Role details

Senior Mortgage Accountant

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • New role in a growing company
  • High exposure to Senior Management

About Our Client

My client is a specialty real estate finance firm located in midtown Manhattan, New York looking to hire a Senior Mortgage Accountant.

Job Description

  • Utilize knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, knowledge of Company accounting policies and professional judgment to determine or recommend appropriate recording of transactions and/or in reviewing transactions under your supervision.
  • Ensure the proper and continuous flow of accounting activities needed to maintain accurate complete financial records.
  • Maintain effective communication with other departments as a basis for assuring complete and accurate financial information and appropriate documentation.
  • Plan, organize and maintain the accuracy of financial information recorded and reported.
  • Provide financial control oversight relating to valuation processes (Mortgage Servicing Rights, derivatives, allowance for loan losses)
  • Prepare journal entries to accrue revenue and expenses or other items in accordance with GAAP and the accounting policies established by the company
  • Review general ledger coding for cash entries, accounts payable and wire transfers as needed.
  • Prepare schedules as needed to analyze general ledger accounts to ensure accurate posting of financial information and propose corrections to general ledger as necessary.
  • Provide support schedules used in budgeting, debt covenant compliance, and other analyses as needed and / or review those prepared by Analyst - Staff Accountants.
  • Prepare analyses necessary for efficient quarterly reviews and annual audits and / or review those prepared by Analyst - Staff Accountants.
  • Assists with special projects and other related duties as may be assigned

The Successful Applicant

  • 3-5 years of general ledger accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Experience with accounting for derivatives preferred
  • Ability to resolve and analyze accounting issues according to GAAP
  • Knowledge of real estate and mortgage banking a plus
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong overall PC proficiency
  • Experience with JD Edwards E1 general ledger system a strong plus
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills
  • Manage multiple tasks, projects and ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of employees including management to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results
  • Adaptable to changing environment/technology

What's on Offer

My client is going to offer the Senior Mortgage Accountant a competitive base + bonus structure.

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