Finance / Accounting

Updated on December 2, 2021

SENIOR REAL ESTATE ACCOUNTANT - THE FORBES COMPANY - SOUTHFIELD, MI

Retained search by Harper Associates.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Calculate Monthly Sales / Use Tax
  • Update and Maintain the Fixed Asset Database
  • Balance General Ledger Accounts
  • Post Journal Entries & Monthly Recurring Entries
  • Review General Ledger
  • Prepare Bank Reconciliations
  • Prepare Expense to Budget Fluctuation Analyses
  • Prepare Monthly Financial Statement Adjustments
  • Prepare Annual CAM Billing, Real Estate Tax, Leasehold Insurance Billing Reconciliations
  • Assist in Annual Budgets
  • Update Annual Work Papers
  • Assist in External Audits
  • Prepare Monthly Percentage Rent Billings
  • Process Weekly Accounts Payable
  • Support Management in Ad Hoc Projects

Qualifications:

  • Accounting Degree or 3-5 Years Accounting Experience
  • Strong Knowledge of Accounting Principles
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Real Estate Experience a plus
  • Yardi Software Experience a plus

Job Type: Full Time Excellent Salary, Beautiful corporate office

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D Insurance, 401k and paid time off.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


REAL ESTATE LEASE ADMINISTRATOR - THE FORBES COMPANY - SOUTHFIELD, MI

Retained search by Harper Associates.

The Forbes Company (www.theforbescompany.com), 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!

Please forward resume in confidence to: ben@harperjobs.com


PAYROLL SPECIALIST - METRO DETROIT, MI

Successful, expanding restaurant chain in metro Detroit has an outstanding career opportunity available for AP/Payroll Specialist. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the AP/Payroll Specialist will be a significant member of a valuable group of staff members and must have a very team-oriented mindset. Responsibilities will be comprised of Accounts Payable, Payroll and General Accounting. Detailed job description will be provided to qualified candidates.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • At least 5 years comparable experience or a combination of degree and relevant work history
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Prior role in finance with controller related tasks
  • Proven expertise in payroll administration and the regulations surrounding it
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Advanced proficiency utilizing MS Office Suite including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Past experience creating financial statements
  • Accounting/finance work in retail/restaurant background a plus
  • Exposure to software development and database administration
  • Precise, analytical, systematic and extremely ethical manner
  • Great organizational, communication and multi-tasking skills, capable of meeting deadlines
  • Above average accounting software user and administrative abilities
  • Working knowledge of Infosync or similar accounting software
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Exceptionally sales and ROI focused

This excellent full-time, career opportunity offers competitive base salary plus bonus!

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ADMINISTRATOR - DOWNTOWN DETROIT, MI

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. 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


ACCOUNTANT, FULL-SERVICE RESTAURANTS - NOVI, MI

Our client, a growing casual dining, full service restaurant company, is looking for an entry level Staff Accountant to join their team. Require Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Great Monday-Friday hours, full benefit package, $55,000 - $60,000 starting salary.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


CONTROLLER - PRIVATE COUNTRY CLUB - DETROIT

Prominent private club is confidentially searching for a Controller looking for a long term, secure opportunity. Reports to the General Manager and is responsible for financial reporting, accounting, payroll, tax, budgeting and office management.

Requirement:

  • Accounting Degree
  • 3 years minimum experience as controller, club or hospitality experience preferred.
  • CPA a plus

More detailed job description available. Salary $80,000 - $85,000 plus great benefits.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to Ben Schwartz: ben@harperjobs.com







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