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Controller (Private Equity, Real Estate)

Controller (Private Equity, Real Estate)

Job Description

Ref ID: 04010-140021

Classification: Controller

Compensation: $102,272.99 to $125,000.00 per year

Robert Half Finance and Accounting has teamed up with a $15 billion + private equity investment firm to assist in the recruitment of a Fund Controller for a group of real estate / private equity funds. The position requires a CPA with heavy exposure to investment accounting. Pay is 100-120K on the base salary plus an aggressive bonus. Please email your background to [Click Here to Email Your Resum├ę] or you can call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590. Job Duties: This position has the overall responsibility for the reporting of financial information for multiple opportunity funds. The Senior Fund Controller ensures financial data is accurate and will directly interact with the investment management team in NY City. The Senior Fund Controller provides overall guidance to a group of 15+ professionals as needed. The ability to interpret legal documentation and other source documents with a US GAAP application for investment companies is critical. This individual must be able to work well within a cross-cultural team environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: Responsible for the day-to-day management of the internal reporting on the Funds Review of financials, including footnotes, for accuracy and completeness Meeting all internal and external reporting deadlines, including audit, tax, and third party Supervision of employees through the manager level to ensure quality and productivity within the department Management of technical research and application of US GAAP measures to accounting issues pertaining to investment companies Assist in resolution of complex accounting issues occurring in the investments and at the Fund Automation and documentation of processes as needed within the department Professionally interacting with management and other departments in both the US and foreign offices Managing a group of 15+ professionals, staff development, including performance management and training Work with forecasting department to analyze reasonableness of fair market value calculations on the investments within the Fund Review / analyze capital structures for investments to understand / determine what the accounting data should look like between Fund and Investment Perform any additional responsibilities that may be required by management in support of the ongoing development of the department Responsible for the day-to-day management of the accounting and internal reporting on the investments owned by the real estate fund Oversee the annual audit of the Fund Required Qualifications: Minimum Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Graduate Degree preferred Licensed CPA Strong technical experience related to investment accounting. Strong knowledge of partnership and investment company accounting e.g. equity and dividend methods with demonstrated ability to resolve complex accounting issues 8-10+ years professional work experience, prefer Big 4 public accounting combined with partnership accounting, investment company accounting, and/or real estate accounting Financial Statement preparation, including consolidations and footnotes Knowledge of foreign currency ledgers, understanding and application of FAS 52 and knowledge of hedges, especially treatment of foreign currency hedging Exposure to FAS 141 is a plus Management experience in a complex and challenging environment with a proven track record of leadership and employee development Demonstrated ability to build business relationships with other business areas Strong communication skills, written and verbal Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Child Care Subsidy, Athletic Membership, plus others Please email your background to chris.willhite@rober

Job Requirements

CPA required Public accounting highly preferred Knowledge of fund reporting

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 345 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you uparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

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Robert Half Finance & Accounting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $102,272.99 - $125,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 04010-140021
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Controller (Private Equity, Real Estate)


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