Property Portfolio Corporate Controller

New York, NY, USA | Cantor Fitzgerald

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Real Estate
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Essential Job Duties:

  • Review or prepare Lease abstracts when necessary for new and updated tenants when required, review leases to ensure correct rents are being charged.

  • Assist Property Managers in analyzing monthly property financial reports for accuracy.Review monthly variances with managers.

  • Provide support and assistance to property accountants and managers as relates to calculation, reconciliations and billing of tenant real estate tax and CAM, other accounting, and financial reporting issues.

  • Provide support with monthly forecasting, play an active role in analyzing and preparation of annual budgets in conjunction with managers.

  • Prepare state sales tax reporting as necessary.

  • Participate in client financial audits as requested.

  • Monitor the closing process to assure that all activities are completed as scheduled and /or necessary to provide reporting as required for all properties accounted for in the New York accounting department.Advise appropriate management of all delays or problems encountered therein.

  • Provide meaningful input and feedback to the Assistant Regional Controller regarding the performance of the property accountants.

  • Assist the Assistant Regional Controller in the establishment of new properties, as assigned, including setting up of new bank accounts.

  • Demonstrate high level of customer service with client contacts and internal team.

Corporate Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Corporate accounting and reporting functions.  

  • Prepare billing for property and asset management fees.

  • Review and approve broker commissions and payments.

  • Assist Clients with investment reporting and capital management.

Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or finance required, CPA preferable.

  • Minimum of 5 years of previous property management accounting or financial experience. 

  • Must possess strong understanding of all financial and operational reporting requirements and property management procedures.

  • Experience with property accounting systems (Yardi, MRI) preferred. 

  • Must handle multiple tasks, manage time effectively, and establish priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and changing team environment.

  • Perform additional job duties and support special projects as assigned.

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.