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Position: Real Estate Portfolio Accountant
Job Number: MS03551
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-08-31
Salary Range: $66-80k
Job Summary:

Premiere Real Estate Firm in NYC seeking Portfolio Accountant to work on small REIT accounting team and report directly into Controller! Responsibilities include investment level accounting, calculating portfolio investment returns, and reviewing and analyzing property financial reports.

Company Information:

Name: Leading Real Estate Firm

Job Description:

• Review and analyze property financial reports that include incomes statements, balance sheets, general ledgers, cash flow statements, bank reconciliations and other support documentation, to ensure material accuracy of property level reporting.
• Investment level accounting responsibilities

• Monitor portfolio cash needs through periodic review of property level funding requests, forecasted cash activity and client distributions requirements.
• Calculate portfolio investment returns, Assets under Management and fees for the designated group of portfolios.
• Delivery of accurate financial information to clients in accordance with client investment management agreements, authoritative accounting rules, industry standards
• Prepare requests for new legal entity setup, new GL accounts, report formats, and recurring journal entry roll ups within core accounting system. 
• Facilitate request for information for internal and external audits.
• Assist tax consultants with tax return preparation, provisions and estimates where applicable
• Special portfolio and firm projects as needed.

Requirements / Qualifications:

• 2-4 Years of experience

• Real estate accounting background

• Audit experience with a public accounting firm 

• CPA certification 

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business

• Highly motivated self-starter who must be able to meet tight reporting deadlines

• Excellent analytical skills with ability to independently solve problems

• Strong verbal and written communication skills 

• Excellent interpersonal skills


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