Fixed Asset Staff Accountant
Colony American Homes 20 reviews - Santa Monica, CA

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Fixed Asset Staff Accountant – Santa Monica, CA
Colony American Homes is currently seeking a Fixed Asset Staff Accountant. This position will report directly to the Senior Accountant and perform a variety of regular and recurring accounting functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare journal entries to record asset purchases and dispositions
  • Review and perform analysis to ensure accuracy of asset accounts.
  • Track additions to capitalized asset accounts
  • Assist with reconciliation of general ledger to outside source documents and investigate variances.
  • Assist with calculating and recording depreciation for assets
  • Use judgment and professional skills in determining appropriate procedures for preparation of accounting records, transactions and reporting
  • Perform trouble-shooting and problem solving procedures as needed
  • Apply policies and procedures and bring inconsistencies and problems to supervisor's attention
  • Assist with financial audits
  • Assist in the documentation and review of accounting policies and procedures including suggested updates and improvements
  • Perform other duties as requested by management, including assisting peers as needed

  • 4-year degree in Accounting
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – preferred, but not required
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Ability to perform multiple assignments
  • Highly detail oriented and ability to prioritize and manage own schedule
  • Yardi experience a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Assist peers with other responsibilities as instructed by Senior Accountant
  • Team player - ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external vendors to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results

This job description represents the basic qualifications for the position. Colony strongly prefers local candidates or those with prior plans to relocate. Please note that Colony does not pay for relocation expenses. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

Please send your resume to and reference the following in the subject line: “ Fixed Asset Staff Accountant ”

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