Current Opportunity Senior Property Accountant
Location: Beachwood, Ohio
Department: Property Reporting
Date Open: 3/18/2019
The Senior Property Accountant prepares accounting analysis of actual, reforecast and budget data for distribution to management and outside parties for assigned properties, including analysis of related general ledger accounts.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1.Investigates, verifies and reconciles all general ledger accounts on assigned property trial balances with subledgers and/or appropriate support schedules
2.Monitors property activity, including closed/sold sites, relocation/remodels and new construction
3.Coordinates accounting processing, verifying that it is properly accounted for in accordance with established guidelines. Researches performance issues or unreasonable discrepancies and notifies appropriate departments
4.Participates in the annual budget preparation process by analyzing trends and projecting figures for key properties in assigned region
5.Prepares and analyzes monthly variance reports to show actual/reforecast versus budgeted figures for management review
6.Reviews property activity and financial statements and prepares re-forecasted figures
7.Assists in quarterly and year-end audit processes. Prepares and analyzes financial statements in accordance with GAAP for entities that require an audit
8.Maintains a professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks
9.Assists other accounting departments with the completion of special projects
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed
Education, Training and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting with three plus years of business accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics
1.Developed knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
2.Knowledge of commercial real estate
3.Ability to read and interpret accounting reports, write reports, business correspondence
4.High degree of initiative and independent judgment
5.Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
6.Ability to communicate with all levels
7.Effective interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills
8.Strong attention to detail; organized
9.Knowledge of budgeting and expense control
10. Work well under pressure, meeting deadlines consistently
11. Computer skills; word processing and spreadsheet software capabilities
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
CPA certification or currently studying for CPA exam.
Previous property accounting experience in a real estate environment is a plus.
Nature of work requires an ability to analyze, communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, and operate standard business office equipment.
Work performed in a general office environment. May require availability for extended hours during peak periods.
This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of SITE Centers. Since no position description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder's responsibility.
Site Centers Corp