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Robert Half Assistant Real Estate Controller in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description

Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!!

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Position:

Manages multiple real estate accounting teams to provide accurate and timely client reporting for assigned portfolios of clients and properties. Implements processes to ensure compliance with reporting requirements. Assists in managing client relationships for strategic accounts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyzes and prices scope of service changes and suggests consulting opportunities to manager based on in-depth knowledge of the department's pricing platform. Reviews monthly pricing worksheets and enters allocations into PeopleSoft. May create pricing estimates for new business opportunities.

  • Participates and/or leads all aspects of internal and external property and client transitions. Works with other internal teams in handling special requirements as defined in the Management Agreement and scope of services in the Financial Services Agreement.

  • Troubleshoots escalated issues and ensures internal and external customer requests are handled timely, accurately and with a focus on customer service. Creates a positive customer experience by opening and maintaining constructive and reliable lines of communication.

  • Verifies and ensures accounting team's debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made timely and internal databases are updated and maintained accordingly.

  • May review staff work product, including financial packages, to ensure its complete, accurate and timely release to internal departments and external clients.

  • May function as a single point of contact for a market and/or Strategic Account Client. May participate in new business proposals.

  • Assists Senior Management with implementation of strategic department and corporate initiatives.

  • Partners with their accounting team to ensure they have a working knowledge of team's client Management Agreements and that they are properly maintained per department policy and requirements/terms. Ensures team managers are reviewing management fee calculations to be in accordance with the current Management Agreement.

  • Reviews the Corporate A/R and Tech A/R reports to ensure reconciliations are completed and reviewed by their team. Ensures open issues for the team are resolved.

  • May review budgets and annual year-end recovery calculations to ensure timely completion. Participates in external audits as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values

    Requirements

Requirements:

  • Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field required. A minimum of eight years prior accounting, finance or related experience required to include prior supervisory experience. Experience with real estate accounting software preferred.

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms, principles and compliance. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.

  • Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.

  • Advanced knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products). Ability to work in multiple accounting software applications.

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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