Sr. Accountant

Accounting - Asset Reporting
Posted: 09/20/2022
Full Time
Los Angeles, CA
The senior accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting of assigned funds or assets as well as cash controls for the bank accounts associated with these funds or assets.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Prepare and analyze the financial statements, general ledgers, subsidiary ledgers, budgets, cash flow projections and review of job cost reports for assigned funds or assets.
  • Perform daily activities such as receive checks, post receipts and prepare deposits; review and post payable invoices; review and post tenant billing adjustments; review and post prepayment application to open charges, and; update gross sales reports.
  • Reconcile, verify and validate all entries and postings to balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial information to other internal departments such as Investments and Asset Management, as well as lenders, consultants, etc. by established deadlines.
  • Prepare contribution and distribution calculations, summaries and notices as needed.
  • Prepare lender reporting package for select assets.
  • Provide information for and take part in Q&A for audits, tax preparation and appraisals.
  • NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Work overtime as needed and with short notice (for time sensitive requests).
  • Prepare correspondence related to finance for numerous departments including Asset/Property, IT and Investments.
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience preferred.
  • Real estate/private equity experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP accounting.
  • Experience in Yardi, MRI, J. D. Edwards or comparable software.
  • Operate standard office equipment.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Highly analytical and detail oriented.
  • Deadline driven and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and to proactively evaluate and address work opportunities within the area of responsibility.
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions.
  • Ability to solve practical problems.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex agreements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence and/or reports.
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations. 
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.
  • PERFORMANCE METRICS:
  • Accuracy in work product.
  • Timeliness in completion of work product.
  • Feedback from clients, peers, customers and other key contacts on effectiveness of the incumbent.  
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