• Corporate Accountant

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Requisition ID
    2019-7524
    Location : Address
    2525 E Camelback Rd
    Category
    Accounting/Accounts Payable
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Property Name
    No Property
  • Opportunity Starts Here:

    Since opening in 2000, the culture at Alliance has been one with an entrepreneurial spirit that consistently pushes the evolution of the multifamily industry. As a result, we’ve revolutionized the apartment living experience and continue to be recognized for delivering world-class services and exceptional customer experiences. And that’s really why we are here in the first place – to build homes, lifestyles, and opportunities for those who call Alliance home. It’s this mission that propels us forward each day, motivating us to craft work environments that are engaging, empowering, and dedicated to professional advancement.

     

     

    If you’re looking for a fast-pace, ever-evolving career that rewards grit and perseverance, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome home.

     

     

    A Day in the Life:

    This role will support the Corporate Accounting team and our expanding organization.  Reporting to the Corporate Controller, your responsibilities will include assisting in the development and preparation of bank reconciliations, financial statements, budgeting and variance analyses, reporting as well as ad hoc projects and other tasks as requested.  This role will be instrumental in the month-end close process and will work closely with other departments.

    What You’ll Do:

    • Works independently to complete accounting functions for Alliance Residential Company (“ARC”), including accruals/cash accruals, bank reconciliations, journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.
    • Responsible for the month-end close process to include working directly with the regional operating leadership team(s) and/or corporate department heads to complete research and reclass entries as needed to support detailed variance analysis and reporting
    • Adheres to monthly and/or year-end closing calendars to deliver timely financial reporting packages.
    • Researches and resolves basic and complex accounting problems.
    • Independently analyzes issues and makes recommendations for solutions and resolutions that are implemented and followed. 
    • Able to work independently to sets and adhere to priorities for work duties depending on the needs of the business and pending deadlines.
    • Works with and communicates with both internal and external clients at high levels of the organizations in the performance of their day to day duties. 
    • Able to draft communications and analyses regarding accounting research and findings and present findings to senior level accounting staff on a regular basis.
    • Able to exercise discretion and judgement to ensure financial statements are prepared accurately and in accordance with company policies and procedures.
    • Assists with ad hoc projects and other tasks as needed.

    What You’ll Need to Succeed:

    • B.A./B.S. degree in Accounting, Finance required
    • One to four years of previous accounting experience required
    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel (ie. pivot tables, if statements)
    • Two to three years previous experience with cash and accrual accounting required
    • Working knowledge of GAAP, and local accounting rules, policies and requirements required
    • Detail-oriented
    • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and works independently
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with internal customers.
    • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing work requirements, multiple deadlines and competing demands
    • Ability to identify, research and resolve problems
    • ARC strives to provide all customers and clients with the best experience possible. The Corporate accounting team will embody a customer-service mind-set. 
    • Ability to work during normal work hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) as well as evenings and weekends.
    • Consistent, regular and in person attendance during regular working hours at the workplace is required.

    What You’ll Receive:

     

    • Professional and upbeat work environment
    • Competitive compensation
    • Paid training and professional development opportunities
    • Generous paid time off including vacation, sick, birthday and volunteer time
    • Medical, dental and vision coverage
    • 401k program with Company match
    • Housing discounts (When available)
    • Flexible hours
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Short and long term disability coverage
    • Team building events
    • Associate wellness program
    • Regional and National Award programs
    • Associate referral program

     

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