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Staff Accountant

- 9607

- US-CA-Santa Clara

- Accounting / Finance

- 5201 Great America Pkwy


The Staff Accountant will work closely with the Senior Accountant and the Controller on all aspects of accounting and financial reporting for the Related Santa Clara project.  This is a key role on the accounting team with very dynamic demands and responsibilities that will change over time as the project progresses from the pre-development stage to construction and eventually to the turnover to operations and/or sales of assets to third parties.  The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.  This position will be based in Santa Clara. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Work with Senior Accountant on the day-to-day accounting for the Related Santa Clara project.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of monthly development funding requisitions.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and year-end financial reporting, including any required journal entry adjustments.
  • Review invoice billing and coding.
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors.
  • Assist with special projects and ad hoc requests.
  • Maintain internal controls to ensure safeguarding of company assets and adherence to company standards.


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of relevant accounting experience,
  • Real estate development or construction company experience, a plus
  • CPA candidate preferred.
  • Highly intelligent with excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders.
  • Team player.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • A mature professional with excellent judgment and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards accounting software, a plus.
  • Undergraduate degree.


Please note that Related has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, Related employees working on-site are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.


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Related Companies is a global real estate and lifestyle company defined by innovation and the most prominent privately-owned real estate firm in the United States with over sixty billion in assets owned or under development including the 28-acre Hudson Yards neighborhood on Manhattan’s West Side, The Grand and Related Santa Clara in California and The 78 in Chicago. Formed over 45 years ago, Related is the largest private owner of affordable housing and a fully-integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of design, development, acquisitions, management, finance, hospitality, sustainability, and sales. Related’s mixed-use, residential and commercial office properties have been consistently heralded for their placemaking vision – bringing together iconic design, arts and culture, dynamic programming, and innovative wellness programs. Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi and London, and boasts a team of approximately 4,000 professionals. Related was recently named to Fast Company Magazine’s list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World. For more information about Related, please visit

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