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Senior Real Estate Accountant
Ref No.: 18-03551
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Accounting/Finance
Benefits:Medical Insurance
Senior Real Estate Accountant

3 month contract role. 

Rate of pay: $40/hour.

Responsibilities: 
  • Apply cash, accrual and full GAAP accounting principles to prepare, analyze, maintain and deliver complete and accurate financial reports for a highly complex or strategic portfolio of clients and properties.
  • Complete and oversee advanced level accounting transactions in preparation of client financial statement packages.
  • Create and post journal entries.
  • Ensure that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted.
  • Generate and review financial packages for accuracy and comprehensive reporting.
  • Prepare packages on a schedule to ensure timely delivery to the client and other management teams.
  • Adhere to Real Estate Accounting Policies and Procedures (REAPP) to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are consistently met.
  • Review and audit funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures.
  • Respond to and resolves issues and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements.
  • Research open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues.
  • Create or review complex property budgets and forecasting for assigned property portfolios.
  • Participate in new property and client transitions, and client audit requests.
  • Communicate requests for additional services from clients and the field to senior management and understands the scope of accounting services for the properties in portfolio.
  • May oversee the completion of projects including independent preparation and review of CAM (Common Area Maintenance) reconciliations, purchase/sale proration, lease abstract analysis, property software setups, and opening/closing entry generations.
  • Coordinate work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines.