Controller in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/9/2023

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Job Description

Global Leader in the global commercial real estate services and investments space is seeking a Controller for Design & Construction to join their growing team!

The Controller will assist the Senior Controller with coordinating cost reporting of client's development projects, preparing and reviewing financial reports, keeping a timely schedule for deliverables, and communicate with different internal and external stakeholders.


  • Budget and forecast for assigned property portfolios.
  • Review assigned work product, including financial packages to ensure timely delivery to internal and external customers.
  • Oversee all aspects of complex level financial statement packages, including creating and posting journal entries, ensuring cash receipts and expense payables are recorded for the period, preparing, and submitting funding requests, etc.
  • Organize the preparation of development cost reports in PM Web.
  • Work cross-functionally to establish approved budget.
  • Oversee the initiation or completion of projects including purchase/sale pro rations, property software setups, opening/closing entry generations, and maintenance of Policy & Procedure Manuals.
  • Mentor team on financial reporting functions and duties and allocate work to team members within the project.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 4- 5 years of accounting experience required - experience with real estate accounting software preferred.
  • Ability to respond to time sensitive matters.
  • Advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Capability to comprehend, analyse, and interpret complex documents.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAOP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations.