Compass (501+ Employees, 56% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

17% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 56% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $1.5B Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

At Compass, we envision a world where the experience of selling or buying a home is simple and pleasant for everyone. Founded in 2012, Compass provides an end-to-end platform that empowers residential real estate agents to deliver exceptional service to their seller and buyer clients, all in service of our mission to help everyone find their place in the world.

We are looking for a Lead to join our Accounting Department. This individual will actively participate in improving the accounting treatment, policies and processes surrounding Compass’ Title and Escrow entities, including post-acquisition integrations, and internal reporting. In addition, the successful candidate will help support a team responsible for overseeing the accounting, reporting, and policy making for the various Title and Escrow subsidiaries throughout Compass. The ideal candidate is someone who loves challenging opportunities, thrives in a dynamic environment and can consistently meet deadlines.

At Compass you will:

  • Aid in the month-end close process by posting journal entries & performing accruals across the various entities

  • Own the inter-company reconciliation process and align the process across the Title and Escrow group

  • Assist with coordinating and reconciling the periodic feeds of various ledgers into the consolidation system

  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly reporting package for the acquired entities

  • Assist with the monthly fluctuation analysis reviews

  • Prepare and review account analyses and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Maintain the integrity of the global chart of accounts and general ledger mapping from various accounting platforms

  • Work with various accounting teams across the Company to align accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements

  • Ensure all financial activities are in accordance with GAAP, FASB regulations and corporate policies

  • Identify accounting issues, research and summarize solutions, as well as communicate resolutions

  • Evaluate accounting processes, internal controls, and reporting procedures for continuous improvement opportunities

  • Coordinate with the internal and external auditors for audit and accounting-related requirements

  • Assist in the oversight over the escrow trust accounting process

  • Other duties and ad-hoc projects as assigned

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Accounting

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a plus

  • 5+ years of accounting experience

  • Big 4 experience, preferred

  • Basic knowledge of residential real estate, preferred

  • Experience working across multiple geographical entities

  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with cross functional teams

  • Excellent customer service and ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong analysis, problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet tight timelines

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy and a strong focus on continuous improvement

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • PC proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel

  • Experience with NetSuite, a plus


Do your best work, be your authentic self.
At Compass, we believe that everyone deserves to find their place in the world — a place where they feel like they belong, where they can be their authentic selves, where they can thrive. Our collaborative, energetic culture is grounded in our Compass Entrepreneurship Principlesand our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, growth and mobility. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer competitive compensation packages, robust benefits and professional growth opportunities aimed at helping to improve our employees’ lives and careers.

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Tagged as: >50% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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