Real Estate Accounting Associate in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 07/24/23


  • Multi-billion dollar real estate investment firm expanding through acquisitions, enhancements, and the operation of distinctive retail properties in thriving markets
  • A company that manages a multi-fund private equity platform to generate returns for a large roster of industry-leading investors
  • A team that adequately balances and optimizes long-term risk-adjusted returns
  • A company devoted to the growth and expansion of Charlotte and surrounding areas
  • Excellent culture committed to employee growth with a very tenured team with a fun office environment
  • Daily visibility and partnership opportunity with executive leadership
  • The opportunity to work with an industry leader with a focus on continuous growth and expansion
  • Competitive benefits package and compensation structure with an opportunity for profit sharing
LOCATION: Charlotte, NC

  • Reports to the Investment Accounting leadership team and works closely with the Chief Financial Officer, Asset Management, Treasury, and Corporate Accounting.
  • Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate accounting for a portfolio of investments and performing related financial analysis.
  • Preparation of accounting support records, preparing financial statements, communicating financial information to various departments, and participating in the overall monthly, quarterly, and annual close process and related internal and external reporting.
  • Participate in the budgeting, reforecasting, and business intelligence processes of the company
  • Ensure timely and accurate accounting for a portfolio of investments and perform related financial analysis, including recurring journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance reports and internal/external financial reporting
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly close of the property general ledgers and creation of property level financial statements
  • Review budget to actual explanations by line item for all properties and determine the key drivers of budget to actual property Net Operating Income variances
  • Partner with the Investment Accounting leadership team and Asset Management team members on the budgeting and reforecasting process for all properties
  • Partner with the Asset Management team to review accounts receivable detail along with the operations teams to determine the required bad debt reserves and to ensure all income is billed in accordance with lease terms, including review of monthly accruals and annual reconciliations of recovery items
  • Participate in departmental projects that deploy updated processes and technology to create efficiencies and automate manual tasks
  • Assist with special projects or tasks to support the overall Company’s goals
  • Assist with the development of procedures around financial reporting and internal controls
  • 1+ years of relevant experience 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business, or a finance related field; MACC or CPA or equivalent preferred
  • Strong technical accounting skills with an understanding of GAAP (fair value accounting preferred) 
  • Experience in commercial real estate including retail or mixed-use properties is highly preferred 
  • Working knowledge of Yardi and Argus Enterprise is preferred 
  • Acute attention to detail and passion for quality 
  • Interested in process improvement and documentation
  • Limited travel
  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Date Posted: 07/24/23
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