**Must have Real Estate background**
The Accounting Manager is responsible for the day-to-day accounting and overall quality of the financial reporting, including audited reports for private funds and related entities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Manage full-cycle accounting including preparation and analysis of the financial statements, general ledgers, subsidiary ledgers, budgets, and cash-flow projections. Accurately consolidate fund entities through analysis of complex ownership structures by applying relevant accounting and financial reporting technical standards. Review reconciliations and understand all entries and postings to balance sheet and income statement deadlines. Provide accurate and timely financial information to other internal departments and under the specific deadlines. Take on special short-term accounting projects, as needed, while balancing recurring responsibilities. Preparation of capital contribution and distributions, both at the fund level and in joint venture / co-investment structures. Prepare and Review Fund level debt compliance reporting packages. Preparation and review of interim and annual financial reporting, including financial reporting as required under GAAP. Coordination with the external audit firm with respect to the preparation and issuance of annual audited financial statements and tax filings. Plans and executes on workflow for monthly, quarterly, and yearly accounting closes. and monitors seniors to ensure they are providing timely and accurate information to other internal departments
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Plans and executes on workflow for monthly, quarterly, and yearly accounting closes and monitors junior team members to ensure they are providing timely and accurate information to other internal departments
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting Real Estate/private equity fund experienceWith industry related experience, a minimum of 2 years of full cycle fund accounting is required. Without industry related experience, candidate is required to have past managerial experience.Big 4 or other Public Accounting Experience a plusCPA preferred
TECHNICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS:Operate standard office equipment Proficient in Microsoft Office Excellent Excel skills Extensive knowledge of GAAP accounting Experience in Yardi, MRI, J.D. Edwards or comparable software