Senior Associate Real Estate Fund Accountant

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Summary

Directly support the CFO of a Boutique Real Estate Firm!


Company Information:

Exciting opportunity to join a quickly growing Real Estate Firm that is anticipating substantial growth during 2022 – with plans to double in size thus offering internal promotional opportunities!


Job Description:

The individual will be responsible for servicing the needs of a portfolio of clients. The individual will liaise with the CFO and financial accounting team of the funds, third parties (including auditors) and any other external advisors necessary to ensure all issues are resolved and deadlines met. There will also be numerous other responsibilities including tracking the financial performance of the fund and assisting with capital calls/distributions, performance calculations and other day to day functions.

Preparation of periodic financial statements and other accounting reports for our clients.
• Compile and analyze financial information underlying the financial statements.
• Help to oversee group of associates working on clients and review client work prepared at the
associate level.
• Preparing bank reconciliations for all client accounts.
• Updating the financial system (SUN) for all transaction related activity
• Preparation of asset level reporting for the client and seeking new ways to provide informative
and concise information.
• Calculation of performance metrics.
• Involvement with year-end audit, including preparation of relevant files and resolving issues.
• Monitoring compliance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) and company
procedures.
• Additional ad hoc duties or projects, as necessary.


Requirements / Qualifications:

• 4+ years-experience in real estate fund accounting.
• Knowledge of real estate and private equity funds accounting. Additional experience with GAAP
guidance for real estate (ASC 360) and consolidated presentation of real estate funds preferred.
• Knowledge of REIT structures
• Interest in reporting and other accounting challenges faced by real estate private equity funds.
• Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from various groups.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
• The individual must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and be
able to manage client deliverable deadlines and communicate directly with clients.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
• Intermediate / advanced excel and word skills a plus.

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