• Property/Facilities Accountant (Contract)

    ID
    2018-6841
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Under general supervision, the Accountant will perform a variety of routine duties in the Accounting Department which includes, but are not limited to maintaining the Bank’s records of leases, lease abstraction and entry into lease management software, accurate and timely payment of rent and operating expenses, accurate accounting of leases under ASC 840/842, reconciliation/analysis and certification of various general ledger accounts. The individual will report directly to the Bank’s Facilities Accounting Manager, must be extremely adaptable, and an independent contributor. The role requires exceptional level of detail, communication skills and an ability to work with various business units within the bank.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Monthly review and reconciliation of landlord statements
    • Preparation and review of monthly accruals related to CAM, opex, insurance and taxes
    • Abstraction and entry of leases into leasing software
    • Review of CAM true up including auditing landlords
    • Tracking key lease dates including lease renewals and rent increases
    • Preparation of annual business personal property taxes
    • Assist in preparation of annual statement of value by location
    • Assist in user acceptance testing
    • Prepare journal entries from internal and external sources with proper documentation
    • Reconcile and certify various General Ledger accounts within daily, monthly and quarterly deadlines
    • Prepare quarter and annual PBC’s
    • Analyze data for daily reconciliations, complete ad hoc reports with analytical components, and prepare trend/variance analysis and write-ups for senior management
    • Support the accounting team in meeting month/quarter-end closing deadlines
    • Support the team during periodic desk rotation and vacation coverage including coverage for fixed assets
    • Assist management on fulfilling audit requests and responding to any related inquiries from internal and external auditors
    • Organize and maintain updated accounting procedures respective to assigned tasks
    • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential
    • Assist in various projects as needed
    • Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor

    Qualifications

    Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline
    • 2 + years of experience in accounting and/or banking environment
    • Understanding of GAAP
    • Able to handle high volume of review and data entry
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Vlookup’s, Pivot tables)
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Team player, ability to interact with many different business units
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Oracle EBS experience with Oracle Fixed Assets a plus
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Ability to execute tasks, handle multiple priorities and respond quickly to meet deadlines
    • Provides extraordinary service
    • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values

     

    Physical/Mental Requirements:

    • The ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions; understand the meanings of words and respond effectively; and perform basic arithmetic accurately and quickly
    • Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens
    • Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person
    • Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions
    • Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time
    • Must be able to travel as position requires
    • May be required to lift 25-50lbs

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