BNY Mellon Careers

Lead Analyst,Fund/Client Accounting- Real Estate Accounting

Lake Mary, Florida
Finance/Accounting


Job Description

Fund/Client Accounting - IC3 Conducts accounting services on behalf of assigned clients and moderately complex funds including determining net asset values, calculating fund performance, allocating expenses and preparing reports. Performs complex Fund/Client Accounting responsibilities in the areas of driving Service Improvement plans, targeting efficiencies, enhancing processes and specialist review functions. Provides input into methodologies and checks the work of more junior team members. Provides guidance and reviews work related to cash and asset reconciliations relating to complex accounts or transactions. Resolves reconciliation of accounts for more complex or atypical transactions and reviews work of junior team members. Drafts reports for clients regarding the performance of complex funds. Reviews draft reports completed by more junior staff. Regularly interacts with clients in answering questions and resolving issues regarding fund reports and accounting processes. Assists in evaluating GAAP and/or IFRS rules to determine impact of new regulations on BNY Mellon fund accounting practices. No direct reports. Provides guidance to less experienced team members. May have people management responsibilities in some geographies. Contributes to the achievement of related teams objectives.  

Qualifications

Bachelors degree in accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 5-7 years of total work experience preferred. Big 4 accounting firm experience preferred.
Responsible for maintaining accounting/financial records of real estate investment portfolios structured as REITS, partnerships, limited liability companies, ("Funds") in accordance with department policies and procedures.  The incumbent is primarily responsible for reviewing property level accounting and operational data related to fund level accounting and financial reporting.  These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, review and analysis of monthly property reporting packages, cash management and reconciliation, daily accounting/entry postings, variance and trend analysis, JV waterfall calculations,  and ad hoc requests. Resolves reconciliation of accounts for real estate related transactions and reviews work of team members. Performs complex Fund/Client Accounting responsibilities in the areas of driving Service Improvement plans, targeting efficiencies, enhancing processes and specialist review functions. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for completing various internal/external inquiries and requests (e.g., inquiries/requests from clients, third party service providers, etc.) and special projects. Prior accounting experience withing real estate or property accounting strongly preferred. Strong analytical skills and computer skills using programs such as Excel, Word, Yardi and various accounting systems preferred. 
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


Primary Location: United States-Florida-Lake Mary
Internal Jobcode: 70508
Job: Finance/Accounting
Organization: AIS Operations-HR08997
Requisition Number: 1901311