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7 Feb 2024

REAL ESTATE ACCOUNTING MANAGER

🇺🇸 Jacksonville, FL, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.

About the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are a professional football team and a member of the National Football League’s AFC South Division. The Jaguars are one of the NFL’s youngest franchises, playing their first regular season home game on September 3, 1995 in Jacksonville, Fla., and have since won four division titles. The Jaguars are owned by Shahid Khan, a visionary leader whose businesses include Flex-N-Gate, Fulham Football Club, All Elite Wrestling, Bold Events and Iguana Investments. Since 2012, Mr. Khan’s impact on the Northeast Florida community has exceeded $500 million, including charitable giving through the Jaguars Foundation, capital improvements to EverBank Stadium and the creation of Daily’s Place, which hosts upwards of 40 concerts a year. The Jaguars and Iguana Investments recently opened the state-of-the-art Sports Performance Center (Miller Electric Center), which now houses all of football operations for the Jaguars, including players, coaches and other personnel. Over the next several years, the Jaguars and Iguana Investments will complete Phase 1 of the Shipyards, a reimagination of the riverfront which will include a Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, an office building and modernized marina, as well as begin additional projects to transform the area around the stadium into a year-round, mixed-use sports and entertainment district.

The Jaguars company values are Passion, Respect, Innovation, Dedication and Empowerment (PRIDE). The Jaguars believe in the importance of diversity, continual learning and transparency. We also understand the role that excitement, originality and fun play in the workplace. All of these ideas come together to build a strong and dynamic workplace culture. Because of this, we are dedicated to, and encouraged by, leading the way in developing a distinct and inclusive team.

Summary

The Real Estate Accounting Manager will develop control systems that drive consistent, reliable, and accurate assessment of the financial position for all construction projects. This may include early phase project budgeting, development of project cost program, cost report functionality, detailed forecasting methods, evaluation of cost changes, procedures for reviewing application for payments, and overall compliance to company financial requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the cost coding system with the construction management team and integrate within financial systems.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and real estate reconciliations.
  • Generate asset portfolio financial reports, including project cost summaries, cashflow statements, and budget vs actual variance analysis.
  • Prepare asset portfolio financial forecasts, identifying variances and potential risks and opportunities.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors during project audits, providing necessary documentation and ensuring compliance with accounting policies and procedures.
  • Manage vendor contracts and payments in coordination with team, ensuring compliance with contractual terms, pricing, and payment schedules.
  • Collaborate with Tax and Treasury Management for cost segregation analysis.
  • Read and understand loan and operating agreements, ensuring completeness of accounting transactions and compliance with lender reporting requirements.
  • Work on special projects and ad hoc reporting as required.

Job Requirements

Required

  • Understands the importance of, and passion for, further development in Downtown Jacksonville.
  • Hard working self-starter able to work independently as subject matter expert, good analytical skills and be able to apply knowledge gained on assigned projects.
  • Proficiency in using financial management software, ETFP systems and MS Office Suite, able to quickly master new software packages.
  • Solid understanding of construction accounting principles and processes.
  • Proven experience in budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis withing the construction industry.
  • Detail oriented with exceptional written and verbal communication skills and ability to maintain accuracy while managing large volumes of data.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent related experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in commercial real estate/construction accounting.
  • Advanced Excel and accounting software required.

Preferred

  • Great Plains knowledge and experience preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant.
  • Knowledge of REIT rules and tax implications is a plus.


Perks and Offerings

Here is insight into some of the perks and offerings of the Jaguars and Bold Events:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance options
  • Mobile phone stipend
  • 100% match of the employee’s contribution, up to 5% of income, in company 401(k) program
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave, including adoption. Leave Sharing option available
  • Company provided lunch, during the work week
  • Wellness Programs inclusive of: Employee Assistance Program through NFL Lifeline as well as Colonial Life; preferred access to mental health appointments; Calm app subscription; access to onsite weight facility; company sponsored rec leagues; company provided FitBit; significant discounts to local YMCA; wellness challenges
  • Team member recognition and mentor programs
  • 20 paid company holidays in addition to 17 days of PTO (that’s over 1 month of paid time off!); Summer Fridays
  • JagsU and various company and departmental training and development options
  • Various employee events and celebrations such as: an Employee Anniversary Celebration, PRIDE Awards Ceremony, Employee Days of Service, Employee Appreciation Day, a holiday party, quarterly all team meetings, happy hours and more
  • Opportunity to receive tickets to various events such as Jaguars home games and concerts, as well as other local, ticketed events
  • Various other perks and discounts through local partners
  • Onsite notary
  • Perks and offerings are subject to change and may be dependent upon role


View http://www.jaguars.com/careers/ to learn more about what it means to be a part of the Jaguars team!

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