Senior Accountant

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Senior Accountant
Department: Accounting
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Supervisor: Controller

POSITION SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for supporting the Accounting Department with producing accurate financial data in compliance with organization standards, regulatory agencies, and following General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) standards. The Senior Accountant must have strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills to work effectively with outside agencies and HCHC staff members.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepare and analyze month end closing, reconciliation, and timely financial statements.
  • Manage accurate, monthly journal entries for the month-end close.
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts, as needed.
  • Provide support for the 9-month audit field work and annual audit.
  • Perform general accounting management duties, i.e. billing, tax forms, reporting.
  • Maintain fixed assets and inventory records and update depreciation schedule.
  • Support the Controller in managing day-to-day activities, including cross-functional projects.
  • Document policies and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Provide guidance in the formulation of internal controls and policies.

Accounts Payables:

  • Ensure timely and accurate payment of all expenditures .  
  • Ensure accurate coding and approval on all bills and check requests.
  • Record and reconcile credit card payments.  
  • Maintain positive relationship with vendors and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Maintain all filing for vendors and housing development projects.
  • Reconcile pre-development projects monthly.
  • Prepare check draws for pre-development and construction financing.
  • Compile and distribute annual 1099s.
  • Monitor annual gala expenditures and prepare reports for Management. 

Accounts Receivable:

  • Prepare and coordinate bank deposits.  
  • Prepare and coordinate quarterly deposits for all reserves.
  • Reconcile contributions with the Development department. 
  • Perform other duties as requested.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

SKILLS
  • High attention to details and accuracy.
  • Strong understanding of real estate acquisitions, construction management, accounting practices and property management functions.
  • Ability to quickly obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the various financial reporting and general ledge structures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Real Page, Yardi or Dynamics SL software experience highly preferred.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Requires a Bachelor’s degree with four years of related experience. An advanced degree, such as a Master’s degree in a related field, is strongly preferred but substantial related experience is an acceptable substitute. Experience within the real estate industry, property management, or the nonprofit sector is preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires daily use of office equipment. May need to lift up to 20 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The essential responsibilities of this position are performed in a busy, indoor environment in the main office, at properties owned by HCHC and at other offices and housing developments throughout Los Angeles County. The employee must be able to stay focused in an environment with interruptions and distractions. Other responsibilities, such as special events, may require work to be completed outdoors.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

HCHC requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to any accommodation as may be required by law.

HCHC’S COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, ACCESS AND INCLUSION

Hollywood Community Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, medical condition or any other basis protected by law.

APPLY

Please submit your resume to apace@hollywoodhousing.org, with the subject line: HCHC Senior Accountant.