Job Category: Accounting

Senior Lease Accountant (MD)

Job Location: Nutley, NJ

Date Posted: 2021-05-13

The successful candidate for Senior Accountant, Shared Services must possess basic accounting knowledge and experience, along with strong inter-personal skills. The candidates primary responsibilities will be to perform detail review of lease agreements, accounting functions and analysis for the Companys lease portfolios along with supporting certain areas of the closing and reporting process, streamlining procedures, and assisting in the ongoing review of the SOX internal control process. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for assisting finance functions including planning, forecasting and reporting of the rent and occupancy expenses. This individual will also be involved in a number of ad-hoc projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain and close SAP general ledger monthly for the Companys lease portfolio under ASC 842. Perform detailed review and analysis of lease agreements and track all related-activities. Create and maintain certain lease amortization schedules in CoStar[CR(1]. Prepare monthly account reconciliations and analyses, including ROU assets and lease liabilities, etc. Prepare accurate monthly forecasts and annual plans for multiple divisions. Partner with various teams, including Lease Administration, FP&A, Legal, and Real Estate. Assist in the design and implementation of process improvements and best practices. Maintain and review documented procedures and ensure compliance with SOX requirements. Assist with non-routine accounting research and ad-hoc assignments.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
BS in Accounting or Finance preferred. CPA preferred. Strong analytical skills and initiative as well as attention to detail. Proficiency in Excel and other MS Office applications. Experience with Hyperion/Essbase, SAP general ledger application and lease administration system (CoStar). Focus on driving improvements and changes within a finance function. Results orientated, flexible, resourceful, and self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple deliverables.

Please contact Marc Devito at mdevito@clarkdavis.com

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