Manager-Investment Accounting

Growing real estate investment company has a high-profile opportunity for a strong accounting professional with real estate experience.  The Manager-Investment Accounting will manage all aspects of property accounting for the company’s investments, including the closing process, property financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, and reforecasting.  Specific duties include the following:

  • Supervise, manage and direct day-to-day activities of property accounting and staff, including recurring journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance reports and internal/external  financial reporting
  • Oversee and ensure timely and accurate monthly close of the property general ledgers and creation of property level financial statements
  • Review budget to actual explanations by line item for all properties and determine the key drivers of budget to actual property Net Operating Income variances
  • Partner with the Director – Investment Accounting and the Managing Director – Asset Management on the budgeting and reforecasting process for all properties
  • Partner with the Asset Management team to review accounts receivable detail along with the operations teams to determine the required bad debt reserves and to ensure all income is billed in accordance with lease terms, including review of monthly accruals and annual reconciliations of recovery items
  • Partner with various property operations groups to identify value creation opportunities at the property level that will drive efficiencies into the leasing and property valuation process and increase cash flow through sales reporting, percentage rent, and expense recoveries
  • Play a key role in the Company’s financial reporting process including the preparation of the quarterly report and annual audited financial statements
  • Provide sound advice relative to potential financial implications of proposed transactions, acquisitions, and dispositions and interact with all levels within the Company to ensure proper recording of financial transactions
  • Manage departmental projects that deploy updated processes and technology to create efficiencies and automate manual tasks
  • Assist with special projects or tasks to support the overall Company’s goals
  • Maintain and document policies and procedures around financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting system infrastructure

Position will supervise a staff of 2-3 and report to Director-Investment Accounting.

This opportunity requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and 5-8 years of experience specifically in real estate property accounting.  A focus on retail or office space preferred.   Masters degree or CPA preferred but not required.  Experience with Yardi software ideal.

To $120K plus attractive bonus potential.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1101

 

Accounting Associate

Growing, blue-chip Columbia company is seeking an accounting professional to work with senior management and the accounting department to help manage and drive continuous improvement for its high-quality accounting and finance functions.   Specific duties include the following:

  • Execute monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting procedures to ensure high quality financial statements and reporting both on an investment and corporate level
  • Perform monthly close procedures within a defined timeframe
  • Prepare account reconciliations and post journal entries
  • Prepare financial statements and work papers
  • Responsible for accounts payable and vendor setup
  • Implement and maintain fixed asset ledgers for book and tax depreciation and amortization
  • Maintain and document policies and procedures around financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting system infrastructure
  • Provide acquisition and transaction support for Investments team
  • Assist with annual budget and quarterly reforecast processes and maintain monthly variance reporting
  • Assist with audit and tax preparation
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Ideal candidate would be a CPA or CPA candidate with 2-3 years of experience in public accounting and/or corporate real estate environment.  Masters degree ideal not but required.  Must possess excellent technical accounting, analytical, communication, organizational, and software skills combined with high energy, strong work ethic, attention to detail, and self-motivation.  Prior experience in the real estate industry strongly preferred.

To $65K plus bonus potential.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1406

Senior Public Accounting Openings

Well-respected Columbia CPA firms are seeking experienced audit and tax professionals.

  • Large local firm in Columbia needs a Senior Auditor with 3-5 years of experience to plan, organize, and lead audit engagements for corporate clients.  CPA strongly preferred.
  • Full-service Kershaw County CPA firm is seeking a degreed accountant with 0-5 years of public accounting experience for audit and/or tax roles.  Must be CPA or CPA candidate.  Audit role requires some travel.
  • Established regional CPA firm is seeking a Tax Manager for its Columbia office.  Must be CPA with 5+ years of solid technical tax consulting skills in a public accounting or law firm setting.

Market compensation.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1206