Staff Accountant

New York, New York • $70,000 - $80,000

About the Company: 

Our client is one of the largest global privately held real estate firms United States. Formed over 30 years ago, the company is a fully integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing, and sales. Headquartered in New York City, the company has offices all over the world with over 3,500 professionals.


The Staff Accountant will assist in the preparation of financial reports and analysis for one of the largest Real Estate development projects in NYC history.

  • Work with Senior Accountants on the day-to-day accounting for the project
  • Prepare cost reconciliation and allocation reviews
  • Assist with review of construction billings
  • Month-end and quarterly reporting
  • Review invoice billing and coding
  • Journal entry adjustments
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors
  • Experience preparing GAAP financial statements
  • Work closely with the Real Estate Development team: Construction, Design, Development, Finance, Tax, and Legal, as well as any third-party entities
  • Update management as necessary
  • Assist with special projects



  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant accounting experience with a real estate development or construction company
  • Public accounting experience, a plus
  • Highly intelligent with excellent analytical skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ideal candidate is a highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Clear communicator with the ability to interact with senior leaders
  • Team player
  • Superior organizational skills
  • A mature professional with excellent judgment and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards accounting software, a plus
  • Undergraduate degree



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