Finance / Accounting

Updated on May 17, 2022


$60,000 - $74,000 plus full paid Family Medical Benefits

Private family office is seeking an experienced Accounts Payable professional to handle the entire bill pay process for their various client families. Working for this organization requires extreme discretion and confidentiality along with an exceptionally service oriented mindset. Responsibilities will also involve filing, scanning, posting journal entries, in addition to reconciling bank statements, general ledger accounts, credit cards and petty cash.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business
  • Five (5) years of related work experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, general ledger accounting programs, payroll processing software, CRM platforms, and Microsoft Office 365
  • Service oriented, team player attitude
  • Ability to use discretion and handle extremely confidential matters

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the clients.

Beautiful office with free, secure parking. Salary is $60,000-$74,000. with great benefits including 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance.

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Bookkeeper for established Royal Oak area Commercial Property Management Company (office and retail). Will be involved in A/P, A/R, invoicing, and bank reconciliations. The ideal candidate must have a good understanding of accounting principles – debit and credit, income and expense, assets and liabilities, and equity. Will be involved in managing the filing system. Will also interact with contractors and commercial tenants. Your outgoing and pleasant personality will be a great addition to the team.

Clerical Skills should include

  • writing business letters
  • mail merge
  • typing leases and lease amendments
  • writing checks, supply orders,
  • scan and upload documents to databases

Option to work 4-5 days per week, 30-40 hours

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Join a growing hospitality organization ($15 million in revenue) with multiple entertainment venues.

  • Will oversee A/R, A/P, General Ledger, Cost Accounting, and Revenue Recognition.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget & financial forecasts and report variances.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheets, statement of cash flows).
  • Coordinate the preparation and analysis of reporting packages and Key Performance Indicator's for decision making.
  • Execute month-end and year-end close process.


  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Experience with creating financial statements.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Experience with restaurants/retail preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint

Prefer local candidates or with ties to Michigan.

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The Forbes Company is a real estate developer and management company for high-end regional shopping centers.

Job Description: Currently seeking an experienced, detail oriented Accounting Manager with strong organizational skills to join their team.

Responsibilities for Accounting Manager:

  • Manages Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Staff
  • Prepares Monthly Financial Statements
  • Reviews Accounts Payable
  • Prepares Percentage Rent Tenant Billings
  • Reviews A/R Receipts / Cash Applications
  • Prepares Bad Debt Expense Calculations
  • Assists in External Audits
  • Qualifications:
  • Accounting Degree or 5+ Years Accounting Experience
  • Strong Knowledge of Accounting Principles
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Real Estate Experience a required
  • Yardi Software Experience a plus

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Require tax expertise for these entities (LLC, S Corp, C Corp) and the associated pros and cons of each type. Must have experience with various tax forms associated with each type of entity.

Job Summary:

The Director of Finance, Accounting, and Administration provides leadership and guidance to the organization’s accounting and finance teams, human resources, and information technology. Successful candidates will be able to lead and manage a team while also being able to complete detailed accounting and financial analysis independently.


  • Collaborates with executive leadership to devise strategies and policies to meet company goals.
  • Manages direct reports comprised of financial managers, human resource/payroll team, and information technology employees.
  • Coordinates inter-departmental activities and delegates responsibilities to team.
  • Drives the implementation and utilization of new systems to increase efficiencies and controls system.
  • Performs independent accounting and finance work.


  • Develops best practices and procedures in conjunction with financial managers that will protect and promote the financial integrity of the organizations.
  • Documents and implements financial processes across business units.
  • Implements standard monthly financial reporting across businesses and creates a consolidated financial reporting package for review by top management (income statement, cash flow, balance sheet).
  • Develop monthly scorecards for the Cannabis business.
  • Implements a budgeting and forecasting system for businesses.
  • Manages the taxes for the S corps, C corps, Partnerships, and LLCs.

Human Resources:

  • Oversees and documents all HR processes (payroll, time keeping, benefits enrollment, PTO, etc.) to ensure standardization across businesses.
  • Implements time tracking software and overtime pay for non-exempt employees.
  • Performance Management: Implements a performance management system across businesses tied to metrics for each business and position.
  • Ensures all employees have updated job descriptions.
  • Ensures companies are compliant with all state and federal HR laws and regulations.
  • Talent Management: Develops and implements talent management strategy including salary, bonus, and equity programs to incentivize and retain talent.
  • Researches, develops, and implements competitive compensation, benefits, performance appraisal, and employee incentive programs.


  • Oversees the IT needs of the organization’s business units. Ensures that business needs are met in the most cost-effective way. Develops an approval process for expenses to ensure proper cost controls.
  • Enhances IT operations (network, wireless and phone system).
  • Implements cyber-security policies and safeguards.

Risk Management:

  • Manages insurance procurement, develops, and implements risk management and compliance policies/procedures, and manages claims.
  • Manages property taxes for businesses and personal assets.
  • Evaluates and provides recommendations regarding selection of policies, including but not limited to: Property, Casualty, General Liability, Workers’ Compensation, Directors and Officers, and Cyber-risk policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to manage system implementations (ERP, Inventory Management, Sales Systems, etc…)
  • Ability to manage changing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform detailed Accounting and Finance work/analysis as well as the ability to delegate. The position is both a “doer” and “manager”.
  • Ability to build a team in fast paced demanding environment.
  • Ability to operate in a matrix organization.
  • Excellent Excel Skills.

Outstanding six figure salary and excellent corporate benefit package offered!

Our client is seeking local candidates or those with ties to Michigan.

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Retained search by Harper Associates.

The Forbes Company (, a nationally recognized owner, developer and manager of distinctive regional shopping centers (including Somerset Collection), offers an exceptional career opportunity. We are seeking a Real Estate Lease Administrator with retail or real estate expertise in a tenant/landlord relationship. The corporate headquarters is located in Southfield in a beautiful, boutique office.

The Real Estate Lease Administrator will manage all paperwork and documents related to leasing including legal documents, center resumes, sales reports, tenant relations and communications.

The Lease Administrator responsibilities:

  • Review and track Lease Order Forms
  • Track and review incoming legal documents from outside counsel and prepare Variance Report
  • Facilitate landlord execution of legal documents
  • Communicate new and expiring Storage Leases to Management.
  • Update logs as deals are completed
  • Maintain legal document file drawers
  • Update Center Resumes daily for all Centers for management review and distribution
  • Review tenant rent steps monthly, update internal database (Yardi)
  • Prepare new charge letters for distribution to tenants.
  • Update promotional fee spreadsheets throughout year
  • Review Tenant Sales Reports for, enter into internal database, and reconcile by deadlines for management review and distribution
  • Create new monthly tabs for subsequent monthly sales reports
  • Identify missing sales and work to secure from tenants and find any missing sales that may require estimates for management review and approval
  • Track and assess revised sales reports received from tenants for management approval
  • Prepare Tenant Notifications for all store openings, closing, changes and inform staff
  • Send correspondence and other documents to Tenants, Attorneys, etc.
  • Assist with phone coverage as needed
  • Special projects when requested

We are seeking an experienced professional who has handled leasing activities in a similar type of company. This role requires a very efficient, detail-oriented individual who is extremely organized. Advanced MS Office computer skills along with Yardi database are essential for success in this role. Must have good writing skills. Degree preferred.

Excellent salary and benefits! Beautiful corporate office!

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A Michigan based company founded in 1968.

Phone: 248-932-1170

Fax: 888-737-8525





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