Dynamic Senior Accountant 8/23/2016

Confidential Company Los Angeles, CA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28924615
AJE Ref #
575962789
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the general day-to-day maintenance of the loan accounting portfolio and other assigned investments in accordance with GAAP. This individual will play an important part in designing and implementing ongoing procedural changes and automation initiatives, in a fast paced environment characterized by strict adherence to tight deadlines and dedication to quality control in all aspects for a publicly traded organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manage the treasury function for the loan accounting portfolio
* Assist in coordinating the month end close process including reviewing, approving and preparing journal entries, bank account reconciliations, and 10-K/10-Q support as required
* Review and approve funding requests from underwriting and create supporting schedules in accordance with loan terms
* Perform analysis to verify accuracy to accounting records
* Use judgment and professional skills in determining appropriate procedures for preparation of accounting records, transactions and reporting
* Research and resolve problems pertaining to accounting records, ensuring compliance with firm procedures and policies
* Apply policies and procedures and bring inconsistencies and problems to management's attention
* Assist with financial audits
* Assist in the documentation and review of accounting policies and procedures including suggested updates and improvements
* Assist with the development, coordination and documentation of annual budgets
* Prepare or assist with management, lender reporting and SEC reporting

* Perform other duties as requested by management

QUALIFICATIONS:

* 4-yeardegree in Accounting required
* A minimum of 4years accounting experience with a mix of public and private preferred. Knowledge of the real estate or mortgage banking industry preferred. Understanding of investment management/private equity environment desirable
* Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - preferred, but not required
* Ability to meet assigned deadlines
* Ability to perform multiple assignments
* Highly detail-oriented
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word
* Familiarity with Yardi is helpful, but not required
* Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external vendors to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results