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Controllership - Real Estate - Sr. Consultant (65686)

Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate



Costa Mesa, California, United States

Senior Consultant in Controllership - Real Estate - Deloitte Advisory, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Deloitte & Touche's Controllership Market Offering helps CFOs, CCOs, controllers, and business unit finance leaders in implementing the latest accounting changes; dealing with complex business issues and capital markets transactions; working to meet financial reporting needs and regulatory and investor expectations.

The Senior Consultant is a member of a team that performs accounting and reporting services for real estate investment vehicles and funds.

Work you'll do

  • Produce Asset and/or Funds monthly/quarterly financial statement, GAAP adjustments, variance analysis, Asset and debt appraisals
  • Preparation of audited/non-audited fund financial statements; looking for opportunities to improve the level and content of reporting and communication
  • Apply and advance your technical accounting knowledge for acquisition/divestiture of properties, assets in development stage, equity method investments, joint ventures, REITs, waterfalls, contributions/distributions
  • Prepare and record journal entries
  • Review property level trial balances and financial statements for accuracy and adjustments
  • Review waterfall structures for joint venture structures
  • Facilitate coordination of development draws, and due diligence activities for deal flow during the quarter
  • Review annual property budgets, in coordination with clients and their property managers
  • Collaborating with all internal and external stakeholders including Fund/entity Auditors and administrators
  • Developing competency among team members; Provide coaching and development opportunities to staff and lead and evolve training
  • Responsible for leading day-to-day client and team communications to manage and timely complete activities with a responsive and problem-solving mindset
  • Working within the team to identify and implement solutions to drive desired outcomes such as deadlines, work product quality, automation, etc.

The successful Senior Consultant will demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Independent thinker and resourceful problem solver with an ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Takes ownership and drives toward a successful outcome
  • Can see the big picture and naturally looks for what other client problems the team can solve
  • Ability to work independently and in teams to manage multiple task assignments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; including presentation, interpersonal communication, and facilitation skills
  • Brings a genuine approach to day-to-day dealings that includes the highest ethical standard
  • Acting as a leader in a team environment
  • Experience of working with teams across multiple geographies

The team: Controllership Financial Reporting team

Deloitte Advisory's Controllership Financial Reporting team can help the organization in meeting their accounting and regulatory requirements. The team provides an extensive range of financial accounting and reporting services with a comprehensive industry-focused approach like quarterly and annual financial reporting, statutory and regulatory reporting including policy, production, SOX compliance and support, legal entity reporting preparation and filing, annual budgeting etc.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance /Accounting
  • 3+ years of relevant experience with GAAP/statutory reporting in the real estate industry (REIT structures, real estate advisor, real estate funds)
  • Proficiency in MS office including Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Word
  • Experience of working on various packages such as Yardi, ARC, Geneva, Investran, or similar

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Active CPA License