The Senior Associate will be responsible for preparing the day-to-day accounting records for CIM Group and its subsidiaries. This position will focus on the accuracy and timeliness of monthly consolidated financial information.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Facilitate the monthly accounting close for the consolidated corporate entities by preparing journal entries and related support.Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures and resolve related accounting issues.Analyze and research information as needed to answer accounting and financial questions by verifying information and interpreting data.Maintain and create financial schedules as necessary.Assist with financial statement audits including preparation of supporting documentation. Provide support to other departments within the Company related to various accounting and financial projects.Train and support accounting staff.Collaborate with department leaders and other team members to ensure deadlines are met.Prepare intercompany reconciliations and settlements.Prepare account reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts with adequate support.Perform analysis of monthly and quarterly income statement trends.Prepare ad-hoc requests and analysis as needed.Responsible to work autonomously towards deadlines and goals.
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Position may require after-hours commitment as need arises for time-sensitive requests and to meet deadlines
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Oversight of accountants as well as third-party service providers
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: (including certification, licenses, etc.)Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or related fieldCPA or CPA candidate preferred4+ years’ experience in general accounting; experience in private equity/real estate industry or public accounting preferredFamiliarity with US GAAPExperience with subsidiary companies and consolidated accounting a plus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Proficient in Microsoft Office – intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS ExcelExperience in Yardi, MRI, J. D. Edwards or comparable softwareFamiliarity with Nexus Payables or comparable software preferredAbility to organize, perform and prioritize various functions to meet deadlines with minimal supervisionEffective communication skills, both written and oral, and strong attention to detail