Newly created Accounting Manager role with a real estate investment company based in San Francisco and focused on solar energy investments. The position reports to the Controller and will be responsible for building a team of accounting professionals.
Responsibilities: • Responsible for day-to-day accounting activities, including monthly close for a multi-entity solar finance company. • Responsible for the hiring, within 6 months of start, 1-3 senior accountants who will function as direct reports. • Within 1-2 months responsibilities will include preparation of a multi-entity consolidation, including recording non-controlling interests and elimination of intercompany balances. • Responsible for preparation of corporate and project(s)/portfolio(s) level financial statements in accordance with GAAP on a quarterly (un-audited) and annual (audited) basis. • Preparation of monthly and quarterly reconciliation of general ledger accounts and analysis of financial statements. • Prepare schedules and support documentation as required to complete loan and contract compliance filings • Prepare monthly results reports for assigned project(s) in support of asset management. Respond on a timely basis to ad hoc requests from asset management. • Preparation of support schedules for and expected regular interaction with external auditors. • Assist with special projects as requested.
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 7+ years of experience. CPA certification is preferred. • At least three years experience “closing the books” for a multi-entity organization (similar to real estate industry) and demonstrated understanding of the related accounting (consolidations, intercompany eliminations) • While a technical accounting background is not necessary for this role, a successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to understand complex accounting issues and translate that understanding into their daily work. • Excellent attention to detail and ability to document work clearly and concisely. • Experience operating in an SEC/Sox compliant accounting environment preferred. • Persistence needed in order to resolve problems effectively and efficiently with business partners. • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel with knowledge of advanced features such as pivot tables, look ups and macros. Experience with Intacct accounting software a plus.