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Accounting Intern - Summer 2018

Accounting Intern - Summer 2018

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

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Colony NorthStar, INC. (NYSE:CLNS) is a leading global real estate and investment management firm, principally located in Los Angeles, California and New York, New York, with more than 500 employees in offices across 17 cities in 10 countries. We are one of the world’s largest real estate investors, owners and operators providing diversified exposure to the world’s most dynamic and resilient markets.  Please visit us at


  • Our internship program is design to provide core real estate investment industry experience complimented with relevant technical and business operational knowledge 
  • Introduction to accounting for real estate debt and equity investments
  • Hands on technical accounting guidance and application over real estate investments
  • Consolidation/SEC reporting 101
  • Understanding of deal structures and the life cycle of certain investment
  • Assist with financial statements preparation and monthly/quarterly close process
  • Prepare bank custodian reports and cash reconciliations
  • Support accounting team with the analysis of real estate and loan impairments, purchase price allocations and other transactional accounting matters
  • Resume and mock interview skills


  • Junior or Senior Undergraduate
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 and working towards a B.A. or B.S. in accountancy
  • Strong interest in the real estate private equity industry
  • Outstanding quantitative skills, including strong Excel skills
  • Results oriented, self-motivated, proactive work habits
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work effectively and independently in a world-class investment organization