Senior Accounting Associate

  • location: Columbia, SC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $90,000 per year
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Senior Accounting Associate

job summary:
A real estate investment company with a national footprint is seeking a Senior Accounting Associate to work directly with their CFO, Director of Accounting/Treasury, and Director of Investment Accounting. This is a rare role that will provide significant exposure to senior leadership/ownership and all aspects of a growing company's accounting/finance function. The position will sit in in Columbia, SC at the organization's corporate headquarters.

*In addition to base salary the company offers an aggressive package including bonus and equity options as well as a full suite of benefits. Relocation assistance will also be considered for out of market candidates.

location: Columbia, South Carolina
job type: Permanent
salary: $75,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
  • Execute monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting procedures to ensure high quality financial statements and reporting both on an investment and corporate level
  • Perform monthly close procedures within a defined timeframe
  • Prepare account reconciliations and post journal entries
  • Prepare financial statements and work papers
  • Responsible for accounts payable and vendor setup within Yardi
  • Implement and maintain fixed asset ledgers for book and tax depreciation and amortization
  • Maintain and document policies and procedures around financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting system infrastructure
  • Provide acquisition and transaction support for Investments team
  • Assist with annual budget and quarterly reforecast processes and maintain monthly variance reporting
  • Assist with audit and tax preparation
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business, or a finance related field; MACC or equivalent preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting or related field
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Excellent analytical and technical accounting skills
  • Excellence in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Yardi or other ERP experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of GAAP (fair value accounting), real estate/retail accounting
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, and capable of effective independent judgment
  • Acute attention to detail and passion for quality
  • Strong organizational and process skills to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to meet and manage critical deadlines and to work independently
  • Occasional travel
skills: Month-End Close
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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