Senior Accountant (Development)

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: West Palm Beach, FL
COMPENSATION: $85k - $95k
POSTED: Nov 17, 2022

Our client is a global real estate and lifestyle company. Recognized as one of the most prominent privately-owned real estate firms in the United States, our client has over sixty billion in assets owned or under development. Our client was recently named to Fast Company Magazine’s list of the 50 most innovative companies in the world. Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant (Development) to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$85k – $95k

Position Overview:

The Senior Accountant (Development) will be responsible for all aspects of accounting and reporting across a mixed portfolio of various real estate asset classes and development stages.  In this capacity, the role will have the opportunity to collaborate across Accounting, Construction, Design, Development and Property Management teams to provide best-in-class accounting and financial reporting services. 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.

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant (Development):

  • Perform monthly accounting activities, billing, collections, cash management, and coordination of accounts payable.
  • Prepare detailed monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial work paper packages for owners, lenders, and senior management, including balance sheet reconciliations and income statement analysis.
  • Support Development, Construction, Property Management and other business teams to provide financial information, reporting, and budget support, as needed.
  • Prepare monthly development funding requisitions.
  • Prepare annual CAM/RET reconciliations.
  • Assist with quarterly and year-end tax, cash, and GAAP reporting, including external audit requirements.
  • Create reporting templates and formulate analysis using applications such as Excel, JD Edwards, Hubble and/or Yardi accounting software.
  • Support system improvement initiatives including streamlining and automating processes, converging accounting systems, and enhancing internal controls.
  • Assist with special projects and ad-hoc requests.

Qualifications of the Senior Accountant (Development):

  • 4+ years of experience ideally focused on real estate, development, and/or property accounting.
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards or other property/development accounting software is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, shift direction easily, and be proactive.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a fast-paced work environment.
  • Diligent, accountable, and able to follow direction well.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required.
  • CPA is preferred but not required.


  • Personalized health care: Multiple medical, dental, and vision plan options, and Employee assistance program.
  • Financial benefits: Competitive salary and incentive packages, matching 401(k), FSAs and HSA, employer-paid life and AD&D insurance, and paid leave & disability programs.
  • Social wellness: 19+ days of PTO, mental health counseling & resources, fertility, surrogacy, and adoption assistance, and volunteer days and donation matching.
  • Career development: Learning & training programs, tuition & certification reimbursement, and internal advancement opportunities.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 116146