Colony Northstar

  • Staff Accountant

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    4 weeks ago(6/19/2018 4:24 PM)
    Accounting - Corporate
  • Overview


    Join us! We are seeking a Staff Accountant to perform various corporate accounting functions including periodical financial reporting. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, experienced professional who seeks to join a fast growing international investment firm. This position will also provide the opportunity for independent initiative and judgement to improve accounting processes, procedures and will allow for growth in the corporate accounting environment.


    • Reconciling account balances and bank statements,
    • Maintaining general ledger
    • Preparing month-end closing and reporting deliverables;
    • Reviewing and ensuring proper booking of invoices and other accounts payable items;
    • Performing tasks in relation to accounts receivable and periodical billing process;
    • Reconciling and maintaining intercompany transaction ledgers;
    • Providing adequate support for tax compliance functions both for CIT and VAT purposes;
    • Maintaining of various spreadsheets and reports supporting financial transactions and analysis of various expenses and recharges;
    • Assisting with preparation of audit work papers and working together with external auditors in view to ensure smooth and timely year end audit process;
    • Respond to internal and external stakeholders’ requests as appropriate;
    • Assisting in executing company policies and compliance procedures, when and as necessary;
    • Other corporate accounting duties as assigned


    Candidates applying for career opportunities in Accounting and Finance require a strong mathematical aptitude, excellent analytical skills, strong leadership capabilities and strategic thinking abilities. In addition, this role requires:


    • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance;
    • Excellent level of spoken and written English;
    • Excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles;
    • At least 5 years of hands-on ccounting experience;
    • Experience with month-end / year-end reporting process;
    • Hands on experience with accounting software packages (Yardi preferred);
    • Advanced MS Office skills with special focus on Excel;
    • Accuracy and attention to details;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
    • Solid organizational skills, ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and deliver quality output within short deadlines;
    • Very strong work ethics with considerable experience in cross-cultural and multinational environment


    Due to the confidential nature of information received by the employee as well as the need for confidentiality within the framework of the business conducted by the Company, it is of utmost importance that the Company can have full trust and place entire confidence it its employees. Accordingly, the Company requires the employee to produce a clean criminal record extract in line with the applicable laws and regulations as a condition precedent employment.



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