Property Controller - Commercial REIT 8/31/2016

Confidential Company New York, NY

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29314450
AJE Ref #
576044886
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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A DYNAMIC COMMERCIAL REIT IN NYC IS LOOKING FOR A PROPERTY CONTROLLER.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Execute all aspects of monthly, quarterly and annual property financial reporting for a select group of the company and/or managed properties
* Maintain the property general ledger and review for month to month variances
* Prepare and review the fixed asset roll-forward and underlying activity
* Reconcile bank accounts as assigned
* Work with property management to research and explain budget to actual variances, and share these explanations with F&A leadership for use in monthly management meetings as required
* Support AVP, Property Accounting with ad-hoc analysis requests
* Prepare detailed audit work paper packages in connection with month-, quarter- and year-end financial audit and reporting process
* Support AVP, Property Accounting's coordination efforts with Tax, SEC Reporting, and Fund A coordinate with property personnel to ensure that controls are implemented and executed properly
* Perform financial analyses to support special projects as assigned
* Perform other duties and special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field
* Minimum of 3years of accounting experience, preferably in a real estate environment and with a public organization, REIT experiencepreferred
* Strong understanding of accounting principles and the accounting requirements of real estate
* Fundamental understanding of US GAAP and SEC financial reporting and controls needed to meet Sarbanes-Oxley standards
* Deep understanding of straight-line accounting, debits, and credits
* Analytical and technical accounting skills
* Strong organization, coordination and planning, and problem solving skills
* Ability to meet strict deadlines consistently
* Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to decipher and interpret legal documents
* Strong software skills including financial systems and MS Excel, commercial real estate software
* Regularly interfaces both verbally and in writing with other members of the Finance and Accounting team and with Asset Management, Property Management, Leasing, Tax, Internal Audit, HR and other functions, as needed
* Interfaces with external auditors and external vendors
* The position reports directly to the AVP, Property Accounting, who reports to the VP, Controller, and provides daily guidance and evaluates work performance on a periodic basis