Recovery Accountant

At Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) we provide the space to care.   We the largest owner/operator of medical office properties in the nation. HTA is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that acquires, owns and operates medical office buildings. The company has invested over $7.5 billion in medical office buildings and other healthcare assets comprising more than 25.6 million square feet across 32 states.

We are leading the future of healthcare real estate through thoughtful anticipation, distinguished by the quality and commitment of our people. We want you to join our team of trusted Experts in healthcare real estate, fueled by empowered employees, innovation, community partnerships with a vision of creating sustainable building solution and a desire to always be better.  If you are motivated about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do then we want to hear from you.


In the role of Recovery Accountant you will be part of the Finance team. You will be focusing on all accounting activities pertaining to common area maintenance (CAM).  In collaboration with others across the organization calculate and analyze tenant reconciliations and estimate billings to ensure timeliness and accuracy in accordance with he executed lease document.


  • Assist in the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing cycles, ensuring recorded transactions are in accordance with GAAP and internal policies and procedures and communicate exceptions to management.
  • Utilize accounting close software to prepare journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations including CAM budget accruals, for a portfolio or group of buildings
  • Calculate year-end common area maintenance (CAM) reconciliations and estimate billings for tenants as dictated by the executed lease agreement
  • Prepare and analyze monthly variance reports, comparing current period to budget and/or prior periods to identify tenant and operational impacts
  • Assist preparation of annual budgets and quarterly reforecasts of CAM expenses and recoveries
  • Advanced understanding of commercial lease structures and their impact to the financial statements
  • Translate the specific terms of individual executed lease and complete system recovery setups
  • Deliver quality support and respond to CAM building inquiries from tenants and the operations team as needed, including participation and facilitation of external CAM audits
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of operations teams, tenants, and other external parties to address and resolve and inquiries or disputes
  • Understanding of and adherence to related SOX controls
  • Complete ad hoc project work as assigned to contribute to efforts to support company growth
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • You have 2+ years’ experience in Commercial Property Accounting with exposure to CAM preferred
  • You have an understanding and familiarity of GAAP and SOX compliance
  • You have intermediate to advanced level knowledge with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • You have experience with MRI or other equivalent system preferred
  • You have the ability to work independently and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • You have excellent deductive reasoning and problem-solving skills with a willingness to research
  • You have a strong attention to detail with a focus on accuracy
  • You are a Team Player; willingness to help department meet goals and responsibilities
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities. You act with appropriate urgency to various market events and trends that require a quick turnaround in plans and strategy
  • You are confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business
  • You exhibit our core values and demonstrate the HTA Mission, Vision, Values and Leadership Behaviors


  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, Medical (PPO and Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Employer Paid:  Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and AD&D, 401K Plan with Employer Match and no tiered vesting schedule, vacation, PTO and a robust number of Company Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
  • A lucrative Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work/remote model
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities
  • We care about our communities and play our part to make a difference – such as charitable/community outreach programs. Giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences

HTA is committed to creating a diverse, equity and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. HTA is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Additionally, creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is a continued practice goal at HTA and we are committed to the results. In doing so, our goal is to develop and train our employees to provide them with a comprehensive understanding of the necessity for diversity in the workplace and to foster a healthy working environment.

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