Fund Accountant

Greenwich, Connecticut • $80,000- $100,000

About the Company:

Our client, is a self-advised Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) primarily engaged in the business of investing, on a leveraged basis, in residential mortgage related assets, including residential mortgage-backed securities and residential whole loans. The firm is a publicly traded company.

They are currently seeking an Associate Loan Accountant to join their Accounting Team. This role works as a part of a 15 member team to perform all phases of accounting work related to the company’s assets and liabilities and reports directly to the Assistant Controller.

Responsibilities

  • Reconciliation of monthly remittance reports for residential whole loan portfolio.
  • Processing of daily cash transactions including purchases, sales, repurchase agreement financings, and other cash receipts and disbursements.
  • Portfolio, bank statement, and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Assistance with the quarterly preparation of SEC filings and press release.
  • Working collaboratively as a team member, both within the accounting department and across the company.
  • Support with special projects as needed.
  • The ideal candidate is detail orientated, able to adapt quickly, and has excellent skills in communication, problem solving and multi-tasking. The ideal candidate also possesses initiative, flexibility and a desire to explore and understand some of the big-picture concepts relating to the firm’s investment strategy.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting.
  • 3 – 5 years of general private accounting experience. Prior work experience related to fixed-income related assets is a strong plus.
  • Experience with reconciliation and processing.
  • Familiarity of computerized accounting systems and financial reporting writing packages, including experience creating and processing journal entries.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and meticulous attention to detail are required.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously are required.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $80,000-$100,000 Base Salary
  • Competitive Year-end Bonus
  • 401k with generous Match

 

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