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Real Estate Accountant

  • Location: Boston, 02110
  • Salary: 28.62
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 days ago

Dynamic contract opportunity with a progressive commercial real estate services company.

Position: Real Estate Accountant
Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02110
Hourly Rate: $28.62/hr.
Term: 2+ Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Completes intermediate to advanced level accounting transactions in preparation of client financial statement packages.
  • Creates and posts journal entries.
  • Ensures that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted.
  • Generates and reviews financial packages for accuracy and comprehensive reporting.
  • Prepares packages on a schedule to ensure timely delivery to the client and other management teams.
  • Adheres to Client Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are consistently met.
  • Reviews and audits funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures.
  • Responds to and resolves issues and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements.
  • Researches open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues.
  • Participates in budgeting and forecasting for assigned property portfolio, new property and client transitions, and client audit requests.
  • Assists in training team members on portfolio specific transitions.
  • Monitors scope of services delivered and provides feedback to manager regarding any changes in scope.
  • Coordinates work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Is it a good fit? (Requirements):
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with a minimum of two years of related experience and/or training.
  • Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Requires basic analytical skills.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Knowledge of Financial software systems (e.g. PeopleSoft, MTA, VAS and I-Track).
  • Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor.
  • Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
  • Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations.
  • Ability to solve problems in standard situations.

An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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