Randstad Property Accounting Manager in San Francisco, California

Property Accounting Manager

job details:

  • location:San Francisco, CA

  • salary:$100,000 - $120,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, March 13, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:425451

  • questions:415-733-7530.

job description

Accounting Manager - Property Accounting

Multi-billion dollar real estate investment company is currently looking for an Accounting Manager to oversee a group within their property accounting functions. This is a newly created role because of a large real estate fund they recently received and they will continue to grow within the department as they continue to invest in properties. Excellent stability, team, and opportunity for development.

Will consider a strong Senior Accountant that wants growth or someone that is more established as an Accounting Manager.

For consideration please apply directly to this position.

The Accounting Manager will primarily be responsible for the accounting of 3-4 properties as well reviewing month-end packages for other team members in the group. This position requires someone who is motivated, interested in learning and very attentive to detail. The individual for this position should be comfortable working and contributing to a team environment, enjoy being in a busy environment where new and complex transactions occur and interfacing at various levels within and outside the organization. This position will report to the Controller.


In addition to assisting the Controller in special projects as assigned, the primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Oversee the accounting for a portfolio of properties.

  • Ensure accounting transactions are recorded in accordance with GAAP.

  • Month/Year end closing functions such as cash/balance sheet reconciliations, update and review workpapers,

  • Prepare and review the calculation of asset management fees, property/construction management fees.

  • Record and review accounting for acquisitions/dispositions of real estate.

  • Assist with the preparation and review of tax packages for external tax accountants.

  • Prepare audit work papers and financial statement & footnote disclosures for external auditors

  • Assist with the documenting accounting policies and procedures and identify internal control issues.

  • Assist with the annual budget process and variance reporting.

  • Prepare ad hoc reports for various internal and external parties.

  • Mentor/supervise existing and new team members.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with equivalent related experience.

  • Must have a minimum of 5+ years of progressive real estate accounting experience.

  • CPA or CPA Candidate preferred.

  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Possess the ability to understand & interpret specific legal agreements such as loan documents and purchase and sale agreements.