Senior Real Estate Accountant

  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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Senior Real Estate Accountant

Accounting Principals is looking to hire a Senior Real Estate Accountant in Los Angeles, CA. This contract requires an individual who can reach far beyond with great analytical capabilities, interpersonal skills, and an excellent detail-oriented mentality. Apply now if you meet the qualifications!



  • Apply cash, accrual and full GAAP accounting principles to prepare, analyze, maintain and deliver complete and accurate financial reports for a highly complex or strategic portfolio of clients and properties
  • Complete and oversee advanced level accounting transactions in preparation of client financial statement packages
  • Create and post journal entries
  • Ensure that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted
  • Generate and review financial packages for accuracy and comprehensive reporting
  • Prepare packages on a schedule to ensure timely delivery to the client and other management teams
  • Adhere to Real Estate Accounting Policies and Procedures (REAPP) to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are consistently met
  • Review and audit funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures
  • Respond to and resolves issues and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements
  • Research open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues
  • Create or review complex property budgets and forecasting for assigned property portfolios
  • Participate in new property and client transitions, and client audit requests
  • Communicate requests for additional services from clients and the field to senior management and understands the scope of accounting services for the properties in portfolio
  • May oversee the completion of projects including independent preparation and review of CAM (Common Area Maintenance) reconciliations, purchase/sale proration, lease abstract analysis, property software setups, and opening/closing entry generations
  • Coordinate work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines
  • Provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers
  • May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project


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