist)
Salary: $50,000 annual 

TSINY is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist to be responsible for the processing of rents from our residential buildings.

Excellent Benefits:  Including Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k, Flexible Work Schedule, Paid Time Off, Retirement Pension Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Parental Leave, etc.

Position Summary

Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of tasks related to invoicing, payments and monitoring of rent obligations to TSINY and its real estate affiliates including security deposits and surrenders, and for providing necessary rent collection information to residential staff and to facility managers.

Essential Functions

  • Rent invoicing, cash collection, monitoring and reporting
  • Timely and accurate production of monthly invoices and consumer rent account statements.
  • Process consumer worksheets to adjust monthly consumer rent share amounts.
  • Receive leases and lease adjustments to adjust non-consumer lease amounts
  • Record rent payments including matching payments to invoices in the General Ledger.
  • Establish and maintain clear and consistent communications with residential program staff regarding changes to consumer program location, lease terms, consumer financial worksheets and vacancies.
  • Review monthly consumer rent statements with program staff to reconcile any discrepancies.
  • Monthly reconciliation of consumer rent statements to the General Ledger.
  • Monitor rent balances and ensure timely and accurate rent payments, identify consumer overpayments, and escalate potential write-offs to program staff for review.
  • Provide accounting and recordkeeping support for Facilities Operations & Development as needed.
  • Apartment Security Deposits and Surrendered Apartments
  • Analyze and maintain security deposits.
  • Prepare monthly insurance broker report of new and surrendered apartments.


  • Assist Senior Accountant-RE Operations and Divisional Director, Real Estate Operations as requested.
  • Be able to sit or stand as needed, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Be able to walk, primarily on a level surface, for short periods throughout the day, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Be able to reach above shoulder height, below the waist or lift as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • During a declared disaster, assume and adhere to Job Action roles(s) consistent with Disaster Preparedness Plan.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or similar job experience.
  • Experience in tenant management or accounting.
  • Strong communication and computer skills in Excel and Word.
  • Must be organized and able to multi-task with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with peers and supervisors in a collegial environment.

Job Features

Job CategoryFiscal
ComponentRent Specialist

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