Assistant Controller

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Leading global Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is looking for an Assistant Controller to help manage all responsibilities of the firm’s accounting department.



  • Review all consolidated financial statements and related supporting schedules, detailed balance sheet analysis, and income statement variance and fluctuation analysis related to closing packages.
  • Evaluate and review intricate transactions such as acquisitions, dispositions, and build to suit transactions.
  • Inspect consolidated and unconsolidated joint venture investments, and assess new investment structures and legal entities.
  • Coordinate with the accounting policy team to research new accounting treatments for various transactions.
  • Investigate foreign currency movements and examine complex transactions.
  • Perform reconciliations associated to intercompany and related-party transactions.
  • Examine statement of cash flows and supporting work papers.
  • Cooperate with the financial reporting team in 10K/10Q disclosure reviews and with external auditors in answering audit inquiries.
  • Comply with internal controls and improve on processes when and where necessary.
  • Responsible for managing a staff of manager, senior and junior accountants.



  • 6-8 years of Big 4 Accounting with significant real estate accounting experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of lease accounting, business combinations, and purchase price allocations principles.
  • Experienced in analyzing real estate transactions and consolidation and equity method investment accounting.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Able to work both independently and with a team to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)