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Position: Real Estate Assistant Controller
Job Number: MS04190
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2019-05-13
Salary Range: $126-150k
Job Summary:

Premiere Real Estate Fund in NYC seeking Assistant Controller to oversee accounting team of 2-3 people!

Company Information:

Name: Leading Real Estate Firm

Job Description:

About the Fund:
• $40B AUM
• Investments across commercial, industrial, hotel, and residential properties
• 30+ Years in Business
• Typical Day: 8:30am – 6:00pm!!
• Great culture, young and fast paced environment
• High employee retention rate - position open due to someone being promoted/moved internally
• Small accounting team

About the Role:
• New hire, position is open due to growth of the fund
• Must have excellent communication skills
• Must be humble (very laid back environment, arrogance will not fly)
• Work together with the firm’s RE investment professionals, legal team and tax team
• Work closely with CFO
• Lots of room for internal mobility across different groups
• Opportunity to play an integral role in the direction of the firm
• Portfolio consolidations and compilation of fund financial reports
• Review of cash contributions and distributions to JV partners
• Review waterfall calculations to ensure accordance with JV agreements.
• Review closing entries for asset acquisitions, dispositions and financings.
• Assist with staffing of the fund accounting group including providing feedback on Portfolio Accountant performance.
• Train and develop team of Portfolio Accountants.
Ad hoc projects

Requirements / Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting

CPA required

5+ years of real estate experience

Public/Private mix preferred 

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