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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

The RMR Group LLC Newton, MA

Company
The RMR Group LLC
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2051
AJE Ref #
576181160
Location
Newton, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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The Corporate Accounting Manager performs accounting and support functions for RMR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries, its 4 publicly traded affiliated entities and a privately held trust. This position requires close coordination with various corporate department executives, as well as cross functional groups: property accounting, payroll, accounts payable, and cash management.



RESPONSIBILITIES

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Responsible for the ownership of all month-end close processes including the preparation of consolidated financial statements and analysis of financial results to be used in the preparation of client and public filings.
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Key point of contact for Senior Leadership associated with Mortgage Servicing line of business
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Preparation of fund financial statements for quarterly reporting to investors.
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Specific monthly responsibilities include, but not limited to:

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Assist in calculating and posting monthly management fees related to certain financial instruments
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Prepare/review loan amortization schedules and loan servicing wires.
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Allocation of certain expenses between the Company and its affiliates.
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Consolidation of financials statements
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Preparation of cash flow statement
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Assist in the preparation of support for financial statement disclosures
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Preparation of variance analysis and quarterly reporting package provided to upper management

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Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles.
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Assisting the treasury department with cash forecasting needs.
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Perform ad-hoc financial analysis for C-Suite executives.
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Lead on all compliance related matters including, year-end audit support.
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Guide and train accounting staff on all corporate accounting related matters.
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Observing core day to day functions and assists other members of the organization in proposing and executing process efficiencies.
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Aide in technical accounting research and drafting accounting treatment position papers to executive management.
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Assist the corporate effort in SOX compliance program.

REQUIREMENTS

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Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Yardi General Ledger (preferred).
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Demonstrate knowledge of accounting practices and procedures with ability to research and recommend appropriate treatments.
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Highly organized and able to handle multiple deliverables at one time.
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Able to be innovative and provide proposals to streamline and enhance controllership of corporate accounting department.
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Position requires ability to have strong attention to detail, and ability to effectively communicate with business partners and management as to accounting related matters.
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5 -7 years of accounting experience; public accounting experience and CPA (preferred)
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Experience in general ledger and property accounting a plus.
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Bachelor s degree in accounting and a strong record of success in academic and work environment.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

The RMR Group Inc. (NASDAQ: RMR) is an alternative asset management company that was founded in 1986 to invest in real estate and manage real estate related businesses. RMR s business primarily consists of providing management services to four publicly owned real estate investment trusts, or REITs, and three real estate operating companies. As of March 31, 2016, RMR had $22.0 billion of assets under management, including more than 1,300 properties.

The RMR Group manages Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT), a publicly traded REIT that owns hotels and travel centers, Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH), a publicly traded REIT that primarily owns healthcare, senior living and medical office buildings, Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE: GOV), a publicly traded REIT that primarily owns office properties majority leased to the U.S. government and state governments, and Select Income REIT (NYSE: SIR), a publicly traded REIT that is focused on owning and investing in net leased, single tenant properties. RMR also provides management services to Five Star Quality Care, Inc., a publicly traded senior living and healthcare services company which is a tenant of SNH and manages certain of SNH s senior living communities, to TravelCenters of America LLC, a publicly traded operator of travel centers and convenience stores, which is a tenant of HPT, and to Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, which is one of HPT's hotel managers. Another subsidiary of RMR, RMR Advisors LLC, is an SEC registered investment advisor that is the investment manager of a publicly traded mutual fund which principally invests in securities of unaffiliated real estate companies.



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