Robert Half International Financial Reporting Manager (Asset Management) in Dallas, Texas
Robert Half Finance and Accounting has teamed up with a $31 billion private equity, real estate investment firm to assist in the recruitment of an Accounting Manager in the Fund Reporting Group. Pay range is 75-85K plus bonus (19 days of vacation). The ideal background is a CPA with real estate and, or Big 4 public accounting exposure.
IMPORTANT – to be considered for this role, please call Chris Willhite at 972-789-9590 AND reach out to Chris Willhite, CPA on LinkedIn (recommend that you email Chris your resume; email address is on LinkedIn profile)
Report to Controller – Investment Accounting
Department Investment Accounting
This position has the overall responsibility for the accounting and reporting of financial information on specific investments in foreign and domestic real estate, operating companies, secured and unsecured non-performing loans. The Manager ensures financial data is accurate according to the equity method or cost method of accounting, and ensures that reporting deadlines are met. The Manager provides overall guidance to the group as needed. The ability to interpret legal documentation and other source documents with a US GAAP application is critical. This individual must be able to work well within a cross-cultural team environment. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for the day-to-day management of the accounting and internal reporting on specific investments.
Review of financials, including footnotes, for accuracy and completeness
Meeting all internal and external reporting deadlines, including audit, tax, and third parties
Supervision of Supervisors, Seniors and Staff to ensure quality and productivity within the department
Management of technical research and application of US GAAP measures to accounting issues
Assist in resolution of complex accounting issues occurring in the investments
Automation and documentation of processes as needed within the department
Professionally interacting with Management and other Departments in response to questions and requests for information
detail oriented staff development, including performance management and training
Minimum Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Graduate Degree preferred
7+ years detail oriented work experience, prefer Big 4 public accounting combined with partnership accounting, investment company accounting, and/or real estate accounting
Financial Statement preparation, including consolidations and footnotes
Management reporting functions
Strong knowledge of partnership accounting, equity and cost accounting methods
Foreign currency ledgers, understanding and application of FAS 52
Preparation of schedules for external auditors and internal tax schedules
Exposure to FAS 141 is a plus
Proficiency in Oracle 11i, Discoverer, ADI or similar accounting software
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook (Microsoft Office Suite)
Management experience in a complex and challenging environment with a proven track record of leadership and employee development
Demonstrated ability to resolve complex accounting issues occurring within the investments, timely and accurately
Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines in a dynamic and complex environment
Demonstrated ability to build business relationships with other business areas
Strong communication skills, written and verbal
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
Recent relevant financial experience
Reliable technology and analytical abilities
Active problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity
Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is valuable
Customer service oriented communication skills that allow for pleasant and beneficial interactions with all customers
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