Senior Project Accountant

  • location: Boston, MA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $95,000 per year
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Senior Project Accountant

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Senior Project Accountant - (Accounting and Reporting)

Job Title: Senior Project Accountant

Department: Accounting

Compensation: 75-95k depending on the level of the candidate. This is with a 10-15% bonus.

PERKS: Rapidly growing company, a really interesting, long-term project

Location: Boston (this is a national company with sites in 3+ states)

Reports to: Project Controller

Company: Asset management firm with a large RE portfolio

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying, please send your resume in Word format to

location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Permanent
salary: $75,000 - 95,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years
Main Responsibilities:

  • Review expenditures in NEXUS (AP system) & MRI (GL system).
  • Be available to respond to internal & external inquiries.
  • Ensure accounting transactions are recorded in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepare and review the calculation of development and cost-plus fees
  • Record month-end journal entries and facilitate the closing process.
  • Responsible for balance sheet reconciliation (cash, AP, AR, etc.).
  • Responsible for maintaining the general ledger and updating supporting schedules and workbooks.
  • Produce monthly flash reports for distribution to investors.
  • Participate in and help with the quarter-end close process.
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly financial statements and investor report
  • Maintain partner capital accounts.
  • Assist with ad hoc reports to investors.
  • Identify accounting and procedure issues and make recommendations.
  • Approving weekly check runs based on cash balance and initiate cash transfers.
  • Approving monthly vouchers for debt service payments.
  • Providing accounting support to External Clients and Internal Staff:
  • Respond to all inquires relating to reports, tenants and procedures for portfolio.
  • Prepare specially requested projects or reports.
  • Assist with and review annual budget preparation.
  • Must maintain knowledge of tenant leases (i.e. rent increases, options, special clauses, letter of credit). Prepare distributions and maintain priority return schedules.
  • Prepare annual workpapers and work with external auditors. Prepare tenant CAM & RE Tax calculations and billings.
  • Analyze and review general ledger, financial statements and variances. Prepare reporting package for review.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Assist Accounts Payable and Property Managers with proper invoice coding. Enter and apply property cash receipts.
  • Gather, organize and track all invoices from internal staff. Prepare lender requisitions for development projects.
  • Reconcile requisition to general ledger for payment accuracy.
All Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Accounting or Business would be ideal but not necessary
  • Exposure to commercial RE is absolutely necessary
  • 5+ years Real Estate accounting experience.
  • Very strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks! Strong communication skills.
  • Reporting experience, think about how you will articulate this
  • Reports directly to Controller/ VP-Accounting & Administration
  • Need to be able to work with; Partners, Accounting VP, Property Managers, Project Managers and Accounting Staff
  • Exposure to Yardi and MRI preferred
skills: Property Accounting, GAAP, Financial Reporting - Internal
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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