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Senior Accountant

30a Vreeland Rd, Florham Park, NJ 07932, USA Req #148
Monday, November 16, 2020
Our company remains guided by its experience and ability to create long-term value in strategically focused markets. We continue to attract the best talent in the industry and remain focused on growing our organization with talented professionals along with our assets. Westminster is stronger than ever, and we stand poised for continued growth with our valued partners. Our mission is to go above and beyond to build thriving communities and exceptional experiences for our residents, guests, tenants, and teams. Our values represent what we strive to achieve every day. Every decision we have to make is guided by the "4 Be's". Be best in class. Be Solution-Oriented. Be Accountable. Be caring.

Summary:

This position will be accountable for all aspects of a portfolio of mixed-use properties; assisting the team with timely and accurate information reporting including computing, classifying, recording and verifying numerical data for use in maintaining property accounting records.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for preparing all journal entries and the monthly G/L close for all properties in assigned portfolio.
  • Perform/review bank account reconciliations and conduct balance sheet reconciliation and analysis for the entire portfolio.
  • Compile financial statements and analysis for review by the Controller.
  • Financial reporting: run monthly and quarterly property reports.
  • Respond to requests for internal management reports.
  • Prepare deposits and weekly cash flow forecasts.
  • Preparation and review of budgets.
  • Reconciliation of Vendor statements and Customer payments.
  • Job cost tracking, analysis and reporting.
  • Interface with Property Managers and senior management on all aspects of accounting for our mixed-use buildings; assist with billing verification and collection matters.
  • Respond to inquiries from Executive Management team, investors, and lenders.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, plus 3-5 years of related experience; with at least 3 years in a large real estate company.
  • Experience with mixed-use buildings is a must, commercial experience is a plus.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment – extended hours when necessary.
  • Exceptional math aptitude.
  • Works with a sense of urgency!
  • Proficient with MS Excel.
  • Strong communication skills; to communicate at all levels and across diverse cultures.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Understanding of property accounting is a requirement!
  • Strong general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, income tax and banking working knowledge.
  • Assist with development, implementation, and documentation of internal controls.
  • A broad knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Ability to Prioritize/Multitask.
  • Self-directed and proactive, able to work independently with broad guidelines.

Technology:

  • Familiarity with Yardi or similar property management accounting system necessary.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Windows 7).

NO RECRUITERS PLEASE!

We're an equal opportunity at will employer, an equal housing provider, and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • 30a Vreeland Rd, Florham Park, NJ 07932, USA