Senior Financial Accountant

<strong>At Brookfield Properties, the foundation of our continued success is our people. Our talented associates build rewarding and challenging careers within our industry-leading real estate services business. We focus on long-term development of our people through our "promote from within" philosophy and have maintained an entrepreneurial, innovative approach to our business &ndash; keeping us nimble and setting us apart as a landlord partner of choice.</strong>

Cleveland, OH

Brookfield Properties

<div><strong>Our multifamily group is successful because our talented associates share a singular goal of ensuring our properties operate and innovate at the highest level for our residents, stakeholders and communities. &nbsp;</strong><br /><br /></div> <div><strong>We hire visionary, entrepreneurial talent &ndash; from real estate backgrounds and beyond &ndash; who will challenge the status quo to continuously improve our business. If you are ready to build a rewarding, exciting career, we want to hear from you.</strong><br /><br /></div> <div><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Click here</a> to review all open positions&nbsp;and refer a friend</strong></div>

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Full Time

Overview: <p><strong>At Brookfield Properties, our success starts with our people. People like you.</strong></p> <p>We develop, operate, and manage more than 650 properties and 325 million square feet of real estate across the globe. It&rsquo;s a feat that wouldn&rsquo;t be possible without our team, a diverse group of creative visionaries and innovative experts who are relentless in pursuit of one goal: to ensure our buildings don&rsquo;t simply meet the needs of our tenants, residents, and communities &mdash; but exceed them, every day.</p> <p>We know that a &ldquo;one-size-fits-all&rdquo; approach doesn&rsquo;t work when it comes to residential living. That&rsquo;s why, at Brookfield Properties, our portfolio features a wide range of options for any stage of life. And though our properties may be diverse, one thing is universal: all offer the unparalleled quality, service, and support our residents deserve.</p> <p>If you&rsquo;re ready to be a part of our team, we encourage you to apply.</p> <p>We are searching for a talented&nbsp;<strong>Senior Financial Accountant&nbsp;</strong>to be based out of&nbsp;<strong>Key Tower in downtown Cleveland, OH</strong>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Overview:</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Senior Financial Accountant focuses on the generation, preparation, and communication of information that is complete and accurate to support effective decision making, management, internal controls, and financial reporting. Senior Financial Accountants are responsible for completing a wide range of general accounting, real estate accounting, and reporting activities under the guidance and supervision of Accounting Managers or Supervisors. Senior Financial Accountants may be responsible for a portfolio ranging from 10-20 properties depending on the level of accounting complexity involved. Senior Financial Accountants&rsquo; responsibilities reflect varying levels of capabilities and are expected to evolve as individuals acquire relevant experience and demonstrate greater accountability.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul><li>Preparing and analyzing journal entries on both GAAP and tax basis including but not limited to: standard entries, applicable reclassifications / adjustments, review of all income and expenses, accruals, overhead allocations, consolidations and eliminations, and intercompany transactions. Collaborating with business unit and property level colleagues to obtain necessary data and documentation to prepare and support journal entries. </li><li>Preparing and distributing periodic reports for various legal entities (properties, management services companies, partnerships), external business partners (joint venture partners), governmental agencies (HUD, FAH), lending institutions (banks, institutional investors), and external auditors. Required periodic reports may include but are not limited to: Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flows statements. </li><li>Train, coach and mentor Financial Accountants and other Senior Financial Accountants on general accounting and property accounting processes and activities. Provide insights into accounting for complex transactions and/or properties. </li><li>Supporting preparation of SOX 404 package including but not limited to: expense and income review, journal entries / supporting documentation, accounts payable and accounts receivable support, and fixed asset analysis. Performing tests of internal controls under SOX 404. </li><li>Preparing support data and analyses for financial reporting requirements and corporate communications needs including but not limited to: schedules, reconciliations, footnotes, board books, earnings calls, and analysts requests. Performing variance analysis, as required. </li><li>Preparing reconciliations of general ledger accounts, as required. Ensuring completion of periodic accounting close checklists for respective entities. Supporting independent third party property audits. </li></ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>This position requires an Undergraduate Degree in Accounting or Finance</li><li>Certified Public Accountant licensing preferred</li><li>5-7 years of Public Accounting or Real Estate Accounting experience preferred</li><li>Required skills for this position include: General Accounting Principles & Processes, Quality Assurance Reviews, People Management & Development, and Microsoft Office</li><li>This position requires up to 10% travel.<br /></li></ul>