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Staff Accountant (Fund)

Staff Accountant (Fund)

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US-CA-Los Angeles
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Accounting - Private fund

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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.

The Staff Accountant reports to one or more Senior Accountants.


  • 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 for Investments
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors


  • 2 – 3 years of accounting experience in a corporate environment
  • Current CPA a plus
  • Real estate or financial services industry experience a plus. Experience in investment management or private equity environment is desirable
  • Proficiency in MS Excel is required