Vice President of Accounting

At the SVN | J. Beard Real Estate Company, our people are what sets us apart. Our committed associates’ team brings the highest level of professionalism and market knowledge in the commercial real estate business, ensuring that we exceed our clients’ needs and expectations with every transaction. We pride ourselves on using our organization’s full power for all our clients to provide expert advice with integrity.

The Vice President of Accounting is responsible for the company’s accounting practices and for preparing financial reports for various real estate holdings. In addition, responsibilities include budgeting, forecasting, financial control systems, tax compliance, financing compliance, and partner reporting.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist in department reporting, strategic business planning, and forecasting.
  • Assist in monitoring the organization’s cash flow and real estate development capital needs.
  • Help manage project reporting for approximately 25 partnerships and oversee investor distributions and cash calls.
  • Administer cash management and maintain corresponding banking relations.
  • Help facilitate the tax process for all company-managed entities, which includes approximately 25 Partnerships, LLCs, and S-Corporations. Support outside CPA firms in preparing annual tax returns by providing needed schedules and other information.
  • Help develop tax strategies and facilitate tax planning.
  • Direct all Franchise Tax filings and payments.
  • Manage the insurance programs for the company and projects, including annual audits.
  • Assist with project lending and oversee the draw process.
  • Help manage the annual budget process for corporate operating companies and real estate projects.
  • Help develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls and increase efficiencies.

Education and Experience:

  • 8-10 years of real estate accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or a related field
  • Understanding real estate partnership investments related to development and construction, and property management
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills are required.
  • Experience with commercial property management software. MRI and Timberline are preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Well-organized and good communication skills
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Exercise a high degree of independent judgment and problem-solving skills.


  • Proficiency in computer skills and knowledge of office software packages (Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and able to handle multiple projects.
  • Also, be high-energy, self-disciplined, driven, and able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and communicate with co-workers and clients professionally and courteously.

Additional Information:

  • Type: Full-Time
  • Experience: Senior Level Accounting Experience 
  • Industries: Commercial Real Estate
  • Compensation: Salary commensurate based on experience

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SVN | J. Beard Real Estate – Greater Houston is an Equal Opportunity Employer always looks for qualified individuals to join our team.

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