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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job ID 
2017-1200
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
9/18/2017
Category 
Retail Companies

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Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly close process for operating real estate portfolios:
    • Record the monthly operating real estate activity provided by third party operators/managers;
    • Prepare the monthly tie-out by agreeing the activity recorded in the general ledger system to supporting documentation provided by third party operators/managers;
    • Read and analyze property level monthly performance reports provided by operating partners;
    • Prepare monthly management reporting analysis for each portfolio, including analyzing the activity and trends and explaining variances;
    • Monitor distributions to ensure that they are received in accordance with their respective operating agreements and provide timely notification of past due distributions to management and the Asset Management team;
  • Develop a relationship and work closely with asset managements, joint venture and operating partners
  • Support the Financial Reporting/Corporate Team with quarter end requests, preparation of SEC Filings, including the 10-K and 10-Q, and ad-hoc requests;
  • Work directly with Chief Financial Officer and Controller;
  • Support the quarterly dividend coverage forecast;
  • Provide external and internal auditors with supporting documentation and ad-hoc requests;
  • Assist with the preparation of ad-hoc requests, as necessary.

Qualifications

  • 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; 
  • A self-starter who views the business through the eyes of an owner
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of MRI or Yardi (preferred, not required);