Controller

Clayton, MO

115,000 - 140,000

10-15%

In-Office


We are working with a private equity real estate investment firm with multiple business segments to find a strong Corporate Controller. The Corporate Controller will report to the CEO and oversee a staff of 4 with full ownership of accounting, financial reporting, and financial planning and analysis. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s in accounting (CPA preferred but not required), 7-10 years of progressive and relevant experience, be a self-starter, excel in an entrepreneurial small business environment, and be a collaborative team player with strong communication and presentation skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support senior management with financial decisions through detailed data analysis and informed business reports, financial forecasts, and statements
  • Provide strategic oversight and direction to the finance and accounting team, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting and compliance with legal requirements.
  • Actively lead the finance and accounting team to foster a culture of continuous improvement and open communication to enhance performance and achieve strategic objectives.
  • Supervise financial reporting and budget preparation by the team, working across departments to ensure proper handling of accounting transactions.
  • Prepare financial documents such as business reports, financial forecasts, and statements to understand the financial state of the business.
  • Manage the books of our corporate entities.
  • Maintain the general ledger, oversee quarterly reporting, and manage investment analysis and budgets.
  • Ability to lead and collaborate with teams, adapt to changing demands, and present problem areas with recommended solutions.
  • Executive/owner/investor level modeling
  • General ledger maintenance
  • Quarterly reporting
  • Investment analysis and budgets
  • Working with lenders and investors on diligence requirements
  • Designing ad-hoc portfolio reporting and analysis
  • Monitor a company’s financial reports and determine ways to reduce costs.
  • Offer strategic planning insights

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with at least seven plus years’ related experience
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Experience with Great Plains 2015 a plus
  • MBA, CPA, or other professional designation preferred
  • Proficiency in accounting software and financial analysis functions
  • Knowledge of SQL a plus
  • Property portfolio experience highly desired
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Exceptional organizational, time management, and prioritization skills
  • Proficiency in a variety of accounting and financial analysis functions
  • High ethical standards including maintaining the highest level of discretion and confidentiality
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-Starter, able to identify problem areas and present recommended solutions
  • Effective collaboration skills – can lead a team when asked
  • Ability to easily and quickly adapt to changing project demands and needs, high energy

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