Senior Corporate Accountant

JBG SMITH Properties
Bethesda, MD
Oct 26, 2021
Oct 28, 2021
Full Time
Overview As a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust with a total enterprise value of ~$6 billion and placing 3rd in Washington Post's 2020's Best Places to Work List (for largest companies), JBG SMITH offers the perfect opportunity for an accountant to continue to advance their skills. Already the largest REIT focused on the DC market, JBG SMITH is extremely well positioned for continued growth based on Amazon's selection of National Landing in Arlington, Virginia for its new headquarters. The Washington Business Journal recognized this as the "Deal of the Decade" and it was described on the front-page of the Wall Street Journal. JBG SMITH is deeply invested in its people. In November 2019, we moved to our brand-new headquarters, walking distance from the Bethesda, Maryland metro stop. With a design focused on embracing new ways of working, feel free to work at a standing desk or take your laptop to the outdoor terrace and work by the firepit. Need a break? Exercise at the on-site fitness center or relax with a cup of Cold Brew Coffee from our office tap. With free Bethesda Bagels every morning or the variety of fruit, snacks, and drinks available in the office kitchen, we don't expect that you'll ever go hungry. Competitive benefits, structured career mentoring programs, and frequent out-of-the-office team events ensure that you will be working in a collaborative environment that inspires you every day. The Company is also embracing hybrid work with two remote days a week. You are a problem solver who is not afraid to break from traditional processes to create more efficient solutions. You are a self-starter with a disciplined approach and strong follow-through. You are comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. As an essential member of a team that places emphasis on collaboration and a collective effort in completing team goals, you will never be alone in your efforts. Through coaching more junior teammates, you seek to have a positive influence on the development of others. Utilizing your excellent communication skills, you will have the opportunity to build relationships both within and outside the accounting department. Responsibilities * Assist with annual budgeting process and track performance throughout the year (including budget vs. actual analytics reviewed by C-Suite executives) * Prepare and detail review work performed by staff in a SOX-regulated environment, including: * Revenue - ensure proper GAAP revenue recognition for significant revenue streams, including those requiring percentage of completion adjustments and time-based billing considerations * Equity - share-based compensation includes performance-based (OPP) and time-based (restricted) LTIP units * Capitalized Payroll - record using GAAP billing rates and timesheet data * Equity-Method Investments - impact of non-controlling interest on day-to-day accounting * Intercompany Transactions - settlement and reconciliation of transactions between wholly-owned entities * Embrace the professional opportunities of working at a public company. This includes preparing financial disclosures timely to meet SEC filing deadlines and adhering to SOX-compliant processes. * Lead special projects or complete other tasks as needed. Qualifications As a condition of employment, all external candidates must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19 as of your first day of employment, unless a request for an accommodation had been approved. Fully vaccinated means two weeks has passed since the last dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose shot. * CPA or active candidate * Bachelor's degree in Accounting * 3 - 6 years of accounting work experience * Big Four public accounting and real estate/REIT experience are pluses * Proficient in Microsoft Excel and strong computer skills JBG SMITH is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.

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