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Real Estate Accountant
Ref No.: 18-02527
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Accounting/Finance
Benefits:Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance
The Real Estate Accountant completes intermediate to advanced level accounting transactions in preparation of client financial statement packages.

This is a 5 month contract role.

Responsibilities:
  • Creates and posts journal entries.
  • Ensures that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted.
  • Generates and reviews financial packages for accuracy and comprehensive reporting.
  • Prepares packages on a schedule to ensure timely delivery to the client and other management teams.
  • Adheres to Client Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are consistently met.
  • Reviews and audits funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures.
  • Responds to and resolves issues and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements.
  • Researches open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues.
  • Participates in budgeting and forecasting for assigned property portfolio, new property and client transitions, and client audit requests.
  • Assists in training team members on portfolio specific transitions.
  • Monitors scope of services delivered and provides feedback to manager regarding any changes in scope.
  • Coordinates work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years of real estate accounting experience (preferably development / constructions)