Controller - Real Estate 8/16/2016

Whitman Business Advisors New York, NY

Company
Whitman Business Advisors
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28792007
AJE Ref #
575898913
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Our client, a top-notch CPA firm, is looking for a Controller with Real Estate experience.

Requirements

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Minimum of 10years of public accounting and industry experience with an emphasis in residential real estate
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Strong technical accounting skills, residential real estate experience and exposure to corporate, partnership and trust taxation
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Computer literacy, IBS software experience, Excel
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Strong business acumen, integrity and loyalty
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Must be "hands-on" with strong interpersonal, management, communication and leadership skills
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Proactive, results-oriented contributor, with a positive attitude

Description
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Responsible for all accounting and finance functions of the Company and its related partnerships and trusts
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Oversee an assistant controller and a staff of two full-time accounting personnel and part-time employees, as needed
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Prepare financial statements to lenders, RPIEs, budgeting, and cash flow projections, and cash management
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Maintain the general ledger, monitor overhead costs, payroll and accounts payable and receivable
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Liaison to the leasing department on tenant billing issues
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Maintain a human resources function, policies and procedures manuals for all processes, and implement policies to limit the Company's liability for employment-related issues
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Responsible for all rent-controlled and rent-stabilized apartment filings
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Oversee the partners' personal finance and accounting, including investment account, performance

analysis
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Assist with special projects
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Preparation of year-end financial packages, including certioraris for accountant
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Responsible for the computer systems, creation of internal controls to safeguard system assets, data integrity, including backup procedures and a disaster recovery plan
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Oversee administration of the office
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Primary liaison to external accountants, attorneys, etc.