2018-11-28

Senior Property Accountant

Posted on Nov 28

Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4172934

This person will work closely with the Property Controller focused on the operating properties portfolio. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for financial reporting, all daily and period end accounting activities, performing general ledger analysis, cash management, cash flow analysis, assisting with preparing financial items, preparing annual year-end projections, and analyzing monthly and year-end budget variances. This position also involves collaboration with the accounting team and senior leaders to produce a variety of high quality, monthly and quarterly reports that are used company wide and externally for reporting, analysis and planning. The Senior Accountant will also interface with independent auditors, internal associates and external clients. The ideal candidate is a highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines. 

Primary Responsibilities

•    Perform monthly accounting activities, billing, cash management and coordination of accounts payable 
•    Prepare monthly workpaper packages and reconciliations
•    Support the onsite Property Managers and other site personnel in all aspects of financial reporting and tenant collections
•    Prepare CAM/RET reconciliations 
•    Collaborate with Controller and business executives on annual operating budget and monthly cash flow forecast
•    Assist with quarterly and year-end tax, cash and GAAP reporting, including external audit requirements
•    Create reporting templates and formulate analysis using applications such as Excel, JD Edwards or Yardi accounting software 
•    Support system improvement initiatives, including streamlining and automating processes, converging accounting systems and implementing a procure-to-pay solution
•    Assist with special projects, as needed


Qualifications

•    BA or BS in Accounting, CPA preferred
•    Ideal candidate will have 2+ years public accounting experience and 2+ years of industry accounting experience; real estate industry experience required
•    Excellent analytical skills 
•    Advanced proficiency in MS Excel 
•    Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders 
•    Superior organizational skills, must be detail oriented and have the ability to multitask 
•    A mature professional with excellent judgment, interpersonal skills and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team 
•    Knowledge of JD Edwards and Yardi or other property management related software, a plus


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