The Capital Accountant reports to the Capital Accounting Manager and performs general and intermediate accounting duties which relate to fixed assets and accounting standards. This position is responsible for capital accounting to ensure compliance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). The successful candidate will embody and work to reinforce MAA's Core Values. Those values include:
Appreciating the uniqueness of each individual
Communicating openly and with integrity
Doing the right thing at the right time for the right reasons
Duties and Responsibilities
Researches and resolves capital accounting issues by contacting on-site personnel to determine the reasons for issues and how to resolve them.
Reviews CIP accounts and posts entries to capitalize the amounts for any completed projects.
Tracks expenditures in Yardi; ensures all expenditures are in compliance with policies and procedures as described by GAAP.
Verifies that capital vendors are paid properly.
Serves internal and external customers by resolving all capital questions, requests or concerns.
Reconciles fixed assets and general ledger.
Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration and two or more years of experience in an accounting related field required
FAS and SQL knowledge preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and practices
Skill in working with detailed financial information
Skill and ability to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing
Skill in collaboration with other associates and associate groups
Skill in researching information and coming to conclusions and recommendations
Skill with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
Ability to maintain confidentiality and maintain appropriate discretion
MAA recognizes that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and outstanding advancement opportunities. We offer a comprehensive benefits package* including, but not limited to, the following:
* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
* Life and Disability Insurance
* Employee Assistance Program
* Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holiday Pay
* 401(k) Retirement Plan
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Adoption Reimbursement
* Apartment Discount
* Opportunities for promotion and internal career advancement
*Eligibility for benefit plans and programs vary based on hours worked and length of employment.
We are committed to providing service excellence and value to those who depend on us at MAA. Our people-first approach has been transforming properties into communities and apartments into homes for over 25 years. As the largest owner-operator of multifamily apartments in the United States - we are established leaders in the real estate space - bringing tremendous opportunities to those looking to build their careers. We invite you to explore our Brighter View and find your place at MAA!
Drug Free Workplace
Internal Number: R0009394
About MAA (Mid America Apartment Communities)
MAA is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on the acquisition, selective development, redevelopment and management of multifamily homes throughout the Southeastern and Southwestern regions of the United States.
Our mission at MAA is to deliver superior service and value for our residents, employees and shareholders. We refer to this as creating "A Brighter View" and we are doing it every day.
In fact, we proudly display "Our Brighter View" plaques at every MAA office just to serve as a daily reminder of our focused mission. MAA is committed to remaining true to our rich tradition of service to each other, to our residents, and to our shareholders. We respect the privilege to providing value to those whose lives we touch.
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