A fully-integrated national multifamily investment, development, and property management company is looking for a Staff/Property Accountant in its Seattle regional office. Ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree with 1+ years of full cycle month end experience for multiple entities, as well as bank and balance reconciliations, variance analysis, and financial reporting experience. The Company offers competitive pay and benefits as well as opportunity for advancement. EOE.
Job Summary: Applies generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to analyze financial information, reconcile financial statements, prepare general and standard journal entries, assist in budget development, and prepare standard accounting and financial reports for management.
Compiles and analyzes financial information in preparation for entry into various financial statements and accounting reports, and makes appropriate journal entries for recording in the general ledger by checking calculations, reviewing basis for figures, and balancing and reconciling figures.
Reviews budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents and researches and resolves discrepancies as necessary.
Performs bank reconciliations and wire transfers for deposit, makes mortgage payments and distributions, and ensures accuracy.
Maintains and coordinates accounting control procedures by analyzing revenue and expenditure trends and recommending appropriate budget levels to ensure expenditure control.
Analyzes and reviews accounting and financial resources for property acquisitions, dispositions, and closings and budgets and expenditures for local, state, federal, private funding, contracts, grants, and other corporate financial and accounting transactions.
Acts as liaison to internal and external auditors by explaining journal entries and financial transactions, providing research data and information as requested, and answering questions necessary to complete the audit in a timely manner.
Communicates with on-site and other property managers to assist in completing pre-close and close activities, answer questions, provide support, and ensure timely completion of accounting processes for on-time client and Company reporting.
Completes various financial, accounting, administrative, and other reports and analysis, and performs other duties as assigned or as necessary.
College degree in accounting, business, finance, or related field, and/or equivalent experience is highly preferred.
Full cycle month end experience for multiple entities, including balance sheet recons.
Bank statement reconciliations experience
Budget vs. actual variance analysis with explanations experience
Strong Excel - including vlookups and pivot tables
A combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the application and usage of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively to prepare and explain financial data to board members, senior managers, staff, and internal and external auditors.
Employment history that demonstrates the application and usage of an accounting and financial background sufficient to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports in accordance with accounting, finance, budgeting, and cost control principles.
Internal Number: 410561
Greystar provides world-class service in the multifamily real estate business. Our innovative business model integrates the management, development and investment disciplines of the multifamily industry on international, regional and local levels. This unique approach and our commitment to hiring the very best multifamily professionals have resulted in record growth, making us one of the most respected and trusted multifamily real estate companies.
Because our business model includes both investment and service-oriented businesses, we are able to maintain a constant presence in local markets and create value in all phases of the real estate cycle. Our international platform provides economies of scale, financial sophistication, institutional quality reporting and tremendous capital relationships, while our city offices provide local market expertise and execution.
Our dedication to redefining excellence in apartment living means we are constantly exploring innovative ideas and pioneering new ways to serve our residents and clients. The Greystar team is more than 10,000 team members strong and growing. We offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as opportunity for advancement. Visit our website at www.greystar.com. EOE.