Report directly to the President and CEO of a rapidly growing real estate private equity firm. Responsible for planning and directing the accounting operations and functions of all company divisions. Assist with budgeting and forecasting cashflow for internal planning and cash management. Manage the accumulation and consolidation of the financial data for internal financial statements. Oversee internal and external control systems and manage departmental staff. Interface with investors to ensure all tax documents are supplied and provide investment performance updates as needed.
This position is supervisory and has direct reports.
Management of overall cashflow and capital needs including cash projections and cost controls.
Participation in the company’s investment and financial strategy.
Forecasting and management of G&A budgets and expenses.
Preparation, analysis, and presentation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and ad-hoc reports.
Develop and implement systems and processes to facilitate the flow of information between departments.
Develop and implement finance, accounting, billing, and auditing procedures as needed.
Establish, maintain, and ensure that effective financial policies, procedures, and internal controls are in place for proper safeguarding of cash and fixed assets.
Responsible for corporate entity filings and documentation (entity filings, operating agreements, amendments, etc.).
Administer and maintain all corporate-level insurance requirements.
Oversight of all payroll, human resources, and benefits functions.
Management of all corporate consultants including but not limited to CPA (annual tax return filings), attorneys, etc.
Skills and Qualifications
Fluency in Spanish is required.
Bachelor’s degree in either Accounting or Finance.
Minimum of 10 years work experience as a Controller, VP of Accounting, or Chief Accounting Officer.
CPA is required.
Strong preference for candidates with experience at one of the Big 4 accounting firms.
Familiarity with fund administration, cross-border investments and relevant compliance with closed-end investment vehicles.
Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to seamlessly perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail.
Understanding of the operational, accounting and tax issues associated with a private equity firm.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, and budgeting.
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong leadership, communication, organizational, interpersonal, work-ethic, and project-management skills.
Internal and External Contacts
Regularly interfaces both verbally and in writing, with other members of the Finance and Accounting team, and with Asset Management, Acquisitions, and Development.
Interface with third party tax firms for tax preparation and audits.
Coordinate with outside investors to ensure all administrative investment requirements are fulfilled.
Compensation and Benefits
Six-figure salary and annual bonus of 20 – 30%
Full health insurance coverage including medical, dental, and visions
Three weeks PTO
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