Assistant Controller – Real Estate

New York, New York • $110,000 - $125,000

About the Company:

Our client, is a real estate investment trust focused on originating and managing a diversified portfolio of commercial real estate debt investments. They are seeking an Assistant Controller due to growth.


This role is primarily for the firms mortgage REIT within the real estate segment. The REIT has approximately $3.5B in total assets. Team is fun, young, and entrepreneurial. Small team…Opportunity to see full picture.

This role is a manager role with exposure to senior management. Opportunity for individuals to learn about the business and grow with the firm.

• Supervise, train and motivate junior team members
• Ensure the books and record of the REIT are being closed on a monthly basis, i.e. journal entry posting, bank/cash reconciliation, tracking expenses
• Manage preparation of quarterly SEC filings, i.e. 10Q/10K
• Support the Controller in managing the SOX process
• Assist in implementation of new reporting system
• Assist the Controller in preparation of presentations
• Liaise with deal team, operations, legal, auditors


• Accounting/Finance Major – Bachelors or higher
• 7-10 years of public/private mix (Big4 experience is a major plus) at financial services firms
• Experience in supervising junior team members
• Experience with creating and reviewing 10Q and 10K footnote disclosures
• Experience with auditing and/or operating under SOX enviroment
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure
• Must be a team player, positive attitude
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Vlookup, Pivot Tables, etc.)

Compensation & Benefits:

• Base up to $125,000K
• Aggressive Bonus (40 to 60%)
• Free Lunch
• Amazing 401K Match




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