• Lease Accountant

    Job Locations US-GA-Columbus
    Requisition ID
    Location : Address
    6053 Veteran's Parkway
  • Overview

    Do you have experience in accounting with responsibilities for company leases? Childcare Network is seeking a Lease Accountant to focus on accounting for our leases (per GAAP), overseeing all activity post lease signing. This role will also perform financial analysis in other areas of accounting.


    - Knowledge of new Accounting Lease Standard (ASC842)
    - Advanced Excel skills
    - Expert understanding of accounting principles and general ledger functionality
    - Demonstrated project management skills
    - Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment
    - Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
    - 8+ years of related, progressive experience at a large corporation, preferably in a banking or real estate management environment.


    - Work closely with management to review monthly rental payments for all school locations. This will include review of third party calculations of percentage rent and excess rent.
    - Work closely with management, on a monthly basis, to ensure proper accounting on any new leases and changes to existing leases.
    - Review lease accounting software for the activation of a lease once a new school has opened or for amendments and renewals of existing leases.
    - Monthly, review any year-end adjustments related to CAM and Real Estate tax and adjust accruals as needed.
    - Responsible for monthly/quarterly close procedures, such as preparing and entering journal entries and reporting of financial results in regards to lease accounting, including monthly/quarterly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
    - Responsible for the compliance with new leasing standard including assisting with the selection and implementation of any new software solutions.
    - Support financial reporting process with items required for disclosures.
    - Perform special projects as required.


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