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Controller - Real Estate Development Firm 15403914

Company: Cordia
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Amazing accounting leadership opportunity exists for a proven real estate Controller/Assistant Controller.
Be the first Controller for a growth-minded company with deep roots in the Washington, DC region.


Real Estate Controller - Washington, DC

Full-service commercial and residential real estate developer and operator, located in Washington, DC, is experiencing growth and expansion, and needs to hire its first Controller.


This is a small, entrepreneurial developer with a superb group of people who work well together.
This Controller will have total leadership sight and responsibility over the accounting function and process.
This is a one-person operation, with the support of outsourced practices.
He/she should be able to work to "own" the daily tasks and help create and sustain a "best-in-class" operation.



Opportunity Overview

As the Controller, you will have responsibility for the day-to-day accounting operations, including overseeing the month-end close, preparing financial statements, and working with outside auditors.
Even with established accounting systems and procedures, this client is looking for someone ready to analyze how they are doing things now, and, if warranted, recommend, champion and implement new ways of doing things. This is a role for someone to be part of the business, not only a technician. He/she will receive some administrative support and work with outside auditors and accountants, but this will primarily be an independent position!

Role Breakdown: Assess and determine accounting support requirementsManage all general ledger process and accounting software operationsManage monthly and year-end closing activities, prepare, post and reviews entries, runs reports, and addresses issues related to preliminary and final closeLead the analysis of current systems and procedures and provide recommendations on upgrading accounting systems and procedures, and then implementation as neededMaintain the accounting system, including creating and deploying new reports, account numbers, modifying reports and P&LsReview bank reconciliations and monthly general ledger reconciliationsAssist with compliance requirementsOversee preparation and issue of billings and monitors collectionsManage accounts payable and cash disbursementSupport audit and reviews (working with outside firm)Preferences/Qualifications:BA/BS Degree in AccountingCPA preferred but not required in lieu of industry experienceFive (5+) or more years of related experiences within real estate accountingReal estate multi-entity environment training is preferredExperience using QuickBooks software is requiredKnowledge of accounting principles and GAAPExperience managing (and doing) ALL facets of Accounting and Finance operations, including the General Ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, billings, collections, and cash managementMust have strong analytical thinking and troubleshooting skillsCompensation & Culture:Client is a high performance % high satisfaction workplace culture.
Offering a fair, competitive base salary ($130,000 - $150,000) dependent on exp.Discretionary but competitive yearly bonus target
100% hybrid workplace (2-3 days in-office with great understanding and flexibility)Unlimited vacation daysOffer transparency and total team mentality#acc15403914PandoLogic. Keywords: Real Estate Developer, Location: Silver Spring, MD - 20901

Keywords: Cordia, Silver Spring , Controller - Real Estate Development Firm 15403914, Accounting, Auditing , Silver Spring, Maryland

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