Accounting Assistant

Columbia, MO

Who Are We?

Alexander Forrest Investments, (AFI) is a mid-sized, multifamily real-estate management company located in Columbia, MO. Here at AFI, we are experts in the acquisition, development, financing and management of real estate projects with over 70 multi-family properties in 15 states. Growth opportunities within the company are in abundance as we plan to DOUBLE in size over the next year.

Our VISION is to prosper all stakeholders.

Our MISSION is to exceed client expectations by providing unrivaled deal sourcing, underwriting, and asset management services for multifamily properties throughout the United States.

Our CORE VALUES are Excellence, Accountability, Collaboration, Efficiency, Innovation, Integrity, and Perseverance.

Alexander Forrest Investments, LLC (AFI) is searching for an experienced, detail-oriented, and analytical individual to serve as an Accounting Specialist. AFI seeks to continue expanding our operations across the country and provide our clients with clear, accurate, and transparent financial data regarding their assets. AFI achieves this through clear communication, daily bank reconciliations, and constant supervision/coaching of our onsite teams. The Accounting Team is tasked with high-level data analysis, direct Owner communication regarding observed issues, vendor account payment, portfolio budgeting and utilities analysis among other duties in order to help AFI continue to prosper all stakeholders

This position comes with an annual salary that is based upon experience ranging between $36,000-$45,000/year. Regular working hours are M-F 8am-5pm with expectation that situations/projects will arise resulting in the need to work after hours/weekends.

The responsibilities that are listed below are not all inclusive; however, they are indicative of the type of responsibilities normally performed by a member of the Accounting Team:


  • Supervise completion of various accounting functions
  • Assist with processing of accounts payable and receivable
  • Develop, implement, and oversee a system for global expense tracking/improvement
  • Process reimbursements for staff and funded onsite projects
  • Frequent communication with Property Owners regarding status updates or projects and funding needs
  • Investigate/resolve issues with vendors and utility anomalies
  • Assist with month/year end close
  • Assist in filing of all 1099s at end of year as needed


  • Base salary of $36,000-$45,000/year
  • Performance Based Bonus Opportunities (~$10,000-$15,000/year +/-)
  • Full Company-Provided Health Insurance (~$5,000/year +/-)
  • Full Ancillary Benefits Package (~$1,800/year +/-)
  • Above figure does not include age-based benefits such as Critical Illness or Long-Term Disability coverage
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • Total Value of ~$45,000-$70,000/year +/-


  • Positive attitude with strong teamwork skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional skills within Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable of various accounting functions/software
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or 5-10+ years of applicable experience
  • Must provide list of 2-3 professional references

Alexander Forrest Investments, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.