Financial Reporting Accountant

Accounting Austin, Texas

Position at American Campus Communities

Grow with us!  Our Financial Reporting Accountant position is intended for an emerging accounting professional with working knowledge of accounting fundamentals, interest in SEC filings, and a desire to develop their reporting skill set as part of the niche real estate industry that is student housing.  We do require a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and would strongly prefer a CPA or CPA candidate that has worked at one of the Big 4 accounting firms, and an excellent Microsoft Excel skill set.

Our Financial Reporting Accountant has the opportunity to work alongside Big 4 alumni and put their knowledge of GAAP to use in closing books each month for multiple corporate entities.  Gain experience in preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, preparation of company consolidated financial statements on a monthly basis (including the preparation of rollforwards schedules for certain line items), assisting in the preparation of SEC reports such as 10-Qs, 10-Ks, 8-Ks, and Section 16 filings, and preparation of PBC schedules for internal and external audit.

The ability to perform fundamental accounting tasks and prepare schedules used to support SEC filings are critical aspects of this role.  This position offers the ability to work closely with others to achieve goals, simplify processes, and to ensure that work is completed accurately and timely.  Collaborating on the preparation of consolidated financial statements and financial reporting is an essential part of this position and allows our team to identify efficiencies and opportunities to streamline for the organization.

American Campus Communities is a publicly traded REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust), and the nation's largest owner, operator, and manager of premier student housing communities where students love living!

Our culture is comprised of passionate and positive team members who thrive in a fun and fast paced environment.  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.

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!