Managing Senior Accountant

Managing Senior Accountant

Locations: Dallas
Departments: Accounting

Responsible for preparing and/or reviewing financial statement packages and ensuring consistency with client requirements with delivery to client by deadlines per Management Agreement. Direct participation in Client relationship management with guidance from Accounting Manager. Assists Accounting Manager with internal training and mentors team members.

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

  • 5 – 15+ years related accounting/reporting experience
  • Demonstrates intermediate/advanced quantitative analytical and accounting skills, a clear understanding of accounting principles, and ability to solve complex issues
  • Intermediate/advanced competence in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Various accounting software packages: MRI and Yardi previous experience is preferred
  • Real Estate experience required
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with a passion for customer service
  • Listens with understanding
  • High level of motivation, ability to multi-task, ability to take initiative while thriving in deadline-oriented environment
  • Takes initiative to mentor accountants and volunteers for additional responsibilities and special projects
  • Prior limited supervision a plus with demonstrated ownership/leadership of assigned projects

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide excellent internal and external customer service
  • Assist Accounting Manager with special projects and provide team leadership
  • Open to new processes and suggests efficiencies for project accounting
  • Provide in depth review, support and guidance during budgeting process and expense reconciliation preparation to property management team and accountants/team members
  • Perform secondary review for new accountants/team members
  • Prepare recurring and ad hoc analysis and reporting with limited direction from manager

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparation of monthly financial statement packages includes: creating and posting journal entries recorded to the general ledger, fixed asset depreciation and amortization roll-forward, advanced review of general ledger and income statement, bank statement reconciliations, in depth review of property manager variance comments, and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparation and submission of Sales & Use Tax returns as applicable.
  • Project cash management: ensure critical timely payment of utilities, taxes, mortgages and owner distributions.
  • Review and posting of cash receipts along with review and process payment of vendor invoices.
  • Frequent communication and interaction with property management team and limited assignment of client relationship contacts.
  • Supervision of assigned accountants/team members with evaluation of their work product for accuracy and completeness.
  • Identify training needs and provide technical guidance to accountants/team members.
  • Assist Accounting Manager with transition and setup of new project assignments.
  • Properly records the closing statement for purchased projects and/or sale of projects.
  • Ensure compliance with SOC I requirements for self and property management team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree w/Accounting classes required.