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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

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# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-CA-Los Angeles
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Accounting - Loan/Property

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Colony NorthStar is looking for an outstanding Staff Accountant to serve as a key member of the investment accounting team to run the day-to-day activities of the group.  The Staff Accountant is responsible for the accounting for assigned Fund, which includes the preparation of journal entries, wire transfers, funding, distributions, reconciliations and analyses. 




  • Preparation of general journal entries
  • Preparation of system generated and manual wire transfers
  • Record monthly accruals for expenses, interest income, and other items
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and reporting packages
  • Monitor cash on a daily basis and record entries
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Calculate and prepare distributions
  • Prepare Financial Statements 
  • Coordinate with Internal and External auditors



  • 1 – 3 years of accounting experience in a corporate environment
  • Current CPA a plus
  • Real estate or financial services industry experience a plus. 
  • Proficiency in MS Excel is required
  • Yardi experience is a plus