Property Accountant

Employer
Randstad USA
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Seeking a dynamic Accountant for a stable and growing organization in the DC Metro area! GENERAL PURPOSE: The Staff Accountant reports to the Controller. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, general ledger accountability, and financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis and other special projects as assigned. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: * Primary responsibility is to prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule * Responsible for general ledger * Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures * Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a * monthly basis * Prepare monthly account reconciliations * Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances * Assist with financial and tax audits * Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements * Assist with quarterly producer management fee, commission reports; analyzing and correcting discrepancies * Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls. * Maintain bank accounts by requesting disbursements * Monitor reserve accounts and short-term fund investments * Review bank statements * Research and reconcile all discrepancies * Auditing and verifying documents * Following internal controls * Other projects as assigned REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALITIES: * Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance * Strong understanding of accounting theory * 5 years accounting/finance experience; CPA a plus, but not required * Experience in the Real Estate Industry * Highly detail oriented and organized in work * Ability to meet assigned deadlines * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus * Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish * objectives * Proficiency with MRI accounting software, email, and Microsoft Office applications