Project Accountant

Washington, DC



  • Uphold budget information, budget obtainability and payment data for permitted budgets and associated loan budgets
  • Track consulting and construction contracts, containing change orders and re-allocations to preserve the correct Current Budget and Commitment values
  • Manage open purchase orders / commitments
  • Ensure contractor requisitions and project invoices are correctly coded and allocated
  • Prepare wire transfers to external vendors, related parties and intercompany entities
  • Prepare monthly loan requisitions and capital calls, as necessary
  • Routine reports, mainly the monthly Control Sheet and region package for the corporate office
  • Monthly debt reporting and analysis required for any refinancing and/or building appraisals
  • Quarterly forecasts, invoicing of operating expenses recoveries, C.P.I. adjustments and security deposit transactions
  • Assist with annual budgeting process, detailed variance analysis, and balance sheet analysis
  • General Ledger (GL) ownership
  • Convert accounting basis to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • GL account reconciliations
  • Record adjusting journal entries: accruals, prepayment relief, etc.
  • Bank reconciliations, Equity reconciliations, Financial statement preparation, Joint Venture (JV) reporting, as necessary, Variance analysis
  • Ensure invoices are recorded correctly in the relevant software applications
  • Maintain and understand various accounting bases: cash, accrual and IFRS
  • Work with the regional property accounting team and other accounting teams, as necessary
  • Prepare detailed year-end reconciliations, analyses and working papers.
  • Provide supporting documentation and assistance to internal / external auditors, as needed.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • MBA or CPA preferred (or passed part(s) of the CPA exam)
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), specifically, real estate
  • Minimum five years of public accounting and /or Real Estate Development or Construction financial accounting experience
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word; Experience with ERP systems (YARDI, SAP, MRI etc) and implementing software applications a plus






Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 11/10/2020
Salary $80,000 - $85,000 + bonus

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