The Senior Staff Accountant assists in the maintenance of the organization’s general ledger, provides analytical support for the Accounting Department and assumes a lead role for the Staff Accountants. The Senior Staff Accountant also provides technical assistance to users of the accounting system and works closely with management on ways to improve overall operational efficiency. Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks. #CB
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Maintain and update community budgets• Heavy journal entries during month• Purchase agreement gross margin analysis• Help prepare monthly reporting packages• Assist in meeting the monthly closing schedule, including monthly budget updates• Assist in preparation and review of property tax payments, personal property schedules, and G&A analysis• Review and prepare general ledger account reconciliations.• Assist internal and external auditors as needed.• Prepare and process deposits• Handle other duties and special projects as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirement: • Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in accounting and finance.• 2+ years’ experience in an accounting role• CPA preferred• Real estate and/or construction experience is a plus• Advanced Excel Skills, JD Edwards experience and Essbase/Hyperion a plus• Exposure to fast pace work environment Physical Requirements: This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to work in excess of eight hours per day in the confined quarters of an office. Also requires the ability to bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move and/or carry items less than 50 pounds. Finger dexterity in operating a computer keyboard and calculator. Office work requires sitting at a computer monitor for extended periods of time, completing paperwork and to receive/return phone messages. Standing is required for filing and copying.