• Staff Accountant

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    1 month ago(4/26/2018 3:31 PM)
    Accounting - Upper Tier & Finance
  • Overview

    Colony NorthStar, Inc. (NYSE: CLNS) is a leading global real estate and investment management firm with significant property holdings in the healthcare, industrial and hospitality sectors, opportunistic equity and debt investments and an embedded institutional and retail investment management business. CLNS currently has $43 billion in assets under management (AUM) and maintains HQ in Los Angeles and New York with a total of 500 employees in 18 offices worldwide. 


    • Prepare monthly journal entries, income and balance sheet statements, account reconciliations, and other management reporting schedules as required
    • Perform analysis to verify accuracy to accounting records
    • Use judgment and professional skills in determining appropriate procedures for preparation of accounting records, transactions and reporting
    • Research and resolve problems pertaining to accounting records, ensuring compliance with firm procedures and policies
    • Apply policies and procedures and bring inconsistencies and problems to management’s attention
    • Assist with financial audits
    • Assist in the documentation and review of accounting policies and procedures including suggested updates and improvements
    • Perform other duties as requested by management
    • Experience working in Yardi (preferred)


    • 4-year degree in Accounting
    • 2-3 years of experience
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – preferred, but not required
    • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
    • Ability to perform multiple assignments
    • Highly detail oriented
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word
    • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external vendors to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results.


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