Assistant Controller

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Leading REIT in NYC seeking Assistant Controller!

Company Information:
  • $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

Job Description:
  • Responsible for the accounting and reporting of direct real estate investments, complex joint ventures, and the associated consolidations and reporting.
  • Effectively manage team of portfolio accountants
  • Review closing entries for asset acquisitions, dispositions and financings.
  • Review quarterly consolidation, financial report, and client reporting.
  • Manage year-end audit and financial statement preparation.
  • Responsible for debt compliance, including the analysis of loan documents to ensure that the reporting and compliance requirements are met.
  • Work with the firm’s corporate accounting and performance measurement teams to assist with the calculation of the firm’s performance metrics, the corporate budget, and regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with internal asset management and portfolio management teams.
  • Work closely with third party service providers (audit firms, tax preparers, legal counsel).
  • Handle investor requests, interacting with clients both directly and indirectly.

Requirements / Qualifications:


  • 6-8 years’ experience, primarily in real estate portfolio accounting
  • CPA required
  • Public accounting experience required (Big 4 preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Strong excel and data management skills required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • MRI or Yardi experience a plus
  • REIT structure experience a plus


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