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Assistant Business Manager 

Location TPS - Residential Four Lakes  


This position is designed to prepare individuals for a position as a Business Manager. An Assistant Business Manager will be asked to assume greater responsibilities upon learning and applying knowledge of all aspects of property management as well as displaying maturity and good judgment. The Assistant Business Manager serves as the individual responsible for the property in the absence of the Business Manager and serves as a role model to peers.


• Works closely with the Business Manager in learning all aspects of management including administrative and financial duties.

• Assumes responsibility for supervising staff and managing the property in the Business Manager's absence.

• Works closely with the Business Manager in developing an integral team that effectively sells the quality and professionalism of Tarragon Property Services

• Inspects property common areas, apartment units and grounds on a regular basis. Offers recommendations to supervisor and property management staff regarding improvements to the overall operation of the community.

• Familiarizes himself/herself with all aspects of maintenance.

• Understands financial and operational reporting requirements.

• Collects and posts all rent payments from both current and previous residents. Charges deposits and move-in fees.

• Makes daily community deposits in regard to rent collections and any other miscellaneous income.

• Codes and processes all community invoices. Assists in monitoring and recording paid invoices into various administrative log books. Forwards coded invoices to Business Manager for approval.

• Distributes non-payment notices to all delinquent residents and completes follow-up activity in regards to non-payment of rent or eviction proceedings.

• Maintains a general working knowledge of state laws in regard to collection of delinquent accounts.

• Inputs daily all resident information in relation to walk-in traffic, move-ins, move-outs, apartment conditions, etc. Maintains all current and previous resident files. Updates Weekly Property Reports on daily basis.

• Assists manager in ensuring that all leases and addendums are completed accurately in regards to addresses, names, rates, etc.

• Supports the overall marketing efforts and offers input and suggestions in regards to promotions, advertisements, rate increases, etc.

• Assists in various leasing activities as required.


Maintains up-to-date knowledge of market and competitive properties.

• Assists the Manager with renewals of existing residents.

• Analyzes concerns associated with apartments that are slow to lease and offers recommendations.

• Earns respect of leasing staff and maintenance team by demonstrating effective leadership and example setting.

• Assists in the handling of resident service requests and various concerns as required.

• Conducts follow-up activity as needed with new and current residents in order to establish and maintain positive resident relations.

• Represents the Company in a professional manner at all times.

• Consistently maintains a professional and courteous attitude when dealing with residents, coworkers and the general public.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

• Attends and assists with resident social functions and activities as requested.

• Assists in creating the monthly and quarterly newsletter.

• Attends and participates in training seminars as requested.

• Run errands as necessary. May be required to drive motorized vehicle on or off property for Company business.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements


Education, Training and/or Experience:

• A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

• Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills required.

• Valid drivers' license, sound driving record and auto insurance required.

• Computer literacy required. Proficiency in preparing Word documents and Excel spreadsheets in addition to property management software is preferable.


• A college degree or related coursework is preferred.

• Yardi Voyager software experience is a highly desired.

• Business, hospitality or property management background preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

• Detail-oriented with a passion for organization. Ability to engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and to consistently meet deadlines.

• Ability to work independently and have use good judgment to know when to ask for help and/or guidance.

• Ability to interact professionally with employees, tenants, owners, customers, and vendors.

• Strong written and verbal skills including ability to deliver well written reports and business correspondence. Ability to present numerical data effectively.

• Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens well and gets clarification when necessary.

• Changes approach or method to best fit the situation or circumstances; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

• Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions and in completion of tasks.

• Is a team player; volunteers readily; seeks increased responsibilities; asks for assistance and offers help when needed or able.

• Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The candidate must have exceptional organizational skills and excellent attention to detail, and must have ability to prioritize workload and independently pursue projects to completion. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment balancing multiple projects and tasks and possess written, verbal and interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and work effectively with management, co-workers, and clients. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Nature of work requires an ability to effectively communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents operating standard business office equipment. The job may require occasional site inspection visits which could include climbing stairs and walking on uneven terrain. Ability to lift 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Ability to interpret, evaluate and communicate detailed written or verbal instructions to others accurately and quickly, including answering phones, attending meetings, written correspondence or other forms of communication.

• Ability to organize various office systems through adjusting, connecting, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending or folding for the purpose of proper records development and/or management.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Division Tarragon Property Services L.L.C.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
About the Organization  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  

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