Controller (TBC Client)

Teal Becker and Chiaramonte
Albany, New York
Jun 21, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Our firm began in 1971 with one goal in mind: to provide excellence in service and professional expertise to our clients. Now, well into our fifth decade, Teal Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. is still delivering on that promise.

Through the years this focus was core to growth as we added staff and services, expanded to our current location, and garnered recognition and awards. It enabled us to attract and retain the finest CPAs and financial professionals in the market and has driven our firm's growth in size, experience and stature. Our focus on excellence has continued for all our clients, from individuals and firms with few employees and modest revenue, to corporations with revenues in the hundreds of millions.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CATEGORY: Accounting/Finance

Our client, a well-established, growing real estate management/construction company that currently manages several million square feet of commercial, retail, residential, and hospitality divisions with additional expertise in construction, renovation, leasing and management, is searching for a Controller. This role will be responsible for management of the accounting department and provide human resources leadership. The controller position is responsible for oversight of the accounting operations to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the organization's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and standards. In addition, this role will provide oversight of the human resources operations including recruiting, retention, training and development, employee benefits, safety and health.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides President support with regard to development and implementation of administrative, human resources and financial processes. Assessing current accounting and HR operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes. Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results. Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports when needed. Communicate with all staff, particularly the accounting staff that is supervised by the Controller position.
  • Coordinates the company's month-end close to include oversight of the internal financial reporting. Candidate is responsible for supervising the work of the company's accounts receivable and accounts payable sections. Assures accurate recording and reporting of assets, debt, and property owned. Reviews and approves accounting transactions, oversees maintenance of chart of accounts and general ledger, as well as appropriate record retention. Ensure tight financial controls are maintained across all general ledger accounts and transactions. Also responsibilities with construction accounting and development tracking due diligence dates, payments, etc.
  • Manage HR operations including recruiting, retention, training and development, employee benefits, safety and health.
  • Assists with preparation of tax returns and other organization reporting including sales tax reports. Provides appropriate financial information to authorized users - banks, suppliers, employees, customers, federal government (IRS, DOL, SSA) and state governments.
  • Custodial and cash management responsibilities include directing activities of banking, receipt and disbursement of monies, and preparation and payment of payroll. Monitors and ensures the availability of funds for company expenditures, manages the company's lines of credit and closely monitors the company' cash flows.
  • Oversee payroll process, administers and oversees companywide expense reimbursements, reconcile and worker's compensation insurance and payroll tax reporting.
  • Oversee procurement of company vehicle/equipment purchases, company cell phone administration, distribution of K-1's to owners.
  • Oversee maintenance and property management staff.
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned.

    • Bachelor Degree in Business or Accounting field and a CPA designation is preferred.
    • 5-8 years of work experience as a senior level accountant with industry experience at the transaction level. Experience in financial roles within construction and/or real estate management is preferred.
    • Ability to analyze financial statements
    • Proficient in accounting and knowledge with accounting software systems. The organization is currently uses several platforms for various business units. Experience with Timberline/Sage, Yardi and Appfolio a plus.
    • Adaptability to tight work schedules and unexpected deadlines and difficulties
    • Excellent spreadsheet skills and a sound understanding of financial controls and analytical review procedures
    • Can communicate clearly in verbal and in written form
    • Must encourage employment development efforts and effectively communicate organization culture
    • This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check.



    LOCATION: NY, Albany

    ZIPCODE: 12207