Job Description

Property Accounting Manager
Watertown, MA
90-105K

Responsibilities:

  • Review GAAP financial statements, escalation billings, budgets, analysis, and supporting work papers prepared by Property Accountants.  Develop and maintain high quality standards for the team.
  • Ensure that monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting closes and reporting are accurate and completed within scheduled dates.
  • Ensure that all debt compliance deadlines are met, including bank reporting requirements as well as payment requirements. 
  • Ensure that accounting practices are in accordance with GAAP.
  • Support annual SOX process walkthroughs and testing.
  • Assist with operational Regional Field Audits.
  • Lead presentations to Senior Management on operating results.
  • Provide backup support for Property Accountants as needed. Fulfill primary accounting responsibilities as required due to leaves of absence, vacations, heavy workloads and deadlines, other transition times, etc.
  • Support the department on special projects and Senior Management requests.
  • Manage Property Accountants and Senior Property Accountants including, but not limited to, performance reviews, workload distributions, hiring, training, and cross training of staff.
  • Participate in training programs, including leading select events.
  • Assist in review of new leases to determine appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Strive to improve procedures within the department, and in the Accounting Department’s interaction with other departments.
  • Provide support to the Corporate Accounting and Property Management teams.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (minimum GPA 3.0).  CPA preferred.
  • Proficiency with Property Management/Accounting software (Yardi), preferred.
  • Strong proficiency with Excel and other Windows applications.
  • 4+ years of combined (public or private) accounting experience, preferably within the Commercial Real Estate Industry.
  • Ability to manage and develop team members.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Must be a team oriented, problem solver.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential.
  • Proven technical accounting aptitude and skills are required.
  • Strong attention to detail and solid analytical skills are a must.
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external teams.

 

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