Job Description

As a member of the Real Estate Asset Management Team, the Real Estate Lease Auditor is responsible for accurately and timely enforcing lease provisions between the Company and its landlords including auditing operating costs associated with common area maintenance, property taxes, insurance and other landlord reconciled expenses.


The Real Estate Lease Auditor’s work is performed in our Tampa, FL Restaurant Support Center (RSC) and may eventually qualify for our local, hybrid (mix of onsite and remote) work model.



  • Reviews and interprets lease/property documents.
  • Reviews, researches, and validates lease compliance of landlord reconciled invoices for common area maintenance, real estate taxes, insurance, et al.
  • Collects required documentation from landlords necessary to effectively conduct audits including, but not limited to, operating expenses, co-tenancy, exclusive use; provides clear and precise audit results.
  • Responsible for collection of overcharges resulting from said audit findings; negotiates with landlords for timely resolution of all issues.
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with landlords while requesting supporting documentation and/or settling disputes.
  • Prepares supporting audit spreadsheets; accurately enters payments; identifies and report discrepancies in Lucernex.
  • Advises Manager, Lease Administration of unfavorable lease language related to occupancy costs and recommends improvements.
  • Provides support to our partners relating to occupancy cost concerns.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • 5+ years relevant experience in commercial real estate lease administration and/or related accounting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
  • Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills with attention to detail and follow up.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self- starter with the ability to self-manage, adapt quickly, and interact professionally with all team member levels while working well both individually and in team settings.
  • Strong customer service and team building skills.
  • Ability to independently examine/interpret leases or other governing documents, analyze expense categories for reasonableness and accuracy, validate annual escalation statements, prepare variance reports and maintain audit work papers.
  • Experience with Lucernex, a plus.
  • Must be intuitive to appropriately assess and analyze risk, with strong problem solving/research/analytical skills to develop action plans to mitigate adverse impact to BBI.


  • Minimum of Associate's degree required.  Bachelor's degree in business or other relatable major, preferred.

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