Senior Accountant

New York, New York • $90,000 - $105,000

About the Company:

Our client, a real estate development and investment firm, is looking for a Senior Accountant to join the firm. This position will work and liaise with project team, accounting team/lender(s) team and manage the overall project budget/proforma on a daily basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide value engineering recommendations concerning availability of materials and labor, time requirements for installation and construction, and other factors related to costs, including costs of alternative designs or materials, and possible cost reductions and economies
  • Provide input as necessary with the sales team on logistics of delivery of fully fitted out units
  • Oversee the budget as it relates to the design team and their ability to meet the projects budget objectives along with PM’s
  • Oversee/monitor the budget for timelines and ensure project team remains focused on the projects development schedule/budget
  • Monitor the day to day progress of the project, evaluate its conformance to the project schedule, assist in the mitigation of any risks that could cause a delay
  • If necessary, bid and coordinate any owner direct vendors such as FFE, security, AV
  • Review and process applications for payment from all applicable contractors and design professionals, including but not limited to receipt of lien releases and providing general recommendations to the Owner with respect to certification of such applications for payment and coordination with Owner’s funding source (lender, if applicable) and its inspectors
  • Assist Owner in reviewing, negotiating, and processing change orders and construction change directives
  • Monitoring contractor cashflow – anticipated vs actual
  • Manage and work with accounting to produce quarterly financial statements to lender/partners

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • 5+ years of real estate – construction development experience

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $90,000 – $105,000 with bonus potential
  • Strong benefits

 

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