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Director of Accounting in Orlando, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

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  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
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  • Experience:
    10 years
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Job Description

Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search and strategic staffing for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations, administration and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.

The Director of Accounting has the overall responsibility for supervision and monitoring of accounting and reporting operations for a growing portfolio of third party managed commercial properties. In addition to the supervisory function, the Director of Accounting also plays a "hands-on" role in workflow production. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated leader with a strong accounting background within a commercial real estate environment.

General Responsibilities:

  • Mentors, coaches, and develops a team of 10+ accounting professionals including Accounting Managers, Property Accountants and support staff
  • Performs financial reporting functions for private investors and for institutional real estate owners and special servicers whose needs are complex and highly customized
  • Coordinates budgeting and forecasting functions for real estate owners and special servicers
  • Coordinates the transition process of properties entering or exiting the managed portfolio
  • Coordinates the annual CAM reconciliation process
  • Performs detailed lease abstractions
  • Collaborates with Accounting Managers to establish best practices, determine job functions, and allocate assignments
  • Assists teammates in all departments with questions, research and resolution of issues
  • Maximizes functionality of accounting and property management software
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • 4 year degree in Accounting required; Graduate degree in Accounting preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred
  • 10+ years of combined Public Accounting and Private Accounting experience
  • 5+ years of commercial real estate industry experience required
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of real estate accounting software including Yardi, MRI, Kardin
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals through team leadership
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple business lines