Senior Director of Property Accounting

Accounting Austin, Texas

Position at American Campus Communities

Vice President title may be available for select qualifications.

Be an accounting leader at a publicly traded REIT located in Austin, TX.  Our Senior Director of Property Accounting must be a strategic leader among our Property Accountant team and have their CPA.  Working diligently to implement efficient and accurate accounting practices, our Senior Directors help to ensure proper accounting and financial reporting, based their strong working knowledge of GAAP and SOX compliance.  We also prefer a combination of “Big 4 Firm” experience, 12+ years overall experience, 5+ years as a supervisor, and real estate accounting experience.

This position partners closely with multiple departments within our organization including operations and budget management/forecast, financial reporting and investments, the executive team, and many others to foster an integrated approach to accounting accuracy, oversight and support in all areas of our business.  Fielding requests for internal and external audit, researching technical accounting, and performing accounting review functions are all crucial aspects in the contribution of the Senior Director to the Accounting Team. 

Collaborating on policies and procedures in regard to the department (including SOX controls), financial reporting and accounting practices, is an essential part of our Senior Director’s position and allows our team to identify efficiencies and opportunities to streamline for our organization as a whole.  Team development at American Campus is a cornerstone of any department.  A desire to actively mentor others in their knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and practices as it relates to American Campus and our day-to-day needs as a publicly traded organization is a must have for this position.

We are passionate about our work and building community.

  • Our people are devoted to a culture of inclusion, diversity, and equality in the workplace and our communities. We are committed to intentionally executing an evolving set of goals specific to inclusion, diversity, and accountability, driven by empathetic leadership and embraced by all.
  • The core of American Campus culture involves everyone being fully invested in everything that we do down to picking up the smallest piece of trash. No matter their position or duration at any given property, everyone picks up trash because we take pride in our community.
  • Serve as an American Campus representative and liaison in all interactions.
  • Certain activities involved in this position may be photographed and/or video and audio recorded for quality control and/or training purposes. Compliance with the Photo, Video and Voice Recording Policy is a condition of employment.

Come pursue growth in your career with an organization committed to job training and a promote-from-within approach – your opportunities can be as vast as your ambition!