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Assistant Controller

Company: Strategic Staffing Solutions
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Asst. ControllerResponsibilities:Reporting to the Controller, the Asst. Controller will need to have good accounting, controlling and financial reporting experience. The successful candidate will manage the financial accounting, GAAP and tax reporting and internal controls for the REIT. The Asst. Controller will manage multiple responsibilities across the team including:Oversee monthly general ledger maintenance, including bank reconciliations, tracking loan interest payments and expenses.Handle day to day accounting matters such as cash management, accounts payable/receivable, monthly general ledger reconciliationMaintain internal control procedures and systems resulting in Sarbanes Oxley ComplianceProvide controllership functions in order to ensure finances are managed according to policies and procedures and generally accepted accounting principles.Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and reporting requirements.Oversee the audit and quarterly review process, including administratively managing audit requests and questions.Support the executive team by consistently analyzing financial data and presenting financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; producing and clearly communicating up-to-date monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitoring progress and changes and keeping senior leadership abreast of the company's financial status.Assist leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process for the company and all departments; administer and review all financial plans, maintain accuracy of department expense allocations, and compare budgets to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, budgets and actual expenditures.Maintain day-to-day banking relationships and act as key contact for external auditors.Ensure all non-routine reporting transactions occur accurately and by respective due dates.Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy and ensure accounting systems and processes are continually streamlined via process improvement to achieve greater efficiencies and accuracy in the level, and timeliness of reporting.Qualifications:6+ years of relevant experience as an assistant controller or senior accountant of a public company, or at a Big 4 Accounting firm, with direct experience in the REIT spaceStrong academic credentials (CPA recommended)Good technical accounting skills encompassing both U.S. GAAP and SEC reportingSuperior verbal and written skillsIndividual must be collaborative to effectively liaise with investment partners and colleagues as well as able to work independently.An energetic, forward thinking, creative individual with high ethical standards, strong drive and initiativeExcellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to resolve internal differences and observe confidentiality.Role requires individual to be nimble and flexible to balance multiple tasks simultaneously.The ability to take on a task and "run with it" to conclusion is a critical characteristic of this roleExperience using Yardi is a plus, but not required.Strong understanding of operating real estate assets and fair value to historical GAAP adjustmentsPDN-993351cc-9f73-400f-8bab-fa94f3f6afd3

Keywords: Strategic Staffing Solutions, New York , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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