Real Estate Senior Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 29

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category:  Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, a top tier real estate firm, is seeking a Senior Accountant in their NYC office. The ideal candidate will have public accounting experience with Real Estate clients. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for financial reporting, all daily and period end accounting activities, performing general ledger financial analysis, cash management, cash flow analysis, assisting with preparing financial items, preparing annual year-end projections, and analyzing monthly and year-to date budget variances.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily accounting activities, cash management and coordination of accounts receivable and payable
  • Assist the development accounting team on close-out and transition to operations
  • Assist in the monthly review of construction billing
  • Work with Property operations teams to record activity in conjunction with approved budgets
  • Prepare balance sheet and income statement analysis for management and partners under GAAP and cash basis per the Owner’s request
  • Collaborate with Controller and business executives on monthly cash flow forecasting Prepare detailed monthly, quarterly and year end work paper packages
  • Review CAM/RET reconciliations Review and analyze the general ledger, financial statements and prepare appropriate accrual and adjusting journal entries in accordance with GAAP
  • Assist with special projects, as needed



Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 4+ years of real estate accounting experience, CPA preferred
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP/accounting theory
  • Proficiency with standard suite of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards, Yardi and HFM a plus