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Assistant Controller: $160-175k + Bonus
West Los Angeles, CA

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Summary:
Over 25 years of sustained growth in a variety of Real Estate Asset Groups, including Office, Multi-Family, Retail, Industrial and Self-Storage. This role will require a dynamic adaptive and agile hands-on professional to ensure optimal processes in a fast-paced rapidly growing environment.
 
What Makes this Opportunity Awesome:
  • Positive and supportive culture
  • Tons of upward growth potential
  • Work with "best in class" accounting/finance professionals
 
Primary Objectives and Responsibilities:
  • Support preparation of financial statements, investor reports, partner capital statements, presentations, questionnaires and head office management reports
  • Liaise with a wide range of internal stakeholders and external service providers to ensure the quality and timely flow of financial data
  • Oversee calculation of property performance, AUM, NAV, management fees, promote allocations (fund level waterfalls) and cost recharges
  • Instruct and oversee fund service providers (administrators, depositaries) to ensure performance is in line with agreed service levels
  • Provide deal support, including financial analysis and execution of deal cashflows
  • Monitor cash and manage cash distribution process
  • Allocate and review costs and expense recharges
  • Manage audit and tax reporting processes
  • Participate in any new Fund launches
  • Help maintain manager Fund track record
  • Maintain Fund dashboard
  • Review capital call and distribution notices and cash allocation schedules
  • Contribute to the valuation process, calculation of gross to net adjustments and preparation of valuation committee materials (including JV level waterfalls)
  • Support investment decision process by maintaining fund models, proving scenario/sensitivity analysis, key property and financial metrics and KPIs
  • Support budgeting and forecasting process with calculation of management fees and promote
  • Support risk management processes with qualitative and quantitative fund data
  • Manage fund level debt facilities (drawdowns, repayments, covenants, extensions)
 
Desired Profile:
  • A self-directed individual with a can-do attitude, willing to work in an energetic, collaborative and fast-paced environment, proactive in nature, and a proven ability to learn quickly, display flexibility and adaptability while resolving issues with minimal supervision
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Flexibility regarding role profile and willingness to take on new projects and learn new skills
  • Outstanding communication (written and verbal), presentation, documentation, and interpersonal skills; strong customer focus
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and competing demands; strong time management and prioritization skills
  • High accuracy and detail orientation; confident decision-making skills
  • Ability to extract meaningful information from extensive research and analysis to effectively present facts and findings in a digestible format; a keen eye for attention to detail
  • Good judgment in terms of escalating issues vs. solving problems independently
  • An analytical mind and a passion/interest in bringing new ideas to increase efficiency of existing processes
  • 7-10 years of relevant professional experience including public accounting (Big 4 preferred) and/or fund accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of business and accounting principles (US GAAP), including consolidation reporting/elimination
  • Ability to assist in managing several third party relationships
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