Manager, Accounting

Phoenix, AZ
Corporate Finance – Corporate Accounting and Reporting /
Full Time /
CIM is a community-focused real estate and infrastructure owner, operator, lender, and developer. Our team of experts works together to identify and create value in real assets, benefiting the communities in which we invest. Back in 1994, our three founders focused on projects in Southern California neighborhoods. Today, we are a diverse team of 1,000+ employees with projects across the Americas. Our projects have delivered jobs; created comfortable places to live, work, and relax; and provided necessary and sustainable infrastructure. Our focus on enhancing communities is unwavering, and we strive to make an even greater impact in the years to come. Join us and make an impact today!

The Manager of Accounting will supervise and assist with general ledger accounting and month-end close in a fast-paced corporate environment.  


    • Manage the month-end close process for multiple corporate entities
    • Perform complex analysis for monthly and non-routine transactions and account reconciliations
    • Prepare various regulatory reporting as required for the firm’s Broker Dealer
    • Review overall process, systems and outputs related to reporting to ensure design and implementation results are consistent, accurate, and contain complete financial and operational information
    • Identify and implement improvement initiatives to enhance and automate accounting and reporting processes
    • Assist with other accounting and financial reporting related projects as needed
    • Provide support to external auditors for year-end audits and tax preparation
    • Research technical financial reporting matters and draft memos and policies to comply with applicable standards


    • Position may require after-hours commitment as need arises for time-sensitive requests and to meet deadlines


    • Review work performed by senior associates and accountants

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: (including certification, licenses, etc.)

    • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or related field
    • Experience as a Broker-Dealer FINOP preferred
    • Series 28 or willing to test within 3 months of hire
    • CPA certification preferred
    • 6+ years overall experience; experience in private equity/real estate or public accounting preferred
    • Extensive knowledge of U.S. GAAP


    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    • Experience in Yardi, MRI, J. D. Edwards or comparable software
    • Experience with data warehouse and BI tools (e.g. Tableau/PowerBI) preferred
    • Familiarity with Nexus Payables or comparable software preferred


    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex agreements
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
    • Ability to analyze and present large amounts of information in a manner that is clear, concise, and actionable
    • Demonstrated ability to form effective business relationships with team members, other CIM employees and other key contacts 


    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and accurately and independently draw valid conclusions
    • Deadline driven and ability to manage multiple tasks
    • Ability to work independently and to proactively evaluate and address work opportunities within the area of responsibility
    • Highly analytical and detail oriented 


    • Accuracy in work product
    • Timeliness in completion of work product
    • Presentation ability (verbal and deliverables)
CIM Group is committed to bringing together humans from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace. 
*Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on CIM Group. Please inform our Talent team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.