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Controllership - Real Estate - Manager (65690)

Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate



Costa Mesa, California, United States

Manager in Controllership - Real Estate - Deloitte Advisory, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Deloitte'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 Manager leads a team to perform accounting and reporting services for real estate investment vehicles and funds.

Work you'll do

  • Oversight of Asset and/or Funds monthly/quarterly financial statement reviews, GAAP adjustments, variance analysis, asset and debt appraisals
  • 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
  • Review 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
  • Finalization of audited/non-audited fund financial statements; continually improve the level and content of reporting and communication
  • Develop, maintain relationships and 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
  • Perform engagement planning and budgeting; manage engagement economics, engagement risk, and engagement timeline
  • Work with the team to identify and understand their challenges, manage day-to-day client and team relationships
  • Assess performance and manage engagement level service level agreements
  • Work with clients to identify solutions to drive desired outcomes
  • Mentor, support, and train team members

The successful Manager 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
  • Ability to manage multiple partners including external team
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Experience of working with teams across multiple geographies

The team: Controllership Financial Reporting

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
  • Active CPA license
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with GAAP/statutory reporting in real estate (REIT structures, real estate advisor, real estate funds)
  • Experience in leading teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in MS office including Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Word
  • Experience of working on various packages such as Yardi, ARC, Geneva, Investran, or similar