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Senior Corporate Accountant

Main Office (MOS)



Our Accounting team is looking for a Senior Corporate Accountant to support various entities by completing accounting-related tasks such as preparing, reviewing and reconciling financial information, while providing exceptional customer service. If you’re up for the challenge, read further and apply today!


As a Senior Corporate Accountant, you’ll be responsible for completing adjusting journal entries to the general ledger to ensure the financial statements accurately reflect operations for each business unit. You'll also assist with the preparation of consolidated financial statements and other financial information used to prepare 10K/10Q disclosures.


  1. Review financial statements to verify accuracy of transactions; prepare adjusting journal entries for each business unit to ensure financial statements accurately reflect operations.
  2. Assist management with addressing issues and/or questions related to the monthly financial operating results and provide analysis of actual vs. budget variances.
  3. Analyze and reconcile the activities in certain balance sheet accounts such as cash, prepaid expenses, accrued receivables/payables and other assets/liabilities; prepare adjusting journal entries and schedules as needed.
  4. Prepare work papers for quarterly reviews and annual audits as assigned.
  5. Perform complex, multi-entity tasks that involves research and reconciliation of accounting data.
  6. Assist with coordinating accounting matters within Accounting and other departments.
  7. Collaborate with other departments to assist with resolving Accounting-related issues; produce written procedures on new policies and train the affected team members.
  8. Assist with the maintenance of the corporate general ledger and preparation of consolidated financial statements.
  9. Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with financial statement and general ledger responsibility
  • Prior experience in both corporate and public accounting environments, strongly preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of joint ventures and technical accounting research abilities, strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Knowledge of advanced accounting principles and practices
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow complex verbal and written instructions
  • Excelled computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as the ability to use email and internet


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with two PPO plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental Plan
  • Voluntary Vision Plan with the option of electing coverage for you and your family members at affordable rates
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Site Rent Discounts for team members who live in our communities
  • Paid Time Off including nine holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty

Southfield, MI, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  84792

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounting, Finance