Summary: Contractor for long-term assignment to back-fill a leave of absence related to a Senior Property Accountant role within the Financial Reporting Team. This Contractor role will cross- train with the current Senior Property Accountant prior to the leave of absence to understand and perform future monthly closes. Concurrently, the financial statement audit will be underway as of 9/30/2018, which will require the Contractor to participate in the interim and year end audit deliverables, including drafting of audited financial statements. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Work on the monthly close of the US GAAP books with focus on but not limited to preparation of and posting of journal entries, coordination with business partners on accruals, review of preliminary financial information for reasonableness and completeness, etc., and action items from monthly P&L close meeting
-Perform timely reconciliation of defined balance sheet accounts between the General ledger and SubLedger with clear substantiation of reconciling items and prompt resolution, including but not limited to application fees, AR subledger to GL, etc.
-Support the external audit process by helping to maintain PBC listing, preparing required documentation, drafting external financial statements, and interfacing with the audit team to expedite deliverables within the target timeframes
-Additional duties may be assigned by your Supervisor.
-Bachelor’s in Accounting; CPA preferred but not required
-5-10 years of accounting experience, preferably in real estate
-Experienced in financial statement preparation
-Strong analytical skills complimented by clear verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized and timely fashion with proven track record of delivering on projects and process improvements
-Working experience with MRI preferred
-Advanced Microsoft Office skills; excel expected at intermediate level (Pivot Tables, Macros)
-Overtime may be required during the monthly close and reporting cycle as well as other time sensitive deliverables
Work Environment: Work is typically performed in an office setting or within the residential property and usually during normal business hours. The need to work outside of normal business hours may arise and is to foster and maintain customer relationships and handle emergencies.