Job Title: Lease Accounting
Duration: 5 months W2
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Possesses strong financial term and contract discernment skills and comprehension of the impact to statutory accounting reporting.
Extract financial terms related to straight-line rental obligations and tenant allowances for input into the model as they impact the statutory reporting processes.
Manage and prioritize workload to ensure compliance with Project Timelines around lease extraction and entry into the model.
Be able to interpret lease language and translate Rent profile & Tenant Allowance information into an accurate working profile based on guidance provided by the Project Team.
Identify issues and seek guidance from Leadership on appropriate avenues for timely resolution.
Report regularly to manager of department as to backlog issues. • Accountable for maintaining excellent relationships with business partners and meeting team commitments.
Responsible for identifying and acting upon opportunities for improvement.
Strong experience of interpreting legal documents for the purpose of the extraction of financial obligations
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to obtain effective solutions Previous knowledge of Real Estate Processes including application of ASC 840 a plus
Ability to work in teams and assist other department staff
Strong communication skills both verbal and written with all levels of the organization
Proficient knowledge of Excel and Word. Intermediate knowledge of Financial and operational accounting systems and database applications preferred
General understanding of Finance/Accounting principles
Strong organizational skills required
Functional Technical Skills o Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
Action Oriented o Enjoys working hard o Is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging
Informing o Provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions o Is timely with information
Approachability o Is an early knower, getting informal and incomplete information in time to do something about it o Builds rapport well o Is a good listener
Minimum Educational Level
BA in Finance or Accounting preferred or previous applicable experience a plus. Background in Commercial and/or Real Estate Accounting/Finance preferable
2-4 years Legal document interpretation experience, Real Estate or Commercial 1-2-years Accounting/Finance experience a plus