Senior Project Accountant

  • Location
    Cary, North Carolina
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Salary
    USD80000 - USD90000 per annum + medical insurance,8 days holiday
  • Expiry Date


  • Partner with the Property Manager / Project Manager to ensure accuracy of journal entries and general ledger
  • Perform cash management functions including but not limited to: monitor and record cash transactions and reconcile bank accounts
  • Prepare standard reference requests for new ACH/wire relationships
  • Manage and coordinate accounts receivable process with Property Management including but not limited to: A/R analysis and collection, A/R aging review, tenant correspondence regarding balances
  • Manage accounts payable functions including but not limited to: issue checks, set up any wire/ACH payments, maintain vendor files and assist with any vendor inquiries
  • Coordinate and prepare lease administration as follows: set up new leases in accounting system, prepare tenant billings, set up tenant recovery profile/pool
  • Prepare operating and tax expense reconciliations (true-ups) as required per governing documents (leases, management agreement, etc.)
  • Record journal entries to the general ledger and ensure records are kept in compliance with GAAP or other basis of accounting
  • Review journal entries prepared by Staff Accountant, if applicable
  • Perform month-end close procedures including preparation and/or review of account reconciliations
  • Assist in Property and Hines Annual Plan/Budget/Projection preparation process by preparing revenue projections and variance analysis for certain accounts, generating reports, and preparing budget package
  • Maintain reporting and budgeting calendars for Property Management team
  • Prepare information for various audits (e.g. external, internal, tenant), as needed
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly financial statements and supporting schedules working closely with Property/Project Manager to ensure accuracy
  • Assist in the setup of new projects with guidance from Accounting Manager or Controller. This could include setting up the property in the accounting software, opening bank accounts, preparing rent start letters, and assisting with acquisition accounting schedules/entries (FAS 141/142 purchase accounting, straight-line rent, revenue models).
  • Carry out the proper procedures to ensure internal controls are being met


  • Two or more years full-charge bookkeeping/accounting experience, preferably in commercial real estate.
  • Experience accounting for mixed-use developments and owners’ associations a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • CPA preferred

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