Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500® urban office REIT, is the first and longest-tenured owner, operator, and developer uniquely focused on collaborative life science, technology and agtech campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle. Alexandria is known for its high-quality and diverse tenant base. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science, technology, and agtech campuses that provide its innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. For more information, please visit www.are.com
The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex (including sexual or gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or medical condition. For additional information on Alexandria, please visit www.are.com.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Update and maintain the investment log to keep the log complete, up to date and accurate for the entire portfolio of investments, including timely reconciliation of the amounts to the general ledger
Perform an initial review of the relevant investment agreements in capturing key information to be included in the investment log
Assist with liaising with the Science and Technology team on investment transactions to ensure transaction details are accurately captured in the investment log
Coordinate with other departments to ensure timely funding of new investments
Assist with the accounting of investment transactions including preparation of journal entries to record capital calls, distributions, fair market value adjustments, write downs, conversions, etc.
Assist with the preparation of the weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting packages and other investment deliverables required for REIT compliance and 10-K/Q reporting
Prepare and track ownership level of investment holdings
Assist in reviewing financial statements from investment funds on a quarterly basis, and help update the information for further internal analysis
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
3 - 4 years of accounting experience required, Big 4 public accounting experience a plus
Prior experience with a public company and/or fast paced environment
Investment accounting experience is highly desirable
Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with all levels including, but not limited to the accounting team, the Science and Technology team, senior management, etc.
Highly proficient in business related software: Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.
Experience in JDE accounting system is a plus
Experience in database compilation and extraction is a plus
Ability to read and analyze complex investment agreements
Strong analytical skills and detailed oriented
Ability to initiate ideas and implement new processes
Ability to work in fast-paced environment, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines