• Controller

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2762
    Function
    Accounting / Finance
    Location Name
    423 West 55th Street
  • Overview

    Related Companies is the most prominent privately owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed over 40 years ago, Related is a fully integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales.

     

    Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi, London, and Shanghai and boasts a team of over 3,500 professionals. The Company’s portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or under development is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Related has developed preeminent mixed-use projects such as Time Warner Center in New York and CityPlace in West Palm Beach and is currently developing the 28-acre Hudson Yards project on Manhattan’s West Side. Related also manages approximately $4 billion of equity capital on behalf of sovereign wealth funds, public pension plans, multi-managers, endowments, and family offices. Related was recently named to Fast Company Magazine’s list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.

     

    Related also owns Equinox® Fitness Clubs and SoulCycle further expanding the company's capabilities into the health and fitness arena and enhancing the value of its properties through an exclusive, branded amenity and lifestyle offering. Related is a partner in CORE, a boutique residential brokerage.

    Responsibilities

    The Controller - TWC Retail will work closely with the executives focused on the Time Warner Center retail and sponsorship portfolio. The Controller will be responsible for financial reporting, management reporting, strategic planning and staffing. This position also involves collaboration with the finance team and senior leaders to produce a variety of high quality, monthly and quarterly reports that are used companywide for reporting, analysis and planning. The Controller will also interface with independent auditors, internal associates and external parties. The ideal candidate is a highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines. The Controller will report to the VP of Commercial Accounting and be based in our New York office.

     

    • Supervise the activities of a Senior Accountant and a Staff Accountant
    • Review monthly work paper packages, CAM/RET reconciliations, compliance reporting
    • Provide guidance on business combinations and presentation of financial statements
    • Oversee preparation of quarterly and year-end tax, cash, management and GAAP reporting
    • Work with operations and business leads to create and finalize annual budgets
    • Review/Approve distributions
    • Collaborate with operational teams and senior management on operations reporting
    • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed
    • Liaise with internal and external auditors
    • Assist with special projects/initiatives, as needed

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
    • CPA required
    • Must have 7+ years of experience, ideally public accounting focused on commercial and/or retail real estate
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
    • Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders
    • Superior organizational skills, must be detail oriented and have the ability to multitask
    • Mature professional with excellent judgment, interpersonal skills and ability to work independently or as part of a team
    • Knowledge of JD Edwards and Argus or other property management related software, a plus

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