Director of Accounting - Real Estate Investment

Location: Irvine, California
Date Posted: 05-22-2018
Our client is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT). They own a large-scale portfolio primarily diversified across life science, medical office and senior housing with over 600 properties nationwide and growing! We are looking for someone that who can wear multiple hats, lead large accounting team, and earn their seat at the table! This is a fabulous opportunity offering an upward career growth trajectory!

Compensation up to $150K plus bonus with excellent benefits! 

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Director of Accounting is responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly financial statements in accordance with GAAP with all supporting documentation. Ensuring compliance with all policy and procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley. Responding to any inquiries received from management, acquisitions, asset management and external auditors. Leading a team of 40+ accountants.  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the preparation of SEC filings including Form 10Q, 10-K, 8-K, S-11, POS AM and 424B3
  • Work with auditors in their review of the financial statements and SEC filings.
  • Perform the quarter-end consolidation, and prepare the statement of cash flows, EPS calculation, and equity statement needed for the 10-K/10-Q filings.
  • Review and analyze property level reporting packages.
  • Continuously update the model/forecast/budget which is used and reviewed by various senior management, lenders, the board of directors, broker dealers and due diligence firms.
  • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations.
  • Calculate asset management fees.
  • Prepare journal entries with supporting backup for the corporate entities.
  • Interact with SOX auditors.
  • Prepare debt covenants.
  • Update policies and procedures.
  • Prepare technical GAAP Accounting memos.
  • Assist with ad hoc reporting and other special projects, including developing policies and procedures and SOX documentation.
  • Work with lenders and banks to handle debt and cash management issues.
  • Coordinate various property audits.
  • Interact with valuation specialists and review ASC 805, Business Combination,reports.
  • Review marketing material to ensure numbers presented are accurate and have been previously disclosed in prior SEC filings.
  •  Administrator for Cashpro, AvidExchange, MRI and Chatham Financial.
  • Manage day-to-day accounting operations including accounts receivable, accounts payable, treasury and general ledger.
  • Review and approves invoices/wires based on the approval matrix.
  • Handle all aspects related to the derivatives including coordination of the quarterly valuations performed by Chatham Financial.
Skills, Education And Experience: 
  • BS and/or MS degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA with 4+ years experience, “Big 4” preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP, SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Excellent accounting, financial reporting, and written and verbal communication skills
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