Senior Associate (Corporate Accounting)

Corporate Accounting and Reporting
Posted: 05/28/2021
Full Time
Phoenix, AZ
The Senior Associate will be responsible for preparing the day-to-day accounting records for CIM Group and its subsidiaries. This position will focus on the accuracy and timeliness of monthly consolidated financial information. 
  • Facilitate the monthly accounting close for the consolidated corporate entities by preparing journal entries and related support.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures and resolve related accounting issues.
  • Analyze and research information as needed to answer accounting and financial questions by verifying information and interpreting data.
  • Maintain and create financial schedules as necessary.
  • Assist with financial statement audits including preparation of supporting documentation.
  • Provide support to other departments within the Company related to various accounting and financial projects.
  • Train and support accounting staff.
  • Collaborate with department leaders and other team members to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Prepare intercompany reconciliations and settlements.
  • Prepare account reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts with adequate support.
  • Perform analysis of monthly and quarterly income statement trends.
  • Prepare ad-hoc requests and analysis as needed.
  • Responsible to work autonomously towards deadlines and goals.
  • Position may require after-hours commitment as need arises for time-sensitive requests and to meet deadlines
  • Oversight of accountants as well as third-party service providers
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: (including certification, licenses, etc.)
  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • 4+ years’ experience in general accounting; experience in private equity/real estate industry or public accounting preferred
  • Familiarity with US GAAP
  • Experience with subsidiary companies and consolidated accounting a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Experience in Yardi, MRI, J. D. Edwards or comparable software
  • Familiarity with Nexus Payables or comparable software preferred
  • Ability to organize, perform and prioritize various functions to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral, and strong attention to detail
  • CIM does not accept unsolicited resumes from Agencies.  Any unsolicited resumes received from Agencies will be considered property of CIM and no fees will be due or paid.  If you wish to become an approved Agency with CIM or any of its Affiliates, please contact a member of the CIM Talent Acquisition Team.