Lease Accountant

Resources Global Professionals   •  

Charlotte, NC

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 166 days ago

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PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Clients engage RGP for expertise in delivering large and complex projects to strengthen their business. As an experienced Lease Accountant, you will work on diverse and strategic projects for clients, including Fortune 500 and pre-IPO organizations. You will be responsible for accounting for leases, reviewing leasecontracts and identifying embedded leases.

ATTRIBUTES OF LEASE ACCOUNTANTS WITH RGP

  • Integrity and respect for people and opinions
  • Dedication to client service
  • Ability to think in complex and ever-changing situations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems, execute on initiatives and transfer knowledge
  • Demonstrates RGP’s values – loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability and talent    

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Ensures quality information is available for reporting to assist with compliance with regulatory reporting requirements to include lease commitment and financial statement reporting
  • Ensures real estate property leased assets and liabilities are properly classified, analyzed, calculated and reported in financial statements according to the new FASB and IASB lease accounting standards for reporting, presentation, and disclosure requirements
  • Manages accounting components of the leaseportfolio, such as extensions, amendments, or terminations, through lease administration software
  • Calculates intangible asset amortization and capitalized overhead
  • Assists adoption of new lease accounting guidance (ASC 842) and assesses and reports the retrospective impacts on the company’s financial statements
  • Prepares leaseschedules (e.g., minimum rent, future obligation, etc.) for company’s 10-Q & 10-K disclosures
  • Prepares periodic lease accounting journal entries on rent payments and expenses, prepaid rents, deferred rents, tenant incentive accruals, etc. via lease administration software, and records journal entries to company’s ERP system

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accountingrequired
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • 5-plus years mid to senior level transactional accounting experience
  • Knowledge of lease accounting under ASC 840 and ASC 842
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP accounting required 
  • Advanced Excel skills and large ERP, lease administration software, and general ledger accounting experience  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Strong client service, time management, and project delivery skills

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
RGP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.