Colony Northstar

  • Senior Accountant - Hospitality

    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(7/2/2018 3:58 PM)
    Accounting - Hospitality
  • Overview

    Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) is a leading global investment management firm that manages capital on behalf of its stockholders, as well as institutional and retail investors in private funds, non-traded and traded real estate investment trusts and registered investment companies. The Senior Accountant position will focus on supporting our hospitality platform, where we primarily invest in extended-stay hotels and premium select service hotels located in major metropolitan and corporate suburban markets. Colony Capital is headquartered in Los Angeles with over 400 employees in offices located across 19 cities in ten countries.


    • Prepare monthly schedules (income statements), Flux Reports, and Variance Reports
    • Responsible for General Ledger/Journal Entry input and reconciliation to sub-ledgers
    • Analyze and reconcile the accounts
    • Maintain schedules including depreciation, amortization, tenant improvements, escrows, accruals, straight-line rent and pre-paid schedules
    • Update all capital assets and depreciation
    • Assist with Budget/Reforecast preparation
    • Input/import budget data into Yardi.
    • Perform bank reconciliation of all cash accounts
    • Assist in preparation of audit workpapers (analysis and reconcile the accounts)
    • Analyze year-end adjusting entries
    • Review tenant work orders for coding and for sales tax; ensure that charges are appropriate
    • Review and account for construction activity and capital improvements
    • Track payments of all capital projects
    • Obtain draw request information for escrow/reserve drawdown


    • BA degree in Accounting
    • CPA preferred
    • Real estate experience, particularly within hotel property accounting heavily preferred
    • Public/private background desired
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong MS Excel skills
    • Waterfall calculation experience preferred
    • GAAP exposure is a must
    • Cash management experience preferred


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