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Senior Director of Real Estate Fund Reporting

Robert Half Finance & Accounting Addison Full-Time
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Ref ID: 04120-0011026572

Classification: Controller

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half Finance and Accounting has teamed up with a $20 billion + real estate investment firm to assist in the recruitment of a Senior Director of Fund Reporting. The position requires a CPA with heavy exposure to investment accounting. The position offers aggressive compensation and exceptional, large company benefits.

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Job Duties:

This position has the overall responsibility for the accounting and reporting of financial information for multiple opportunity funds. The Senior Director of Fund Reporting ensures financial data is accurate according to the equity or dividend method of accounting, and ensures that reporting deadlines are met. The position provides overall guidance to a group of 10+ 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 accounting and 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 10+ 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

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
• 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

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- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

- Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

- CPA/MBA preferred

- Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

- Solid understanding of Asset Valuation

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

- Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

- Prior work done in public accounting is desired

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides 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 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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.

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