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Sun Communities Associate Accountant in Southfield, Michigan

Associate Accountant

Main Office (MOS)

Position Summary

Associate Accountants prepare, review, and reconcile financial information for assigned communities/resorts. They complete adjusting journal entries to the general ledger to ensure the financial statements accurately reflect operations for each community/resort. Associate Accountants also assist with the preparation of consolidated financial statements, maintenance of the general ledger, and preparation and/or analysis of special reports.


  • Analyzes and reconciles the activities in certain balance sheet accounts such as cash, prepaid expenses, accrued receivables/payables and other assets/liabilities. Prepares adjusting journal entries and schedules as needed.

  • Performs complex, multi-entity tasks that involve research and reconciliation of accounting data; presents data in a meaningful format for others in the company to use.

  • Monitors and resolves help desk accounting questions.

  • Provides coverage for Property Accountants during times of absence.

  • Creates written procedures on new processes or policies.

  • Assists with the maintenance of the corporate general ledger and preparation of consolidated financial statements.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field (Required)

  • Good analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excelled computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel


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

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Southfield, MI, US

Employment Type: Regular

Classification: Full Time

Job Reference: 89369