Development Accountant

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A well-established publicly traded REIT is looking for a Development Accountant, who will be responsible for accounting for the construction projects and development at the company.  This individual will also play an integral role in assisting the Development Accounting Department with ad hoc analysis and financial reporting.




  • Track project costs against budgets and commitments
  • Ensure timely payments to subcontractors and vendors
  • Evaluate accuracy of weekly wires, ACH and checks
  • Manage all cash expenditures related to development projects
  • Assist for all capitalized operating expenses related to development projects
  • Assist with capitalized interest calculations and allocations of development personnel
  • Assist with quarterly and monthly close cycles.
  • Preparation of leasing commission documentation. Collaborate with brokers and tenants to ensure completeness
  • Demonstrate highest standards of professional and personal integrity, adhere to company’s policies and procedures, and complies with applicable laws, government rules and regulations


Required Skills and Experience:


  • Real estate accounting experience
  • Familiarity with JD Edwards or similar accounting software
  • Advance Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
  • Outstanding organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and research skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills




  • Bachelor’s degree required in accounting or finance from a four-year college or university