Accounting / Finance / Auditing, Administrative, Retail and Wholesale
4 Year Degree
The Lease Administrator will work closely with the Manager of Corporate Real Estate and Lease Administration to support the operational needs of the real estate department. Responsibilities will include management of key activities necessary to provide for the timely functions relative to real estate lease administration, reconciliations, and audit analysis for all locations in the Wakefern Food Corp portfolio. This role serves as a liaison and collaborates with internal departments (real estate, design, engineering, construction, finance, accounting, and legal) as well as landlords, Cooperative Members and vendors.
What you’ll do
Maintain and audit information contained on the ProLease management Database
Respond and communicate promptly to all critical date notices
Review, research and provide confirmation of Common Area Maintenance/Real Estate Taxes reconciliations in accordance with the Lease including negotiation of settlements and collection of financial recoveries
Abstraction of all lease and governing documents including key dates, covenants, insurance requirements, financial obligations, and terms are core to this position.
What we’re looking for
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Real Estate; or related field preferred or equivalent combination of education, work related experience, and training.
Minimum of 5 years of Lease Administration and Audit experience, commercial retail real estate experience and departmental coordination, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.
Attention to detail with high level of organization and follow-up on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to solve practical problems using reasoning skills while paying close attention to detail.
Self-starter: Able to identify work that needs to be accomplished and does it without required instruction.
Ability to organize priorities, multi-task, focus on details and work independently.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Effective interpersonal skills.
Financial Acumen, strong mathematical skills.
High Level of Proficiency with MS Office, Excel, Power Point; Lotus Notes and knowledge of ProLease a plus.
Additional Salary Information: •Vibrant Food Centric Culture
•Comprehensive medical, dental and vision package
•Competitive Salary and Paid Time Off
•Fitness Reimbursement and Well-Being Program
•Corporate Training and Development University
•Collaborative team environment
•Paid Parental Leave
•Matching Gifts and Community Volunteer Involvement
About Wakefern Food Corp
Wakefern Food Corp. is the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States and supports its co-operative members' retail operations, trading under the ShopRite®, Price Rite®, The Fresh Grocer®, Dearborn Markets®, and Gourmet Garage® banners.
Employing an innovative approach to wholesale business services, Wakefern focuses on helping the independent retailer compete in a big business world. Providing the tools entrepreneurs need to stay a step ahead of the competition, Wakefern’s co-operative members benefit from the company’s extensive portfolio of services, including innovative technology, private label development, and best-in-class procurement practices.