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Staff / Senior Accountant

Staff / Senior Accountant

Job ID 
2018-1274
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 
3/26/2018
Category 
Accounting - Value Add

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Overview

The Staff Accountant is responsible for assigned tasks of a real estate portfolio consisting of multi-tenant offices or single tenant net leases.  The position reports to the Assistant Controller for multi-tenant offices and to the Manager for single tenant net leases.  The position is based in Boston and supported by an outsourced team of accounting professionals based offshore.

Responsibilities

General Accounting

  • Review scheduled deliverables from offshore team (ex. journal entry upload files)
  • Prepare journal entries, as needed (ex. impairment, supplemental operating revenue and expenses)
  • Maintain Fixed Asset System data and general ledger interface
  • Maintain Job Cost module; monitor capitalization policy compliance
  • Process system’s straight-line rent function
  • Assist in preparing monthly financial workbooks (work papers) and analysis
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement packages and footnote disclosures
  • Assist with debt compliance matters including financial reporting
  • Assist with annual financial audit (bank confirmations, PBC accounting work-papers)
  • Assist with pro-rations and related accounting for acquisitions and dispositions
  • Prepare property budgets and reforecasts

Cash Management

  • Monitor daily cash activity and balances; data check and cross check system with bank integrated services
  • Review daily cash report prepared offshore
  • Prepare wire transfers, ACHs, book transfers, and other EFTs
  • Process bank statement reconciliations

Accounts Receivable

  • Review daily cash receipt batches prepared offshore
  • Review tenant direct expense recovery charges ("bill-backs")
  • Review tenant indirect expense recovery (CAM) calculations prepared offshore
  • Review aged delinquency reports

Accounts Payable

  • Review and approve invoices in automated workflows
  • Process loan payments via system file upload or other applicable methods
  • Process systematic management fee function
  • Render guidance and support to third party management personnel

Other Responsibilities

  • Participate in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities applicable to job functions
  • Routinely validate custom report designs and related data integrity
  • Other ad hoc duties and related reporting, as assigned and directed

Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • Two to three years of experience in a public accounting firm, real estate company, or a public/private mix
  • Ability to perform multiple assignments with high attention to detail while meeting established deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word; Yardi (Voyager) experience desired
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external vendors to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results.