Senior Accountant

Full Time Flex position in Los Angeles/Hybrid

Job Description

Colyear Development Corporation is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join their team. This is a full-time position located in Los Angeles, CA with a hybrid model of 2-3 days in office per week expectation.


Colyear Development Corporation is looking for a detail-oriented Senior Accountant to perform and coordinate accounting duties within their small, 4th generation family-owned real estate management company. Applicants who have reached the point in their career where work-life balance is more important than a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and are looking for their forever-job working with a team of supportive, friendly co-workers should apply.

The Senior Accountant should have a solid working knowledge of tax basis accounting and strong financial analysis skills. The senior accounting responsibilities include experience in real estate accounting, full-charge bookkeeping, preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, assisting with the preparation of tax returns and audits, payables, receivables, deposits, general ledger accuracy, weekly reporting, monthly billings and cash planning, annual cash flow projections and other financial and accounting duties.

You will participate in bi-weekly management meetings. You will also coordinate with their external accounting firm during tax season to assist in preparation and ensure the accuracy of the financial statements.


  • Coordinating accounting functions and programs.

  • Preparing financial analyses and reports.

  • Preparing revenue projections and forecasting.

  • Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets.

  • Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts.

  • Assisting with annual audit preparations.

  • Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.

  • Coordinate with an external accounting firm to prepare federal, state, local, and special tax



  • Work with external auditors and tax preparers to produce K-1s, financial statements and tax


  • Prepare and distribute vendor 1099’s.

  • Manage Workers Compensation renewal.

  • Prepare cash flow projections for each entity.

  • Make property tax (biannually), business license and LLC payments.

  • Work with property manager to prepare annual budget by location.


  • Make estimated tax payments.

  • Prepare distributions.

  • Calculate revenue sharing statement.

  • Prepare Medical & Dental deduction report.

  • Organize, update financial records as needed (digital & physical).

  • Perform ledger reconciliation to maintain accuracy.

  • Perform regular, detailed internal audits to ensure accuracy in financial documents.

  • Conduct journal review with select board members.


  • Monthly cash management.

  • Prepare tenant rent and reimbursables billing statements.

  • Prepare intercompany billings.

  • Reconcile company and individual member bank statements.

  • Follow-up on uncashed checks for all entities.

  • Post amortization and depreciation.

  • Review P&L and balance sheet for accuracy.


  • Process accounts payable including coding, setting up bill-pay, filing invoices.

  • Process accounts receivable.

  • Prepare deposits.

  • Prepare cash estimates reports for each entity.

  • Prepare transaction reports for each entity.

  • Prepare G/L-Balances report for each account by entity.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.

  • CPA preferred.

  • 5 - 10 years of accounting experience with an emphasis on real estate accounting.

  • Working knowledge of tax laws.

  • Command of Tax-basis, Accrual and Real Estate accounting.

  • Strong financial analysis skills.

  • Ability to explain complex accounting data in a simple way.

  • Knowledge of multi-entity accounting.

  • Experience preparing financial statements and tax return analysis.

  • Willingness to stay up to date with latest accounting methods and technology.

  • Exceedingly attentive to detail and accuracy.

  • Highly organized.

  • Well-versed in QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Ability to multi-task prioritizing work.

  • Enjoys working as a team for the betterment of the company.

The compensation for this role is $90k-$120k plus benefits, commensurate with level of experience.