Real Estate Controller

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Job Identification Number: 30

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category:  Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Top tier real estate firm is seeking a Controller in their NYC office. The successful candidate will collaborate with the finance team and senior leaders to produce a variety of high quality, monthly and quarterly reports that are used company wide for reporting, analysis, and planning.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the activities of a Senior Accountant and a Staff Accountant
  • Review monthly work paper packages, CAM/RET reconciliations, compliance reporting
  • Provide guidance on business combinations and presentation of financial statements
  • Oversee preparation of quarterly and year-end tax, cash, management and GAAP reporting
  • Work with operations and business leads to create and finalize annual budgets
  • Review/Approve distributions
  • Collaborate with operational teams and senior management on operations reporting
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed                      
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors
  • Assist with special projects/initiatives, as needed


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • Must have 7+ years of experience, ideally public accounting focused on commercial and/or retail real estate
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
  • Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards and Argus or other property management related software, a plus