Start Your Future with Us

First Financial Equipment Leasing is a 21-year old leasing company with a strong entrepreneurial culture, engaged executives, and solid financial backing. We understand the value of long-term relationships and recognize that our team members are the cornerstone of our long-term success. Whether you are a recent college graduate or have been active in the leasing industry for several years, discover where a career with us can take you.

What First Financial Offers You

Over the years, we have fostered a fun, supportive and rewarding work environment in order to attract and retain exceptional talent. With our continued growth, we are always looking for passionate, self-motivated, and innovative individuals to join our team. We work together to achieve our goals, helping each other every step of the way.

The Benefits

Health Plans

  • Medical Wellness Program
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care
  • Health Savings Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability

Perks

  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Free Snacks & Drinks
  • Fun, Collaborative Culture
  • Monthly Happy Hour and Holiday Celebrations 

Additional Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Life Insurance
  • Community Involvement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Discount Program

A happy, engaged workplace is more productive and effective for all involved. At First Financial Equipment Leasing, we create the best employee experience possible so our team members can thrive, both personally and professionally.

Our Culture

Annual Holiday Celebration

Community Outreach

Employee Events

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General Job Responsibilities

The Accounts Payable Specialist will report to the Accounting Operations Manager and will mainly be responsible for the accounts payable process and function. The ideal candidate should possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with individuals from all levels of the company, as well as have a strong understanding of accounting principles. This is a great opportunity for an organized, detail-oriented, and motivated individual with a positive attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the Accounts Payable Team Leader to manage the daily accounts payable
    responsibilities of the department.
  • Process the payment of invoices and determines proper coding of expense transactions in the accounting system(s).
  • Communicates with external vendors and Contracts department to verify accuracy of information.
  • Receives and verifies expense reports.
  • Distribute invoices internally for proper invoice approval.
  • Ensures company policies and procedures are adhered to as they pertain to accounts payable.
  • Provides recommendations for efficiencies where possible and a willingness to help improve current processes to increase accuracy and efficiency.
  • Assists with other projects, such as ERP system implementation and policy/procedure documentation.
  • Works on other ad hoc projects as requested by management.
  • Works proactively and independently as well as with a team in a fast-paced, high growth environment.
  • Processing electronic payments (ACH/EFT/WIRE) in foreign currencies.
  • Print manual (paper) check payments.
  • Monitor the “Accounts Payable” email in-box for incoming invoices to be processed.
     

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of accounts payable experience required.
  • Accounting degree preferred.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, managing time and resources to ensure work is completed efficiently and within established timeframes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong math aptitude, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Computer literate; fluency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Exposure to QuickBooks a plus
  • Experience in a previous accounting system migration is a plus.
  • Willing/able to work a hybrid in-office work schedule. Two days a week in-office minimum.
  • Understand how to record credit cards transactions and assist with corporate credit card reconciliation.

General Job Responsibilities

Our sales representatives are responsible for bringing in new business to the company through the sale of First Financial Equipment Leasing (FFEL)’s suite of equipment leasing products. They may focus on one or more of the industries we currently serve, such as material handling and automation, technology, healthcare, or construction, or there may be a focus on helping the company expand into various other industries as we continue to grow. This is an exciting opportunity for an outgoing self-starter familiar with the leasing industry who’s willing to work hard to achieve goals by partnering with clients to solve problems and find solutions to their equipment financing needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Acquiring and maintaining relationships with customers interested in the suite of products that FFEL offers as well as products that the sales representative may have sold/leased in their past
  • Developing quality prospective customer leads in various industries, such as those indicated above
  • Developing a vendor network to provide leads in the material handling, lifting, construction &/or other industries
  • Tracking leads in the company’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software
  • Managing the equipment lease portfolio that you develop
  • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with colleagues from other internal departments, including credit, contracts, etc.
  • Understanding lease pricing and the ability to provide a proposal to a prospective client
  • Being the lead in ensuring that customers have a great experience with FFEL
  • Other responsibilities as reasonably requested by management
 

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of successful sales in the equipment leasing industry or a related field, with a demonstrated ability to meet or exceed assigned sales quotas
  • Minimum of 4 years of sales experience, with 2+ years within the leasing industry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to conduct professional sales presentations
  • Understanding of the equipment finance process in order to discuss and explain lease financing terms and options to potential clients
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
  • Familiarity with using CRMs, Odessa experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree (in field of Finance, Business, or Communications) preferred, but not required
  • Dedication to providing the best possible support to your clients and building lasting relationships
  • Solid organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work well independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel to meet with clients/prospects and attend industry trade shows/events as needed

Contract Administrator, Orange, CA

General Job Responsibilities

As a Contract Administrator, you will make ample use of your existing documentation skills while also developing new ones as part of our Contract Administration team. This will include preparing and reviewing master agreements and supporting documentation for various lease products. You will be supporting dedicated account representatives and customers, interfacing with our Credit and Accounting departments, and working closely with vendors and our funding sources.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing documentation requirements through thorough review of credit conditions, pricing, customer organizational structure, security interest position and vendor quotes/invoices
  • Preparing lease agreements and related client lease documentation as well as coordinating and liaising with customers to ensure timely funding and a positive client experience
  • Managing equipment orders including, but not limited to preparing purchase orders, monitoring equipment  delivery and installation, and coordinating payment to vendors
  • Communicating extensively with customers and vendors throughout the documentation and equipment ordering processes
  • Maintaining transaction status reports and communicating with various teams regarding the status of each transaction
  • Setting-up and entering lease data into accounting system
  • Maintaining customer insurance requirements, including obtaining insurance certificates for funding and requesting renewals upon expiration
  • Utilizing web-based portals and internal platforms to maintain corporate records and compliance
  • Running a UCC search when required and manage all UCC financing statements for timely filing
  • Clearing all conflicting liens via lien release documents or UCC financing amendments when required
  • Ensuring compliance with all transaction requirements through the use of prudent closing practices and commercial lending, leasing, and sale standards, while meeting all internal deadlines and customer expectations
  • Managing and maintaining all follow-up requirements associated with transactions
  • Other tasks or projects as assigned
 

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of Equipment Leasing / Commercial Lending documentation experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance or other related field
  • Working knowledge of UCC Uniform Commercial Code and Insurance requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including professional phone and email etiquette
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and solve problems in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive work attitude and approach to daily tasks
  • Odessa/NetSuite experience a plus

Indirect Tax Analyst, Orange, CA

General Job Responsibilities

An Indirect Tax Analyst on our team will provide support to the Indirect Tax & Compliance department. This will include assisting with the Sales/Use Tax return filings as well as the retrieving data for the Tangible Business Personal Property Tax return filings for multiple taxing jurisdictions. This position will be responsible for assisting in making necessary entries in our accounting software program as well as assisting with other projects in the office.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the monthly Sales/Use Tax filings for multiple taxing jurisdictions
  • Obtain and verify Sales Tax Exemption Certificates received
  • Assist with retrieving data pertaining to Tangible Business Personal Property to send to our counterparts
  • Process and make tax payments via EFT for the various taxing jurisdictions
  • Assist with compiling data needed for various projects and system implementation
  • Perform regular indirect tax account reconciliations
  • Maintain an orderly financial filing system by scanning & filing documents
  • Assemble financial data for audits as needed
 

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years of experience in Indirect Tax and Accounting
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of basic accounting principles
  • QuickBooks experience a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail and strong process orientation
  • Ability to analyze problems
  • Organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Able to collaborate with team to create new ideas to improve efficiency in the office
  • Willing to take on new projects and seek opportunities to help
  • Positive work attitude and approach to daily tasks
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently, and solve problems in a fast-paced environment

 

This is a 3-month temporary assignment, with the possibility of conversion to regular, ongoing employment at the end of the temporary period.

Accounting Manager

General Job Responsibilities

The Accounting Manager on our team will report to the Controller and interact with Senior Management. This position will be responsible for all facets of general ledger accounting. This will include supervising the general ledger accounting team consisting of one team leader and two staff. The ideal Accounting Manager should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills as well as a strong understanding of accounting principles. This is a great opportunity for an organized, detail-oriented, and motivated individual with a positive attitude.

Initial responsibilities for this role include:

  • Provide day-to-day supervision and leadership for personnel in the general ledger financial reporting functions
  • Preparation and summary of financial statements; and communication/calculation of financial statements to management
  • Work to close the books and ensure that the company’s financial reporting is in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and is completed in accordance with specific company expectations
  • Working with outside auditors on the financial audit of the company
  • Ensure reconciling items are investigated and cleared on a timely basis
  • Assist with monthly budget to actual variance analysis
  • Coaching and training our people appropriately, which includes performance reviews, goal setting, disciplinary action, time off approval and day-to-day oversight and direction.
  • Maintaining an adequate system of accounting records to help mitigate risk for the company
  • Update and maintain policies and procedures associated within the various accounting areas
  • Providing recommendations for efficiencies where possible and a willingness to help improve current processes to increase accuracy and efficiency
  • Working closely with other First Financial departments and working to help move the accounting department forward
  • Other related activities, as requested by management
 

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred or working towards the CPA certification
  • At least five years of progressive accounting experience
  • Experience in supervisory or management positions
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, managing time and resources to ensure work is completed efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong math aptitude, organizational and analytical skills
  • Computer literate; fluency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Exposure to Quickbooks or NetSuite Oracle
  • Exposure and understanding of lease accounting (ASC 842) is a plus
  • Experience in a previous accounting system migration is a plus
  • Positive work attitude and approach to daily tasks
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently, and solve problems in a fast-paced environment, and have fun working in a team

Internships

First Financial offers a variety of internships for talented students and recent college graduates looking to learn more about leasing and finance. As one of our interns, you will gain the hands-on experience required to succeed not only within our company, but also the finance industry. We place interns in various departments of our company including but not limited to credit & syndication, accounting, sales, operations, and marketing.

First Financial Equipment Leasing is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in learning more about our internships,