Brandywine Realty Trust

Corporate Accountant

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/14/2018 11:17 AM)
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Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States with a core focus in the Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Austin markets. Organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT), we own, develop, lease and manage an urban, town center and transit-oriented portfolio. Our purpose is to shape, connect and inspire the world around us through our expertise, the relationships we foster, the communities in which we live and work, and the history we build together. Our deep commitment to our communities was recognized by NAIOP naming Brandywine the 2014 Developer of the Year — the highest honor in the commercial real estate industry.


Brandywine Realty Trust, a premier commercial Class A full service real estate company with operations nationwide, has an immediate opening for a Corporate Accountant to work with our Financial Reporting and Corporate Accounting team. Based at our headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, the primary role of this position is to work with the Financial Reporting Manager to support accounting needs related to the monthly general ledger closing and management reporting processes.  


Assist in the preparation of:


    • monthly, quarterly and year-end financial close, including general ledger account reconciliations and monthly executive reporting package
    • equity roll-forward monthly
    • weighted average share calculation monthly
    • general and administrative expense reports for management review
    • SEC filings and Supplemental Information Package for two SEC Registrants
    • SEC and REIT disclosure checklists
    • Annual joint venture GAAP financial statements
    • assist external and internal auditors with audit requests
    • prepare monthly payroll journal entries
  • Assist in the maintenance of entity acquisitions and dispositions within the Company’s accounting software
  • Perform special projects as needed, as requested by the Financial Reporting Manager, Accounting Manager, Controller, or other personnel.
  • Prepare the monthly reporting package for Executive Management
  • Prepare XBRL detailed tagging of financial statements and related footnote disclosures, including researching new US GAAP taxonomy elements




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited four year college or university required.
  • Minimum 3+ years real estate and/or public accounting experience desired.

  • CPA preferred

  • Proficiency in Excel and working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint required.

  • MRI or other commercial property management accounting software experience preferred.

  • Experience with XBRL tagging and/or Webfilings/Workiva software preferred.

Competencies/Other Qualifications: 


  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Individual should be self-motivated and have the capacity to take on additional responsibilities as needed.


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