Senior Accountant with CPA to join a new team - Publicly traded global

Mughal and Associates
Miami, FL
Mar 01, 2017
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Job Description

Mughal & Associates is looking for a Senior Accountant for our client, a publicly traded global real estate investment firm based in Miami. Our client has created a new team to support it's groeth through acquisition.

If you're a Senior Accountant with a CPA looking to fast track your career in a public company setting, this opportunity is for you.


The Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting in the accurate accounting of all assets, liabilities, equity, income, expense and statistical accounts.

This person will work on a team that deals directly with Property Management Companies to collect and record the financial results of properties owned by the Company.

The Senior Accountant will assist in implementing industry best practices to ensure accurate and timely monthly closes, as well as full compliance with all internal controls.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform preliminary and detailed review of monthly financial packages (including general ledger and bank account reconciliations) prepared by the Property Management companies

Perform preliminary review of expenditures capitalized by the Property Management team and input approved entries into the Asset Management module

Perform preliminary review of new and amended leases for proper accounting in accordance with U.S. GAAP

Communicate directly with Property Management team with regards to follow-up questions and deliverables

Prepare all accounting entries related to assigned areas and ensure the accuracy of accounts and balances

Prepare reconciliations for internally managed accounts in a format that allows supervisor to understand in review process

Prepare monthly variance explanations for significant fluctuations of Actual to Plan and Prior Period, as used in meetings

Prepare quarterly and year-end financial schedules and related footnotes with strict adherence to departmental deadlines

Assist with the annual budgeting process (if needed)

Make recommendations to improve existing processes

Assist with special projects/requests as necessary

Knowledge and Skills:

CPA Mandatory

Strong analytical, organizational, and planning skills

Positive problem-solving mentality that seeks solutions and improvements

Detail-oriented with good communication and interpersonal abilities

Skilled in the analysis and explanation of variances and the ability to dig in to the details to understand financial transactions

Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and PeopleSoft

Education and Experience:

A Bachelors or Master's degree in Accounting, with a CPA designation mandatory.

2-4 years Public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred).

Company Description
Mughal & Associates is a South Florida-based Corporate Recruitment and Staffing Firm Specializing in the placement of Temporary, Contract, Contract/Temporary to Hire, Full-Time Professional Search and Payroll Services.

In a world of generalists, Mughal & Associates are proven specialists. We believe that our unparalleled customer service and valued relationships is what sets us apart. Our team of seasoned professionals and industry experts deliver a level of knowledge, service and quality placements difficult to find in the South Florida market.

Miami, FL


Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:04:04 PST