General accountant with a thorough working knowledge of subsidiary ledgers such as, but not limited to, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and job cost. The ability to apply the principles of accounting to reconcile subsidiary ledgers and prepare financial reports and the necessary information needed for year-end accounting firm review. Putting forth the effort and be willing to assist the entire accounting department to achieve the common department goals.
Essential Functions of the Job
- Assist with month-end closing preparation, reporting and other requests.
- Perform accounts payable preparation and processing with knowledge and reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers.
- Process cash receipts and daily preparation of bank deposits.
- Record and reconcile payroll expenses, process commissions.
- Proficiency of general ledger and assist with general ledger journal transactions.
- Preparation of related party and intercompany transactions.
- Prepare job cost reconciliations and research of variances.
- Assist with work paper preparation, audits, and other miscellaneous matters.
- Perform bank reconciliations.
- Willing to assist the entire department in whatever way possible to accomplish department goals.
- Special projects as requested by supervisor (or Director of Accounting).
Authority and Supervisory Qualifications:
This position reports to the Controller of Daily Operations and serves at the discretion of the Director of Accounting or delegate. The position carries out responsibilities in line with the established policies and statutes in consultation with the Controller of Daily Operations. Executes authority within the Delegation of Authority. Responsible for processing, reporting, and providing support for accounting related items.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field requirement. Minimum of 2 years’ experience with general accounting.
Director of Accounting, functional leaders of departments and entities.
We are ONE WIDEWATERS, striving to attract and retain the highest quality associates who share our vision of excellence in real estate investments and services. We invest in our associates to develop motivated experts who perform at the highest level of professionalism. Widewaters associates are empowered, collaborative, innovative, attentive to details, and take ownership in everything they do. The result is an unparalleled execution of strategic plan and commitment to client service.
Empowerment – Freedom, power, authority and encouragement given to employees to make decisions related to their specific organizational task.
Collaboration – Individuals working together toward a common purpose to achieve a business benefit.
Innovation – Demonstrates imagination and initiative to improve how we transact business.
Detail Oriented – Pays attention to the details and makes a conscious effort to understand causes instead of just effects.
Accountable – Responsible for one’s own actions, decisions including execution of job responsibilities, and one’s behavior.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by his job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.
The above describes the general nature and level of work assigned and is not an exhaustive list. More detail listing of duties inherent in this position may be outlined in supplemental documents (e.g. responsibilities indictors and objectives, or procedures). This document is subject to change at the discretion of The Widewaters Group, Inc.
Widewaters is a vertically integrated real estate organization with over 30 years of development, construction, management and investment experience. Leveraging its entrepreneurial instincts, capital and expertise, Widewaters continues to develop and acquire quality real estate across North America.
Widewaters has developed or acquired over 11.2 million square feet of retail, office, residential, and hospitality projects totaling over $1.29 billion in value. Widewaters develops and manages all of its properties through its operating and management companies, The Widewaters Group, Inc. and Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Construction is performed through its affiliate Widewaters Construction, Inc.
Widewaters is based in Syracuse, New York with additional operations in the Charlotte, North Carolina and Salt Lake City, Utah areas. In house capabilities include: acquisitions, site selection, entitlements, feasibility, legal, leasing, financing, accounting, construction, property management, hotel management, and asset management.