Real Estate Investment Firm

VP, Controller, New York, NY

VP, Controller (New York, NY): Our client, a global real estate investment firm with over $20B in AUM, is looking to hire a Controller level individual to join their dynamic team in a newly created position.  The opportunity is open due to the growth of the business and will be an excellent role for a motivated individual.


Key Points:

·       Opportunity to join a leading investment manager, working in a unique accounting role as the team is also heavily involved in fund operations

·       Firm has a diverse number of investment product offerings allowing this individual to gain exposure to various investment strategies and functions

·       Team is lean offering exceptional exposure in a dynamic environment

·       Individual will have oversight of an Assistant Controller and two Fund Accountants


·       Analyze fund financial data and operating metrics for quarterly review presentations submitted to senior management and investors; manage the external audit and tax reporting processes with big 4 firms

·       Review investor capital calls and distributions; review Financial Statements prepared in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS

·       Review management fee and waterfall calculations; oversee and manage third-party fund administrator

·       Prepare business plan information which includes forecasted and projected financials, strategic initiatives and industry cycle overview; oversee investor reporting and train/manage junior members of the team


·       10-15 years of experience with a both public and private accounting preferred; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

·       Fund accounting experience required, Private Equity Buyout or Private Equity Real Estate experience strongly preferred; team management experience

·       Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative; ability to design financial processes and controls

·       Ability to multi-task and possess strong time management skills to meet multiple reporting deadlines; strong written and verbal communication skills

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