Controller

September 29, 2017

Confidential

Santa Monica, California 90401


We are a mid-sized multi-family housing developer based in Santa Monica with an immediate opening for a controller to take on all of our AP/AR, billing, construction draws and financial reporting functions. You will report directly to the principals of the firm while interacting with other managers.

The ideal candidate will have a strong proven track record in the real estate industry, a desire to join a growing firm, and experience with QuickBooks accounting software.

Job Responsibilities:

Maintains records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; processing and paying A/P; tracking and reporting all A/R; processing and issuing invoices and associated releases; maintain financial reporting with projections as needed; and perform special projects as needed.

Job Duties:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of bookkeeping policies and procedures
  • Maintain accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions
  • Balance accounts by reconciling entries
  • Maintain general ledger
  • Balance general ledger by preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Maintain historical records by filing documents
  • Prepare construction draws for lender and investors on a monthly basis
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Prepare monthly financials and variance to budget reports for properties in our portfolio
  • Assist CFO and third party accountants with audits and tax returns
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions

 

Skills and Qualifications:

Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Experience with consolidating financial statements of related companies

High level of proficiency with spreadsheets and QuickBooks

Excellent communication skills – written, oral and interpersonal

Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Thoroughness

Bachelor's degree required with a concentration in real estate, finance, business or accounting

CPA and/or MBA preferred

Multifamily real estate construction, development, and/or property management experience preferred

Yardi experience preferred

To Apply:

If you are interested in joining our fast paced, dynamic office and are looking to take a lead role in a diverse management team, please reply with a current resume, 3 references, salary history and cover letter.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. All applications will be kept on file and considered for future openings.

Compensation: Depending on experience