Assistant Controller for NYC Real Estate Developer


$100000 - 120000/year



Date Posted:

May 22, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

We have an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Controller position. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a track record of identifying problems and delivering solutions. The Assistant Controller will supervise the accounting staff while reporting to the Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the New York, New York area. Apply with Robert Half Finance & Accounting today to join a well-respected Real Estate & Property company.


- Help ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, goal setting and development

- Examine and build Ad Hoc financial reports

- Prepare a variety of technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

- Uphold implementation and warrant adherence to accounting policies and procedures

- Other duties as assigned

- Make sure regular account reconciliation to completion

- Steer the accounting team during the closing process to warrant deadlines are met

- Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

- Sophisticated preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

- Support accountability and the meeting of deliverables

- Backfill for Controller as provided

- Come up with relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like key financial metrics, the monthly flash report, and actual spend against budgets/outlook

- Identify and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

If interested in learning more please email me your resume: [email protected]
- Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

- Deep knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

- Significant accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

- Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

- Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress

- Command of Financial Statement

- Comprehensive knowledge of MRI

- Commercial Property Management experience preferred

- Month end closings experience

- Ability to multitask efficiently and prioritize work

- Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

- 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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