Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 90,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen.

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Position Summary:

You will provide strategic leadership and direct oversight to the corporate accounting and controllership organizations while leading policy transformation.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee the month end close and preparation of consolidated financial statements, including periodic reports delivered to the Company’s investment manager and lender, and any associated internal control processes

  • Assesses current accounting operations, policies (including allocations) offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes with consultation from both legal and compliance teams

  • Provide oversight and guidance on allocations, technical accounting and control matters related to our financial reporting and regulatory initiatives

  • Ensure rigorous compliance with rules, regulations and requirements related to financial accounting, legal agreements and control matters

  • Prepare, manage and lead efforts related to the Company’s annual audits (including 401(k))

  • Coordinate and work closely with FP&A team to analyze results vs. budgets & reforecasts

  • Train and develop accounting leaders and staff to meet financial and accounting initiatives and close timelines

  • Partner with information technology organization to ensure that company has the appropriate IT infrastructure to meet its accounting and financial reporting requirements effectively and efficiently


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (required)

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration (required)

  • CPA (or equivalent) designation (required)

  • Experience with Yardi Voyager (preferred)

  • 15+/- years of financial (US GAAP), technical, and management accounting experience in a public company and/or Big 4 environment gained in a supervisory capacity

  • Real estate / residential / REIT experience is a plus

  • Expert in internal controls over financial reporting and accounting processes

  • Demonstrated ability to lead both initiatives and teams in a fast-paced environment, and to communicate technical accounting requirements and implications to both technical and non-technical audience

  • Experience with financial services and regulated environments

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and influence senior leaders

  • Strong organizational skills, with a focus on accuracy, detail orientation and the ability to deliver within tight timelines

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Possess the highest level of integrity

  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment

  • Excellent team player

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 401k match, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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