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Director of Accounting

Company: Confidential
Location: New York
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

A NYC Owner and Manager of a large portfolio of residential rental properties is looking for a Director of Accounting to oversee and manage a team of people and all accounting operations and special projects. The successful candidate will be a hands-on self-starter and possess excellent interpersonal and management skills. A CPA accreditation a plus and in-depth knowledge of YARDI software is a 'must.'POSITION SUMMARYThe successful candidate will direct the financial affairs of the organization and prepare financial analyses of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for the guidance of management. The position is responsible for the company's financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the conduct of its relationships with lending institutions and the financial community, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports. The position involves supervision over property accounting, internal auditing, and budgetary controls.KEY RESPONSIBILITIESOversee the preparation and review of financial statements to determine the company's financial health and communicate solutionsMaintains the company's system of accounts and keeps books and records on all company transactions and assetsCoordinates and directs the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures (including the cost accounting system), and analyzes and reports variancesImplement and strengthen internal controls and accounting infrastructure to keep pace with growth strategyIs responsible for tax planning and compliance with all federal, state, and local corporate, payroll, and other applicable taxesFurnishes internal reports, revises and updates reports to be more useful and efficient, and furnishes external reports as necessaryMinimum Qualifications:5-7 years experience in Property Management Accounting, with at least 2 years as a Controller. Must have proven ability to effectively supervise, motivate and manage an Accounting/Bookkeeping department. Strong communication skills. Education Requirement:- Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. CPA preferred. Preferred Skills:- Ability to work as a team member in addition to leading a team- Analytical- Tax knowledge- Oral and written communication.- Project management Accounting Specific:- Review and maintain cash flow.- Approve and review financial reports/statements, including budget preparation/comparisons.- Prepare financial numbers for tax appeals.- Review payroll returns.- Lead due diligence preparation as required.- Lead new acquisition process as required.- Respond to owner's needs as required.- Reconcile accounting hardware and software issues.- Act as a team player; demonstrate initiative and interpersonal skills to promote and maintain successful team relations and outcomes. Management Specific:- Respond to team member's inquires.- Provide guidance in day-to-day activities as required.- Participate in hiring and termination decisions.- Conduct Accounting Department performance evaluations.- Assist team members in setting goals and/or objectives.

Keywords: Confidential, New York , Director of Accounting, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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