Senior Accountant - Portfolio Accountant
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for supporting all areas relating to accounting and financial reporting for multiple portfolios and for the facility development business. This position will be primarily responsible for completing month-end/quarter-end/year-end closing adjustments, and producing account reconciliations for cash and other balance sheet accounts. The Senior Accountant will also prepare financial reports and other supporting schedules. This position will support the Accounting Manager and Controller in the annual audits and reviews for various entities, and other special projects. This role addresses tight deadlines and requires handling a wide range of accounting activities simultaneously. The Senior Accountant reports to the Accounting Manager and will also have contact with senior-level management and executives, requiring strong interpersonal verbal and written communication skills.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
Perform month-end duties including accurately posting all standard journal entries for various entities and sufficiently preparing the related document support.
Complete month-end/quarter-end/year-end accruals, as required.
Prepare and analyze monthly account reconciliations for all cash accounts, escrow accounts and various balance sheet accounts.
Prepare financial reports and supplemental schedules.
Maintain depreciation and amortization schedules, as required.
Transactional accounting related to development group project closings and distribution/investment accounting.
Review various activities of the accounts payable function including timing of payments, accuracy of invoice entry and check processing.
Primary point person to support the accounting functions for the development group
Assist in the annual audits of various entities by providing reports, supporting documentation and supplemental schedules.
Research issues and provide ad hoc reporting/analyses, as needed.
Maintain files and records as required within the department.
Support Accounting Manager and Controller with special projects/tasks.
Any other job-related duties required by management.
A Four year degree or higher in Accounting or Business with emphasis in Accounting or related field required.
CPA or CPA tracking preferred.
Technical Skills and Prior Experience
Five to ten years in an accounting department or other corporate accounting-related position.
Experience working in private equity sectors a plus.
Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast -paced setting. Experience with large automated accounting system required. QuickBooks, Great Plains, FAS a plus. Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel (MS Office Suite).
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet deadlines required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills required.