Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc Senior Accountant in Pasadena, California
Location Pasadena, CA
Job Function Accounting
Employment Status Regular, Full-Time
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), an S&P 500® company, is an urban office REIT uniquely focused on world-class collaborative life science and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle Park. Alexandria is known for its high-quality and diverse tenant base. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science and technology campuses that provide its innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex (including sexual or gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or medical condition. For additional information on Alexandria, please visit www.are.com.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Will employ a number of duties in the areas of accounting, project support, and a variety of administrative duties consisting but not limited to the following:
Support Controller by preparing various ad hoc reports for active development, redevelopment and tenant improvement projects
Prepare monthly and quarterly real estate development cash spending and job cost reports
Establish initial project budgets and update as needed, including preparation and analysis of overall building budgets
Prepare real estate basis analytics in conjunction with Yield on Cost calculations
Act as a liaison between the Accounting Department and regional field personnel to ensure all project budgets are accurate and updated timely
Participate in monthly meetings to determine the status of real estate developments
Analyze and maintain the job cost sub-ledger, including processing and recording of all job cost allocations, accruals, capitalization entries and transfers to fixed assets
Prepare quarterly real estate development reporting packages, including tenant reports
Reconciliation, tracking and billing tenants for additional tenant improvements
Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports, including supporting analytics in preparation for SEC disclosure via the Supplemental and 10Q/10K packages
Produce monthly real estate development loan draw packages & requests to lenders
Provide support with a variety of special projects, including external and internal audit requests and ad hoc reports for management review
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration is required
3+ years of accounting experience
Big 4 public accounting experience preferred
Technical accounting research skills desirable
Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with all levels including, but not limited to HQ/field personnel, senior management, lenders, consultants, etc.
Proficient in business related software: Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, etc.
JD Edwards accounting software experience desirable
Public commercial real estate experience or general contractor experience preferred
Strong analytical skills
Ability to work in fast-paced environment, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines