Entry Level Staff Accountant

Recruiter
CSS, Inc.
Location
Boston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Job Description

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.

Staff Accountant

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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:

Knowledge/Experience:

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

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