Senior Associate – Real Estate Fund & Property Accounting (Hybrid)

Job Description

This role is a client facing role, and the candidate will be expected to provide accounting support and guidance to property accounting teams and staff accountants. The candidate’s principal responsibilities will include review of property reporting and collaborating with various stakeholders to transfer that data in a timely, consistent, and efficient manner. Experience with private equity real estate funds will be instrumental in this candidate’s success. A candidate open to technology innovations will flourish in this role.

The candidate is expected to be organized, follow up with stakeholders and team members, and ask questions when they encounter a new concept. The candidate would continue to develop subject matter expertise and bring to light any issues with data and process to streamline assigned work. This role will allow the candidate access to professionals of all levels and an ability to carry themselves professionally is a must.

This role provides the private equity/real estate fund accountant a rare opportunity to learn more about the portfolio, mentor dedicated staff accountants, participate in expanding a unique product offering, and pursue career and self-development opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Review and troubleshoot monthly industry standard packages prepared by property accountants
  • Maintain quarterly fair value workpapers and coordinate on reconciliations to fund level NAV
  • Review legal documents and translate into journal entries for staff accountant to record
  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Review entries posted for capital events and own the capital event process
  • Work one on one with property manager and client on any acquisition and disposition entries; review legal documents; provide direction to staff to record journal entries
  • Train on and develop working knowledge of technology used by IQ-EQ as it relates to IQ-EQ’s business and client needs
  • Manage/organize logs and matrices for various clients to ensure team deliverables are on track
  • Be the first point of contact for day-to-day client peer relationships
  • Build effective working relationships at a peer level and within the assigned team/department
  • Guide and remain accessible to staff accountants on day-to-day accounting activities
  • Support internal groups on various projects as directed by manager

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in public accounting
  • 3-5 years of experience in fund/corporate/real estate accounting
  • Degree in Accounting
  • Must be team-oriented who directs work, collaborates, and assists in building effective teams
  • Proven ability to adapt to new environments and articulate ideas to a broad range of stakeholders and have a disciplined work ethic
  • Must be an intermediate level user of Microsoft Excel and learn and apply technology innovation in day to day tasks
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks Online, MRI, Yardi or comparable system a plus

Additional information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Salary: $95,000 - $105,000

  • Competitive Base Salary & Bonus 
  • Summer Days 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision 
  • Generous PTO 
  • Generous Sick Days 
  • Work Anniversary Recognition Program
  • Team Bonding Events
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Retirement Plan 401(k) Match  
  • Mentorship & Training 
  • Bonus for Employee Referrals 
  • Succession Bonus Program (e.g. CPA, CFA, etc.) 
  • Career Advancement Opportunities 

 

 

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Company description

IQEQ is a preeminent service provider to the alternative asset industry. IQEQ works with managers in multiple capacities ranging from hedge fund, private equity fund, and mutual fund launches; private equity fund administration; advisory firm set-up, regulatory registration and infrastructure design; ongoing regulatory compliance (SEC, CFTC, and 40 Act); financial controls and operational support services; compliance and operational related projects and reviews; and outsourced CFO/controller and administration services to private equity fund investments – portfolio companies, real estate assets and energy assets. Our client base is growing, and our existing clients are engaging the firm across the spectrum of our services offerings. 

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