Western & Southern Financial Group

Advanced Senior Real Estate Investment Accountant

Finance & Accounting
Full Time
Eagle Realty Group, LLC


Summary of Responsibilities:

Performs a variety of financial administration and accounting functions critical to management of the various partnership/LLC entities used in the process of Eagle’s investment management activity (e.g., JV Developer partnership, investment management company and holding company).  Works closely with Eagle’s Investment Management and Financial Management/Performance Measurement areas to complete investment waterfall setups and performance return calculations in the Yardi Investment Management system.

Ensures that the income and expense allocations as well as the cash management aspects of Eagle’s partnership/LLC activities are properly accounted for, administered and reconciled in conjunction with the appropriate operating agreements.  Works closely with the Real Estate Investment Accounting Manager relative to these activities. 


Position Responsibilities:

  • Partnership/LLC financial management:

·         Conducts extensive historical accounting forensics on existing and previous investments.

·         Develops waterfall models in collaboration with the Real Estate Portfolio and Performance Reporting Manager and Asset Managers. 

·         Maintains and monitors capital account balances to ensure compliance with partnership agreements or operating agreements, including earned and cumulative unpaid preference, outstanding equity commitments, and balance of net equity contributions (contributions and repayments).

·         Utilizes Yardi Investment Management system to calculate IRR and other performance measures at all entity levels. 

·         Utilizes the Enterprise treasury management system to initiate numerous wire transfers relative to contribution and distribution transactions authorized by Eagle’s investment managers.  

  • Partnership accounting:

·         Performs variable interest entity (VIE) analyses on proposed and new investments and advises management on the likely GAAP accounting treatment of the contemplated ownership structures.

·         Prepares audited financial statements for various investment entities and works closely with external accounting firms to successfully complete the engagements.

·         Coordinates new investment entity and client setup functions within Financial Management.

·         Remains current with key trends in the areas of investment and partnership accounting as well as GAAP real estate accounting.

·         Produces a variety of miscellaneous financial and portfolio reports, upon request, for both internal and external customers.

·         Utilizes appropriate accounting guidance to perform in-depth research on a variety of complex financial and reporting topics.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.


Selection Criteria:

  • Proven working knowledge of investment management accounting standards as well as advanced modeling experience is critical. 
  • Proven experience in investment fund accounting; preferably working for an investment management company or accounting firm in this capacity. 
  • Proven strong ability to review and analyze balance sheets, operating statements and other financial reports and information pertaining to investments in real estate.
  • Proven familiarity with the public and private capital markets, including both debt and equity, is preferred.
  • Proven knowledge of real estate product structuring.
  • Proven ability to effectively work with outside counsel, accounting and tax advisors, in-house legal counsel, marketing professionals and senior executives.
  • Proven experience coordinating multiple projects/assignments simultaneously, and completing assigned tasks accurately and on a timely basis. 
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively within a team.
  • Proven strong analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying and quantifying problems and providing effective resolutions.
  • Proven ability to work independently with significant ambiguity and little direct day-to-day supervision.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to convey information to internal and external customers in a clear, focused and concise manner.  Ability to successfully interpret and communicate business needs between internal groups and external vendors in a clear, focused and concise manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of staff and management.

Work Setting:

  • Works in an office setting and remains in a continuous stationary position for long periods of time while working at a desk, on a computer or with other standard office equipment, or while in meetings. 
  • Performs substantial movement of wrists, hands and fingers for continuous computer work.

Educational Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance.
  • MBA or Masters in Finance preferred.

Computer Skills and Knowledge of Hardware & Software Required:

  • Expert in industry-standard investment accounting systems.
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Excel.
  • Proficient in MS Word.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • CPA.

Position Demands:

  • Extended hours required during peak workloads or special projects.



Eagle Realty Group


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