Controller

Employer
Jobot
Location
Birmingham, Alabama
Posted
Jun 23, 2024
Closes
Jun 27, 2024
Ref
2780925873
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Controller - Onsite

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Salary: $100,000 - $150,000 per year

A bit about us:

Our client is a vertically integrated investment firm that acquires, develops, and manages multifamily real estate in the Southeast.

Why join us?

Great culture
Growth opportunities
Strong benefits

Job Details

Position: Controller

The overall responsibility of the Controller is to oversee the adequacy, soundness, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Company's financial structure and the sufficiency, accuracy, and completeness of all financial data generated by the accounting function. Direct responsibilities include but are not limited to, the specific responsibilities listed below. Other duties may be assigned from time to time as determined necessary by senior management.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Plan, coordinate, and control the ongoing processes of the accounting department. Actively seek to identify and implement measures to streamline the accounting function
Oversee the monthly closing process and generation of accurate, timely financial reports and monitoring data
Analyze financial results and operational data and communicate financial performance to management
Oversee preparation and management of the annual budget and monthly variance reports
Oversee the cash management process of the Company and ensure the optimal management of the Company's financial resources
Oversee regulatory compliance. Also, coordinate the annual external audit and tax preparation and strive to minimize proposed adjusting entries and/or other issues
Maintain and monitor ongoing relationships with banks and other financial institutions
Hire, train, manage, and develop a highly competent accounting staff, providing guidance and feedback to the achievement of the overall corporate objectives
Review and approve all journal entries and reconciliations prepared by supervised accounting personnel
Prepare more complex or financially sensitive journal entries
Utilize organizational skills to ensure a non-chaotic working environment for the general accounting function
Perform special requests, participate on project teams, and carry out other tasks assigned by executive management
Provide management with timely reviews of the organization's financial status and progress in its various programs and activities

Characteristics/Competencies:

Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Driven and goal-oriented
Team-minded and ability to lead a team
Efficient and process-oriented
Ability to handle conflicts in a calm manner
Ability to perform and oversee multiple tasks concurrently

Preferred Educational Requirements:

A four-year college degree in accounting or related field
Certified Public Accountant certification, preferred
Controller Experience, preferred

Skills:

Minimum of seven to ten years of accounting experience, preferably in property management
Yardi Experience
Proven leadership and management skills
Thorough understanding of general ledger management, financial reporting, budgeting, and cash management
Relevant knowledge of information systems

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