STAFF ACCOUNTANT I

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Stoneweg US, one of the nation’s fastest growing multifamily real estate investment and development companies, is currently seeking a Staff Accountant. Based in St. Petersburg, Florida, Stoneweg US serves as the exclusive investment manager of Varia US Properties AG, a publicly traded Swiss 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 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 Staff Accountant will work closely with the Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager to support a wide variety of accounting duties including leading monthly close, acting as a liaison between SW US Accounting and our property managers (who perform the day-to-day property accounting), working with third parties on real estate and personal property taxes, and coordinating with other departments to ensure the accurate recording of property acquisitions. This role will have significant interaction with our third-party service providers and property managers.

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:

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

  • Assist with and support month-end and year-end close activities, including preparing monthly financial packages, running control workpapers, identifying and investigating unexpected trends, and performing top-side journal entries as needed.

  • Coordinate the property acquisition process from the accounting perspective, including journalizing the acquisition entry, obtaining cost segregation studies from third parties, uploading the budget received from the Asset Management team, etc.

  • Assist with real estate tax and personal property tax deliverables, including preparing budgets and communicating any necessary adjustments to the PM.

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

  • Perform balance sheet reviews and coordinate any adjustments with the property managers.

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education/Job Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required

  • 1+ years of accounting experience (multifamily property accounting is preferred)

  • Experience with Yardi is a plus

Skills/Knowledge/Qualities:

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel

  • Organized, detail oriented, and exceptional time management skills

  • Steady and reliable team player with a willingness to help out however necessary to achieve the team’s deadlines and goals

  • Ability to adapt to change and solve problems

  • Ability to effectively compose business correspondence and other related materials

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: Alexandra@griffin-resources.com.

 

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.  

 

August 2022