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Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting

URW
Los Angeles, CA 90012
  • Job Code
    FIN000Q6
  • Jobs Rated
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Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and
operator of flagship shopping destinations. With a portfolio valued at 65Bn as
at 31 December 2019, we own and operate 90 shopping centres; 55 are flagships
in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. Our centres welcome
1.2 billion visits per year. Present in 2 continents and in 12 countries, URW
provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events and offers an exceptional
and constantly renewed experience for customers. The Group has the largest development
pipeline in the industry, worth 10.3 billion. URW distinguishes itself by its
Better Places 2030 agenda, that sets its ambition to create better places that
respect the highest environmental standards and contribute to better cities.





At the forefront of innovation, our 3,700 talented professionals
are preparing for future generations of customers. Our skills, engagement and teamwork are key
to driving performance and generating superior value.





We are currently looking for our:





Sr. Accountant, DD&C and Corporate Accounting





The Opportunity



The
Senior Accountant is responsible for maintaining the books and records of
assigned Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield corporate legal entities or overhead
business units. He or she will be the primary contact for any US GAAP and IFRS related
questions regarding the assigned entities or business units.





This role will oversee analyzing
monthly/quarterly closing actuals, preparing forecasts and the annual budget in
close collaboration with the department heads and applying critical thinking to
challenge and enhance business performance. The Senior Accountant will also
provide cover for the team managers as required.





Senior Accountant Responsibilities:



Accounting:

  • Prepare accurate asset, liability and
    capital expenditures account entries by compiling and analyzing departmental information
  • Maintain and analyze general ledger entries
    to ensure the accuracy of revenue, reimbursements, and expenses
  • Ensure timely accurate reports and
    financial statements on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Prepare or review detailed GL account
    reconciliations
  • Manage, reconcile, and settle
    intercompany account balances with affiliates
  • Prepare and review partnership contributions
    and distributions
  • Process and record debt related
    entries
  • Support due diligence for
    transactions such as stock issuance, stock buyback, acquisitions, dispositions,
    and property secured debt financing
  • Review work of others as assigned
  • Prepare schedules
    and support for Quarterly Reporting and GAAP and IFRS audits
  • Identify and implement process
    improvements
  • Participate in special projects



Budgeting & Forecasting:

  • Contribute to the annual 5 year
    budget process and quarterly forecasts
  • Act as a business partner to department
    heads to assist with their forecasts and budgets
  • Prepare and explain variance analyses



Business Analysis:

  • Explain key operational drivers and
    related impacts on the financial statements to key stakeholders to help set and
    strive action plans.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of all
    sources of revenues, reimbursements, expenditures, and special accounting
    issues relevant to them if any
  • Think critically and challenge
    business assumptions, strategies & tactics using KPIs and knowledge of
    industry trends in order to;
    • maximize revenue/reimbursement,
      minimize cost and control capital expenditures.
    • help property services related businesses reach
      budgeted targets.



Reporting:

  • Provide data in a way that is
    consumable and illustrative, where necessary, to explain performance and
    support decision-making
  • Work with the companys auditors to
    obtain audit opinions according to strict deadlines



What we are looking for





  • 5+ years of accounting and financial analysis experience (Retail
    or Commercial Real Estate preferred) with general ledger and financial
    statement preparation experience

  • Bachelors Degree, preferably in Accounting
    and/or Finance

  • CPA or
    equivalent qualification preferred

  • Experience
    with ERP, Consolidation systems is a plus

  • Strong
    proficiency in Excel

  • Excellent
    verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact with senior
    management

  • Self-motivated,
    deadline driven and results oriented; a problem solver with strong
    teamwork skills and strong desire to drive and implement change

What is important to us





The following values bring us together and guide our actions. They are the
foundation of who we are today and who we will be tomorrow: EXCELLENCE
We only aim for the best - TEAMWORK We unite talent to win as a team - ETHICS We build on trust and transparency BOLDNESS
We dare with vision and agility PASSION We go the extra mile OWNERSHIP
We are empowered to deliver.





What is important to us is to
welcome personalities that are committed, team player, full of positive energy
and ready to grow within an international company. We offer a collaborative, innovative and achievement
focused culture with unique opportunities for growth. We strive for
excellence and our culture fosters autonomy, innovation and collective power of
our employees. If you are looking for a stimulating and empowering missions,
promoting teamwork and challenge on a daily basis, do not hesitate to apply!





Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is an equal opportunity employer that
embraces diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and skills. We
believe that diversity plays an important part in the success of our business
and we are committed to creating an environment which respects, values,
celebrates and makes the most of peoples individual differences.



We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, and other legally protected characteristics



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