Senior Accountant

Washington, D.C. - Metro Area


Job Summary

Excellent opportunity in our  office reporting to the Corporate Accounting Manager and working closely with the CFO and other members of the executive management team.  Our Company is growing rapidly a year after our successful initial public offering and offers an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our fast paced entrepreneurial environment.  Qualified candidates can expect immediate consideration. 


Responsibilities

  • Complete the monthly financial close in a timely and accurate fashion, the results of which will be submitted to the CFO and other company executives.
  • Provide technical support in the areas of business combinations, lease classification, and lease revenue recognition, as well as preparing detailed support needed to record these transactions.
  • Prepare supporting documentation for the monthly financial results consisting of journal entry support, account detail schedules and reconciliations, and other relevant support either from the accounting software system or prepared using Excel. 
  • Analyze financial results for accuracy through review of account details and variances and provide oral and written analysis explanations to senior management.  
  • Serve as the accounting department liaison between Corporate Accounting, the acquisition team, and the asset management team.


Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience demonstrating hands on involvement in all aspects of the financial close processes and the technical accounting areas mentioned above is required.
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment with limited supervision is required.
  • Superior communication skills (both oral and written) is required.
  • A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting is required. 
  • Strong professional references are required.
  • Real estate experience (including experience using Real estate software packages) is strongly preferred.
  • A CPA license is strongly preferred.