Property Managers

Property Manager Accounting

Confidence and Trustworthy Accounting

Collect Rents Regularly

Many property managers aren't collecting their rents regularly. This is especially true if they manage multiple locations, which makes it more difficult to track how well a business is doing from a cash flow perspective. You also may have to bill out common area and maintenance to your tenants, which can be a cumbersome task.

Keep You On Track

Most property managers spend a ton of time each month trying to get their tenants to pay overdue rent. We'll help you get in the habit of collecting management fees on a regular schedule. A regular schedule will help you to collect your fees, which, in turn, will keep your business in the black.

Accurate Financial Reporting

A detailed report of your rental property's history can also aid you in determining a property's profitability. For all the expenses and incomes that arrive through properties of people, you can create, maintain, and share a monthly report with the owners. The report can include anything and everything from rent, maintenance expenses, and extra costs, along with information about late payments, renter profiles, marketing activities, etc.

Whether you're dealing with late rent payments, surprise repair bills, unexpected move-outs, or other potential hits to your cash flow, we can help you manage these issues by assessing the best way to respond financially.

Property Manager Accounting Services:

  • Invoicing
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Recording Rent Receipts and Bank Deposits
  • Time Tracking
  • Budgeting & Planning
  • Tracking Late Rent and/or Association Fees
  • Tracking Tenant Move-Ins & Move-Outs
  • Paying Contractor and Vendor Bills
  • Processing Management Fees & Owner Disbursements
  • Preparing Financial Statements & Reports
  • Payroll Processing

Serving The Property Management Industry

If you’re a property manager, the number of tasks on your punch list can get pretty long. Managing multiple locations, service requests, updates, and amenities can be burdensome, and all of that is before you even think of collecting rent from your tenants. Chances are, you got into property management to turn a profit, and you shouldn’t have to find yourself drowning in a backlog of financial issues.

Devine Consulting keeps you on track with our property management bookkeeping! We can help you create systems to collect management fees and rent regularly and spend less time tracking down overdue payments. We can provide detailed reports to show you whether your property is profitable or not, and we can even help you track details like move-ins and outs, owner disbursements, and contractor bills.

Since 2011 Devine has been serving clients and companies just like yours, and you can have confidence in our ability to handle the details and provide accurate data and reporting that will help your business succeed. So let us handle some of those punch list items, so you can get back to managing your properties and turning a profit.

How will I be charged for property management bookkeeping?

There is only one monthly fixed fee for our property management bookkeeping services. The specific needs of each business determine the actual amount of the fee. Please request an estimate, and we will provide an accurate quote tailored to your needs.

Why outsource my property management bookkeeping?

When you outsource your bookkeeping, you achieve the following:

  • Better internal control of your books and accounts
  • Accurate reporting
  • Reduction of fraud risks
  • Increased efficiency and productivity
  • More time to focus on rental activities, property improvements, and resident satisfaction efforts
  • Access to expert services and advice
  • Better technology

You may believe that your property manager is handling the books just fine, but with one person managing all bookkeeping tasks, fraud risks and the risk of inaccuracies increase. When you outsource your bookkeeping, your staff can address more pressing issues and activities.

Will I lose control of my property management bookkeeping records?

No, your company is always the owner of your books, and as such, it is all controlled by you.

Do I have to use a cloud-based system for my property management bookkeeping?

We recommend that you do. The cloud offers many benefits, including reduced costs and improved security. We would be happy to help you decide on the best accounting software for your business.

What property management bookkeeping services are available?

Devine Consulting offers a variety of bookkeeping services that vary by client. We often help our clients track rental payments and property expenses, among other vital data.

How often should I have my property management books reviewed?

Ultimately, it is up to you to decide how often your financial books need a second look. We recommend that businesses use monthly property management bookkeeping services to catch any discrepancies or problems early on. But it would help if you had your books reviewed quarterly or yearly.

Do I need property management bookkeeping services if I use property management software?

Yes, property management software can be helpful, and some can even give you a complete set of property financial statements. Property management software is also beneficial to your bookkeeper and accountant to help keep things well organized. Please contact us; we will help you pick the best accounting software for your needs.

Can property management bookkeeping services save me money?

Yes, property management bookkeeping services can help you save money by helping you keep track of your finances and property records. We can often find bookkeeping or reporting errors that can save you both time and money. And when you have a professional bookkeeper handle your bookkeeping, you can free up time to focus on other aspects of your business.

What should I look for in property management bookkeeping services?

Finding a reputable and experienced bookkeeper is essential when looking for property management bookkeeping services. In addition, you will want to ensure that the bookkeeper you choose offers the services you need. Devine Consulting, LLC, has been providing accurate and helpful bookkeeping services for over a decade. We not only record your payables and receivables and document your financial transactions, but we also ensure your transactions are correctly coded, provide a six-month trend report on your P & L, and reconcile your accounts. We also offer complete bookkeeping services, including payroll management, monthly financial report maintenance, and withholdings management.

Are property management bookkeeping services tax deductible?

Yes, property management bookkeeping services are typically tax deductible. Be sure to speak with your accountant or tax advisor to see if you can deduct the cost of property management bookkeeping services from your taxes.

Do I need a property management bookkeeper if I have an accountant?

That depends. While an accountant can help you with your property taxes, they may not be familiar with property management software or bookkeeping methodologies specifically for property managers. It is always best to speak with an accountant and a property management bookkeeper to see what would work best for your needs.

I am a property owner. Do I need property management bookkeeping services?

If you have multiple properties or manage your property yourself, then property management bookkeeping services can be beneficial in keeping track of your finances and property records. Services vary, but many property management bookkeepers can assist with tracking rent payments and property expenses and maintaining property owner and tenant files.

What is the difference between property management accounting and property management bookkeeping?

Property management accounting focuses on the financial statements of the property business, while property management bookkeeping focuses on day-to-day transactions. Both are important in managing a property business. Still, many property managers find that using property management bookkeeping services and property management accounting services helps keep everything organized and up-to-date.

Can property management bookkeeping services help me prepare for an audit?

Yes, property management bookkeeping services can help you prepare for an audit by keeping track of your finances and property records. Having someone else handle your bookkeeping can free up time to focus on other aspects of your property business.

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