Accounting Manager at DO NOT USE - Amherst (Remote)

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Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight.

The Amherst Single Family Residential Division is seeking a self-motivated, independent, intellectual accounting professional to join the Accounting and Finance team as Accounting Manager. In this highly visible and dynamic position, you will be responsible for the monthly, quarterly, and year-end reporting for our joint venture partners. The position is also responsible for ad-hoc analysis and reporting to our investment partners. The Accounting Manager reports to the Assistant Controller and works closely with the SVP of Accounting and CFO.


  • Manages the Company’s month-end and quarter-end accounting close and financial reporting process
  • Presents the monthly financial information to upper management including the CFO
  • Review of financial statement trends and analytical response to irregularities
  • Work closely with the Company’s external auditors during interim and year-end audits
  • Owns Accounting relationship with our investors
  • Interact with the Company’s property accounting personnel
  • Oversee the monthly-close accounting calendar
  • Supervise accounting personnel
  • Assist with the design and implementation of the Accounting group’s process improvement initiatives
  • Support the Company’s implementation of technology and systems initiatives
  • Establish and enforce the Accounting group’s policies and procedures
  • Train, mentor, and evaluate subordinate staff as appropriate

Education, Work Experience & Skills and Abilities:

  • BA or higher degree in finance or accounting
  • CPA license or equivalent experience required
  • 2 – 3 years in a management or supervisory role overseeing accounting personnel
  • Minimum 2 years of Big 4 or Public Audit/Accounting experience required
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong technical accounting background
  • Proven track record for driving process efficiencies
  • Superior analytical skills with the ability to manage large volumes of transactional data
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel
  • Adaptability in a highly dynamic working environment
  • Strong initiative with excellent organization skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to think outside the box
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions

Our full-time employee benefits include:

  • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
  • Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
  • Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
  • Professional career development and reimbursement
  • Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
  • Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events

Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.

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