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Our client is a leading REIT fund that is growing and looking to hire a new Controller.  The ideal candidate MUST have a strong background in REITS or Public Real Estate firms. 

a CPA or MBA is mandatory.

Responsible for more complex accounting activities associated with maintaining the general ledger and for the production of various resultant financial statements, with an emphasis on General Ledger, Month end Close and Expense Accounting for the firms entire US operation. This role may participate in complex general accounting projects, Administers approved accounting policies & practices to ensure that financial & operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business & provide reliable information necessary to control the operations and Examine financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles. This role has daily interaction with the CFO and CEO of the firm.


Someone with REIT and Public/CPA experience is HIGHLY DESIRED.


Creates month-end accounting entries and reconciles discrepancies; posts to GL and reviews variances to budget.

Examines and evaluates subordinate's work product for accuracy and completeness. Identifies training needs of subordinate staff and provides technical guidance.

Prepares, reviews and approves journal entries prepared by the accounting group.

Responsible for supervision of general and sub ledger maintenance and preparation of operation and financial statements.

Researches and responds to accounting inquiries.

Provides technical advice and training on accounting systems to staff.

Ensures that systems are in compliance with acceptable accounting practices and applicable regulations.

May assist with audit procedures.

Provides technical advice and training on accounting systems to staff.

Participates in system conversions / enhancement providing scoping information, testing and feedback, and training others.

Ensures that systems and procedures are in compliance with company policies, acceptable accounting practices, and applicable regulations.

Maintains accounting processes and procedures which comply with generally accepted accounting principles, tax requirements, SEC requirements, and management reporting requirements.

Other duties as assigned.


Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field;

a CPA and/or MBA may be required OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

6+ years experience in public and/or private accounting, including 3+ years experience in progressively responsible supervisory/management positions

REIT Experience

Yardi Experience/ Peoplesoft experience highly helpful


CPA preferred.

Posted On: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Compensation: $160,000-180,000

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