Sr. Accountant, Property Accounting
The Senior Accountant, Property Accounting is responsible for performing general accounting functions for a portfolio of approximately 80,000 single-family rental properties, maintaining the integrity of the general ledger, working with other departments to understand their business unit and impact on the financials, and collaborating with other teams within the Accounting Department to ensure timely delivery of financials. The ideal candidate will have experience and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, be able to manage multiple tasks, and have a desire to grow and develop the team.
Invitation Homes is a public company with an entrepreneurial spirit that embraces teamwork, process improvement, and associate development.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures month-end close deadlines are met, prepares monthly journal entries, completes bank reconciliations, and maintains balance sheet account reconciliations.
Reviews work completed by accounting associates for accuracy and completeness in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Reviews the Balance Sheet and Income Statement to ensure accuracy.
Responsible for understanding a variety of financial reports and the impact of the single-family rental business on results of operations.
Mentors and encourages staff and their professional development.
Assists with external and internal audit requests (SOX, Compliance, Internal Controls, etc.).
Participates in Company-provided training.
Perform other duties as assigned
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field is required.
- 3 - 5 years of experience in accounting and financial statement preparation is required. Property Accounting experience is preferred.
- Intermediate Excel expertise required; Yardi experience a plus.
- Experience working with high volumes of data.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities including the ability to identify and implement best practices that improve the team’s effectiveness and efficiency.
Highly self-motivated and directed.
Ability to perform advanced mathematical and accounting functions.
Ability to follow and apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Ability to read and comprehend financial statements.
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to relate to others.
Professional verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to set and meet goals and consistently meet deadlines.