Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager

Locations: Dallas
Departments: Accounting

The Accounting Manager is responsible for effectively managing a team of Staff, Senior, and Managing Senior Accountants while continuously providing a high level of commitment and customer service to both Clients and co-workers. This includes delegating workloads while inspiring, motivating and assisting team members to ensure accurate and timely financials for Client projects.

At Stream, we realize that our success begins and ends with our people. As a result, we work hard to attract and retain the best talent in the industry. These high-caliber professionals come together to create a distinct culture that is best summarized by our firm’s values: Nice. Smart. Honest. Passionate. More information on the firm is available on the About Stream page.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous management experience required.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight; comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex business documents; write reports and manuals; make effective presentations on general topics to an internal department and/or large groups.
  • Exhibit a high level of commitment to customer service with clients as well as co-workers.
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of accounting methods (cash, accrual, and full GAAP) and financial terms and principles.
  • Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences; handle complex employee issues confidentially and fairly.
  • Display good organizational skills, attention to detail, and openness to new ideas and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Lead and direct a team of accountants in preparing financials for industrial, office, retail, development/construction, association and data center projects on behalf of Clients.
  • Coordinate tasks and assignments based on capacity, individual experience, and Client requirements.
  • Act as a liaison between the Client, property management and the project accounting team.
  • Act as a single point of contact for assigned Clients and ensure Client requests are completed in a timely manner with the utmost professionalism.
  • Review financial statement packages prior to submittal to Clients to ensure accuracy and consistency of report presentation.
  • Work in collaboration with the property management team and assigned accountant to successfully transition properties whether newly managed, acquired, sold or foreclosed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify training needs, track performance, coach, prepare year-end reviews, and motivate team.
  • Lead transition and setup of new property assignments.
  • Promote positive internal and external customer service including open and constructive communication with property management to foster a positive relationship.
  • Assist accountants with processing and/or calculating debt, real estate taxes, sales tax, margin tax, deferred rent and owner distributions.
    • Ensure proper recording of purchased and sold projects as well as loan refinancing.
    • Update and maintain current project information for the internal tracking database.
    • Review presentation of fixed assets for appropriate depreciation/amortization.
  • Develop and facilitate training for the accountants for real estate specific accounting processes, variance analysis review, budget review, operating expense reconciliation review, and accounting software.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of Stream Policies and Procedures and ensure accountants’ compliance with same.
  • Provide “Best Practices” accounting policy and procedures guidance and direction to accountants and property management.
  • Work with supervisor to update Project Accounting policies and procedures as needed.
  • Coordinate Client requests on an “as needed” basis.
  • Review and approve accountant’s wire transfers.
  • Review and stamp checks.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as needed.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance with 5+ years’ experience.