Staff Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Real Estate
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA
COMPENSATION: $65k - $70k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Onsite
POSTED: Jun 7, 2022

Our client is a highly specialized international property investment group with over three decades of experience. They has consistently outperformed the broader market and achieved a premium track record of returns across multiple asset classes. With a proven growth trajectory, including expansion into the U.S. in 2011, the current portfolio includes over 12,000 acres of land across multiple markets, with a gross development pipeline of over U.S. $8 billion. They offer great growth potential and stability in the growing markets and they are seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$65,000 – $70,000

Position Overview:

We are seeking an entry-level Staff Accountant with 1-3 years of full cycle accounting experience and looking for a fast growth path. This individual will need to have a working knowledge of GAAP. The right fit for this role will also possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask, exceptional communication skills at all levels of business, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. This person must maintain strict confidentiality and discretion with both business and personal responsibilities. This individual will be responsible for providing full-scale accounting support to include a variety of financial and non-financial tasks on a monthly and annual basis. The ideal Staff Accountant candidate is a strategic thinker, detail-oriented, extraordinarily adaptable to a fast-paced environment, and has a knack for creative problem-solving.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • Record and apply customer payments daily
  • Prepare and distribute monthly client statements
  • Be a key member of the accounting team and the month-end process, including but not limited to preparing journal entries, accruals, and reconciliations
  • Process vendor invoices, returns and credit memos on a weekly basis
  • Maintain digital records of invoices, vendor documents, and other relevant AP/AR documentation
  • Assist with the calculation of accounting accruals at month-end
  • Analyze and provide monthly insight into expenses, financial trends, and the company’s overall liquidity status
  • Assist the controller with various regulatory and financial audits

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant accounting or finance experience
  • Prior experience with AR/AP systems
  • Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and internal controls
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a strong understanding of Excel
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains or MS Dynamics 365 – Business Central a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated sense of urgency
  • Ability to meet consistent deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of many different departments
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to drive continuous improvement; Ability to think creatively and suggest improvements for processes
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to shifting needs
  • Strong sense of ownership, a positive attitude, and a willingness to be a team player

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • 401k match
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information 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: 110594