Job #1280: Chief Financial Officer - Los Angeles, CA (10-14-19)

Job Title

Chief Financial Officer




Commensurate with Experience

Job Description:

  • Perform monthly/annual financial closings and financial reporting, GL reconciliations, cash management, and project reporting as needed.
  • Report to lender and investor partners per agreements • Prepare accurate reports for the President as requested • Assist with annual preparation of budgets as needed • Assist as needed with asset management and financing applications • Supervise and participate as needed with accounting staff for functions such as billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, fixed assets, and others.
  • Provide overall financial accounting support, including financial reporting, financial audit support, financial analyses • Participate in the development and modification of accounting/financial policies, procedures, and practices, as necessary • Ensure accounting/financial standards are maintained. Provide audit support to outside auditors during the year end and interim financial audits • Post tenant payments by recording checks and electronic deposits.
  • Maintain the entry, tracing and maintenance of appropriate records regarding all receivables.
  • Prepare month end reconciliations.
  • Reconcile and maintain chargeback claims.
  • Process credit memos ensuring proper approval is obtained.
  • Post revenues.
  • Update receivables by totaling unpaid invoices • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information.
  • Contact bank to correct deposit discrepancies and make proper adjustments.
  • Yearly CAM reconciliations.
  • Review all incoming move-in files and approve correct/complete files, otherwise obtain corrections.
  • Process all move-out files, assure files are complete and obtain missing documents if needed.
  • Process deposit refund checks for move-outs.
  • Follow-up on delinquent rents and other outstanding balances.
  • Assist managers with proper preparation of 3-day, 30-day, or 60-day notices.
  • Verify file before starting legal proceedings.
  • Contact attorney to start legal proceedings. Respond to questions and clarify information before, during and after the legal process.
  • Negotiate settlement while attorney and manager are in court.
  • Send files to collection agency. Follow-up on status and negotiate pay-off.
  • Load new properties in Appfolio.
  • Set up new managers in Appfolio.
  • Assist new managers with banking and correct errors.
  • Participate in weekly staff meeting and report on balances, upcoming renewals, legal status.
  • Special assignments as they arise.


  • Accountant with strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Computer literate in Windows applications, Microsoft Office programs, QuickBooks, and AppFolio.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Team player.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years or more account receivable experience.
  • Residential and commercial real estate experience a must.


Interested candidates should e-mail resume to Bob Clippinger at bob@cip-inc.comPlease mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #1280 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Isabella Brilliant at on your email.