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VP, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting

Redwood Trust Inc
Mill Valley, CA 94941
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Position Summary

The VP SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting is responsible for the preparation of Redwood Trusts SEC filings (including the 10-Qs, 10-K, earnings release and supplemental, subsidiary financial statements for regulatory compliance purposes), internal management reporting, and will be integral in the evaluation and implementation of new technology to streamline and automate the record to report processes. This role will also assist in researching and documenting technical accounting positions and establishing related accounting policies.

Flexible work schedule available, including hybrid/remote arrangements

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assist in preparation and review of the Quarterly and Annual Reports on Form 10-Q/K, the quarterly earnings release and other SEC filings
  • Help to ensure all financial statements comply with GAAP and SEC requirements and maintain supporting documentation for all financial statements and related footnotes
  • Assist CFO and CAO in preparation of quarterly Board and investor relations materials
  • Assist CFO and CAO with special projects that have a reporting nexus, including M&A activities
  • Support month-end and quarter-end financial statement closing and preparation of management reports
  • Manage internal reporting calendar and communications with stakeholders to ensure deadline adherence
  • Assist in the coordination of annual audits and quarterly review activities of external auditors, including delivery of supporting documentation, clearing questions/issues, and reviewing new accounting transactions and disclosures
  • Help to monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide US GAAP interpretation, and prepare technical memorandums for the implementation of new accounting guidance and for new transactions
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements
  • Assist in finance transformation initiative, including implementation of new ERP, integration of treasury management and Blackline systems, and streamlining and automation of data flows through to Workiva reporting system

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of experience including ideally with a national accounting firm or a combination of public/private with exposure to SEC and financial reporting
  • An excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations is required combined with the ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues
  • Experience in financial services industry a plus
  • Experience with Workiva/W-desk a plus
  • Experience with systems implementations a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation
  • Candidate should be knowledgeable, creative, goal-oriented, high energy and hardworking

Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE: RWT) is a specialty finance company focused on making credit sensitive investments in residential loans and other mortgage-related assets, with the goal of delivering a stable and growing stream of attractive earnings and dividends for our shareholders. We also earn income through our residential mortgage banking activities. Redwood Trust, Inc. was established in 1994, is internally managed, and structured as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for tax purposes. For more information about our Company, please look up the Redwood Review, published quarterly, available on our website, redwoodtrust.com.

Please be aware that Redwood Trust requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. If the candidate has not yet received the COVID-19 vaccination they may do so through Redwood Trust and any offer is contingent on receipt of the first dose of the vaccine and requires the candidate to complete all doses of the vaccine. Redwood Trust is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Redwood offers a competitive benefit package including discretionary corporate bonus program, multiple health plans, STD and LTD options, company sponsored life insurance, fitness reimbursement, paid parental leave, time to volunteer, Paid Time off, ESPP, and 401K matching.



Posted: 2022-05-05 Expires: 2022-06-05

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