NexMetro is an innovative real estate developer revolutionizing how consumers think about housing. We are seeking a Senior Accountant in Phoenix! The ideal candidate is a driven, detail-oriented individual, willing to dig in and learn about our business. The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Assistant Controller to manage the day-to-day maintenance of accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger maintenance, bank reconciliations and preparation of monthly accounting reports.

NexMetro Communities is one of the nation’s largest single-family rental community developers, specializing in building communities for consumers seeking a place that rents like an apartment but lives like a single-family home. NexMetro develops luxury leased communities marketed under the name Avilla Homes. Avilla neighborhoods combine the benefits of luxury residential single-family living with the convenience, flexibility, and professional on-site management of a Class A apartment community. The result is a new residential hybrid housing option—detached, single-story homes in prime suburban locations that are highly differentiated from traditional rental products. Founded in 2012 and a pioneer in the space, NexMetro has invested more than $2 billion in projects completed or under construction, comprising more than 50 neighborhoods spanning Sunbelt locales from Arizona to Florida. We are an entrepreneurial company with a strong, passionate company culture, and we are seeking team members with a similar mindset.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Prepare timely and accurate accounting management reports, budgets and supporting schedules in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepare journal entries relating to amortization, depreciation, accruals, in accordance with GAAP, as part of the monthly close.
  • Maintain complex ledgers; reconcile and analyze reports/ledgers.
  • Accurately collect, process, and post A/R.
  • Maintain daily treasury activity and reconcile bank accounts monthly.
  • Identify GAAP to management reporting differences in job costing activities.
  • Comply with and enforce existing internal controls while monitoring and suggesting improvements as needed.
  • Update and maintain fixed asset schedules for underlying properties.
  • At the end of the period, record accurate accruals, deferrals, reclasses and intercompany entries into the company’s accounting ledger; perform account analysist to verify entries and balances are correct.
  • Stay current with industry best practices; recommend and implement continuous improvement strategies to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.
  • Assist Controller and Assistant with special projects.
  • Represent NexMetro in a professional manner at all times.
  • Conform to company apparel standards and set a positive example for colleagues.
  • Perform all duties as directed and assist the overall team effort in any way possible.

Summary of Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA licensure is a plus, but not required.
  • Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Skill in reading and interpreting statistical and financial data.
  • High proficiency with Yardi or other accounting software.
  • MS Office advanced computer skills. Excel intermediate to advanced level.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Knowledge of cash management and budgeting.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Ability to sort through information, assess priorities and resolve problems efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with a focus on timely, accurate results.
  • Ability to accept & minimize the stress of meeting all monthly deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Works well with others and thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • 2-4 years of full-cycle accounting experience, preferably in the construction or property management industry.

NexMetro’s Core Values:

Servant Leadership: Lead with humility, providing encouragement and empowering achievement.

Collaborative Spirit: Inspire individual drive, focus and performance to create a best-in-class organization.

Pursuit of Excellence: Inspire individual drive, focus and performance to create a best-in-class organization.

Do the Right Thing. Always: Act honestly, ethically, and responsibly.

The Power of Fun: Life’s too short. Make work fun.

NexMetropian Qualities:

NexMetro team members, also known as NexMetropians, form a diverse group of professionals from many walks of life with certain shared traits that create a common thread. NexMetropians are humble, understanding that our strength comes through our collective abilities and not through individual achievement. NexMetropians are hardworking team members willing to roll up our sleeves to help others regardless of our role within the organization. NexMetropians lead by example, and we do not ask things of our team members that we are not willing to do or have not done ourselves in the past. Finally, NexMetropians are a lot of fun, and we enjoy working together to build a great company and a great product for our residents