Confidential - Orlando, FL

Position Summary

The Director of Accounting / Controller is responsible for managing the company’s internal accounting department, all accounting functions, preparation of financial statements, assistance with tax returns, budgets preparation and forecasts, and variance reports.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage and grow an accounting team (four team members) while providing them with ongoing coaching, training, mentoring, and performance monitoring

  • Maintain integrity of the general ledger, and drive the annual budget process

  • Preparation and analysis of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports

  • Monitor cash and line-of-credit transactions and balances

  • Oversee and ensure accuracy of all operations of accounting, including general accounting, bank reconciliations, balance sheets, income statements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and fixed asset and depreciation schedules

  • Provide guidance and response to accounting inquiries from upper management

  • Assist in the creation of standard policies and procedures to comply with general

    accounting principles, tax requirements, compliance, and management reporting

  • Maintain internal controller systems; make recommendations for improvements

  • Coordinate with outside accounting firm(s) to prepare timely and accurate financials, taxes, audits, and any additional information as needed

  • Oversee reporting and revenue recognition related to project management

  • Assist with reporting and monitoring real estate development and acquisitions

  • Assist real estate investment team with deal closings, including lender requests and state-mandated reconciliations

  • Provide oversight and accountability for all activities and responsibilities performed in the accounting department

  • Direct the day-to-day activities of the accounting team to ensure all assignments (including all levels of reporting) are completed on time and accurately

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance

  • 7-10 years’ experience in a financial management role

  • Experience in real estate industry preferred*

  • CPA and public accounting designation preferred*

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret financial statements and/or other various types of internal financial management reports

  • In-depth financial knowledge and the ability to forecast and prepare budgets

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong computer and software skills: proficiency in MS Office programs and QuickBooks as well as other general ledger applications; any software knowledge specific real estate-related programs (such as RealPage or Onesite) is preferred*

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to plan and manage duties under strict time constraints without direct supervision

  • Supervisory experience required; will have 4 direct reports

Ideal Candidate Traits

  • Proactive solution-seeker who thinks outside the box

  • Warm, engaging, and approachable demeanor

  • Confident and outgoing; strong interpersonal skills

  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized

  • Likes to be ahead of the curve; prioritizes deadlines

  • Emotionally intelligent; demonstrates empathy and resolve

  • Attracts talent; fosters and develops relationships with team members

Compensation: $115,000.00

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