Novogradac & Company
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Financial Forecasting Accountant
at Novogradac & Company
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Novogradac & Company LLP is a national certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco. Founded in 1989, the allied group of Novogradac companies has grown to more than 800 employees and partners with more than 25 offices throughout the country.
Novogradac & Company LLP is one of the nation’s top 50 certified public accounting and consulting firms. As one of the fastest growing accounting firms in the nation, the firm offers significant growth opportunities for employees. A focus on providing excellent service for clients has made Novogradac & Company a recognized leader in real estate and community development. Novogradac provides publicly and privately held national enterprises with a full spectrum of audit, tax, valuation, expert witness and litigation support, property compliance and general consulting services and works extensively in the affordable housing, community development, historic preservation and renewable energy fields.
Under close supervision, this Financial Forecasting Accountant role, which specializes in financial forecasting and mixed-finance transaction structuring, will complete a variety of assignments as designated by the Supervisor or Manager.
Complete assignments, including the preparation of financial forecasts for tax credit subsidized transactions as directed by the Supervisor or Manager
Evaluate and extract financial and non-financial data from information provided by clients, including letters of intent, audited financial statements, tax returns, partnership agreements, loan agreements, and other documents
Consult with clients on ways to optimize tax credit equity investments by evaluating different ownership structures, federal and state subsidies as well as debt and equity financing options.
Participate in conference calls with clients and project finance team members to discuss issues involved with structuring investments that qualify for federal tax credits from federal opportunity zones, renewable energy, historic rehabilitation and/or new markets tax credits.
Document and reference assumptions used in the financial forecasts
Prepare summarized financial data reports
Identify and communicate potential problem areas during engagements
Assist with accounting, audit and tax engagements with respect to year-end financial statement audits and tax returns as well as cost certifications and cost segregation studies.
Other duties and projects as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Exhibit interest in developing a better knowledge of community development finance and other tax credit subsidized investments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Perform work accurately and in a time efficient manner, with strong attention to detail
Strong organizational and follow-through skills, ability to coordinate complex activities and prioritize conflicting demands and deadlines
Ability to accept constructive feedback and make adjustments as directed
Ability to work collaboratively and foster a productive, team-oriented environment
Strong computer skills, including solid skill in the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel) and report writing tools, and ability to learn new programs quickly
Maintain a professional demeanor with co-workers and clients
Adhere to internal Firm deadlines (time entry)
Able to contribute ideas and add value to designated team
Knowledge of partnership accounting/taxation, real estate and lending terminology, and other related concepts is a plus
Ability to sit for the CPA Exam or having passed sections of the CPA Exam is a plus
Available to work evenings and weekends based on position needs, and to travel domestically if required
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting, finance, or economics and 1-3 years of experience, and/or appropriate balance of education and work experience.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates MUST apply via our company website: http://careers.novoco.com/
Novogradac & Company LLP offers a progressive work environment, competitive pay and an excellent benefit package including; medical, dental, vision, paid-time-off, life/disability insurance, commuter flex accounts and a 401(k).
Novogradac & Company LLP is an equal opportunity employer.