Controller – Investment Firm

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Job ID#: 10505

Controller – Investment Firm

Direct Hire; up to 100K + bonus

Galleria location

**Real estate experience highly preferred

**Professional accounting firm highly preferred

**Audit background highly preferred


  • Prepare annual budget; produce all financial information accurately and timely
  • Prepare work papers supporting annual tax return; coordinate preparation of annual tax return with CPA firm
  • Implement process to record transactions for partnership books and compare costs incurred to budget and performance analysis of profit centers
  • Review and record journal entries required to reflect monthly activity
  • Prepare work papers supporting monthly close process and month-end balances
  • Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for corporate entities and journal entries for acquisitions and dispositions
  • Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances and maximize return on excess cash balances
  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll for corporate employees
  • Supervise billing of asset management, incentive, acquisition, disposition, and other fees periodically, per in-place agreements
  • Supervise accounts payable processed in corporate office; includes corporate payables and allocations of costs incurred on behalf of partnership entities
  • Categorize fixed asset records at year-end to submit to an outside CPA firm to update asset schedules
  • Submit loan compliance records to lender
  • Implement, document, and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve closing and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Perform bank reconciliations for corporate accounts and oversee partnership bank reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Properly analyze operations from a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective
  • Create 1099 year-end records
  • Review and process all financial distributions to investors from partnerships
  • File partnership franchise tax returns, and corporate Rendition Reports
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations for all entities
  • Open and close corporate and property bank accounts on a timely basis
  • Maintain books for 2 property development transactions and monitor budget variances


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; 3+ years in a position equivalent to a Controller
  • Experience in both private and public accounting sectors preferred
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks and advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of intercompany financial transactions
  • Detail-oriented, work autonomously, analytical, and task-oriented; troubleshoot unfamiliar areas; comfortable with working with outside auditors

Other Info:

  • Seeking new team member to wow them; no management duties
  • Audit background helpful
  • Real estate helpful
  • Brainstorm with and support SVP of Finance
  • Contribute new techniques
  • Current team member leaving the organization to continue education


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