Financial Accountant

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Department: Accounting

Office: Home Office

Location: Agawam, MA

Job Description

About the Opportunity & Company:

Excellent opportunity to join a dynamic Accounting & Finance Department with a national real estate investment and property management company. Based in Agawam, MA, Aspen Square Management is one of the largest privately held real estate investment and property management firms in the US. Founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist, Harold Grinspoon, Aspen offers the financial stability of an organization with a sixty-year track record of success, the energy of a start-up, the close-knit feel of a family company, and significant opportunities for growth.

Known for its fast-paced, entrepreneurial, people-centric culture, Aspen invests heavily in value-add real estate investment opportunities. Our current portfolio consists of 14,000 apartments located in 13 states throughout the country valued at $2 billion. All apartment community operations are supported from our Home Office which employs about 100 of our 700 employees. Nearly three quarters of Home Office employees fall under the Accounting/Finance umbrella which includes departments such as Receivables, Payables, Purchasing, Vendor Services, Payroll, Property and Liability Insurance.

We are seeking a self-motivated accounting professional interested in a long-term career in the Greater Springfield area with a financially sound and profitable organization.

This Position Offers:

  • Challenging and interesting work
  • Training and mentoring from experts in the field
  • Significant opportunities to professionally learn and grow
  • A generous compensation and benefits package
  • Exceptional work-life balance
  • A fun and informal office environment.

About the Role:

All properties are supported by our Massachusetts-based Home Office which houses the following departments: Accounting; Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable; Payroll; Management; Operations; and Finance. The Financial Accountant position is responsible for activities associated with maintaining and reviewing ledger accounts, generating and reviewing financial statements and reports, as well as completing financial analysis projects and reporting as needed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with completion of the monthly, quarterly, and annual close process including journal entries, financial statement preparation, and related analysis.
  • Review of transactional detail for discrepancies/accuracy.
  • Reconcile accounts and review reconciliations prepared by others.
  • Assist with regulatory filing requirements.
  • Participate in year-end income tax return preparation of various entities
  • Assist with administration of portfolio-wide insurance program.
  • Compile financials and specific community business plans to assist with property financing and lender compliance.
  • Participate in property acquisition and sales closing transactions.
  • Support leadership with financial and administrative projects.


  • BS in Accounting, Economics or Finance
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and evaluate financial results
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Motivated, proactive self-starter
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

Compensation & Benefits Package:

  • Generous salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits program to include health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K Retirement program & match
  • Short-term and Long-term disability insurance
  • Great work-life balance
  • Informal, collaborative work environment
  • Hybrid schedule based out of Agawam, MA (3 days in office, 2 days remote)

To Apply:

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