Controller


Salary:

$115000 - 130000/year

Location:

WASHINGTON, DC

Date Posted:

March 28, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

04510-0010916962

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
My client is a world renown commercial real estate organization that seeks a Real Estate Controller to manage at team of 5 with management of several commercial. This role will Implement processes to ensure compliance with reporting requirements and manage client relationships for multiple strategic accounts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviews and analyzes scope of service changes from team managers, and prices additional services based on in-depth knowledge of the department's pricing platform. Identifies and recommends consulting opportunities to managers, market leaders, and/or clients. Creates pricing estimates for new business opportunities. Ensures monthly pricing allocations are accurately entered into PeopleSoft.

Functions as a single point of contact for a market and/or Strategic Account Client.

Assists Senior Management with implementation of strategic department and corporate initiatives.

Troubleshoots escalated issues and ensures internal and external customer requests are handled timely, accurately and with a focus on customer service. Creates a positive customer experience by opening and maintaining constructive and reliable lines of communication.

Participates and/or leads all aspects of internal and external property and client transitions. Works with other internal teams in handling special requirements as defined in the Management Agreement and scope of services in the Financial Services Agreement.

Verifies and ensures accounting team's debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made timely and internal databases are updated and maintained accordingly.

May participate in new business proposals.

May review staff work product, including financial packages, to ensure its complete, accurate and timely release to internal departments and external clients.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Major responsibilities

Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis

Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

CPA or MBA preferred

Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

All interested applicants please send your resume to [email protected]

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