Junior Project Accountant

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Summary

Accounting role within the Design, Construction and Development teams


Company Information:

Top Real Estate Firm


Job Description:

Support and work with the development accounting team across multiple projects and
properties.

Development Management
 Assist with preparing monthly project reports
 Assist in processing monthly contractor requisitions for payment
 Assist in processing monthly loan requisitions
 Assist with the review, approval and processing of architect engineer and contractor invoices
 Communicate with vendors and maintain vendor information
 Assist with timesheet collection and reporting
General Accounting
 Input, process and ensure invoices are recorded correctly in the accounting system
 Assist in processing monthly and quarterly journal entries, calculate monthly accruals and update balance   sheet support schedules
 Reconcile management reports with the general ledger
 Assist with the preparation of wire transfers to external vendors and intercompany entities
 Prepare bank reconciliations
Management Reporting
 Assist with the preparation of routine monthly and quarterly project reports
 Assist in the preparation of monthly cost variance analyses and monthly balance sheet analysis
Assist with debt reporting and analysis required for any refinancing and/or building appraisals
Assist with the preparation of ad hoc analysis or special reporting
Audit/Financial Reporting
 Assist with the preparation of detailed year‐end reconciliations, analyses and working papers
 Assist with providing supporting documentation and assistance to internal / external auditors, as needed


Requirements / Qualifications:

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and/or International Financial Reporting
Standards (IFRS), specifically, real estate
Minimum two years of public accounting and /or Real Estate Development or Construction experience
Strong analytical ability; detail oriented with strong initiative and analytical skills.
Well organized; self‐starter, able to handle multiple priorities
Ability to work independently or as part of a team in a highly deadline driven environment.
Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word; Experience with YARDI a plus
Candidate should be enthusiastic and motivated to succeed in a collaborative team environment
Possess excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

BS/BA degree in Accounting or another quantitative field; CPA or CMA candidate preferred

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