The Capital Accountant reports to the Capital Accounting Manager and performs general entry-level 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) which is the largest balance sheet reporting line.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with month-end close.
Prepare and enter journal entries.
Perform fixed asset related entries including depreciation, retirements, and disposals.
Project analysis to ensure correct capitalization policies are followed.
Perform Construction-in-Process analysis and journal entries.
Individual projects requiring research, analysis, and professional judgement.
Resolve all internal and external capital inquiries.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
Ability to manage a high-volume workload efficiently and effectively.
Effective communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
Strong analytical, judgment and decision-making skills with the ability to adapt to change.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and practices.
Beginning to intermediate skill with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriate discretion.
One to two years of experience in accounting related field.
Strong sense of teamwork.
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:
* Apartment Discount
* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
* Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holiday Pay
* Life and Disability Insurance
* 401(k) Retirement Plan
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Adoption Reimbursement
* 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!
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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