Senior Accountant - Real Estate Accounting and Reporting

Fundrise

Fundrise

Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024
Fundrise is a financial technology company that is on a mission to build a better financial system for the individual. Founded in 2012, we’re the largest direct-to-investor real estate investment platform in the United States. We make institutional-quality real estate investments available to individual investors of every size at the touch of a button. We develop software to consume ever more of the value chain of the private investment industry. This pattern is an old story in other industries, but the broader financial system has managed to escape true disruption to date. While today we are focused on how to redefine the process of investing in real estate, we’ve always thought about our mission as bigger than just real estate investment. It’s a way to democratize and reimagine private markets altogether.
Since our launch, Fundrise has raised over $3.1B from investors in all 50 states and has recently been awarded by Top Workplaces USA 2023, as well as the Washington Post's Top Workplaces 2022 and 2023! Previous awards also include: being honored on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies, the Financial Times 2020 and 2021 ranking of the Americas’ fastest growing companies, as well as, recognized as Nerdwallet’s Best Real Estate Investment Platform of 2021.
We're seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Real Estate Accounting team. A successful candidate will have exceptional process improvement capabilities, be attentive to detail, and have a strong work ethic.

Responsibilities

  • Independently perform monthly close procedures for a portfolio of real estate and joint venture entities, including but not limited to: Reviewing third party financial reporting packages
  • Completing balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Performing variance analytics
  • Preparing consolidated financials or supporting schedules as needed
  • Prepare journal entries, workbooks and memorandums for both routine and non-routine type activity (acquisitions, dispositions, intercompany eliminations, etc)
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for internal and external reporting purposes
  • Provide support for questions or requests from external parties, including but not limited to, third party property managers, lenders, and external auditors
  • Research problems or questions under the direction of manager or other internal stakeholders
  • Assist with creation and/or improvement of accounting processes and procedures
  • Support other strategic initiatives for the real estate business unit as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 4 years of total accounting experience, with at least 2 at a real estate company
  • Strong proficiency with MS Excel
  • Excellent analytical and communication skillsHighly organized and able to manage work flows to meet deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and real estate accounting principles

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • Public accounting experience
  • Experience using MRI and Yardi
  • Exposure to diverse asset classes including single-family, industrial or office, and multi-family
The estimated base salary range Fundrise expects to pay for this position is between $84,000 and $109,000 annually. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as a target discretionary performance bonus and restricted stock units (as applicable). The range for this role takes into account a wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to: candidate's relevant skill set, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business/organizational needs.
Benefits at Fundrise
Great medical, dental, and vision insurance with coverage of 100% of employee premiums and 50% of dependent premiums (for our HSA medical plan, dental and vision plans) and competitive coverage for our PPO medical plans
Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses, dependent care, and parking
401(k) with 3% contributed by Fundrise, regardless of whether you are actively contributing yourself
Fully covered life insurance and short-term disability
Significant equity via our employee stock grant program
Gympass benefit including mental health resources
Flexible PTO
Employee Assistance Program
Paid parental leave
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