The RMR Group

Manager, REIT Accounting

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The Manager, REIT Accounting provides accounting and compliance support for the real estate finance division of RMR. This position requires close coordination with various corporate department executives and cross functional groups including: payroll, treasury, accounts payable and management information systems. In addition, this position will work closely with external lenders and loan servicers.


  • Responsible for oversight of month-end close processes, as well as preparation and review of public filings with the SEC. Specific responsibilities include:
    • Preparation of the consolidated financial statements.
    • Manage all aspects of SEC compliance and regulatory matters including reports on Form 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K and other filings as required.
    • Prepare quarterly earnings presentation.
    • Review and update XBRL information using WDesk.
    • Prepare quarterly disclosure checklist to ensure completeness of financial statements and related disclosures.
    • Manage the internal and external review process of all SEC filings (such as auditor, internal and external legal counsel and senior management).
  • Direct management and development of team of two accountants.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Assist in preparation of entity level forecasting.
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis; prepare board and committee materials and dividend declaration package.
  • Administer debt compliance on a quarterly basis as required by the loan agreements.
  • Prepare business management and incentive fee calculations due to external manager.
  • Manage internal and external audit requests on a quarterly and annual basis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a strong record of success in academic and work environments. 
  • 7 - 8+ years of progressive accounting experience; mortgage REIT or specialty finance industry experience preferred.
  • Public accounting experience and CPA (preferred).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Yardi and WDesk (preferred).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting practices and procedures with ability to research and recommend appropriate treatments.
  • Ability to propose and lead the application of new methodologies that satisfy systematic and scalable processes.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple deliverables at one time.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to effectively communicate with business partners and management regarding accounting related matters.
  • Ability to remain positive under pressure and to motivate team members with a focus on continual staff development.

Company Overview

The RMR Group (Nasdaq: RMR) is a leading U.S. alternative asset management company, unique for its focus on commercial real estate (CRE) and related businesses. RMR’s vertical integration is supported by nearly 600 real estate professionals in over 30 offices nationwide who manage over $37 billion in assets under management and leverage 35 years of institutional experience in buying, selling, financing and operating CRE. RMR benefits from a scalable platform, a deep and experienced management team and a diversity of direct real estate strategies across its clients.


RMR’s mission is to create long term value for our clients by managing their investments and assets “like we own it” – an approach that consistently and repeatedly generates opportunities for all our employees, investors and stakeholders. We are guided by six core values:

  • Integrity at Our Core.
  • Perform Passionately and Effectively.
  • Inspired Thinking.
  • Like We Own It.
  • Power of We.
  • Mutual Respect.


RMR has been rated a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe and, and has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International and the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), among others (listed here), as a CRE industry leader.


Visit our website to learn more about what makes The RMR Group a rewarding place to build a career.


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The RMR Group is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.


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