Senior Accountant, Real Estate Accounting

Accounting & Finance San Diego, CA Atlanta, GA Phoenix, AZ


Are you interested in growing your accounting career at a fortune 500 company?

Does working on an international real estate portfolio with over 11,000 properties excite you?  

Are you interested in working with a leader in the REIT industry?

Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company®, is a S&P 500 company dedicated to providing shareholders with dependable monthly income. As the 6th largest REIT in the nation, our monthly dividends are supported by the cash flow from over 11,000 real estate properties owned under long-term lease agreements with regional and national commercial tenants. To date, our company has declared over 600 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 53-year operating history and has continually increased the dividend since Realty Income's public listing in 1994 (NYSE: O). Our company attracts individuals who value integrity, perseverance, and teamwork. 

What you will be working on:

General Ledger

  • Timely complete month-end close procedures and accurately reconcile balance sheet and income statement accounts in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Analyze and interpret GL data to ensure proper revenue and expense recognition.
  • Prepare monthly US property tax revenue and expense accruals, as well as fluctuation and leakage analysis.
  • Assess lease classification for global ground leases; Calculate and amortize right of use assets and lease liabilities.
  • Record property sales, dispose real estate and related intangible assets, and prepare disposition packet.
  • Record property acquisitions, review transaction information and determine purchase price reduction.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for various operating accounts.
  • Prepare related 10Q/10K schedules and disclosures.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Prepare budget vs. actual, actual vs. actual financial variance analysis.

Accounts Payable

  • Review property invoice coding for accuracy.

External/Internal Audit

  • Assist in audits and analysis of property-level financials.
  • Document accounting procedures and processes.

What you will need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Real estate/REIT experience
  • Clear understanding of US GAAP.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills such as formulas and VLOOKUPs.
  • Ability to handle and analyze large quantity of data.
  • Must be organized, detailed, flexible, and efficient to adhere to strict deadlines.

What you will get in return:

  • Salary with potential for an annual cash and restricted stock bonus.
  • Hybrid work schedule in San Diego, Phoenix, or Atlanta office with schedule flexibility
  • Best-in-class Benefits Package:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Matching 401K, and more! 
  • Collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development.


Realty Income is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information click here. If you require accessibility support to submit your application or other reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process, please contact [email protected], or call 800-375-6700. An employee will respond to your message to begin the interactive process. Please note that this phone number and email address are only for individuals seeking a disability accommodation when applying for a job.