SR ACCOUNTANT, Real Estate, Technical Accounting
Location:
Atlanta , Georgia
Posted:
November 20, 2017
Reference:
112257
POSITION PURPOSE
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. Vet and communicate all relevant technical accounting considerations present in strategy. Participate as a key team member and subject matter expert as the organization executes global real estate and direct to consumer strategies.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Project accounting 
Monthly preparation, review and analysis of assigned accounts and review of specified accounts assigned to staff accountants included in the consolidated and divisional profit and loss statements and balance sheet. 
Preparation and/or review of monthly account reconciliations in accordance with Finance Account Reconciliation Standards. 
Position will be required to take a leadership role in departmental training and development and be committed to work in a team-oriented environment. 
Preparation, review, and analysis of management reporting

NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to Finance and Accounting 
No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. 
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:
Candidate must be a pro-active self-starter with solid time management skills. Must have the ability to handle changing priorities, multi-task outside primary areas of responsibility, establish good business relationships, work directly with management, and have demonstrated leadership ability to manage departmental projects and/or initiatives. Expected to handle confidential company financial and operational information in a responsible manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BBA or Masters in Accounting
  • 1-2 years in Technical accounting
  • CPA preferred 
  • 2+ years of Accounting/General Ledger experience, Real Estate construction or operations 
  • Proven analytical, problem identification and resolution skills

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Solid foundation in Accounting 
Ability to work with many people across multiple departments 
Knowledge of construction accounting is a + 
SAP knowledge is a +
 

A little about us:
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