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Real Estate Accountant (Memphis, TN)
Ref No.: 17-04714
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 11/13/2017 to 04/30/2018
Pay Rate : $ 20.00 - 26.00 /Hour
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Real Estate Accountant to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Memphis, TN.

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Job Title: Real Estate Accountant
Work Location: Memphis, TN
Duration: 6 month contract with option to extend or hire
Education/Experience Required: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience.


Job Description & Responsibilities:
  • Completes intermediate to advanced level accounting transactions in preparation of client financial statement packages.
  • Creates and posts journal entries.
  • Ensures that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted.
  • Generates and reviews financial packages for accuracy and comprehensive reporting.
  • Prepares packages on a schedule to ensure timely delivery to the client and other management teams.
  • Adheres to Client Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are consistently met.
  • Reviews and audits funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures.
  • Responds to and resolves issues and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements.
  • Researches open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues.
  • Participates in budgeting and forecasting for assigned property portfolio, new property and client transitions, and client audit requests.
  • Assists in training team members on portfolio specific transitions.
  • Monitors scope of services delivered and provides feedback to manager regarding any changes in scope.
  • Coordinates work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two to four years of related experience and/or training including 2+ years professional level accounting experience, preferably 2+ years experience in general accounting, A/P, A/R clerical and/or entry level accountant positions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and interact effectively with management, employees, and auditors.
  • Must have the ability to convey financial issues to non-financial users.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations.
  • Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions.
  • Conducts basic financial analysis.
  • Follows accounting practices to ensure optimum client satisfaction while guaranteeing the client's financial interests are protected.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
  • Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Experience with automated accounting and financial management systems.
For more information or to view other opportunities, visit us at www.paladininc.com.

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