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Senior Accountant

Full time  /  Fargo, ND


Establishes financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting accurate and timely financial information, conforming to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability or other financial activities.


Responsibilities vary depending on the scope and magnitude of the project but will typically include the following:

  • Assist in the company’s monthly and annual closing.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of the financial statements by analyzing records of financial transactions.
  • Ensure that monthly recurring entries, including prepaids, accruals, deferrals, and property management related transactions, are based on accurate and supportable data and reconcile any discrepancies.
  • Prevent inaccuracies in financial statements by setting up internal control systems and adopting proper policies for financial reporting.
  • Analyze and prepare monthly actual to budget variance explanation reports.
  • Prepare various accounting reports for leadership and make suitable observations and recommendations.
  • Assist in preparation of budgets and financial reports and their evaluation.
  • Develop proper operational, data documentation and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Maintain schedules required for annual audit and tax returns.
  • Ensure that accounts receivable and payables are managed and monitored in a timely manner.
  • Conduct account reconciliations and analysis.
  • Verify and approve invoices.
  • Review commercial leases prior to activation within Yardi.
  • Process and maintain fixed asset records.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  CPA Preferred. 5 years progressive experience. Yardi and commercial real estate experience a plus.


  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.
  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Maintains confidentiality; Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability/Initiative – Follow instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Judgement – Exhibits sound and accurate judgement; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plan work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
  • Professionalism – Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
  • Quality/Quantity – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner.

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