• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/14/2018 2:40 PM)
    # of Openings

    Role Overview


    At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.


    As a Staff Accountant, you ensure proper efficiencies applicable to accounting practices and processes for the Construction Division as well as work closely with other team members within the Accounting department and the company to obtain and/or provide timely financial information.  


    Roles You'll Play



    • Build monthly financial reports
    • Generate billings to internal and external customers while managing Accounts Receivable
    • Develop and post monthly journal entries and accruals
    • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations and ensure proper reports/documents are provided as needed to support the account balances


    • Examine and calculate month-end and year-end adjusting entries
    • Review and maintain general ledger accounts for reasonableness and accuracy
    • Maintain Fixed Asset Schedules and ensure proper depreciation is posted monthly


    • Assist with accounting inquiries and special projects
    • Actively aid AP Department in researching the status of payments, place stop payments, stale-dated checks, etc.
    • Assist with year-end audit requests


    Our Vision of What Success Looks Like

    • Your drive to take on new challenges and excitement prove that you’re a leader – maybe the future leader of the Accounting team!
    • As a professional who can’t wait to share your innovative ideas, you have the potential to propel our business forward with your creative solutions and unconventional thinking.
    • You thrive when the work is fast-paced and challenging and want to apply your skills in a dynamic, collaborative environment to help our business grow.


    Your Building Blocks of Success

    • Solid 2+ years of experience in Corporate, Manufacturing, or Construction accounting and demonstrated understanding of GAAP 
    • 4-year college degree in accounting or related field
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent math, analytical, and problem-solving skills
    • Superior interpersonal and collaboration skills; ability to manage cross-functional relationships within the organization
    • Expert time-management, prioritization and multitasking skills; ability to quickly adapt to an often-changing and rapid-paced work environment
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities
    • Ability to perform multiple assignments without immediate supervision


    The Foundation of Cortland Partners


    At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities and regional offices all over the country, as well as overseas. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


    Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.



    Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email talentresources@cortlandpartners.com or call 404.965.3988.


    Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.


    Cortland Partners participates in e-verify to verify the employment status of

    all persons hired to work in the United States.


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