Resources Global Professionals (RGP) Lease Accounting Professionals in Charlotte, North Carolina

We are hiring Accounting professionals with leasing operations accounting experience to work on diverse and strategic projects for our Fortune 500 and pre-IPO clients. Ideal candidates will have experience reviewing lease contracts, identifying embedded leases, and accounting for leases.

Responsibilities (may vary from client to client) typically include performing key functions to ensure:

  • Quality information is available for reporting to comply with regulatory reporting requirements to include lease commitment and financial statement reporting

  • Real property leased assets and liabilities are properly classified and reported in financial statements according to the new FASB and IASB lease accounting standards for reporting, presentation, and disclosure requirements

  • Real estate billings and payments are properly analyzed, calculated, and reconciled according to lease terms and conditions and are appropriately managed to support lease requirements

Duties may include:

  • Prepare periodic lease accounting journal entries (rent payment and expense, prepaid rent, deferred rent, tenant incentive accrual, etc.) via lease administration software, and record journal entries to Company’s ERP system

  • Manage accounting components of the lease portfolio within lease administration software such as extensions, amendments, or terminations

  • Record miscellaneous journal entries (rent related expense accruals, re-classes, etc.); perform balance sheet account reconciliations and expense account variance analysis

  • Calculate intangible asset amortization and capitalized overhead

  • Record project expenses and provide project reporting and analysis to project managers

  • Assist adoption of new lease accounting guidance (ASC 842), assess and report the retrospective impacts on Company’s financial statements

  • Prepare lease schedules (minimum rent, future obligation, etc.) for Company’s 10-Q & 10-K disclosures

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA and/or MBA Preferred

  • 8-10 years Mid-level to Senior Level transactional accounting experience

  • Knowledge of lease accounting under current ASC 840 as well as upcoming ASC 842

  • Required: Solid knowledge of GAAP accounting

  • Large ERP, lease administration software, and general ledger accounting experience

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills

  • Strong orientation to client service, time management, and project delivery