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Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

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A Wiss client in Northern, NJ is seeking an Assistant Controller to join their team.  The ideal candidate MUST have previous real estate experience (ideally commercial office) and hold their CPA or MBA. 


Job Description


Property Budgeting, Forecasting & Reporting

o Lead the annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting process in

conjunction with Property and Asset Management for properties

under management and assist in the budgeting and reforecasting


o Develop monthly cash projections and cash management for properties


o Review of property accountant work product for accuracy and completeness

o Review monthly variance reports to ensure explanations are clear and


o Lead Investor interaction as necessary


Leadership, Staff Management & Departmental Effectiveness

o Lead, train and mentor the accounting team

o Act as a subject matter resource to the greater company on R/E

accounting and finance issues

o Develop enhanced internal controls processes and

documentation/implementation to support organizational growth and


o Drive change and improvements for departmental and staff growth

and development thru training and mentorship.

o Facilitate Foster interdepartmental teamwork and communications to

expedite and improve the flow of information and work product



 Finance & Accounting Systems Implementation

o Key manager for implementation of MRI modules and customizations

o Other MIS projects as necessary to continue to grow efficiencies

across departments

Continuously suggest and make process improvements expanding

upon system capabilities and automation


Qualifications/Other Techical Requirements


o Strong knowledge of commercial real estate accounting

o Skilled in joint venture/partnership, private equity and fund accounting

o Ability to understand organizational cross‐functional effectiveness and how

   operations interacts with finance

o Skilled in staff management and development

o Strong knowledge of tax and GAAP basis reporting


Educational Requirements

o CPA highly preferred

o MBA highly preferred

o Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required


This position is for a Wiss & Company client. By clicking on the Apply button, you will be redirected to Wiss and Company’s career site.  After submitting your information, it will be redirected to the Hiring Manager for this role.  Only those candidates that match the specifications of this job will be contacted.  Phone calls will not be accepted. To all staffing agencies: Wiss welcome resumes from individual applicants and from recruiters with whom Wiss has a contractual relationship with.  Please do not forward resumes to Wiss employees at any of our locations.  Any recruiter who would like to submit a candidate and does not currently have a contract, should reach out to the Director of Talent Acquisition at Wiss prior to sending the candidate’s information, as Wiss is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.  


Wiss & Company LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 This position offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Only those candidates that match the specifications of this job will be contacted.