ACCOUNTING ANALYST

COMPANY OVERVIEW: 

Stoneweg US, one of the nation’s fastest growing multifamily real estate investment and development companies, is currently seeking an Accounting Analyst. Stoneweg US serves as exclusive investment manager of Varia US Properties AG, a Swiss, publicly traded real estate fund (SIX Swiss Exchange ticker: VARN) and partners with US and international equity investors to acquire and develop multifamily assets in markets with strong population growth and positive trending economic conditions.  The Stoneweg US team challenges the conventions of real estate investment through research driven, results-oriented approach that has led to the successful deployment of over $500 million of equity and the acquisition of over 14,000 multifamily units since 2016.  The Company plans to remain focused on this aggressive growth strategy for 2021 and beyond. 

POSITION:

The Accounting Analyst will perform and support a wide variety of accounting duties including preparing, maintaining and reconciling financial transactions and reports for corporate ledgers, assist with the monthly accounting close process, assist with external audits/tax engagements and have significant interaction with our third-party service providers and property managers. This position will also support Stoneweg asset managers that oversee our multifamily portfolio and will report to the Accounting Manager in our St. Petersburg, FL corporate office.

The ideal candidate will be a curious, detail-oriented team player with a steady, methodical approach who is also comfortable delivering reliable results in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that requires the ability to adjust to shifting priorities and accomplish multiple tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

  • Assist with and support month-end and year-end close activities, from balance sheet/cash account reconciliations to journal entry and financial statement preparation for corporate / consolidated ledgers.

  • Assist with validation and preparation of monthly financial packages.

  • Compile and process time-sensitive analysis and control activities during monthly close.

  • Reconcile general ledger and subsidiary accounts, records, reports and journals including bank reconciliations.

  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and research/examine records as directed.

  • Identify and investigate outliers, anomalies, and unexpected items. 

  • Assist in budget preparation and reporting.

  • Assist with preparation of audit schedules for external auditors as needed.

  • Assist with preparation and coordination of State and Federal tax filings and legal entity support.

  • Coordinate with 3rd party service providers to support ERP maintenance and credit facility administration.

  • Work with other departments to assist and solve problems / issues.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required (Master’s preferred)

  • CPA highly preferred

  • 3+ years corporate accounting experience

  • Public Accounting (recognized firm) or Internal Audit experience preferred

  • Prior experience in accounting and/or audit roles

  • Real estate experience (especially in multifamily) a plus

  •  Skills/Knowledge/Qualities:

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required

  • Steady, reliable performer with a supportive mindset

  • Ability to adapt to change and solve problems

  • Experience with Yardi a plus

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles/ability to research

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in a professional manner

  • Ability to effectively compose business correspondence and other related materials

  • Organized, detail oriented, and exceptional time management skills are required

 

COMPENSATION:

The chosen candidate will receive a competitive salary, bonus eligibility, and an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and a matching 401(k) plan.

 

CONTACT & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Qualified candidates should email their resume to the following address: charles.hamm@stoneweg.com  
 

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Additional information may be found at www.stoneweg.us.