Vice President of Accounting

Job #1453

Industry: Real Estate

Location: West Los Angeles

Salary: $180-200K + Bonus

Who They Are

 

  • A multi-state commercial real estate development and management company with approximately $2 billion assets under management (AUM). 

  • This organization is growing at an aggressive pace in a highly fragmented industry working with high profile investors. 

  • They offer an entrepreneurial environment, good work-life balance, comprehensive health benefits, 401K plan with employer matching contribution, generous PTO, discounts with local businesses, and company meals provided. 

 

Who You Are

 

  • A progressive thinker who is comfortable with rapid growth. 

  • Process improvement is one of your strengths, especially when it comes to accounting systems and technology. 

  • You have extensive experience working collaboratively with investors and high-level management to create and present financial reporting packages. 

  • You do not require large budgets and support staff to be effective. 

  • The ideal role for you is not just in oversight of a team, but one that you are actively involved in the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities. 

 

The Role

 

  • This position will report to the President/CFO and is both hands-on and managerial in nature. 

  • The right candidate will have a very strong background in accounting, ideally with a public accounting foundation and 5+ years of experience in managing an accounting department. 

  • The Senior Accounting Executive will be assisting in developing and implementing internal controls as well as collaborating with external auditors. 

  • This is a progressive-thinking, early-stage, and profitable business. They are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit who is not intimidated by working with institutional investor joint venture partners. 

  • This role is poised for growth into the CFO position within 12-24 months from hire. 


 

Responsibilities

 

  • Prepare all aspects of accounting, financial reporting, and analyses of operations for the guidance of management.  This includes general ledger, fixed assets, accounting, payroll, treasury management, internal auditing, AR/AP, collections, reporting, and budgetary and expense controls

  • Improve processes for accounting systems and technology

  • Responsible for managing the company’s financial plans and processes, maintenance of fiscal records, and creating finance reports

  • Working closely with partnering financial institutions and maintaining professional relationships

  • Supporting the CFO in creating management controls, financial reporting processes, stock management, taxes, and corporate finance responsibilities

  • Create financial reporting packages for both management and investment partners

  • Management of quarterly and annual auditing

  • Setting up early state portfolio companies

  • Handling tax planning and maintaining compliance at a local, state, and federal level

 

Required Experience

 

  • Bachelor's Degree and CPA

  • 10+ years experience

  • GAAP accounting rules 

  • Equity and purchase accounting treatments

  • Knowledge of tax structures

  • Effectively work with a small budget for an early-stage organization

  • Advanced computer skills, including Excel. Great Plains experience a bonus

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, in both working with and managing a wide range of personalities

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