Assistant Controller – Real Estate

Location: New York, NY

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Our client is a growing fast Family Owned Real Estate Property company. This is an opportunity to join the accounting team as an Assistant Controller. The company is growing fast – doing a ton of acquisitions – Excellent QOL (9-5) – role is a mix of accounting, reporting, analysis, and will work on some M&A.

Job Description:

  • Mid-level accounting and finance position within a global real estate company.
  • Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Oversee and assist in the monthly preparation of the Company’s consolidated financial statements including, without limitation:
  • Review various journal entries prepared by staff
  • Analyze costs in comparison to prior year and budget
  • Manage four accounting professionals, including their deadlines, workload, professional development, PTO requests, etc.
  • Manage the Company’s annual financial audit, including the preparation of workpapers, responding to auditor requests and inquiries, delegating tasks to staff, etc.
  • Review brokerage transactions for proper treatment of revenue recognition
  • Oversee and assist in the preparation of the Company’s annual budget and quarterly projections
  • Review cost requisitions and employee expense reports for adherence to Company policy and guidelines
  • Significant interaction with the Director of Financial Reporting, Corporate Controller and Director of Finance
  • Liaison with the Reporting Group
  • Assist with the integration of business acquisitions onto our systems and financial reporting platforms
  • Other projects as needed

Job Requirements:

  • 4+ years of NYC Residential Real Estate Accounting Experience
  • CPA/CPA candidate
  • Candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced and growing organization
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of GAAP reporting and have strong analytical skills
  • Polished, professional, articulate, good personalities