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Senior Staff Accountant - Real Estate / Property Accounting

Description

Senior Staff Accountant - Real Estate / Property Accounting


Position Summary


Awesome opportunity to join a company that is still in infancy and positioned for substantial growth!  The Senior Staff Accountant will provide accounting and financial support for the company and their real estate holdings . Primary responsibilities include monthly property accounting and reporting, general ledger maintenance and preparation of financial reports. The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for the maintenance of fiscal records, assisting with the preparation of financial reports, along with general accounting and budgetary controls as they relate to the organization and the organization’s properties.


The Staff Property Accountant will report directly to the Finance/Accounting Manager. The Finance/Accounting Manager has a reputation for being an excellent mentor/developer of talent!


Essential Functions


  • Maintain general ledger activity, create and post journal entries, reconcile inter-company activity, and support month-end closing activities for multiple entities in keeping with GAAP and company policy.

  • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly supporting work papers.

  • Reporting on the financial status and progress of individual properties. Working closely with the property management team, summarize and provide regular and timely reviews of financial and operational metrics.

  • Preparing pro-forma financial statements that outline the organization’s financial position based on past and present property operations. Summarizing and interpreting the results of property activity.

  • Developing and maintaining a model for analyzing and reporting on property costs. Assist in the development of financial ownership and fiscal awareness among management and operations.

  • Preparing property budgets and subsequent budget revisions to ensure compliance with company policy.

  • Developing and updating the financial forecasts for properties based on past results as well as current assessments. Conduct trend analyses to predict the financial outcomes of projects. Alert the organization to potential cost over-runs.

  • Maintaining effective financial controls, procedures and policies to ensure process integrity.


Requirements

The successful candidate will have:


- BA/BS degree from an accredited university or college with a concentration in Accounting, Finance, or Business


- 2-4 years of progressive accounting experience in a property management environment


- Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles to include cash flow management, financial analysis, understanding of GAAP, and creation and implementation of internal controls.


- Ability to analyze statistical spreadsheets, data, and budgets and use critical thinking to identify variances, provide forecasting, report conclusions, or recommend approaches to problems.

Job Snapshot

Location US-MN-Minneapolis
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $58,000.00 - $65,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-MN-Minneapolis
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-MN-Minneapolis
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$58,000.00 - $65,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
Store Type:

Description

Senior Staff Accountant - Real Estate / Property Accounting


Position Summary


Awesome opportunity to join a company that is still in infancy and positioned for substantial growth!  The Senior Staff Accountant will provide accounting and financial support for the company and their real estate holdings . Primary responsibilities include monthly property accounting and reporting, general ledger maintenance and preparation of financial reports. The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for the maintenance of fiscal records, assisting with the preparation of financial reports, along with general accounting and budgetary controls as they relate to the organization and the organization’s properties.


The Staff Property Accountant will report directly to the Finance/Accounting Manager. The Finance/Accounting Manager has a reputation for being an excellent mentor/developer of talent!


Essential Functions


  • Maintain general ledger activity, create and post journal entries, reconcile inter-company activity, and support month-end closing activities for multiple entities in keeping with GAAP and company policy.

  • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly supporting work papers.

  • Reporting on the financial status and progress of individual properties. Working closely with the property management team, summarize and provide regular and timely reviews of financial and operational metrics.

  • Preparing pro-forma financial statements that outline the organization’s financial position based on past and present property operations. Summarizing and interpreting the results of property activity.

  • Developing and maintaining a model for analyzing and reporting on property costs. Assist in the development of financial ownership and fiscal awareness among management and operations.

  • Preparing property budgets and subsequent budget revisions to ensure compliance with company policy.

  • Developing and updating the financial forecasts for properties based on past results as well as current assessments. Conduct trend analyses to predict the financial outcomes of projects. Alert the organization to potential cost over-runs.

  • Maintaining effective financial controls, procedures and policies to ensure process integrity.


Requirements

The successful candidate will have:


- BA/BS degree from an accredited university or college with a concentration in Accounting, Finance, or Business


- 2-4 years of progressive accounting experience in a property management environment


- Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles to include cash flow management, financial analysis, understanding of GAAP, and creation and implementation of internal controls.


- Ability to analyze statistical spreadsheets, data, and budgets and use critical thinking to identify variances, provide forecasting, report conclusions, or recommend approaches to problems.

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