Job DescriptionThe Sr. Accountant, Corporate Accounting, System Projects will support Greystar s Corporate Accounting s current and future accounting systems initiatives at both the financial reporting and transactional level. The ideal candidate needs to have the ability to move quickly and fluidly across multiple initiatives and have best-in-class collaboration and written/verbal communication skills. This position will own training, documenting, tracking, prioritizing, and delivering results on a wide range of projects including system enhancement and future roll-outs or implementations. Candidates are expected to have sufficient accounting/finance experience to help the system projects team identify and incorporate the necessary financial reporting internal controls and best practices into the systems and tools that are developed to support new business activities. At the financial reporting level, the employee will help create automated, visually appealing financial reports and dashboards for end-users like accountants and senior management. At the transactional level, the employee will help research potential accounting system efficiencies and best practices that can ultimately aid in shortening the accounting period close process for the corporate accountants. Additionally, the employee will maintain and update formalized resource and training documents in a centralized location for other accountants to reference. JobResponsibilities:
System Team Projects
Support project workstreams within implementation and ad hoc projects.
Provide input on business requirements for the design of system solutions and interpret business requirements to deliver solutions that meet user needs.
Participate in the workstream planning process including inception, technical design, development, testing and delivery of system projects.
Support future rollout of Oracle Fusion ERP to international business units.
Provide post- go-live support to system corporate accounting end users for data related matters.
Create, compile, organize, and maintain formalized transactional and financial reporting information retrieved from Corporate Accounting s current and future accounting systems.
Create and maintain modern, easy to use, automated, professional reports and dashboards for executives and directors.
Produce ad hoc queries and reports to assist in business analysis and project execution.
Oracle Resource Cross-Line of Business Testing, Training and Education
Work with software vendor experts to gain a working knowledge of the software products utilized within the Corporate Accounting team and become a subject matter expert.
Document and maintain business intelligence requirements for Oracle products.
Compile, organize, and maintain formalized training and resource documents for Corporate Accounting s current and future accounting systems.
Research and test potential efficiencies at the transactional level for Corporate Accounting s current and future accounting systems.
Research and resolve testing defects caused by inaccurate or missing data, system patches, updates and upgrades.
Train system users on business intelligence tools and reporting capabilities.
Stay abreast of new products and tools for financial reporting and business intelligence, as well as business strategies and direction.
Stay abreast of quarterly Oracle upgrades to improve current processes.
EducationCollege degree in accounting, business, finance, or related field, and/or equivalent experience is highly preferred. Qualifications
Requirements: Please note that the soft skills listed below are just as important as the hard skills. The number one requirement is the desire to be a life-long learner!
An enthusiasm for finding efficiencies and opportunities for automation and orchestrating their implementation
Eagerness to learn and apply new technology
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Proficient in managing multiple projects, multitasking and balancing competing priorities
Ability to adapt as priorities change
Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively to parties from various levels and backgrounds
Ability to understand the big picture
Ability to work independently with strong critical thinking skills
Bachelor s degree in accounting (preferred), accounting systems, finance, business, data analytics, or related field, and/or equivalent experience is required
Strong Excel skills including vlookups, pivot tables, and a familiarity with macros
Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio and Smart View experience preferred
PowerBI experience preferred
Employment history that demonstrates the application and usage of an accounting and financial background sufficient to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports in accordance with accounting, finance, budgeting, and cost control principles
About usGreystar is the global leader in multifamily real estate, offering expertise in property management, investment management, and development and construction of rental housing. Established in 1993, Greystar is the largest property management operator in the world. Its dedicated team members and a commitment to hiring the very best multifamily professionals has resulted in record growth, making Greystar one of the most respected and trusted real estate companies. EOE.
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National Platform with Local ExpertiseGreystar, founded in 1993, provides world-class service in the multifamily real estate business. Our innovative business model integrates the management, development and investment disciplines of the multifamily industry on both national and local levels. This unique approach and our commitment to hiring the very best multifamily professionals have resulted in record growth, making us one of the most respected and trusted multifamily real estate companies in the country.Because our business model includes both investment and service-oriented businesses, we’re able to maintain a constant presence in local markets and create value in all phases of the real estate cycle. Our national platform provides economies of scale, financial sophistication, institutional quality reporting and tremendous capital relationships, while our city offices provide local market expertise and execution.Our dedication to redefining excellence in apartment living means we’re constantly exploring innovative ideas and pioneering new ways to serve our residents and clients. The Greystar team is more than 5,300 team members strong and growing. Check out the latest opportunities.