Senior Accountant

  • location: Southfield, MI
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $90,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
We're currently helping a growing Real Estate Company in the Metro Detroit area build their accounting team. Due to growth, the Senior Accountant will be valuable addition to this cutting edge Real Estate firm. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of property accounting experience, advanced excel knowledge, as well as strong analytical skills. The Senior Property Accountant will be responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of a group of retail real estate assets. There is definitely growth available in this highly visible role reporting direct to the VP of Finance. Please send resumes directly to Jake.Cooper@randstadusa.com for immediate consideration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monthly and year-end reconciliation and closing for assigned properties.
  • Prepare and review monthly and year-end financial statements.
  • Assist in coordination and support of third-party auditors.
  • Deliver consistently high quality and timely reporting.
  • Prepare annual CAM reconciliations.
  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers and depreciation calculations.
  • Collaborate with the investor reporting function on fund reporting.
  • Integrate acquisitions into accounting and reporting frameworks.
  • Analyze and interpret operating and financial information regarding profitability, capital expenditures, and performance against budget.
THE CANDIDATE

The successful candidate will have a background in real estate accounting. Experience within the retail real estate business will serve this individual well.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 5 years of experience within an accounting firm and/or within the real estate industry.
  • Experience in the real estate industry is essential, preferably within the retail sector.
  • Understanding of GAAP and its application in a real estate firm.
  • Strong financial acumen and ability to understand retail real estate operating statements.
  • Experience with newly formed and rapidly growing companies is a plus.
Professional and Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong analytical and technical skills.
  • Outstanding financial acumen.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Results-oriented. Quickly able to establish credibility and gain respect of the organization.
  • Highest level of personal integrity to inspire confidence, respect and trust.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Comfortable interacting at all levels of the organization.
  • Passionate and committed to his or her own personal and professional development as well as that of his or her colleagues.
  • Creative and innovative approach to solving problems and resolving issues.
 
location: Southfield, Michigan
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
THE POSITION:

The Senior Property Accountant will be responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of a group of retail real estate assets. This position is located in Chicago, IL.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monthly and year-end reconciliation and closing for assigned properties.
  • Prepare and review monthly and year-end financial statements.
  • Assist in coordination and support of third-party auditors.
  • Deliver consistently high quality and timely reporting.
  • Prepare annual CAM reconciliations.
  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers and depreciation calculations.
  • Collaborate with the investor reporting function on fund reporting.
  • Integrate acquisitions into accounting and reporting frameworks.
  • Analyze and interpret operating and financial information regarding profitability, capital expenditures, and performance against budget.
THE CANDIDATE

The successful candidate will have a background in real estate accounting. Experience within the retail real estate business will serve this individual well.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 5 years of experience within an accounting firm and/or within the real estate industry.
  • Experience in the real estate industry is essential, preferably within the retail sector.
  • Understanding of GAAP and its application in a real estate firm.
  • Strong financial acumen and ability to understand retail real estate operating statements.
  • Experience with newly formed and rapidly growing companies is a plus.
  • Experience with JD Edwards is a plus.
Professional and Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong analytical and technical skills.
  • Outstanding financial acumen.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Results-oriented. Quickly able to establish credibility and gain respect of the organization.
  • Highest level of personal integrity to inspire confidence, respect and trust.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Comfortable interacting at all levels of the organization.
  • Passionate and committed to his or her own personal and professional development as well as that of his or her colleagues.
  • Creative and innovative approach to solving problems and resolving issues.
 
qualifications:
THE POSITION:

The Senior Property Accountant will be responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of a group of retail real estate assets. This position is located in Chicago, IL.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monthly and year-end reconciliation and closing for assigned properties.
  • Prepare and review monthly and year-end financial statements.
  • Assist in coordination and support of third-party auditors.
  • Deliver consistently high quality and timely reporting.
  • Prepare annual CAM reconciliations.
  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers and depreciation calculations.
  • Collaborate with the investor reporting function on fund reporting.
  • Integrate acquisitions into accounting and reporting frameworks.
  • Analyze and interpret operating and financial information regarding profitability, capital expenditures, and performance against budget.
THE CANDIDATE

The successful candidate will have a background in real estate accounting. Experience within the retail real estate business will serve this individual well.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 5 years of experience within an accounting firm and/or within the real estate industry.
  • Experience in the real estate industry is essential, preferably within the retail sector.
  • Understanding of GAAP and its application in a real estate firm.
  • Strong financial acumen and ability to understand retail real estate operating statements.
  • Experience with newly formed and rapidly growing companies is a plus.
  • Experience with JD Edwards is a plus.
Professional and Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong analytical and technical skills.
  • Outstanding financial acumen.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Results-oriented. Quickly able to establish credibility and gain respect of the organization.
  • Highest level of personal integrity to inspire confidence, respect and trust.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Comfortable interacting at all levels of the organization.
  • Passionate and committed to his or her own personal and professional development as well as that of his or her colleagues.
  • Creative and innovative approach to solving problems and resolving issues.
 
skills: Property Accounting
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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