Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Asset Living
Location
College Station
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Description

Company Overview

Founded in 1986, Asset is a Houston–based privately held fully integrated real estate operating and investment company specializing in multifamily and student housing. Asset presently manages a student housing portfolio of over 210+ properties consisting of 118,500+ beds and is the largest third–party student housing management company in the nation. Our people truly are the most valued part of our company, and as such we acknowledge and reward those who consistently show initiative and add value. As we grow, positions continually open for all career levels. We look to hire experienced student housing professionals who are capable of making immediate impact in the organization. Ultimately, professionals join our organization because of our reputation, culture and growth. As a fifth–year recipient of the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 fastest growing companies award, we provide unparalleled opportunities for career progression.

Accountant

The Senior Property Accountant is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting of assigned properties, oversight over a team of accountants and communicating financial results with clients.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review monthly financial reports and bank reconciliations to ensure they are prepared in accordance with client requirements while adhering to polices and procedures and maintaining effective internal controls
  • Provide feedback and training to direct reports
  • Deliver final financial reports by the contractual due date
  • Assist in departmental initiatives to improve efficiency and utilization of available tools
  • Communicate with clients regarding the financial performance of their properties
  • Prepare cash projections including monthly excess/shortfall cash estimates
  • Perform cash management functions, initiate and post journal entries, and research & resolve issues as needed
  • Analyze expenses and assist in budget preparation
  • Review accounts payable activity & cash balances and select invoices for payment
  • Review monthly general ledger account activity and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Prepare audit related requests and other duties as assigned
  • Education/Experience

  • Bachelor and/or Master's Degree. Preference in Accounting or Finance
  • Multifamily property accounting experience preferred
  • Experience in preparing and reviewing financial reports for third–parties preferred
  • Excellent critical reasoning, quantitative, and analytical skills
  • Deep understanding of financial concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Physical Requirements

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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