Private Equity Finance Accounting Associate

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Responsible for the accounting, financial and performance reporting for a portfolio of investments across all product types in accordance with AEW Policies and Procedures.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborates regularly with third party property managers to ensure that monthly property financials are accurately prepared
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, in AEW’s accounting system, relating to tax/fair value accounting and investment level accounting method (i.e. wholly-owned, noncontrolling interest, equity method, etc.)
  • Participate in discussions with Asset Manager/Property Manager about property operations, leasing, financial results, etc.
  • Validate investment and property level performance returns
  • Contributes to quarterly investment updates and debt compliance.
  • Assist, as needed, with fund quarterly reports, annual business plans, annual audit/tax reporting 
  • Participate in the property and investment annual budgeting and reforecasting process with Asset Management

Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • Proficient knowledge of accounting fundamentals
  • Proficient financial analysis skills
  • Strong computer skills including Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a team member
  • Ability to take direction and complete assigned work independently
  • Ability to work under deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 year of public accounting experience preferred

AEW Capital Management is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.

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