Private Equity Finance Team Senior 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 
  • 5+ years of experience of public accounting preferred 
  • 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 

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

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