• Senior Accountant

    Location : Name
    Community Support Office
    Location : Address
    7902 Westpark Dr
    Location : City
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
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    "Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."

    - Sunrise Leader

    At Sunrise Senior Living, we pride ourselves as pioneers in setting standards of excellence, and strive to provide care & services to seniors better than anyone. In alignment with our mission and values, you will be part of a dynamic and talented team of professionals. You will find opportunities that provide more than just a job. Sunrise is a place where personal and professional growth is an integral part of your career experience.


    We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant in our Owner Reporting department at our Community Support Office in McLean, VA.


    • Take ownership at an operating unit level of the general ledgers and related reports of the assigned managed and joint venture portfolios
    • Participate in the monthly close for assigned portfolios through the following activities:
      • Ensure the ledgers are closed timely, accurately and completely
      • Prepare and obtain approval for journal entries
      • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations
      • Prepare monthly management fee reconciliations and intercompany analysis
      • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
    • Ensure reporting to Owners/Partners is provided timely, accurately and completely
      • Prepare financial statements packages and cash distribution waterfall
      • Work with other departments/communities to resolve issues with financial statements
    • Ensure timely resolution of portfolio issues with Owners/Partners and other Sunrise departments
    • Prepare and maintain portfolio abstracts by demonstrating a working knowledge of portfolio contracts and agreements
    • Participate in annual audits/reviews of managed and joint ventures. Including, but not limited to, preparing schedules for auditors, drafting financial statements and preparing adjusting journal entries.
    • Participate in special projects/ad hoc requests from the Assistant Manager/Manager
    • Participate in annual budget process primarily related to cash distributions and management feesSignificant decision-making latitude will be expected and encouraged on day-to-day issues that may be resolved by the Senior Accountant. Unusual items may always be brought to the attention of peers and supervisors for further analysis and brainstorming.


    • Decision Making Latitude
    • BS in Accounting or related field
    • 3+ years of accounting experience with at least 2 years of general ledger accounting experience (including journal entries, bank reconciliations, other account analysis) with increasing responsibility in career progression
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for interaction with Owners/Partners/Sunrise Departments and Auditors
    • Detail oriented, strong organizational and written skills and strong problem-solving/analytical skills
    • Team oriented attitude
    • Fast learner, ability to comfortably work in an intensely deadline-oriented environment
    • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel (such as pivot tables and V look-ups)

     Preferred Skills

    • Public accounting and/or accounting in a real estate development, property management, or venture accounting environment
    • PeopleSoft financials experience
    • CPA or working towards CPA
    • Working knowledge of portfolio contracts and agreements


    Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.


    Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.
    At Sunrise, you will…

    Make a Difference Every Day
    We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.


    Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
    The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.


    Ignite Your Potential
    We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.


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