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Fund Controller

  • Location: Bloomington, 55435
  • Salary: 61.95
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

Dynamic contract opportunity with a progressive commercial real estate services company. 
Position: Fund Controller
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota 55435
Hourly Rate: $61.95/hr.
Term: 4 Months Contract 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Manages multiple fund accounting teams to provide accurate and timely client reporting for assigned portfolios of investment funds.
  • Implements processes to ensure compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Manages client relationships for various funds.
  • Plays a key role in the implementation and maintenance of the accounting systems.
  • Reviews and analyzes scope of service changes from team managers and prices additional services based on in-depth knowledge of the department's pricing platform.
  • Identifies and recommends consulting opportunities and/or scope of service changes.
  • Creates pricing estimates for new business opportunities.
  • Ensures monthly pricing allocations are accurately entered into PeopleSoft.
  • Assists Senior Management with implementation of strategic department and corporate initiatives.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Functions as a single point of contact for the fund investors.
  • Plays a key role in the implementation and maintenance of the accounting systems.
  • May participate in new business proposals.
  • May review staff work products, including financial packages, to ensure their complete, accurate and timely release to internal departments and external clients.
  • 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.
  • Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.
  • Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
  • Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results.
  • Responsible for setting department deadlines.
  • Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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 10 years accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Prior experience in fund level accounting required with real estate accounting or fund accounting software systems.
  • Requires prior supervisory experience and experience with real estate accounting or fund accounting software systems.
  • CPA, CMA or other relevant professional certifications a plus.
  • 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.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms, principles and compliance.
  • Ability to calculate complex figures.
  • Ability to forecast and prepare budgets.
  • Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
  • 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.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products).
  • Ability to work in multiple accounting software applications.
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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