SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Stoneweg US, one of the nation’s fastest growing multifamily real estate investment and development companies, is currently seeking a Senior Accountant.  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 also 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 a research driven, results-oriented approach that has led to the successful deployment of over $400 million of equity and the acquisition of over 12,000 multifamily units since 2016.  The Company plans to remain focused on this aggressive growth strategy for 2021 and beyond. 

 

POSITION:

The Senior Accountant will perform 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 and have significant interaction with our third-party property managers. There will also be an opportunity to work on certain treasury / bank related functions. This position will also work with Stoneweg asset managers that oversee our multifamily portfolio. This will be an exciting role with opportunities to take on additional responsibly as the Company continues to grow.  This position will report to the Assistant Controller in our St. Petersburg, FL corporate office.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, motivated self-starter with a hands-on approach.  This person will be results-oriented and able to excel in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that requires one to be able to adjust to shifting priorities and accomplish multiple tasks.


RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES

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

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial packages and submit timely to the Assistant Controller for review and approval to finalize reporting within the proper time frame.

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

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

  • Responsible for maintaining as well as designing and implementing change improvements for the accounting function.

  • Interact with out finance colleagues in Switzerland on various financial and reporting projects.

  • Perform special financial analysis and research records as directed. 

  • Perform process improvement/automation tasks on a consistent basis.

  • Review GAAP/ IFRS statements when needed to ensure financial statement accuracy.

  • Assist in budget preparation and reporting.

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

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

Education & Experience

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

  • CPA highly preferred

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

  • 2+ years’ experience in accounting and/or audit roles

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required

  • Treasury / on-line banking systems experience highly desired

  • Self-starter with little supervision needed

  • Ability to adapt to change and solve problems

  • Experience with Yardi a plus

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles/ability to research

  • Proactively engage in process improvement/automation

  • 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

  • A desire to learn and take on increasing levels of responsibility.

COMPENSATION:

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


CONTACT:
Qualified candidates should email their resume to the following address: rbrehl@stoneweg.com

 

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NOTE: This job description is inclusive of but not limited to the job specifications contained herein. Additional duties or job functions may be required as deemed necessary by the CFO.
October 2020