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Lead Property Accountant / Controller

Job Description/Profile

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a skilled Lead Accountant to be responsible for:

  • Managing all activities of the general accounting function for several multi-tenant property investments.
  • Developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure consistency and appropriateness of accounting positions taken.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Working with tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including, general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end tax materials/support preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.
  • Report directly to the owners and have contact with senior-level managers, and business partners, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills (both written and verbal).

Responsibilities

  • Perform/supervise all accounting procedures, financial statement preparation, month end closing, journal entries and general ledger maintenance, debt roll forwards, and fixed assets and margin analysis.
  • Maintain appropriate and adequate support for all journal entries and judgments made.
  • Prepare supporting schedules to financial statements.
  • Perform general accounting procedures (A/R, A/P, time billing, P/R, tax payments).
  • Review, analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts and transactions in conjunction with preparing financial management reports.
  • Account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close and reporting to business owners.
  • Support the owners with special projects and workflow process improvements while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Serve as company liaison and assist in the compilation of information for the Company’s annual tax returns.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. The degree should be obtained from a well-recognized university.
  • C.P.A. is preferred but not required.
  • 5+ years experience in the accounting/finance sector (preferred).
  • 3+ years in a position equivalent to a Lead Accountant / Controller or higher responsibilities (preferred).
  • Thorough knowledge of general accounting, including application of general accounting theory, accounting principles, practices, standards, and laws and regulations; in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Exceptional computer skills in the operation and of all programs used by the organization, i.e., QuickBooks, Property Manager, Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Experience with property management agencies (preferred).
  • Exceptional skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports.
  • Outstanding skills in organizing budgets, statements of finances, payroll and expenditures.
  • Ability to work independently while managing multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional work ethic.
  • Credibility, ethical, full disclosure and clean financial history.
  • Confidential, understands the ethical standards of a CPA.

Benefits

Excellent benefits package to include health insurance, and PTO.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

All responses are confidential.

If you meet the specific requirements for the Lead Accountant / Corporate Controller position, please send your résumé to: mkurz@kdpllp.com

or mail to:

KDP Certified Public Accountants, LLP
841 O’Hare Parkway, Suite 200
Medford, OR 97504