Senior Accountant – New York, NY – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

The Firm:  A unique long-term opportunity for a Real Estate Development Accountant to work in the real estate development arm of a privately-held firm. The firm has provided strategic real estate development and asset management services to international investors since 1962. Four of the firm’s significant managed assets are located throughout the United States, such as Colorado, Texas, and Florida. The firm is an experienced developer of mixed-use transformational master-planned communities. The firm also has a commitment to building environmentally friendly, energy efficient, sustainable communities such as corporate campuses, regional hospitals, retail, civic, residential properties including high-density rentals to single-family homes.

The Senior Accountant Role: The successful Senior Accountant candidate will report to the Senior Vice President of Finance and will support the day to day accounting activities of property management and land assets. You will be contributing to the Company’s growing team with responsibilities in revenue recognition, bank reconciliations, fixed assets, accounts payable, accounts receivable and other month-end general ledger reconciliations. Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare and post all G/L activity including, but not limited to A/R, A/P, Job Cost accounting and Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Work with on-site Property Manager
  • Prepare month-end, quarterly and year-end closing paperless workpapers
  • Prepare Quarterly Property Management reports for Owners
  • Prepare annual lease abstracts
  • Support and prepare CAM reconciliations and billings to tenants
  • Create & enter journal entries into the financial system
  • Prepare Financial Projections
  • Review tenant leases, maintaining all files for leases including TI allowances, commissions due brokers
  • Perform any ad hoc projects outside the position’s job description, where, in the company’s judgment, those duties are necessary in the interest of efficiency, productivity, or company growth

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting
  • CPA
  • 2-5 years of public and private accounting experience, real estate experience, REIT accounting and knowledge of tax laws
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of Yardi Systems a plus
  • Ability to leverage technology to automate processes
  • Must be a self-starter and team player, ambitious, eager to learn and use their strong communication skills to work with internal team members
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must

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