VP Controller of Real Estate Funds Opportunity 11794

VP Controller of Real Estate Funds Opportunity 11794

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Company Info: Large real estate investment manager with a great culture based in New York



  • Developing and managing implementation of policies and procedures resulting from changes in authoritative guidance, industry standards, regulatory rules and process improvement initiatives.
  • Working directly with investment accounting teams to ensure policy changes are relevant across product types prior to implementation.
  • Maintaining the firm’s Portfolio Accounting Standards, external audit narratives and SOX controls narratives.
  • Developing protocol and governance standards for investment accounting and reporting systems.
  • Serving as investment accounting lead for firm initiatives related to accounting systems, treasury operations, corporate finance, compliance, marketing, and other areas within the firm.
  • Participating in industry work groups and network with industry peers on identify best practices in reporting, operations, processes, and technology.
  • Investment Accounting/Reporting Systems
  • Serving as business lead for investment accounting system implementation, investor reporting system upgrades and debt database changes.
  • Coordinating and participating in testing efforts around systems implementations and upgrades.
  • Instituting effective internal controls around system permissions, rule sets, and overall operations.
  • Developing procedures and training programs for investment accounting and reporting systems.
  • Managing the firm’s internal audit program covering financial controls at the service provider, joint venture, and investment accounting levels.
  • Establishing monitoring mechanism to ensure ongoing compliance with Portfolio Accounting Standards and SOX controls.
  • Overseeing SOC-1 readiness assessment and eventual report issuances around investment accounting and reporting functions.
  • Serving as central investment accounting and reporting contact for external audit firms related to firm policies and procedures.
  • Serving as central investment accounting and reporting contact for SOX audits.
  • Management and Staffing
  • Manage and lead business staff who support the internal controls and systems functions.


  • 7+ Years of investment accounting experience, preferably in real estate fund space.
  • Certified Public Accountant or advanced degree in accounting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Project management experience with rolling out new initiatives.
  • Yardi or other real estate or private equity accounting system experience.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.


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