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Position: Senior Accountant
Job Number: MS03688
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-05-30
Salary Range: $81-100k
Job Summary:

Exciting new Senior Accountant position at Leading Real Estate Firm!

Company Information:

Name: Leading Real Estate Firm

Job Description:

• Gain exposure to the accounting principles behind complex financial products, such as RMBS, MSRs and Mortgage Loans

• Prepare quarterly financial statements, footnotes and MD&A disclosures for the Company’s SEC filings

• Assist with the preparation of cash flow forecasts for the company 

• Be responsible for timely closing of certain business unit ledgers

• Prepare monthly and quarterly business unit fluctuation analysis

• Prepare monthly internal financial reports for presentation to senior management 

• Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statement certifications to lenders and other agencies 

• Make sound recommendations to enhance efficiency of accounting and reporting functions—as well as supporting computer systems,  to ensure quality of data 

• Assist in process improvement

• Maintain strong internal controls to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance 

Requirements / Qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, as well as a CPA license

• At least 3-5 years of relevant accounting and financial reporting experience in the financial services sector 

• Experience in GAAP, SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in financial services

• Experience working within a publicly-held company 

• Experience with fixed income financial instruments (i.e. mortgage –backed securities, residential mortgage loans) and mortgage servicing assets

• Expertise in use of finance computer applications and accounting spreadsheets, including financial instrument modeling

• Strong track record of delivering accurate, timely accounting information and reports 

• Superior analytical, quantitative and communication (both oral and written) skills 

• Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals through partnerships built on mutual trust, fairness, integrity and honesty 

• Proven track record as a creative change agent 

• Strong drive and initiative coupled with the ability to balance multiple tasks successfully

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