Vertical Careers, Inc.

Sr. Accountant for reputable publicly traded REIT/Financial Services Company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA

Senior Accountant

Company: large publicly traded REIT company

Location: DTLA | Los Angeles, CA 

Salary: up to $90K DOE + bonus 15-20%


This is a hands-on role that will require detail involvement in US GAAP accounting and in the financial closing process. The Senior Accountant will provide the general day-to-day maintenance relating to various types of domestic and international investment portfolio’s (such as Loans, Equity investments, Real Estates, and Derivatives) general accounting practices, internal controls and financial analysis and reporting.


  • Prepare month-end bank reconciliations, close journal entries, trial balances and segment financials.
  • Review and maintain the accounting function for domestic and foreign investment portfolios, including loans, equity, and real estates
  • Review cash flows and assess quarterly impairments or fair value adjustment for investments
  • Prepare accretion calculations, monthly accruals, monthly and quarterly reporting and cash projections.
  • Prepare and review monthly close workbooks including tie-out to supporting schedules
  • Prepare supporting schedules and compile information for SEC reporting; assist with 10-K/10-Q tie out
  • Prepare contribution, distribution, and loan draw
  • Perform consolidation and elimination of various investment entities
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors
  • Calculate periodic capital calls and distributions
  • Complete various special projects and assignments


  • 3+ years of progressive US GAAP accounting experience
  • CPA preferred and knowledgeable in US GAAP/historical cost accounting
  • Experience in accounting for mortgage and/or commercial loan assets preferred; including interest accrual
  • Intermediate understanding of financial modeling and concepts, including yields, DCF, cap rates, IRRs, etc.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Positive, ability to work effectively under pressure and effectively multitask
  • Strong analytical, operational, organizational and interpersonal aptitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and possess a strong work ethic with the ability to work extended hours during critical periods and to meet project deadlines

Posted On: Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Compensation: up to $90K + Bonus

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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