Careers

The John Buck Company posts career opportunities on an ad hoc basis across all roles and practice areas of the firm. We are continually looking for professionals who seek a dynamic and challenging work environment and who share our entrepreneurial spirit and passion for real estate.


M.B.A. Recruiting:
The John Buck Company recruits students from top graduate programs for both full-time employment and internships throughout the year.

All inquiries should be sent to careers@tjbc.com

Senior Property Accountant

SUMMARY:

This senior accounting position will be responsible for the preparation and/or review of all property accounting and financial reporting functions for Buck Management Group (BMG), a division of The John Buck Company, and will report directly to the Portfolio Controller. In addition, this position will prepare and/or review development property reporting and manage draw accountants. Additional responsibilities may include special projects for BMG Management, JBC’s CFO and SVP of Finance & Accounting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Property Accounting and Financial Reporting Senior

  • Prepare/Review property financial reporting packages and supporting work papers
  • Prepare/Review monthly cash flow analysis/reforecast and provide recommendation for capital call/distributions
  • Prepare/Review annual property operating budgets
  • Prepare/Review OPE and RET reconciliations
  • Prepare/Review tenant audit requests and assist Property on responses
  • Review of all payments which includes review of cash ledgers, check sequence, and cash availability.
  • Prepare/review of property funding requests.
  • Responsible for completion of audit work papers and audit report, as well as any additional requests from the external auditor
  • Preparation of REIT compliance reporting and annual dividends declarations
  • Prepare/Review of quarterly mortgage compliance requirements
  • Preparation of acquisition/disposition closing statements
  • Review of tax work papers and review tax returns
  • Prospective tenant lease analysis and financial statement review
  • Prepare analysis and supporting property schedules as needed for the fund reporting.
  • Responsibility for overall compliance with agreed upon client accounting/reporting requirements
  • Keep abreast of technical accounting pronouncements and developments

Procedures, Training and Compliance

  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures to improve internal controls, quality and efficiency
  • Develop and update training/reference manuals
  • Train personnel on accounting procedures
  • Monitor properties’ compliance with accounting procedures
  • Participate in annual internal compliance and property audits

Property – Other

  • Assist and collaborate with investments team on property acquisitions and dispositions – due diligence, underwriting, property set-up, closing statements, information requests, and reprorations
  • Assist with property transition from development to operations
  • Assist on system implementations as needed.

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration / accounting is required
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of direct property accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of MRI or other similar property accounting software
  • Ability to problem solve and initiate change to accomplish goals
  • CPA is preferred

 

EMPLOYER’S RIGHTS:

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  Incumbents may be asked by their supervisors or managers to perform other duties.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either the incumbent or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

 

PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO CAREERS@TJBC.COM TO APPLY.

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Senior Portfolio Analyst

SUMMARY:

This position will be a highly visible role that interacts with all levels of the organization and works closely with the SVP – Finance & Accounting and CFO. This position is a multi-faceted role that will be involved in all matters related to the investment funds such as accounting, portfolio management, development analysis, investor relations, compliance, and corporate FP&A.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare quarterly and year end fund financial statements.
  • Coordinate valuation process for quarterly report.
  • Prepare fund capital call and distributions amounts.
  • Assist with the preparation of fund analytics including IRR and other return calculations
  • Perform investment and fund performance projections
  • Prepare reports and analyses for Advisory Board meetings
  • Assist with the preparation of fundraising pitchbooks and presentations
  • Assist with various one-off investor requests
  • Review fund partnership agreements and ensure compliance with documents.
  • Review fund loan agreements and prepare quarterly lender covenant compliance calculations, as well as monitor fund covenant compliance.
  • Assist/Coordinate with auditors and tax preparers for year end Fund financial statements and tax returns.
  • Prepare financial statements and ad hoc reporting for pre-development and development investments.
  • Assist with corporate FP&A projects as needed.
  • Assist with special projects as requested

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a strong undergraduate program.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience with a multi-national CPA firm or a real estate investment firm.
  • Real estate and familiarity with private investment funds and general partner structures preferred.
  • Ability to review, analyze, and quickly digest complex legal documents.
  • Expert-level Excel proficiency in v-lookups, pivot tables, charting, and modeling.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and exhibit initiative and flexibility.
  • Ability to problem solve and initiate change to accomplish goals.
  • Ability to work independently to determine solutions to issues and formulate thoughtful, relevant questions.
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and clearly.
  • CPA is preferred

 

EMPLOYER’S RIGHTS:

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  Incumbents may be asked by their supervisors or managers to perform other duties.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either the incumbent or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

 

PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO CAREERS@TJBC.COM TO APPLY.

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