Senior Accountant

US-NY-New York
7 days ago
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# of Openings
Retail Companies - NorthStar Real Estate Income


  • Assist with the preparation of:
    • Monthly corporate accounting entries for a non-traded public REIT;
    • SEC filings, including the 10-Q and 10-K, reviewing the accuracy of XBRL tags, and the corresponding supporting workpapers and schedules;
    • Internal management reports, including portfolio yield and capitalization metrics, and reconcile non-GAAP reporting measures;
    • Monthly calculation of fees owed to the REIT advisor, including asset management, acquisition, and disposition fees;
    • Weekly liquidity projections;
    • Debt investment and securities income accounting models;
    • Debt covenant compliance for mortgage borrowings of real estate investments; and
    • Operating real estate management reporting & analysis;
  • Support the quarterly dividend coverage forecast;
  • Prepare and update equity transactions, including share repurchases and monthly dividends;
  • Provide external auditors with supporting documentation and ad hoc requests;
  • Assist the Internal Audit Team to ensure that process narratives reflect current procedures and that controls are implemented and executed;
  • Assist with the preparation of ad-hoc requests, as necessary;
  • Directly interact with CFO, investment professionals, legal and tax


  • Bachelor’s degree (Accounting or Finance);
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to teamwork;
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels, functions and locations;
  • Desire to identify and implement process improvement opportunities;
  • Effectively communicates with members of the team to ensure established deadlines are being met in an efficient, accurate, thorough and neat manner; and
  • A self-starter who views the business through the eyes of an owner
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of MRI or Yardi and Workiva;
  • 3-4 years of experience in public accounting or a combination of public accounting and corporate accounting. Big 4 and real estate/financial services experience preferred. 


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