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Accounting Manager

Real Estate Development Company

This is a Full-time position in Arlington, VA posted August 4, 2017.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Strong understanding of accounting concepts (GAAP) and control requirements, especially for transactions of financial services companies.
• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Experience working with general ledgers.
• Excellent verbal and written skills in order to communicate effectively and tactfully.
• Strong knowledge of Excel and general knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook and Word.
• Ability to organize and prioritize in situations where dramatic changes frequently occur to meet set deadlines.
• Ability to learn quickly and apply concepts to different related areas of work.
• Ability to produce, administer and review reconciliation processes.
• Ability to recognize and analyze problems, and develop solutions.
• Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment and willingness to assist where necessary to meet goals of the Accounting Department and the Company
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance.
• Minimum 5 years’ financial management experience.
• Mortgage banking experience required.
• CPA preferred.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

This position works closely with the Controller and Assistant Controller and is responsible for ensuring that the Funding and Sales Activities are accounted for in a timely and accurate manner and that the accounting is done in compliance with applicable policies and regulations. This position is characterized by a high degree of working knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and utilizing that knowledge in the daily processing, monitoring and control of the accounting and finance loan related activities.

• Reviews Funding and Sales related reconciliations of various data and accounts contained in the company’s general ledger and various other financial reports to ensure accuracy and reasonableness of recorded financial transactions and that the transactions booked meet policies/procedures and regulatory requirements.
• Manage day to day operations of direct reports, consisting of two or more full time employees, with respect to business rule engine development, systems administration, systems requirements analysis and TLO related matters.
• Ensuring that all direct reports are meeting and exceeding expectations with regard to performance, defined metrics/benchmarks, and that standards and processes are followed to meet requirements.
• Manages the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closes of loan activities. Define checklist, responsibilities and timelines and set the appropriate expectations of staff.
• Acts as the liaison between the accounting department and other departments to resolve problems and/or responds to inquiries regarding general ledger and/or accounting related questions.
• Work with the various Servicing groups to ensure all activity is being captured (escrows, tax, etc.…).
• Responsible for the System Integration rules between the Loan Production System Encompass and the General Ledger Intacct. This integration is critical to all channel reporting. This will require working with outside vendors and IT, defining requirements and performing testing or results.
• Work with Secondary Marketing to reconcile loan populations and record MTM activity on a monthly basis for both the closed loans and pipeline. This will include recording Mortgage Servicing Rights and associated commission accruals.
• Oversees and reviews work and provide support to the accounting staff. Provide training as needed.
• Coordinate cross-training of staff.
• Oversees the accounting and documentation for mortgage related items, which includes preparing reports and processes and providing direction for accounting staff to assist with necessary entries.
• Assists with accounting department projects as needed.

REQUISITION #2238

How to Apply

Application deadline: December 1, 2017