Job #819: Investment Accounting Controller - Los Angeles, CA (7-3-18)

  • Job Title: Investment Accounting Controller
  • Location: California
  • Salary: $145,000 - $160,000 + bonus

Job Description:

The Investment Accounting Controller reports to the VP Controller and provide supervision for a team of 10.


  • Manage and review the Investment Accounting functions for a variety of investment types, including single-loans, loan portfolios, preferred equity, and operating real estate
  • Develop and improve processes and timing of monthly close, analytical review of monthly operating results and accounting workbooks and ensure compliance with SOX
  • Review accretion calculations, monthly accruals, monthly and quarterly reporting and cash projections.
  • Collaborate with operations to identify when hold/disposition assumptions have changed and accretion adjustments are required
  • Review and understand partnership agreements and loan agreements
  • Review and monitor consolidation/elimination entries are complete and accurate
  • Promote and ensure consistency in the treatment of accounting transactions
  • Lead, mentor and train the Investment Accounting team, including the development and maintenance of accounting procedures manual
  • Interact and coordinate with finance/acquisition/asset management professionals regarding budgeting/forecasting, regulatory and lender reporting, valuation matters
  • Coordinate/oversee the preparation of the company’s annual budget, monitor operating results and update forecasts; provide ad hoc reporting to management
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors


  • 9 – 12 years of progressive accounting experience with minimum 4 years in Big 4 public accounting
  • Current CPA required
  • Real estate or financial services industry experience strongly preferred. Experience in investment management or private equity environment is desirable
  • Intermediate understanding of financial modeling and concepts
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Positive leadership style, ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Strong analytical, operational, organizational and interpersonal aptitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong intellect, solid business sense and good judgment with the ability to develop into a senior leader

Interested candidates should contact Chris Maione at: Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #819 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Jennifer Rosener at on your email.