Senior Project Accountant in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client located in midtown, NYC, is a luxury Real Estate Developer and seeking to add a Senior Project Accountant to the team. Real Estate and Construction experience is necessary in addition to understanding cost codes.

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Work closely with various divisions to track and manage the cost associated with projects.
  • Complete the bookkeeping and reporting for all related development projects.
  • Create and maintain cash flow projections and variance reports for the construction phase of the asset life cycle.
  • Work with Contractors and consultants as needed to ensure correct and timely billing and payments while processing invoices for payment.
  • Prepare and submit all required reports to lenders, and partners.
  • Complete work papers and prepare monthly and quarterly reports for all development related entities
  • Work with the VP of Finance to submit information to tax firm to complete tax returns and audits.
  • Record all journal entries related to the acquisition of new projects and the movement of cash.
  • Complete bank reconciliations as well as tracking capital and investment in accounts.

Requirements for the position include:

  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in construction and/or development
  • Understanding of cost accounting and associated reporting
  • Experience with the monthly accounting and reporting cycle
  • Exceptional knowledge of GAAP accounting
  • Bachelor's degree: Accounting or related degree
  • Self-motivated individual, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Quickbooks Desktop highly preferred, Yardi required

This is an excellent direct-hire, permanent role with the opportunity to grow with the company.