Staff Accountant

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Responsible for Corporate Properties’ accounts payable processing, assigned account reconciliations, operational analysis, variance analysis, budget data, month-end journal entries, tenant / vendor charges payment process, forecasting, and reporting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
· Prepare journal entries in compliance with GAAP and the company’s policies and procedures. Support entries with proper documentation and approvals.
· Maintain and reconcile assigned accounts. Process and reconcile monthly tenant & vendor charges and payments to general ledger at property level.
· Responsible for monthly budget variance analysis of all related line item spend.
· Responsible for facilitating audits as required.
· Budget preparation and analysis related to assigned areas of responsibility.
· Special projects as assigned.

COMPETENCIES:

· Analysis & Judgment
· Planning & Organization
· Communication
· Financial and Quantitative
· Teamwork
· Real Estate Accounting Knowledge
· Drives Results

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
· 3-5 years of experience in real estate industry with property accounting and/or related areas preferred.
· Strong financial, quantitative and analytical skills.
· Strong organizational, multitasking and planning skills.
· Good understanding of accrual accounting.
· Good oral and communication skills.
· Proficient with MS Office Applications.
· PeopleSoft and Ariba familiarity a plus.
· Detail oriented, with a strong emphasis on accuracy.
· Ability to work independently or as a team member on projects of all sizes, prioritizes multiple tasks, and performs accurately with short deadlines.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

DISCLAIMER:
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.


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