The senior accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting of assigned funds or assets as well as cash controls for the bank accounts associated with these funds or assets.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Prepare and analyze the financial statements, general ledgers, subsidiary ledgers, budgets, cash flow projections and review of job cost reports for assigned funds or assets.Perform daily activities such as receive checks, post receipts and prepare deposits; review and post payable invoices; review and post tenant billing adjustments; review and post prepayment application to open charges, and; update gross sales reports.Reconcile, verify and validate all entries and postings to balance sheet and income statement accounts.Provide accurate and timely financial information to other internal departments such as Investments and Asset Management, as well as lenders, consultants, etc. by established deadlines.Prepare contribution and distribution calculations, summaries and notices as needed.Prepare lender reporting package for select assets.Provide information for and take part in Q&A for audits, tax preparation and appraisals.
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Work overtime as needed and with short notice (for time sensitive requests).Prepare correspondence related to finance for numerous departments including Asset/Property, IT and Investments.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field.3+ years’ experience preferred. Real estate/private equity experience preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP accounting.Experience in Yardi, MRI, J. D. Edwards or comparable software.Operate standard office equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Highly analytical and detail oriented.Deadline driven and ability to manage multiple tasks.Ability to work independently and to proactively evaluate and address work opportunities within the area of responsibility.Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions.Ability to solve practical problems.Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex agreements.Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.Ability to write simple correspondence and/or reports.Ability to effectively present information to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.
PERFORMANCE METRICS:Accuracy in work product.Timeliness in completion of work product.Feedback from clients, peers, customers and other key contacts on effectiveness of the incumbent.