Associate, Property Accountant
Bulfinch is a third-generation commercial real estate firm specializing in the acquisition, development, management, and repositioning of commercial properties in Greater Boston. Since 1936, Bulfinch has taken a unique approach to creating value in commercial real estate and has successfully evolved and adapted to industry changes and the needs of all our stakeholders. The firm was founded on a commitment to our employees and the culture we began cultivating 85+ years ago embodies our entrepreneurial spirt and sense of family.
We are looking for a stellar Property Accountant that embodies our core values to join our group! This person will be a team player assisting the team with accounting, financial analysis and reporting for real estate partnerships and other related entities.
Role + Responsibilities:
Perform accounting functions such as booking and posting entries, reviewing daily cash activity, and preparing monthly bank reconciliations. Ensure tenant accounts are up-to-date and vendor payments are properly coded prior to payment. Keep all accounts accurate and in good standing
Assist in the preparation of all monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for investors, lenders, and internal users, as well as annual reconciliations of tenant operating and real estate tax escalations
Provide support in the annual budgeting process, quarterly re-forecasting process, preparation of monthly reports, depreciation and fixed asset schedules, annual tax returns, and revenue and expense variance analysis for review by senior management
Review and develop a comprehensive understanding of all mortgage documents and management, joint venture, and operating agreements for assigned properties
Compile year end reporting packages and related schedules required for the annual audits
Work with Lease Administration, Tax, Finance and Legal Departments to obtain necessary information for the compilation of the annual financial statements
Support the senior accountants/assistant controllers with Development, Construction, Property Management, and other business teams to provide financial information, reporting and budget support, as needed
Support the senior accountants/ assistant controllers with monthly development funding requisitions, as needed
Support system improvement initiatives, including streamlining and automating processes, converging accounting systems and enhancing internal controls.
All other projects as assigned
BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance required
1 to 3 years of accounting experience required. Previous accounting experience in a commercial real estate setting or related industry is preferred
Must have experience in Yardi real estate accounting system
Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office suite
Self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment
Ability to interact in a team-oriented environment and show a willingness to collaborate and multitask
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities, while meeting deadlines
High degree of personal integrity and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment
Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
Adaptability to changing demands
Effective problem-solving skills
The heart of Bulfinch is our people. We are committed to the individual growth and development of our most important asset – our team members. Bulfinch offers top-tier benefits and career-enhancement opportunities to all employees. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Bulfinch is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested parties can send their resumes to email@example.com or apply via LinkedIn.
Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
Experience Level : Entry Level
Job Function : Finance