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Senior Accountant  San Diego, CA  Posted: 7/29/2020
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Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc., a national wholesale and correspondent mortgage company headquartered in San Diego, California, has a full-time opportunity for a Senior Accountant in San Diego, California with our Corporate Office.
Founded in 2000, Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. is a privately owned, full-service national lender, offering Wholesale, Correspondent, Renovation and Reverse residential mortgages. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Plaza maintains a network of Operations Centers and employs mortgage associates nationwide. Plaza is dedicated to building quality, long-term relationships with its mortgage broker and correspondent clients by offering comprehensive programs and exceptional customer experience.
This position is responsible for completing general ledger entries, system imports and exports, account reconciliations, and activity analysis primarily focused on loan-level mortgage and servicing transactions.
Must comply with all BSA/AML requirements as well as any mandatory changes. The following job functions are not all-inclusive. The associate will be required to perform other job-related tasks/responsibilities requested by the manager. Job duties may change as required by needs of company. Must complete all required industry and compliance training as required by Plaza Home Mortgage.
  1. Reconcile and process loan-level transactions for funding, purchases, warehouse bank transactions, security advances, and settlements, etc.
  2. Prepare daily and month-end journal entries and accruals as assigned.
  3. Reconcile, research, and analyze warehouse bank transactions and cash as assigned.
  4. Reconcile, research, and analyze other balance sheet accounts.
  5. Prepare Balance sheet and Profit and Loss statements.
  6. Review and analysis of assigned branch P&L’s.
  7. Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • BA degree in Accounting
  • 2-3 yrs experience in an accountant position (preferably at a medium to large company)
  • Ability to successfully analyze and reconcile business transactions to determine appropriate accounting treatment and recognize issues and anomalies that requires research or escalation
  • Experience with computerized accounting systems, proficiency with data imports/exports and manipulation/analysis as well as experience reconciling and analyzing general ledger accounts
  • Mortgage experience is a MUST, mortgage servicing experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of Loan Origination Systems and/or LPS/Black Night or other Mortgage Investor Accounting Systems
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to consistently produce accurate work
  • Capability of handling and meeting deadlines, and prioritizing work in a fast-paced environment with a heavy volume of transactions
  • Excellent critical and analytical thinking skills
  • Solid commitment to customer and associate service
  • Outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Proven aptitude to work in both a team and individual environment
  • Sound independent judgement skills to make quick decisions within written policy and standard operating procedures.
  • Proficiency with computer systems including MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) at an advanced level; internet browsers, and email functions required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills essential
  • Information Management
  • Thoroughness
  • Quality Work
  • Team Work
  • Attention to Detail
  • Work Ethics and values
Plaza offers a great work environment. Plaza is an EEOC employer and follows all federal, state, and local laws relating to fair employment.
Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. is committed to preventing, stopping and remedying all forms of discrimination that occur in its workplace. Managers are accountable for keeping Plaza’s workplace free from discrimination and ensuring that Plaza provides equal employment opportunity for all in the workforce and for those seeking to become members of Plaza’s workforce.
Plaza’s employees are protected by laws designed to protect employees from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit-based factor. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs. Plaza’s employees are also protected against retaliation if they engage in a protected activity, whistleblowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided.


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