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  • Location: West LA, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #721

A reputable nationwide commercial lender that services and finances a significant number of highly structured bridge loans on all commercial real estate property types is seeking a qualified and experienced Controller to join our team in the West Los Angeles headquarters. This position will assist with oversight of the accounting and finance department while reporting to the CFO.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and a sound general ledger structure, as well as appropriate access controls
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Continually monitor and analyze the division’s work to employ more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Interface with other departments to verify transaction report data and identify issues
  • Ensure timely and accurate account reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure accounts payable are processed timely and accurately, including all related tax compliance reporting
  • Oversee preparation of financial statements
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the division
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as necessary
  • Work with direct reports to establish performance goals and objectives for each year, and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff
  • Ensure internal control structure is adequate to ensure accurate financial reporting and safeguarding of assets
  • Assist with financial audits
  • Manage wire transfers
  • Assist with other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as Controller or of equivalent capacity
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting or Finance Preferred
  • CPA license preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience with Quickbooks required
  • Ability to commute to the office at least 3 days/week and meet other requirements in accordance with our COVID Return to Work safety plan.
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