Staff Accountant II at Amherst
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. www.amherst.com.
The Staff Accountant II supports the accounting department in areas focused on the daily processing of, property, fund, banking, and other various transactions. This position will report to Accounting Manager.
Performs mid-level general ledger account reconciliations, verify accuracy of data, and report, identify, and correct errors.
Support timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close, including assigned journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts
Prepare ad hoc reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
Review, research and adjust tenant’s ledger
Conduct monthly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance
Assists in providing schedules and commentary with respects to financial/account results and variances
Assist in data collection and the required analysis for all external audits, internal audits, and tax compliance requests by providing documentation support and supporting conclusions
Takes initiative for problem-solving within the team
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business accounting, or finance
Minimum 2 years accounting experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products, intermediate excel skills required
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and organize efficiently
Demonstrated ability to support all other departments within the company
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.