Accounting Manager / Controller - Community Development Partners

February 21, 2018

Community Development Partners

Newport Beach, California 92663

Our growing company needs an experienced, organized Accounting Manager or Controller. The ideal candidate will have extensive accounting experience and strong financial acumen, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and be a hard-working professional able to balance deadlines and competing priorities with agility and professionalism. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and desire to work in a high-growth organization, we’re excited to talk with you.

Position Requirements:

  • 7+ years of accounting experience, with at least 2 years at a management level
  • 3+ years of real estate industry experience
  • Solid foundation in, and knowledge of, accounting practices and concepts
  • Experience and ability to manage a staff of 2-3 accountants and bookkeepers
  • Ability and desire to work in a nimble organization with a high degree of change and ambiguity
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • CPA desirable but not required
  • LIHTC experience desirable but not required


  • Oversee transactional accounting for the company and +/- 30 affiliated entities (month-end and year-end closes, JEs, setting up books for new entities, etc.)
  • Review monthly property financials
  • Collaborate with CPA firms to ensure timely and accurate audits and tax returns
  • Fulfill extensive financial reporting and compliance requirements
  • Handle financial aspects of HR (payroll, benefits, new employee onboarding, etc.)
  • Manage, mentor, and cultivate direct reports and finance staff


About CDP

Founded in 2011, Community Development Partners develops and operates sustainable, life-enhancing affordable housing with a focus on long term community engagement and innovative design. The company has offices in Newport Beach, California and Portland, Oregon and has developed and currently operates properties in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Oregon.

We are a private company in high-growth mode with a strong team and intimate, inspiring workplace situated on the water in Newport Beach. The work environment is fast-paced but we promote strong work-life balance.