MEET THE TEAM
Brenda Zender’s responsibilities as a staff accountant are heavily focused on the day-to-day accounting tasks for each investor-owned property. Her primary responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliations, and monthly financial statement preparation. Additionally, she leads MSP’s lease management and documentation procedures.
As the main contact for the accounting department, Brenda uses her excellent customer service skills to assist both tenants and vendors with inquiries regarding rent schedules and past due balances. Her troubleshooting and research talents help unravel technical issues that arise as part of the monthly financial process.
Before joining MSP Commercial in 2015, Brenda worked as a career accountant in the wealth management, healthcare and mortgage industries while traveling with her husband during his active duty in the U.S. Air Force.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelors of Arts in Accounting, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Dare to Lead, Leadership Program Certification
SOFTWARE SKILL SET
Sage 300 CRE
Timberscan/AIM Document Management
Oracle People Soft
Lawson ERP System
Microsoft Office, Specifically Excel
LIFESTYLE & INTERESTS
Spends much of her time with her husband watching her two teenagers play sports: her son plays basketball and her daughter plays softball and basketball
Likes road trips with family to watch college (Go Huskers!) and high school sporting events
Enjoys photography and scrapbooking