Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842881_2758622
  • Salary:
    $ 55000 - $ 70000

Parker + Lynch is currently conducting a search for a Staff Accountant to join a large real estate organization in Center City. This is a great opportunity to join a growing organization that offers work/life balance, tuition reimbursement, and prefers to promote internally. As the Staff Accountant you will be responsible for assisting with all financials for assigned properties including the monthly/quarterly close, AR, AP, and financial statement preparation.

Our client is seeking up and coming accounting professionals with 1-3 years of previous experience, an interest in the real estate industry, ability to present financial findings, and a strong understanding of US GAAP.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in month-end close activities, including analysis for journal entry preparation while ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • In depth foreign currency analysis and journal entry preparation.
  • Participates in month-end activities via communications and issue resolution, including bringing issues to management's attention before they affect productivity.
  • Prepares and analyzes balance sheet reconciliations and supporting documentation with a focus on operational efficiencies and accounting compliance.
  • Analyzes and prepares communication of internal and external month-end reporting (including standard reports and analytics.)
  • Provides user support for systems/programs to both internal and external customers.
  • Assists in resolving issues and answering questions for internal and external customers and prepares adhoc reports.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 1-3 years of previous accounting experience
  • Real Estate industry experience a plus
  • Ability to work fluently in Excel