Senior Accountant

US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2108
Function
Accounting / Finance
2515 McKinney Avenue

Overview

Related Companies is the most prominent privately owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed over 40 years ago, Related is a fully integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales.

 

Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi, London, and Shanghai and boasts a team of over 3,500 professionals. The Company’s portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or under development is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Related has developed preeminent mixed-use projects such as Time Warner Center in New York and CityPlace in West Palm Beach and is currently developing the 28-acre Hudson Yards project on Manhattan’s West Side. Related also manages approximately $4 billion of equity capital on behalf of sovereign wealth funds, public pension plans, multi-managers, endowments, and family offices. Related was recently named to Fast Company Magazine’s list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.

 

Related also owns Equinox® Fitness Clubs and SoulCycle further expanding the company's capabilities into the health and fitness arena and enhancing the value of its properties through an exclusive, branded amenity and lifestyle offering. Related is a partner in CORE, a boutique residential brokerage. For more information about Related Companies please visit www.related.com.

Responsibilities

The Senior Staff Accountant will work closely with the Controller for a diverse group that includes development, management, operational, procurement and international businesses.  The Senior Accountant will be responsible for financial reporting, all daily and period end accounting activities, performing general ledger analysis, cash management, cash flow analysis, assisting with preparing financial items, preparing annual year-end projections, and analyzing monthly and year-end budget variances.  This position also involves collaboration with the finance team and senior leaders to produce a variety of high quality, monthly and quarterly reports that are used companywide for reporting, analysis and planning.  The Senior Accountant will also interface with independent auditors, internal associates and regulatory agencies.  The ideal candidate is a highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.  The Senior Accountant will report to the Controller and be based in our Dallas, Texas offices.

 

The Senior Accountants responsibilities will include:

  • Perform daily accounting activities, cash management and coordination of accounts receivable and payable
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare job cost requisitions, capital calls and advance requests
  • Collaborate with Controller and business executives on monthly cash flow forecasting
  • Maintain journal entries and perform general ledger analysis
  • Perform quarterly and year-end closings and prepare supporting work papers for balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly and year-end tax, cash and GAAP reporting
  • Assist with contract administration functions including AIA preparation and submission, as well as supply and purchase tracking schedules
  • Create reporting templates and formulate analysis using applications such as Excel or JD Edwards accounting software
  • Assist with special projects, as needed

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • 5 to 7 years of real estate accounting experience, preferably in the residential sector
  • CPA certification highly preferred
  • Federal and local housing agency reporting experience
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
  • Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders
  • Superior organizational skills
  • A mature professional with excellent judgment, interpersonal skills and ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards and Yardi or other property management related software, a plus

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