Vice President, Accounting (Atlanta, GA)

To apply for this job email your details to tzeldin@acgpro.com

JOB SUMMARY:

Lead accounting, reporting and administration functions for growing commercial mortgage loan / debt investment management business with $10 billion currently under management.  Reports directly to head of commercial real estate debt team.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee accounting, reporting and administration for $10 billion mortgage advisory business and support new business development initiatives as needed.
  • Design and implement accounting and operating procedures to ensure compliance with requirements as US registered investment advisor
  • Manage delivery of monthly accounting information and client reports in accordance with GAAP, IFRS and statutory accounting standards and in adherence with specific client requirements; assist in preparation of quarterly and annual portfolio management reports.
  • Onboard new funds/clients ensuring that client requirements and control requirements are met.
  • Ensure data integrity is maintained within client accounting systems and oversee flow of information between loan servicing, data warehouse and general ledger.
  • Provide accounting oversight for IT projects, including communication of requirements and user testing.
  • Assist portfolio management in forecasting and monitor cash flows.
  • Oversee and review quarterly performance return calculations.  Report fund and benchmark performance information to investors, consultants and industry organizations.
  • Engage and coordinate with third party accounting firms on SOC1 reports, year-end audits and tax return preparation.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong academic background with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a CPA license
  • Minimum 12 years of experience, with a mix of Big-4 public accounting and private accounting strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in current GAAP, IFRS and statutory accounting standards governing commercial mortgage loans and familiarity with industry reporting standards
  • Experience managing staff and working in teams.
  • Strong background in accounting and information systems, including experience overseeing data integrity across internal and external systems
  • Experience leading or participating in information technology projects including coordinating and communicating business requirements and related user acceptance testing
  • Prior experience operating in an environment with SSAE-16/18, SOC1 and/or SOX testing
  • Experience with PeopleSoft or other accounting platforms a plus
  • Familiarity with terms and structures of cross-border debt funds a plus
  • Understanding of risk-based capital calculations, FAS 107/157 market valuations and other key industry metrics

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to manage relationships with external service providers, clients, and internal stakeholders and associates.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with teams in the U.S. and overseas and work effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Highly organized; Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet demanding timelines in dynamic environment with monthly client reporting deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Positive attitude; team-player

To apply for this job email your details to tzeldin@acgpro.com

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