Senior Accountant - SGH

Birmingham, MI posted on January 24

Company Info

At Simon Group Holdings, we’re collaborative, innovative and digitally disruptive. Our diverse portfolio of strategic investment partnerships allows us to leverage relationships across brands and drive successful outcomes. And we put our own resources and talent into every investment and acquisition. The driving philosophy here is simple: We don’t invest in companies, we invest in and
empower great people. 

Simon Group Holdings offers its employees a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision options. We also offer life insurance, 401k that includes a company match and paid time off. In addition to that, we offer tuition reimbursement to assist our team members in their professional development.

If you are driven to be the best you can be and are looking for an organization to match your high standards, look no further!


Job Summary

The senior accountant applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare and document business transactions and record as appropriate. Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheets, income statements, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.


Management Responsibilities

No direct reports, but continuously collaborates with accounting
team members as well as senior business leaders


Required Education / Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting


Primary Responsibilities & Scope

 Prepare and evaluate accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and adherence to US GAAP requirements
 Prepare, maintain and analyze acquisition and loan documents, including key terms that have financial effects
 Maintain loan amortization and tax schedules for multiple investment properties
 Complete monthly billing and collections activities for lendees and tenants
 Perform month-end close activities for individual investments, as well as investments that roll into other entities, including journal entry preparation and account reconciliations
 Analyze business trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses
 Create and analyze metrics and scorecards for profitability on various investments
 Manage cash flows of multiple entities

 Identify, implement and support improvements to gain efficiencies and effectiveness of accounting practices
 Liaise with external auditors, tax preparers, and investors to communicate information in a timely and clear manner
 Passion for working in high paced environment with exposure to operational business leaders
 Embrace use of computer technology to support business processes
 Keep up-to-date on knowledge in field as it relates to business
 Other related duties as assigned


Required Experience

 At least three (3) years of experience in accounting/finance
 Knowledgeable of US GAAP and accounting principles
 Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
 Proficient in QuickBooks
 Strong organizational skills
 Ability to identify opportunities for cost savings/profit enhancement and efficiency improvements
 Strong initiative and ability to analyze, question and summarize data for decision making
 Excellent verbal and written skills
 Ability to work independently and as part of a team
 Corporate and personal tax experience is a plus