Accounting Analyst


Posted Date 12/17/2018

The Role:

Candidate will be responsible for assisting with month-end close processes including preparation and maintenance of the monthly accounting for a fast-growing lease portfolio. Candidate will analyze and assess accounting implications of key lease clauses and should expect to take ownership of related schedules and support, while working closely with Senior Real Estate Accountants. This role will also require routine interaction with other departments to ensure relevant financial and accounting information is captured timely.


• Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to assist in preparing and maintaining complete and accurate financial reports for a fast-growing lease portfolio

• Prepare base rent schedules, straight-line rent calculations, and lease abstracts for new leases

• Analyze terms of leases to assess common area maintenance (“CAM”) and real estate tax accounting treatment

• Assist with the preparation and recording of journal entries for various balance sheet and income statement accounts

• Assist with the preparation of reconciliations of various income statement and balance sheet accounts

• Collaborate and formulate working relationships with cross-functional teams including Lease Administration, Finance, Real Estate, and Legal within WeWork

• Assist with providing support to external auditors to ensure compliance

Desired Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred; CPA certification a plus

• 1-3 years of real estate/lease accounting experience, with top-tier public accounting being a plus

• Demonstrated ability to understand leases and apply appropriate accounting guidance

• Understanding of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting preferred

• Proficient in standard suite of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel

• Working knowledge of Workday and Visual Lease is a plus

• Detail oriented and self-sufficient

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Job Category
Accounting, Finance

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