Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Green Key Resources
Location
Columbus
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Sep 2019
Closes
27 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Sector
Recruitment
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

The Senior Accountant – Real Estate is responsible for auditing and processing store occupancy invoices resulting in accurate ledger postings and timely payment of landlords and service providers. This position will also assist in preparing rent payment documentation, auditing and reporting of sales data to landlords, and maintaining data in the brand's real estate system. The Senior Accountant – Real Estate will report to the director of finance and the company controller.

Must Possess Ability To

RESPONSIBILITIES

?? Audit invoices for lease compliance, proper landlord fee inclusion and billing irregularities

?? Resolve invoice errors and discrepancies through communication with landlords

?? Reconcile landlord accounts

?? Reconcile and maintain lease–related balance sheet accounts

?? Prepare journal entries for lease accruals and other store occupancy activity

?? Perform project accounting functions, including recording of asset values and appropriate project accruals

?? Ensure compliance to GAAP and company standards and controls

?? Comply with legal and ethical standards

?? Maintain excellent customer service with internal and external partners

?? Assist with special projects, including real estate finance work (budgeting/forecasting, lease review and interpretation, tracking of store repair and maintenance projects, etc.)

?? Proactively identify areas of opportunity and recommend solutions

Qualifications

?? Three to five years of experience in payables, accounting, audit or finance

?? Real estate and/or retail experience is preferred, but not necessary

?? Understanding of GAAP

?? Ability to prepare work accurately and timely

?? Excellent verbal and written communication skills

?? Strong problem–solving skills

?? Interest in advancement

?? Strong PC skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access

?? Prior experience with ERP accounting systems is preferred

EDUCATION

?? Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting is required with a CPA or MBA a plus

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