Melissa joined the SRSA team in October, 2011. She was hired as bookkeeper and assistant to Tara Walthers, SRSA’s controller. Melissa’s many duties include A/P, A/R, invoice coding, weekly and month end financials, invoice and payment research, insurance verification and LA IRS and Labor Department compliance.
She handles all aspects related to new and current vendors such as researching unpaid invoices, liability insurance verification and end of year tax notices. Melissa assists the SRSA property managers with statements, collections, budgets, rent increases and any tasks related to the 27 properties SRSA manages. She keeps track of all property insurance effective dates to notify the property managers of upcoming renewals. Also, Melissa renews any licenses, dues or certificates necessary for the properties.
Melissa is responsible for reconciling monthly bank statements, balancing manual checkbooks and any other banking issues for our management, real estate and construction departments.
Melissa has a background/Major in accounting from Delgado Community College.