Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Director of Lease Accounting (MD)

Job Location: North Bergen, NJ

Our publicly traded client is currently experiencing tremendous growth. They are seeking a Director of Lease Accounting to be part of a newly formed group. The primary purpose of this position is to manage worldwide lease accounting and reporting for the real estate portfolio. This role will report to the VP of Finance and will work with a number of internal domestic and international business partners across all brands. Support implementation of ASC 842 and the lease accounting software solution including managing IT developer and data migration team, confirming accuracy of calculations and system integration to the general ledger. Learn lease abstract, accounting and payment, processes and develop skills to act as subject matter expert and super user of the software to assist in training and support of global users across all brands. Responsible for accounting in accordance with GAAP including the completeness and accuracy of the lease population (as well as potential for embedded leases), review of discount rate and reconciliation of ROU Asset, Lease Liability, other occupancy type accounts. Ideal candidate will come from public and have technical accounting abilities.

Big 4 Experience or Public Accounting. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. Experience with technical accounting and systems implementation. 8-12 years of progressive accounting experience.

Please contact Marc Devito at

150–160k + Bonus

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