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Controller- Commercial Real Estate

Weehawken, NJ 07086

Posted: 04/12/2024 Industry: High Priority Job Number: 1926143 Pay Rate: 125k/year - 175k/year

Job Description

Controller – Commercial Real Estate


Rapidly growing Real Estate Developer is seeking a Controller to oversee all financial aspects of a commercial real estate portfolio, including lease management, financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting.




  • Financial Reporting & Cash Management:
  • Responsible for overseeing the preparation and distribution of accurate and timely financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements monthly, quarterly and annually.
  • Provide variance analysis and explanations for financial performance.
  • Monitor cash flow and liquidity needs for the real estate portfolio and development pipeline.
  • Coordinate with teams to ensure timely payment of expenses and collection of receivables.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting:
  • Develop annual operating budgets and long-term financial forecasts
  • Monitor performance against budget and forecast, identifying areas for improvement or corrective action.
  • Financial Analysis:
  • Conduct financial analysis to support strategic decision-making, such as investment analysis, return on investment (ROI), and portfolio optimization.
  • Lease Administration:
  • Oversee lease administration functions, including lease abstraction, database management, and compliance.
  • Interpret lease terms and conditions to ensure accurate billing, rent escalations, and compliance with lease agreements.
  • Responsible for CAM Reconciliations and other tenant charges above base rent.
  • Manage lease renewals, amendments, and terminations.
  • Compliance and Risk Management:
  • Ensure compliance with lease agreements, loan covenants, and regulatory requirements.
  • Implement internal controls to safeguard assets and ensure accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with loan documents regarding financial reporting.
  • Oversee tax planning strategies, coordinate with external tax advisors, and prepare or review tax filings, including property taxes, income taxes, and sales taxes.
  • Leadership and Teamwork:
  • Lead by example through actions that reflect the company's values and goals.
  • Strive for excellence in all tasks and responsibilities, aiming for quality and accuracy in work. Continuously seek opportunities for improvement and innovation.
  • Inspire and motivate others by setting high standards and demonstrating a strong work ethic.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field.
  • 7+ years of commercial real estate accounting experience
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in Rent Manager is a plus
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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