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CBRE Fund Accounting Controller - Talent Community in Los Angeles, California

Fund Accounting Controller - Talent Community

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Chicago - Illinois - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Los Angeles - California - United States of America, Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America, New York City - New York - United States of America

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In this role, you will assist the Senior Controller in coordinating client reporting, communicating with different internal and external collaborators, and preparing and reviewing template-based fund reporting.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Produce, review, and verify financial information including investor funded and unfunded commitments, asset accrual methodology, and output, providing qualitative analysis and comments.

  • Prepare periodic financial statements and assists with audit and tax preparation and review.

  • Handle portfolio budgets, forecasts, and reports for clients/investors.

  • Monitor financial performance and provides strategic advice to the leadership team.

  • Assist with reviewing periodic P&L calculations at the fund and investor levels.

  • Handle and operates the treasury, cash management, and accounting functions.

  • Review system prepared reports and supporting schedules for accuracy.

  • Review and signs-off on fund level bank account reconciliations.

  • Assist with financial institutions, handling financing arrangements and execution of loan agreements.

  • Prepare, analyze, and review NAV calculations and financial packages for completion and accuracy.

  • Update and monitor daily trading, general ledger activity, and pricing of funds to ensure accuracy of daily NAV calculation.

  • May serve as contact point for investors.

  • Maintain shareholder registries and provides data for presentations.

  • May craft and prepare presentations on financials. Reviews/prepares performance models.

  • Troubleshoot sophisticated issues and ensure requests are handled timely and accurately.

  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical support and/or portfolio specific training to others.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required

  • 5+ years of accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Prior experience in fund level accounting preferred with real estate accounting or fund accounting software systems.

  • Proven technical financial skills and solid understanding of GAAP, FASB, REIS, IFRS, and in-region/in-country standards where applicable

  • Knowledge of real estate terms, definitions, and real estate analytical methodology.

  • Intermediate knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products).

  • Ability to work in multiple accounting software applications.

  • Strong coordinative skills and well-developed judgment

  • Hands-on, accurate, and proactive

  • Excellent verbal and written English interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues from different countries and cultures.

CBRE Investment Accounting & Reporting Solutions

CBRE is the largest commercial real estate company in the world and is comprised of business lines including leasing services, capital markets, valuations & advisory services, and property management, with regional and global capabilities in all major markets around the globe. Within property management, our CBRE Investment Accounting & Reporting group is the leader in providing investment managers with vertically coordinated accounting and data solutions, from property through funds.

CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at recruitingaccommodations@cbre.com or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)