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Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

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US-CA-Los Angeles
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Accounting - Private fund

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Colony NorthStar is seeking a Fund Assistant Controller for its investment companies to provide leadership and management of the organization’s accounting practices, monitoring of its investments, financial reporting, including investor reporting.



  • Directs and manages the investment companies accounting functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals
  • Financial reporting, including quarterly financial reporting, investor reporting, and internal monthly reporting
  • Coordination of annual audits, quarterly reviews and agreed upon procedures with outside service providers
  • Fair value of Investment (DCF, Income approach…)
  • Recommends and develops policies, procedures, reports, and systems to meet company objectives
  • Identify, research and recommends resolutions to accounting issues
  • Monitoring of significant investments
  • Compliance with partnership agreement
  • Commitment to successfully perform job responsibilities
  • High energy, ability to perform multiple projects, in addition to normal activities
  • Strong analytical and reasoning abilities
  • Organized
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant-including keeping abreast of current accounting pronouncements
  • 10+ years in accounting, including 2-3 years experience in a financial management position and 4-6 years in public accounting
  • Prior experience in the real estate industry
  • Technical skills and experience in financial reporting, consolidation accounting, and foreign currency accounting
  • Transaction experience