Project Accountant

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Job ID#: 20468

Project Accountant – hybrid with 1 WFH day
Direct Hire; up to 75K + bonus
Downtown Houston

**2-5 years real estate experience, preferably with job cost and Yardi experience
**Flexible, proactive, and willing to learn; positive and engaging personality


  • Perform accounting and reporting functions for Development Projects
  • Administer legal agreements (Loan, Partnership, and Development and Property Management Agreements)
  • Maintain strong relationship with all stakeholders
  • Handle month-end close and reporting including preparation and review of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial reporting packages; (GAAP, IFRS, Tax, and Cash)
  • Set up new development projects, monitor and communicate project budget and actual costs, prepare, and review monthly draws; lead draw process
  • Ensure funding is received and invoices are processed timely; assist with cash flow projections and draws/capital calls/deposits/acquisitions/distributions.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects (accounting system and new process implementation)


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited university and CPA preferred NOT required
  • 2-5 years of experience in CRE accounting (property management and/or development)
  • Strong Excel and real estate accounting software, preferably MRI and/or Yardi
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills; high attention to detail; deadline-oriented
  • Dynamic work environment with competing priorities; strong communicator with all stakeholders
  • Customer service centric; self-starter, problem solver, and team player who embraces collaboration

Other Info:

  • Open due to growth and promotion
  • Health benefits, 3 weeks PTO, and 4% 401k match
  • Team of 3 – this role, a senior project accountant, and the assistant controller
  • Plenty of growth opportunities, ability to make a difference, entrepreneurial environment always seeking to improve and grow.
  • Teams interview and then in person; must pass local and national criminal background check
  • Beautiful offices and easy parking



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