Creative Financial Staffing LLC

Assistant Controller – Real Estate

Job Description

Overview of the company

  • Join a team with 50 years of success in the real estate industry!
  • Founded in 1965, this company is one of the largest and most diversified property management companies in the United States.
  • This company maintains a presence in more than 200 cities in the U.S. and 10 countries throughout Europe. Our mission is to be a company for people, a company about people.
  • The leadership team is dedicated to employee success. Senior leadership who are highly professional and tenured.
  • The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its' employees with the tools and training necessary to excel.


  • Prepare all aspects of the financial statement package, including creating and posting journal entries, general ledger review and completion of balance sheet support schedules
  • Ensure financial packages are completed and delivered in a timely and accurate manner to Regional Property Managers, Business Managers and clients
  • Monitor and maintain cash balances
  • Resolve all issues and document response to all review comments generated
  • Review variances in financial statements and documents explanation for significant items
  • Prepare management fee calculations and ensure related invoices are paid
  • Complete Inter-Project Account reconciliations bi-weekly and follows up on open issues
  • Ensures all debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made in a timely manner and internal schedules are maintained
  • Verify bank reconciliation is complete and ensures all reconciling items are resolved in a timely manner
  • Oversee and review Monthly Reporting for 5-6 Accountants
  • Review Bank Items & Positive Pay exceptions daily
  • Supervise and Schedule work flow for 5-6 Accountants Monthly
  • Review Owner Distributions Monthly for accuracy
  • Interview New Candidates for potential Project Accountant Positions
  • Adhere to internal accounting policies and procedures
  • Work and Communicate with Owners, AVP's, RPM's and Business Managers
  • Handle client audit requests as needed
  • Assist in the setup and transitions of properties which may include loading beginning balance information, sale pro-ration calculations, and closing entries
  • Decisions made with general understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines
  • Responsible for setting own project deadlines
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university. In lieu of a BA/BS degree, must have four or more years related experience
  • Minimum of three years of related experience and/or training preferred
  • CPA is a plus
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret various types of business documents
  • Ability to present information to an internal group of employees
  • Requires a high level of commitment to customer service, whether co-workers or clients
  • Requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an openness to new ideas and procedures
  • Experience with MS Office software (Excel) and Real Estate accounting software (Yardi)

This position is open to candidates looking for HYBRID roles.