Our client is a leading and publicly traded commercial real-estate & development company in Howard County, and they are looking to add a Project Accountant to their growing team! They offer excellent benefits, employee stock ownership, incentive plan, and GROWTH!Position SummaryWorks with the Controller in ensuring integrity of financial information for a portfolio of properties in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), company policy and contractual arrangements. Ensure internal controls are in place to mitigate risk of material misstatement of financial statements. Essential FunctionsPerform assigned month-end close activities of assigned portfolio of properties.Propose and/or record monthly journal entries including rental revenue, CAM accrual and direct tenant billings; monthly operating expense contract accruals; and other operating expense accruals.Prepare required variance analysis comparing actual against budget and forecasts in current and prior periods.Review of lease documents to ensure accurate billings and CAM cost pool set-up.Work with Controller and Lease Administration to complete annual adjustment billings.Work with Controller to prepare and analyze budgets and forecasts.Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations for review by Portfolio Controller.Resolve outstanding items using judgment and discretion as appropriate.Education/QualificationsBachelor degree in Accounting or related field is requiredFurther Training CPA or CPA Candidate preferred.Professional Experience2-4 years related accounting experiencePC proficiency to include but not limited to) Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and ability to learn company specific software.Ability to adapt to new or changing software programs.Strong analytical, technical, and interpersonal and communication skills required.Must possess a working knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley.