Private Equity Finance Accounting Associate

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Description: 

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, non-controlling interest, equity method, etc.)
  • Participate in discussions and identifies reporting concerns 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
  • Assist with the acquisition/disposition with a focus on preparing due diligence analyses, income/expense proration and the relevant transaction entry.
  • Participate in the property and investment annual budgeting and re-forecasting process with Asset Management
  • Provide training to Finance Associates on AEW Systems and resources

 Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years of experience of public accounting preferred
  • Solid knowledge of accounting fundamentals
  • Solid financial analysis skills
  • Strong in computer skills including Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid oral and written communication 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

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

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