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Assistant Controller

  • Location: New York, 10036
  • Salary: 36.95
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

Dynamic contract opportunity with a progressive commercial real estate services company. 
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Position: Assistant Controller
Location: New York, New York 10036
Hourly Rate: $36.95/hr.
Term: 7+ Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Manages multiple real estate accounting teams to provide accurate and timely client reporting for assigned portfolios of clients and properties.
  • Implements processes to ensure compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Assists in managing client relationships for strategic accounts.
  • Analyzes and prices scope of service changes and suggests consulting opportunities to manager based on in-depth knowledge of the department's pricing platform.
  • Reviews monthly pricing worksheets and enters allocations into PeopleSoft.
  • May create pricing estimates for new business opportunities.
  • Participates and/or leads all aspects of internal and external property and client transitions.
  • Works with other internal teams in handling special requirements as defined in the Management Agreement and scope of services in the Financial Services Agreement.
  • Troubleshoots escalated issues and ensures internal and external customer requests are handled timely, accurately and with a focus on customer service.
  • Creates a positive customer experience by opening and maintaining constructive and reliable lines of communication.
  • Verifies and ensures accounting team's debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made timely and internal databases are updated and maintained accordingly.
  • Assists Senior Management with implementation of strategic department and corporate initiatives.
  • Partners with their accounting team to ensure they have a working knowledge of clients.
  • Manage Agreements and that they are properly maintained per department policy and requirements/terms Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.
  • Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action, and termination.
  • Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval.
  • Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.
  • Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.

Is it a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field required.
  • A minimum of eight years prior accounting, finance or related experience required to include prior supervisory experience.
  • Experience with real estate accounting software preferred.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues.
  • Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches, and articles using distinctive style.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups.
  • Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
  • Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations.
  • Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment.
  • Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.

 
An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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