The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is a team of professionals dedicated to providing world-class service to over 1.3 million REALTORS® working in the United States and around the world. The real estate industry is fast-paced and fast-changing--each year, our members participate in the sale, lease, and management of billions of dollars in real estate. As in every industry, our members’ value proposition is constantly being challenged by innovation.
It is our mission to help REALTORS® navigate that change and thrive in their careers. We cannot do that without the ideas, passion, and commitment from our talented employees. As our greatest assets, employees are offered their pick of competitive benefits/perks and flexible work options. Our most successful employees are committed to our Core Values, which are:
Putting members first Leading change Giving respect Collaborating Communicating
Position Summary: NAR’s Finance team is looking for a Financial Accounting and Reporting Specialist to join their team. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Financial Accounting and Reporting Specialist will be responsible for the receipt & disbursement process for NAR’s REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC), including coding/depositing PAC related receipts, balancing general ledger accounts, and processing PAC disbursements. This position will also support other finance functions, including monthly financial statement reporting and year-end audit. The ideal candidate will have a keen attention to detail, a customer-service orientation, and a high level of proficiency with various technology platforms.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages PAC contribution process including analyzing accompanying documents, conducting backend processing once payment is accepted including depositing checks, tracking receipts and preparing reports
Reviews general ledger transaction details for accuracy and complete month-end balancing
Initiate process to disburse PAC and other political expenditures including reviewing and preparing requests to submit to Accounts Payable, preparing correspondence and mailing of all political disbursements, and emailing state refund information to appropriate source
Updates PAC management system with check/disbursement information
Maintain check logs and reporting of disbursements
Serves as back-up to Accounting Manager for PAC related and financial reporting
Communicates with internal and external parties to resolve and investigate discrepancies
Assist with monthly and year-end financial statement preparation(Including journal entries and excel worksheets)
Assist with periodic reporting for Federal & State agencies.
Prepare audit workpapers
Other duties, as assigned
3-5 years of related experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or financial reporting
Results oriented with high attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and meet deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
Ability to think in innovative ways to find solutions to problem
Associates or Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting related degree preferred
Strong customer relations and interpersonal skills with a high level of response to all inquiries
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office—Outlook, Excel, Word
About National Association of REALTORS®
The National Association of REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing over 1 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.