Entry Level Staff Accountant
New Grads Welcome to Apply!
Our client is a leading real estate investment management company distinguished by over four decades in the U.S. real estate markets, an integrated investment and operating platform, an experienced team, and an opportunistic approach to finding value on behalf of institutional investment clients, including pension funds, endowments and foundations, in the U.S. and around the world.
We are searching for a Staff Accountant who is a self starter, assertive, confident, and enthusiastic to be part of our Corporate Accounting team in our Boston, MA headquarters.
Under the general direction of the SVP, Corporate Controller, the Staff Accountant will provide accounting support.
Prepare general ledger entries and support the monthly close effort
Assist in preparing the monthly and quarterly combined corporate financiate statement
Assist in preparing the quarterly Board of Directors' and montly Operating Committee financial reports
Perform budget to actual variance analysis
Bank and other general ledger account reconciliations
Update budgets and forecasts for non–operating expenses
Ensure all reimbursable expenses are properly billed and collected on a monthly basis
Review and reconcile development/construction draw activities and record related entries to general ledger
Reconcile intra and intercompany balances
Maintain and update fixed assets sub–ledger
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and professional organizations
Other special projects as assigned
The Company may revise this job description from time to time as business needs require. It is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all the functions of the job, nor is to limit the Company right to assign other functions to an employee in this position. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelors degree with concentration in Accounting
Detail oriented with great communication and organizational skills
The ability to maintain confidentiality is critical, as is the ability to manage interactions among a variety of personalities
Understanding of accounting cycles, account classifications, debts and credits
Understands account reconciliation differences and how to go about resolving them
Technical/ Educational Requirements:
Bachelor degree with an accounting concentration
Must be proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including, Word, Excel, and Outlook (including the calendaring function
Prior experience with Yardi, PeopleSoft & SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (Outlooksoft) is a plus