Cherie Edborg

Cherie Edborg

Controller at First Team Real Estate

Orange County, California Area
Financial Services

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Cherie Edborg's Overview

  • Controller at Shea Mortgage
  • Assistant Controller at Lennar
  • Controller at William Lyon Financial
  • University of Phoenix

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Cherie Edborg's Experience

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Real Estate industry

October 2013Present (1 year) Irvine, CA


Shea Mortgage

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Financial Services industry

November 2006October 2013 (7 years) Aliso Viejo, CA

Manage all accounting aspects of a successful homebuilder based mortgage bank/broker company. Achieve a 3-5 business day close monthly. Account for financials with GAAP guidelines. Prepare various month end reports including, but not limited to Balance Sheets, P&L, capture reports, and loan data. Maintain tight internal policies and procedures on a daily basis. Review all balance sheet reconciliation’s and bank statement reconciliation’s. Successfully lead and mentor the accounting staff.

Coordinate and oversee all human resource aspects of the mortgage division for 70+ employees utilizing the corporate division for support when needed.

2007 successfully implemented Accounting for Mortgage Bankers (AMB) converting from JD Edwards to AMB.

Assistant Controller


Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; LEN; Real Estate industry

June 2006November 2006 (6 months) Aliso Viejo

Assist in leading the accounting department for Orange Coast Land to preparing financials in an efficient and timely manner with a deadline of 5 business days for over 20 communities. Prepare financials in accordance with GAAP principles. Prepare various month end reports. Mentor accounts payable associates to help work the desks efficiently and meeting deadlines of 30 day turn times for all payables. Assist Controller with aspects of the business plan. Review bank reconciliations and all balance sheet accounts. Lead Senior Accountants in resolving issues with joint ventures. Work closely with external auditors on all joint ventures. On a daily basis making sure all Sarbanes Oxley policies are being followed with all procedures performed by accounting and various outside departments.

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Construction industry

April 1998June 2006 (8 years 3 months)

Mortgage Accounting:

Managed all accounting aspects of three mortgage bank/broker companies. In 2005 and 2004 the three companies had combined loan volume of over $1 billion with combined revenue of over $16.8M and $18.0M, respectively. Account for two warehouse facilities with line of credits totaling $118M. Duties consist of preparation of all financial statements in accordance with GAAP principles, various month end reports, calculations of loan officer commissions and bonuses, month end journal entries and reconciliation’s, approving and posting staff accountant’s work. Prepare annual budgets in accordance with homebuilding starts and closings. Revise and analyze budgets monthly. Primary contact with external and internal audits. Perform all functions to renew licenses with HUD, Arizona and Nevada. Assist in all new hire activity and other HR functions such as timesheets and employee problems. Currently managing a staff of ten that includes the accounting department and funding department.


Account for various Joint Venture projects and wholly owned projects. These activities included cash management, job cost entries, budget revisions, internal billings, review of G/L, Financial Statements, and monthly reporting packages to partners. Assisted with various year-end projects including, but not limited to, preparation of reports for the year-end audits. Maintained the entire companies borrowing bases with three banks, updating them weekly and requesting draws when necessary.

Contract Admin:

Accounted for all A/P transactions for various projects. This included input of invoices, monthly draws, and making sure that the bills were paid in a timely fashion.

Cherie Edborg's Skills & Expertise

  1. Accounts Payable
  2. Accounting
  3. Financial Analysis
  4. Budgets
  5. Financial Reporting

Cherie Edborg's Education

University of Phoenix

Bachelors, Accounting


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