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Position Summary: This position will assist the Fund Controller in day-to-day responsibilities for the operations of an open-end real estate fund with $1B in AUM and two growing separate accounts with large institutional investors. The position has one direct report to assist with the job responsibilities. Real estate investment funds are offered to institutional and high net worth individuals that invest across a wide spectrum of private and public U.S. real estate markets with an emphasis on direct properties and publicly traded REITs. Financial, Tax & Performance Reporting
Responsible for the general day-to-day maintenance of the general ledger for our US Property Fund and two separate accounts, including closing the books for the fund entities, coordinating with property accounting, finance, and other teams to meet close deadlines and reporting requirements.
Prepare/review general ledger accounting reconciliations, identify and research unique transactions, prepare fund consolidations.
Assist with the preparation of monthly/quarterly consolidated fair value financial statements, footnotes, and internal reporting packages. Provide P&L analysis to internal stakeholders.
Work closely with the Fund Controller on identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives, policies, controls and documentation.
Manage cash flow and approve payable invoices for the funds, including draw and paydown requests for the Line of Credit.
Assist with multiple audits and tax return filings by providing supporting documentation and assisting with the coordination of the audit and tax teams. Coordinate tax payments to various jurisdictions as necessary.
Assist with quarterly fund performance calculations, including NCREIF/ODCE data submissions.
Prepare wire payments for invoices, acquisitions, debt, distributions and capital calls.
Prepare supporting schedules for quarterly investor requests for information, review quantitative investor schedules and provide ad-hoc information requests as needed.
Work with compliance and legal counsel on updating fund documentation.
Work closely with external auditors and tax preparers in preparation of annual financial statements, tax reporting (1099’s, K-1’s, 5500).
Assist the Fund Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in researching accounting, legal and tax issues surrounding topics such as ERISA, consolidation, fund structuring, UBTI, property valuations and other fund and property matters.
Assist with continuous improvement of processes, policies, controls, and documentation
As needed, assist with treasury and reporting requirements for other fund teams and property accounting teams.
Provide outstanding customer service to internal and external customers.
Bachelor’s degree required; accounting/finance majors and CPA preferred
Minimum of 5 years of general ledger accounting, public accounting and/or real estate experience.
Strong foundation in general accounting, monthly close, financial reporting, and cash management required. Experience with fair value or fund accounting preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills necessary.
Must be a motivated self-starter with strong team leadership and problem-solving skills, the aptitude to think independently, identify issues, and the motivation to work with a team in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, entrepreneurial environment.
Proven ability to identify and implement process improvement opportunities
Ability to perform research and come up with conclusions to be presented to the leadership team.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to forge effective working relationships throughout accounting team and organization
Outgoing and likeable personality with ability to motivate and communicate well with employees and other outside contacts
Ability to multi-task, with attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Advanced Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office. MRI accounting software or equivalent experience with enterprise accounting systems.
Salary and Benefits The salary for this position generally ranges between $80,000 and $110,000. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the stated range based on various factors including, among other factors, location, education and training, experience, internal pay alignment, and performance. A potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. Many candidates’ compensation will start in the bottom half of the stated range. This role is also eligible to participate in a merit-based annual bonus program, health, vision, and dental insurance plans, long and short-term disability, 401K plan, and PTO. This information is provided in connection with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, and similar positions located outside of Colorado may or may not necessarily receive the same compensation. EverWest is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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