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  • Location: West LA
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #487

Commercial real estate investment firm in West LA is looking for a Chief Accounting Officer. This role will be highly visible and integral to the financial management of the Company, working with and supporting other departments including Finance, Asset Management and Acquisitions.


  • Responsible for leading and preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financials, property accounting, budgeting and reporting process, and forecasting
  • Financial planning through financial modeling and analysis
  • Monitoring the financial performance of the Company
  • Respond to financial related questions from lenders, and other
  • Partner with other internal departments to ensure that communications and presentation materials are
  • Oversee the month-end close, CAM reconciliation, and ensuring propriety and timeliness of payments to vendors and billings to tenants.
  • Review the general ledger and analysis of financial
  • Oversee the ‘budget – to actual’ variance analysis
  • Ensure budget and forecast models are
  • Prepare financial data for executive management and board
  • Execute special projects and ad hoc analyses as needed
  • Prepare and monitor Company cash flow projections for multiple operating entities
  • Cash management for multiple operating entities
  • Participate in the review of closing statements on proposed transactions
  • Familiar with the acquisition and disposition process including experience with 1031 exchanges
  • Participate in the closing of all loan transactions
  • Assist in coordinating with outside accounting firm to ensure tax returns are filed timely
  • Ensure that estimated taxes, business taxes, and other taxes are paid timely
  • Bachelor degree in accounting or business-related field
  • CPA status is required, Graduate degree a plus
  • 10 + years of experience in real estate accounting /or related
  • Likely candidate will have come through an accounting or finance background
  • Experience in Yardi software
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally within all levels of the organization and externally with lenders and other outside parties
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Must possess a strong work ethic
  • Must be a team player
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