Corporate Controller - Real Equity Management

March 06, 2018

Real Equity Management

Columbia, Missouri 65201

Real Equity Management is a privately owned, design-build and full-service property management firm. REM's asset portfolio is centered around both commercial and residential real estate. Their primary focus, however, is in market-rate and student, apartment communities. REM currently oversees properties in Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kentucky. 

REM is looking to hire an Accounting Controller to oversee Accounting Operations for our Real Estate Property Management branch of our business.


  • Oversee the accounting function for over 50 real estate companies and several non-real estate companies, including those in the food and beverage, farming, and transportation industry
  • Provide department leadership and supervise accounting and payroll functions
  • Oversee the accounting team's work for accuracy and completeness, and ensure smooth operation of team's responsibilities
  • Oversee controls designed to mitigate risk, ensure the accuracy of financial reporting and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles and standards
  • Prepare accurate financial statements for general manager, owners, joint venture partners and lenders on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis for all entities
  • Compile and analyze financial information for business leadership
  • Provide cash management oversight
  • Participate in new investments and financing as needed
  • Serve as a liaison between creditors and financing          
  • Develop budgets, forecasts, and projections for entities and specific projects as needed
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Assist third-party CPA firm in their preparation of all income tax returns


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field, required
  • CPA, preferred
  • A minimum of 7+ years of accounting experience within an upper management role
  • Previous successful management of an accounting department
  • Ability to work with a variety of customers, including property operations, creditors, and business leadership
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to anticipate issues and communicate to management and ownership
  • A high degree of proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft office applications