New Job Accountant - Corp Acct In Quebec

Accountant - Corp Acct

Company : Realterm
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Quebec

Full Description

Realterm is a real estate operator whose employees have a track record of capitalizing on durable insights into the supply and demand of real assets through the global supply chain. Realterm seeks to build and invest in value-added business platforms that have a proprietary position in their markets, source investments with favorable supply/demand dynamics and bring intense focus to operating results.

Realterm offers several career fields such as Accounting, Leasing, Construction and Property Management that make working here unique, challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. With offices in Amsterdam, Annapolis, Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Montreal, Mumbai, New York and Singapore you are empowered to take your career where you want it to go.

A career at Realterm allows you thrive in a fast-paced workplace environment with tremendous scale. Enjoy working in a collaborative environment with supportive teammates where you will be challenged to grow and be at your best every day.

We offer our employees a robust and competitive benefits package. If you are looking for a rewarding career in private equity commercial real estate, apply today.

SUMMARY
This position serves as the Staff Accountant within the Corporate Accounting and Reporting team having responsibilities related to maintaining the books and records of various entities of the organization, which includes obtaining detailed knowledge of the company’s structure as well as cost center and profit center metrics for capturing and reporting revenues and expenses.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Books and Records Maintenance:
  • Ensure financial information related to various corporate entities is maintained in a quality manner and is accurate, timely, complete, and in accordance with GAAP, agreements, and company policies
  • Gain understanding of cost centers and profit centers and how they are used within the company. Consult with manager to determine if new cost centers and profit centers are needed and create, if necessary
  • Monitor fixed assets for additions and coordinate the depreciation of such assets with the Capital Accounting team
  • Gain general knowledge of significant agreements including the basis, calculation, and payment of various revenues and expenses
  • Process distributions and contributions as needed for Realterm corporate entities
  • Provide partners with reporting on capital activity when appropriate
  • Calculate and post monthly equity flow through income/loss from investments
  • Assist in providing accurate reporting of estimated annual taxable income
  • Understand the nature of cross-border transactions and assess the implication of foreign currency exchange and transfer pricing to reporting and cash management
  • Gather information from the various accounting teams to properly record, estimate, and budget expenses and revenues
  • Ensure costs reported in expense reports are properly coded
  • Identify misclassified balances in both the income statement and balance sheet and correct, as necessary
  • Set up new general ledger accounts and entities as needed
  • Review and approve invoices for payment
  • Maintain additional books and records, as deemed necessary
  • Assist with gathering items for audits, ad hoc reporting, and budgeting as needed
  • Month Close Activities:
  • Create and maintain various account reconciliations
  • Monthly review of cost center expenses and profit center revenues for accuracy
  • Intercompany shared services billings and related billings
  • Ownership of balance sheets and related reconciliations
  • Record cross-border intercompany foreign exchange adjustments and foreign exchange translations
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience with Yardi accounting system desirable
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Detail oriented, well organized, team oriented, able to handle multiple projects at a time, comfortable in a fast-paced environment, and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
  • 0 to 2 years of accounting experience preferred
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The position will work in a general office setting and may require travel of less than 5% annually to remote office locations based on organizational/business needs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for the majority of the workday, sitting at a desk, consistently operating a computer. The person in this position must be able to access file cabinets and office machinery (to include a computer, copier, and fax machine). On occasion, may need to lift boxes of up to 10 lbs.

Realterm is an equal opportunity employer, as we value and respect diversity. We encourage diversity in ideas, opinions, experiences and identities. We do not discriminate in our employment practices based upon protected class, to include race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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