Real Estate, Finance & Accounting

Controller – (Westchester)

New York
Full Time

Our client is a highly reputable real estate owner/developer seeking a Controller. This firm invests in commercial properties throughout the country. They have an outstanding leadership team and can offer stability in addition to a great work/life balance (9-5 hours).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure appropriate controls and procedures are in place for accurate and timely financial reporting.
Oversee month-end close, including reviewing tax-based financial statements
Oversee the preparation of detailed audit workpaper in connection with month, quarter and year-end financial audit and reporting process
Reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers to general ledger and monthly reports.
Utilize existing accounting systems to automate processes and reporting where appropriate.
Manage accounting for the tenant accounting year-end lease requirements (i.e. CAM year reconciliations, annual sales report, etc.)
Work with property management to research and explain budget to actual variances, and share these explanations with F&A leadership for use in monthly management meetings as required
Support CFO with ad-hoc analysis requests
Manage annual Building Operating Expenses reports; prepare annual operating budget, revised forecasts
Conduct lender compliance reporting and loan compliance activities (e.g., preparing financial packages for lenders, TC201, RPIE, etc.)

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or a related field
Strong understanding of accounting principles and the accounting requirements of real estate organizations
Minimum of 5 years of experience in audit and/or accounting within commercial real estate
Strong organization, coordination and planning, and problem-solving skills
Ability to meet strict deadlines consistently
Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills