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Senior Accountant (for MMC)

Palo Alto, CA
About the Company:   Marcus & Millichap Company (MMC) is a real estate leader and pioneer with a diverse family of companies offering Premier Real Estate ServicesReal Estate Investments and Real Estate Developments. Each MMC company is a distinct fusion of real estate specialization and innovation powered by a culture of loyalty that permeates throughout the Marcus & Millichap organization.  To find out more about the Company, visit

Position Overview

Job Description:  We’re hiring a Senior Accountant to join our team in Palo Alto, California. Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant will manage the financial reporting and closing process of our multi-family subsidiary, Pacific Urban Residential (PUR). PUR invests in multi-family real estate with a successful track record and reputation under a strong management team. To succeed in this role, the Senior Accountant should be detailed oriented and must work closely with the business process owners in PUR and peers within the MMCS accounting team in maintaining the accuracy of financial statements, budgets and liquidity forecasts.
This is a great opportunity to those who would like to utilize and develop their existing skills. This role offers growth opportunities and provides vast experience in the corporate entity of a highly successful and dynamic real estate organization in the Bay Area. You will have a huge amount of ownership over your work and be working alongside a strong accounting management team. We’re in a great location - near Caltrain with good restaurants and shops within walking distance. Please note: MMC has a fiscal year end of March 31st.
  • Manage monthly close of PUR and prepare the monthly reporting packages, including income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, actual / budget variance analysis, financial statement analysis and commentary
  • Work closely with business process owners and our multi-family subsidiary’s property accounting group
  • Review and be familiar with LLC operating agreements and understand waterfall schedules
  • Prepare and review quarterly external financial statements and reporting for PUR, as required
  • Facilitate the implementation of financial reporting platform currently being implemented at MMCS
  • Prepare/review the recording of transactions into the general ledger including sales, acquisitions, and refinancing.
  • Perform analytical review of property-related financials for corporate reporting purposes  
  • Partner with our multi-family subsidiary’s management team and provide decision making support
  • Work with FP&A and tax departments on various collaborative projects, including assisting with the development of company business plans and forecasts, as well as preparing schedules and other information for the purpose of preparing tax returns for operating entities
  • When possible, document procedures and streamline processes
  • Identify internal control weaknesses and provide recommendations
  • Prepare and review schedules for the annual audit and provide audit support as needed  
  • Other projects as needed
  • Consolidation, financial statements preparation and analysis, ad hoc reporting to support management decision making
  • ERP knowledge preferred (SAP and Yardi)
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis experience preferred
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (pivot tables, array formulas, macros, etc.) required
  • Previous interaction with internal/external auditors required
  • Positive attitude, eager to learn and willing to take on challenges    
  • Able to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Thorough, detail-oriented, with big picture mindset
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Poised and patient to listen, teach and lead
  • Enthusiastic and pro-active
Qualifications & Education:
  • B.S. Degree in Accounting or similar field
  • CPA is a plus
  • 4 - 5 years of progressive accounting experience in financial reporting/general ledger area
  • Real estate (multi-family) experience is a plus


Kiki Beach Kurvin
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