• Location: West LA, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #326
Controller at a Privately held real estate firm. Newly created position to help improve and streamline processes and implement automation tools such as Blackline. Will manage operational accounting team (AP/AR/GL/Property Accounting) and work closely with the Director of Finance and the VP. Lot of opportunity for growth.


  • Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functions, including: Property Accounting, AP/AR
  • Assist in establishing company wide departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures including new processes and improvement of existing process to achieve company wide initiatives
  • Oversee and/or assist in the implementation and recommendation of financial systems especially those systems which interface into all aspects of the ERP system and financial reporting
  • Manage special projects, including preparation, documentation, and project management for senior executive management, ownership and outside partners
  • Oversee production of accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements with footnotes for significant actual to budget and year over year variances
  • Develop, oversee, and review month end and year end close processes for the business segments
  • Analyze and document portfolio level variances and trends for Management Discussion and Analysis reporting
  • Manage Accounting budget preparation, including review over manual adjustments made to trend and portfolio level adjustments and corresponding notes
  • Oversee the preparation of audit and tax year end packages, including scheduling and coordination with the internal Tax Department and outside CPA firm(s)
  • Oversee complete and timely payment of vendor invoices, including the completion of three-way match of Purchase Orders, Receipts of Goods and Services, and Invoices
  • Oversee accurate coding of AP Invoices for appropriate classification, including ensuring accurate Project Code is assigned for Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) projects
  • Oversee the vendor compliance process, including management of Compliance Depot vendor credentialing
  • Oversee timely posting and application of payments, including tenant, subsidy, commercial and miscellaneous
  • Interface with operational teams to ensure the timely completion of annual recertifications and the processing of gross rent increases and notices
  • Develop and oversee production of complete and accurate reporting of receivables across the business lines
  • Ensure bank discrepancies are identified and resolved in the bank reconciliation process
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related degree required
  • Advanced degree and/or CPA preferred
  • Must have 10 years of experience in accounting, preferably with 5 years’ experience in a mid to senior level management position
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Must have a STRONG background in using Excel with a preference for advanced skills
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