The Accountant I-II performs various duties to support the accounting function’s goal of timeliness and accuracy including journal entry preparation, general ledger analysis and reconciliation, and monthly financial reporting both internally and to business partners. The Accountant I/II is responsible for 1) ensuring proper accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and 2) preparing financial reporting packages to meet internal and external requirements. This role will ensure the integrity of accounting information by researching account issues for compliance and by establishing quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
Essential Job Functions
- May obtain necessary data and documentation from property and business unit personnel to prepare and analyze journal entries on both GAAP and tax basis. This could include standard recurring entries, applicable reclasses or adjustments, review of all income and expenses, accruals, allocation of overhead, account reconciliations and intercompany transactions.
- Prepares account reconciliations schedules as needed to analyze general ledger accounts to ensure accurate posting of financial information and propose corrections to general ledger as necessary.
- Prepares general ledger coding for cash entries, accounts payable, reclassifications and adjustments, and wire transfers as needed.
- Ensures completion of the monthly accounting close checklists for all entities.
- Prepares, compiles, and analyzes support for monthly reporting and/or loan draw packages for submittal to lending institutions and external business partners. Analyzes and investigates unusual variances.
- Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements including statement of cash flows.
- Assists in preparation of monthly reports such as flash reports, State/Local tax filings, cash flows, financials, operating draws, etc. In addition, various quarterly and annual reporting.
- Monitors progress against established budgets, analyzes and investigates unusual variances, and communicates findings.
- Provides support schedules used in budgeting, debt covenant compliance, and other analyses.
- Performs monthly reconciliation of certain general ledger accounts.
- Gains working understanding of relevant project agreements.
- Prepares analyses and documentation necessary for efficient quarterly reviews, compliance audits, and annual audits.
- Maintains effective communication with other departments as a basis for assuring complete and accurate financial information and appropriate documentation.
- Ensures accounting integrity of financial data through the execution of appropriate internal controls.
- May prepare monthly bank account reconciliations.
- Responds to independent auditor inquires as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
B.S. Accounting required. CPA or CPA eligible preferred.
Experience and Qualifications
- One to two years of accounting experience required for the Accountant I role. Minimum of two+ years’ experience required for the Accountant II role.
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
- Ability to identify problems, collect and analyze data and draw logical conclusions.
- Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
- Analytical and detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Strong computer skills including proficiency in Excel and MS Office.
- Experience with Yardi, JDE EnterpriseOne or other ERP system preferred.
- Experience in real estate industry preferred.
- Ability to pay close attention to detail, work independently.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Accountant II additional requirements and responsibilities include, but not limited to years of experience as an Accountant.
Hunt provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
As a family-owned company, we understand that our employees are our most valuable asset. We’re proud of our reputation for strong human capital, and remain dedicated to providing our employees with essential tools to foster both personal and professional growth. And, while we are committed to offering competitive salaries and a strong benefits package, we understand the important role company culture plays in employee longevity—and work tirelessly to promote a healthy working environment for our entire corporate family.
Hunt Companies, Inc
Why Work Here?Hunt employs over 1,500 direct employees among 46 offices nationwide. Hunt Companies’ broader platform (including affiliates) employs over 6,000 additional employees across 80 offices in the United States. In addition to tremendous opportunities for growth and development in your chosen career path, you will also gain invaluable experience working with one of the premier real estate services companies in the United States. As a family-owned company, we understand that our employees are our most valuable asset. We’re proud of our reputation for strong human capital, and remain dedicated to providing our employees with essential tools to foster both personal and professional growth. And, while we are committed to offering competitive salaries and a strong benefits package, we understand the important role company culture plays in employee longevity—and work tirelessly to promote a healthy working environment for our entire corporate family.
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