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The JBG Companies Corporate Office Manager, SEC Reporting in Bethesda, Maryland

As a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust with a total enterprise value of $6 billion and placing 3rd in Washington Post’s 2020’s Best Places to Work List (for largest companies), JBG SMITH offers the perfect opportunity for an accounting professional to continue to advance their skills. Already the largest REIT focused on the DC market, JBG SMITH is extremely well positioned for continued growth based on Amazon’s selection of National Landing in Arlington, Virginia for its new headquarters. The Washington Business Journal recognized this as the “Deal of the Decade” and it was described on the front-page of the Wall Street Journal.

The Manager, SEC Reporting will assist in the preparation and review of internal and external reporting documents including, but not limited to: Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Annual Reports on Form 10-K, quarterly supplemental information packages and quarterly internal management reporting. The Manager, SEC Reporting will also be responsible for completing various quarterly tasks over complex areas including consolidation, equity, earnings per share and stock based compensation, performing technical accounting research for significant transactions, drafting accounting policies and assisting with the Company’s SOX compliance process. This individual will work in collaboration with both internal and external auditors. The Manager, SEC Reporting will supervise the SEC Accountant, which includes allocating work appropriately, reviewing work performed by the Accountant, and providing guidance and coaching.

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly, annual and other ad-hoc SEC filings (e.g., Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, the Quarterly Earnings Release filed on Form 8-K) and supplemental information reporting package, including responsibility over the preparation of the quarterly Statements of Equity and Cash Flows;

  • Supervise, coach and review the work of the SEC Accountant;

  • Maintain and report on the Company’s share-based equity compensation within the Company’s equity software (Shareworks);

  • Prepare quarterly workpapers and footnote support on complex areas, including equity, earnings per share and consolidation;

  • Research and review various periodic journal entries and complex transactions, including those related to significant leasing activity, asset acquisitions and dispositions;

  • Assist in the coordination with external and internal auditors with regards to review and audit procedures;

  • Assist in the development and documentation of new accounting policies and procedures;

  • Assist in implementing new accounting policies and internal control processes;

  • Benchmark the Company’s disclosures against those of our peer set and present findings to management;

  • Track and research the issuance of new accounting pronouncements and assess their potential impact on the Company;

  • Work with other groups within the Company to compile and verify the Company’s key financial metrics (i.e. FFO, EBITDA, NOI) and complete other ad hoc analyses;

  • Effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment; and

  • Effectively complete special ad hoc projects as needed.

As a condition of employment, all external candidates must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19 as of your first day of employment, unless a request for an accommodation had been approved. Fully vaccinated means two weeks has passed since the last dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose shot.

In order to perform this job successfully, this individual must have the following characteristics: strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize multiple competing tasks; detail oriented; strong analytical skills; high level of interpersonal skills; tact and diplomacy to demonstrate the ability to work in a team-oriented environment and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Required: Strong Excel skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Required: CPA License

  • Required: Five to seven years of experience in a Big 4/National accounting firm and /or with a publicly-traded company

  • Preferred: Previous accounting experience in the commercial or multifamily real estate environment and/or with US GAAP

  • Preferred: Experience with Yardi

JBG SMITH is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.

ID: 2021-4228

External Company Name: JBG Properties, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.jbg.com/#home

Street: 4747 Bethesda Avenue

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