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Job #855: Accounting Manager - New York, NY (7-31-18)

  • Job Title: Accounting Manager
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Open

Job Description:

MLA Properties is seeking an Accounting Manager.

MLA Properties invests in residential and commercial real estate throughout the United States with a strong focus on evaluating risk adjusted returns. Since MLA’s launch, the company has acquired more than 1,000,000 square feet of retail in addition to several thousand apartments across New York City and Arizona. MLA currently has more than $250MM of assets under management.

Responsibilities:

• Prepare consolidation of several properties from information maintained by third-party property managers of commercial and residential properties
• Record opening entries for new acquisitions
• Maintain books and records for all investors
• Responsible for review of accounts receivable and accounts payable, expense accruals, bank account reconciliations, etc., for all properties
• Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital
• Maintain timely cash recording and monitor daily cash balances for corporate entities
• Review all invoicing and payables for properties
• Lead multiple accounting and reporting projects by collaborating with team members, property and asset managers, and other departments
• Read and interpret lease verbiage as it relates to CAM, insurance and real estate tax provisions
• Establish, modify, document and coordinate the implementation of internal controls and procedures
• Assist property management team with preparation of annual budgets and operating expense reconciliations
• Review and correct entries made incorrectly at the property level
• Assist in preparation of audit and review work papers for internal and external audits
• Prepare and deliver compiled financial statements to external accountants that reconcile for variations in reporting at the property level
• Coordinate with external accountant in preparation of tax returns

Required Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• CPA with 5-6 years of real estate accounting experience
• Strong Excel skills
• Must be detail oriented and a team player
• Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with cross functional teams
• Must be deadline driven
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Interested candidates should contact Michael Cohan at: michael@mlaprop.com. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #855 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Jennifer Rosener at friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.