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Interested and Qualified candidates, please submit resume to:
Sierra Olney || 401-487-4898

Manager, Accounting

Boston, MA


Company Overview:
Our client is a real estate investment management company known for its vertically integrated platform and experience in the multifamily sector. This platform is a people-focused investment management company with experience in U.S. residential real estate. With over 50 years of experience, they manage approximately $23 billion in real estate assets on behalf of their global institutional clients. They aspire to improve lives through expert capital stewardship and exceptional living experiences. Their reputation for innovation and prudence attracts residents in the U.S. and investors from across the nation and from around the globe.

Position Summary:
The Manager, Accounting will ensure that property accounting and fund financial information is accurately captured, classified, and recorded in the form of financial statements for assigned portfolios. This position will provide timely and accurate internal and external reporting about our clients assigned financial and operational matters.
Essential Functions:
• Preparation and review of monthly financial statements and supporting materials for accuracy and reasonableness, consolidation and elimination entries, and reconciliations
• Oversee the Fund accounting or corporate department for a portfolio of properties or corporate business units, including supervision of the daily work flow of the accounting staff, routine and non-routine assignments, and monthly financial statement close process
• Responsible for the management of the external audit process
• Liaison with property management at remote locations as well as various departments within the company
• Responsible for monthly accounting close of various properties or corporate business units, including variance reporting
• Reviews property or corporate budgets and forecasts; if in corporate Finance will assume responsibility for oversight of corporate portion and Advisor departments budget and related forecasting
• Manage third party relationships with joint venture partners or fee managed property owners, as applicable
• Manage adherence to internal controls surrounding financial reporting disclosure and compliance, and enhance internal controls as needed
• Perform other ad hoc accounting duties as required

Job Qualification Requirements:
• Minimum of five years of experience (seven years preferred) including real estate or private equity industry
• Certified Public Accountant
• Open End Fund/Fair value financial reporting experience preferred
• Internal controls – Registered Investment Adviser/Sarbanes Oxley experience preferred
• Experience with financial statements preparation required
• Strong analytical skills with attention to details
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Meeting time sensitive deadlines and managing variable workloads
Technical/ Educational Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
• Strong computer skills and ability to adapt to technology changes
• CPA license and public accounting experience preferred

• Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
• Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well