AVP Senior Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 984

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance , Real Estate

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


 Our client, a leading REIT, is seeking an AVP Senior Accountant in their NYC office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Controller as a shared service model by utilizing internal finance team, external fund administrators, and external transfer agents activities

  • Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of month/quarter end close including General Ledger maintenance, expense accruals, intercompany activities, and accounting analysis

  • Understand business transactions and GAAP in detail and leverage knowledge to prepare journal entries accurately

  • Creation and implementation of processes and controls to enhance reliability of information

  • Understanding of Fund Accounting, SEC reporting and disclosures, as well as Consolidations and Eliminations

  • Interaction with SEC reporting, Corporate Accounting, Regulatory Reporting, Product Control, Treasury and Cash Management in order to ensure proper accounting with GAAP

  • Internal and External Reporting for all products/entities as well as the overall investment management business, inclusive of the Sponsor of the REITs

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required and CPA license is preferred but not required

  • SEC reporting, management reporting, and lender/ compliance reporting experience

  • 6+ years of combined experience in a financial accounting group at an Investment Bank, fund management or broker dealer

  • Direct experience and knowledge of commercial real estate, investment management companies (Funds),

  • Exposure to tax reporting, real estate property management accounting and solid grasp and understanding of pertinent existing and emergent accounting standards and pronouncements

  • Technology proficiency and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is essential