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, based in the Tampa Bay area in Florida, 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 as part of separate Stoneweg US investment funds.  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 $500 million of equity and the acquisition of over 18,500 multifamily units since 2016.  The Company plans to remain focused on this aggressive growth strategy for 2022 and beyond. 

 

POSITION:

The Accounting Analyst will work cross functionally to support the Accounting and Asset Management teams, to perform and support a wide variety of accounting duties including preparing, maintaining and reconciling financial transactions and reports for the property ledgers.  The role will 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, a liaison between the Asset Managers and Accounting teams.

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:

  • Coordinate and track monthly reporting deliverables from 3rd party property managers.

  • Assist with validation and preparation of monthly financial packages.

  • Assist with and support month-end and year-end close activities, from cash account reconciliations to journal entry and financial statement preparation for joint-venture ledgers.

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

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

  • Identify and investigate actual-to-budget variance outliers, anomalies and unexpected items. 

  • Assist in budget preparation and reporting.

  • Assist with Real Estate Tax and Personal Property Tax deliverables

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

  • Review cash balances and property distributions.

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

 

REQUIREMENTS:​

Education/Job Experience:

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

  • CPA highly preferred

  • 3+ years corporate accounting experience

  • Property Management accounting experience required

  • 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:

Qualified candidates should email their resume to the following address: alexandra@griffin-resources.com  

 

Additional information may be found at www.stoneweg.us

 

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May 2022