AVP Senior Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 26

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category:  Accounting & Finance

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
  • Understanding of various legal agreements inclusive of debt, operating, and other agreements as applicable



Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required and CPA license is preferred but not required
  • 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), and Delaware Statutory Trusts.
  • Technology proficiency and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is essential