Staff Accountant - Hybrid

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Jan 02, 2022
Closes
Jan 16, 2022
Ref
311956523
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTIONA leading real estate company is looking to add a Property Accountant to the team.Stable company with a positive reputationGrowing company with room for upward growth & promotionStrong team with great tenureGreat benefits including stock options + bonusWFH - 2-3 days a week!They are not requiring previous Real-Estate industry experience which makes this a great opportunity to get your foot in the door!WHY WORK HERE:Environment: values its employees and works to create an environment where professional and personal growth can be achievedGrowth: mentoring is encouraged and tools & resources to succeed are readily availableCulture: Lives by its values and always treats each other with respect and considerationESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Perform 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. Ensure internal controls are being maintained.Review of lease documents to ensure accurate billings and CAM cost pool set-up. Work with Portfolio Controller and Lease Administration to complete annual adjustment billings.Work with Portfolio Controller to prepare and analyze budgets and forecasts.Monitor and review pay invoices to ensure timely payment and recording as well as proper coding.Work with the Portfolio Controller to maintain books and records for assigned properties. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations for review by Portfolio Controller. Resolve outstanding items using judgment and discretion as appropriate.SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Monitors tenant's accounts for completeness and accuracy. Supports Accounts Receivable function in resolving questions/issues.Participates in the due diligence process for acquisitions, dispositions or financing which requires an intense effort in a compressed time frame.Participates in maintaining the internal controls and policies. Communicate any deficiencies in controls to Supervisor.Other job-related duties as assigned.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field is required.2-4 years related accounting experience with increased responsibility and strong performance necessary.CPA or CPA Candidate preferred.PC 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.Familiarity with accounting systems such as Voyager STRONGLY preferred.#cfsdec2021