Staff Accountant

Location US-CT-Greenwich
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When you join Hines, you will embark on a career journey fueled by vision and guided by leaders who set the standards of our industry. Our legacy is rooted in innovation and excellence, earning us a spot on Fast Company’s esteemed annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2024. Discover endless opportunities to grow and make your mark at Hines.


As a Staff Accountant with Hines, you will execute financial transactions and ensure quality, accuracy, and timeliness of accounting information for a specific project and/or business entity. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 


  • Partner with the Property Manager to ensure accuracy of journal entries and general ledger.

  • Perform cash management functions including but not limited to: monitor and record cash transactions and investment of excess cash balances as well as reconcile bank accounts.

  • Manage accounts receivable process including but not limited to: A/R analysis and collection, A/R aging review, tenant correspondence regarding balances, and preparation of monthly A/R reports for Property Manager.

  • Manage accounts payable functions including but not limited to: review invoices and ensure they are entered correctly, issue checks and maintain vendor files, and assist with any vendor inquiries.

  • Assist with lease administration as follows: interpret lease agreements and accounts for impacts of lease provisions and clauses, set up new leases in accounting system, record rental revenue, prepare tenant billings, communicate with tenants regarding rental payments and other billings, reconcile tenant billings accounts.

  • Post journal entries to the general ledger and ensure records are kept in compliance with GAAP or other basis of accounting.

  • Assist with month-end close procedures including preparation of account reconciliations and preparation and posting of monthly general journal entries.

  • Enter original and projected budgets into accounting system and assist Property Management team with variance analysis.

  • Maintain reporting and budgeting calendars for Property Management team.

  • Support Senior Accountants in preparation of audit schedules.


Minimum Requirements include:


  • High school diploma or equivalent; some college from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Two or more years full-charge bookkeeping/accounting experience.
  • Strong knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Perform numerical and financial calculations.

  • Analyze and interpret various types of data in order to draw conclusions and solve problems.

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and proficiency utilizing various accounting software and a 10-key calculator.

  • Compose business letters, expositions, summaries, and reports, using proper format, punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.

  • Exchange ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions.

  • Ability to lift general ledgers, files, records, and computer paper (approximately 5-35lbs).

  • Work overtime as business needs deem appropriate.

  • Compensation: $63,800 - $76,600; 3% Bonus Pool
  • Benefits Information: https://www.hines.com/careers/locations/usa


At Hines, we strive for excellence as a leading global real estate investment manager, driven by our by our belief that real estate is fundamentally about people. Our diverse portfolio spans $93.2 billion¹ of assets across such property types as living, office, retail, mixed-use, logistics and life science projects – all designed to enhance value, connection and inspiration. Our strategic approach integrates local expertise with global knowledge, taking calculated risks aligned with our convictions to exceed expectations and tailor solutions to our clients' needs.


While our projects are renowned for enhancing cities and pioneering sustainable practices, we recognize that the true driving force behind Hines' success is our 5,000 dedicated employees in 30 countries who draw on our 65-year history to build the world forward. This is why we prioritize investing in our people, offering comprehensive training, competitive compensation, robust benefits and generous vacation packages. By centering our focus on the growth and wellbeing of our team, we cultivate an inclusive environment where everyone, including our clients, can thrive.


Hines is proud to be named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2024.


¹Includes both the global Hines organization and RIA AUM as of December 31, 2023.




We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.


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