Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 1:15 AM
Are you an accounting professional with REIT experience? Are you looking for a dynamic and growing organization that will both challenge and reward you? We are looking for an Assistant Controller to consolidate the reporting of financial information for operational related activities of Sun Communities and its affiliates.
As an Assistant Controller, youll initiate, develop, coordinate, and provide training on accounting policies and procedures with Operations, Sales, and Accounting team members. Youll also audit and analyze systems to determine adherence to such policies. Additionally, youll initiate new control systems and management reporting to ensure the accurate, efficient and timely preparation of monthly financial statements.
:Ensure accuracy and timely preparation of monthly financial statements including review of workpapers and account reconciliations, journal entries, and significant accounting transactions.
:Coordinate team member selection, training, scheduling and development of direct reports, and ensure all team members comply with appropriate policies and procedures.
:Coordinate monthly team meetings, establish mutual goals, distribute responsibilities, and monitor status of projects assigned.
:Initiate and coordinate activities related to the preparation of annual budgets with all departments. Collaborate with direct reports and IT team members to develop and test budget system, train team members utilizing the system, address and resolve problems, and program district, regional and consolidated reports for senior management.
:Respond to issues and questions related to financial statements. Investigate, resolve and coordinate accounting:related matters and initiate procedures to accommodate growth and new business.
:Coordinate accounting:related activities for acquisitions and dispositions.
:Recommend and implement department changes in policies and procedures; maintain communication and provide training to managers to ensure needs of both departments are addressed and procedures are consistently followed.
:Review consolidated community activity reports on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy and identify issues requiring further investigation.
:Ensure proper recording of acquisition and disposition of fixed assets and depreciation. Monitor adherence to policies and procedures, assist in creation of proper reporting and review of workpapers for all capital assets including audit requests.
:Assist in creating overall departmental goals and prioritizing work for team on accounting:related matters.
:Coordinate preparation of workpapers for annual audit and quarterly reviews.
:Maintain control over accounting software as new accounts are added and old accounts are purged to keep general ledger balanced. Maintain consolidation tables, ensure control totals are tested regularly, and intercompany transactions are eliminated properly.
:Other duties as assigned.
:Bachelors degree in Accounting
:Certified Public Accountant (CPA), OR equivalent GAAP experience
:Minimum 3 years management experience in a multi:entity accounting department
:Significant knowledge of GAAP
:Advanced computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Accounting software programs
:Demonstrated leadership abilities
:Excellent verbal and written communication skills
:Strong analytical and problem solving skills
:Ability to organize, manage multiple priorities and meet competing deadlines
:Experience with an accounting software conversion project, a plus
At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry:leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of l
• Location: Detroit
• Post ID: 30782703 detroit