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Why California People Search?

We would love to work with you to find your dream job! At California People Search what you will see is passion and excitement in helping you succeed in the next chapter of your career. We will schedule time to find out what you’re looking for in a new job and get to know you, find out your short and long term goals, find out what you love and are passionate about, and most importantly find you the dream job you are looking for. So reach out and see for yourself what sets us apart from the others. Let us help you navigate your way…you will not be disappointed. We specialize in the unique niche of executive assistants, administrative support, and human resource professionals but usually have other positions available to be filled.

Fund Accountant

As Fund Accountant you will be responsible for leading the day-to-day financial operations of the fund portfolio from acquisition, development and construction, and stabilization. You will report to the Head of Accounting and Finance and work directly with other departmental leads to execute the investment strategy. This is a challenging, hands on role for a professional that is excited by building a company from the ground up and is committed to investing in under served communities.

Job responsibilities

  • Manage accumulation and consolidation of all financial data including building, standardizing, and maintaining the general ledger structure and all supporting schedules for fund portfolio.
  • Develop, prepare, and maintain the related supporting documentation and journal entries as well as any required calculations and reconciliations for month end, quarter end, and year end close processes at the entity level.
  • Manage daily cash management activities including processing cash receipts and deposits, cash disbursements and vendor payments. Ensure execution of debt, real estate taxes, insurance, distributions and other time sensitive payments.
  • Prepare timely and accurately financial reporting requirements for investors, joint venture partners, and lenders as well as associated workpapers.
  • Document various policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure integrity of financial data.
  • Assist in coordinating and preparing for annual external review, audit, and tax preparation.
  • Assist in crucial design and implementation of internal controls procedures, accounting processes, and systems implementation.
  • Ensure financial and operational data points and implications are communicated effectively to executive leadership, investment, construction/development, and asset management department leads.
  • Enthusiastically participate as a member of a growing organization; support new initiatives; cooperate and adapt to changes and processes.
  • Flexibility to balance adhoc projects with day to day responsibilities.

 

Requirements

  • BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics.
  • Familiarity with tax is nice to have. Previous experience in real estate investing, construction, or property management accounting is strongly preferred. CPA is a plus.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • You should have a strong understanding of cash and accrual basis of accounting and the relationship between the financial statements.
  • You are energized by working on a one on one basis and in a small group environment with a diverse set of professionals. You have a demonstrated ability of solving complex challenges through your acute organizational skills and excel at communicating the results both verbally and written. You are diligent and thorough by nature and love learning and expanding your skillset.

Lean Continuous Improvement Operations Manager of Co-Working Laboratories

This is a unique role and a rewarding opportunity to join the best life science incubator community in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Lead a growing team dedicated to providing an exceptional co-working experience for life science entrepreneurs and oversee our state-of the-art laboratories and campus facilities.

You will be responsible for

  • Laboratory, Facilities and IT operations for the San Francisco and San Carlos campuses totaling 78,000 square feet and growing
  • Leading a growing team dedicated to ensuring an exceptional client and laboratory experience
  • Develop strong rapport with clients and use insights into their evolving needs to develop and implement unique service offerings that maintain our leadership position with entrepreneurs
  • Inculcate efficient and sustainable building, technology and people processes to meet our client needs and comply with regulatory and EHS requirements
  • Program manage routine operations and special projects
  • Forge strong partnerships with suppliers, negotiate effective purchase agreements and manage inventory
  • Oversee new construction for our continued expansion

Skills and Experience

  • Led teams of five to fifteen people
  • Experience in lean culture and practices
  • Exceptional people leader with a track record of selecting and nurturing strong performers
  • Agile/Lean process and people leadership experience developing standards, promoting process improvement
  • Highly organized and results driven
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in a client-service environment is vitally important, such as running an incubator or laboratory technical support preferably in life sciences industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a connector, with genuine interest in supporting the success of others
  • Self-motivated, routinely initiate and deliver projects successfully with minimal supervision

 

To be considered for this role, please send your resume to becki@capeoplesearch.com