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Company: Chandler Residential
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Equinox Search is representing Chandler Residential in a search for a Controller who will work out of Chandler's office in Newport News, Virginia. The position will oversee accounting and reporting for the firm and its affiliates. The Controller will initially report to the Senior Vice President - Controller and then to the President, ultimately leading the accounting team. CLIENT SUMMARY Chandler Residential is a privately held, vertically integrated real estate investment firm. Based in Newport News, Virginia and Washington, DC, It specializes in the ownership, management, leasing, and repositioning of multi-family properties in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. The firm invests in properties that can be repositioned to deliver sustainable, growing streams of cash flow, while also providing distinctive apartment living experiences for its residents. With unrivaled performance for over 30 years, the firm takes an entrepreneurial, innovative, and strategic approach when purchasing and managing properties. By sustaining high occupancy levels, keeping expenses low, utilizing financing structures that minimize risk and maintaining a dedicated and talented team, the firm continues to consistently increase the value of its properties, grow its portfolio, and deliver unparalleled returns. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Day to day responsibility for accounting operations and activities. Oversee General Bookkeeping. Prepare and maintain all books and records for numerous entities. Issue monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and budget variances in a timely and accurate manner. Cash management to ensure cash needs are properly funded and cash receipts are properly received. Support the investor relations function by preparing and overseeing the sending of quarterly distributions. Loan servicing responsibilities including review of monthly mortgage statements and loan draw packages and preparation of funding requests. Oversee payroll and coordination of company benefits, insurance, etc. Manage tax return coordination, compliance, and reporting with outside accountants and preparation of various tax schedules. Prepare all yearend work papers and help in the preparation of tax returns. Manage banking relationships. Ad-hoc reporting and projects as requested by the President and SVP - Investments. CANDIDATE PROFILE Minimum of seven (7) years of accounting experience, with at three (3) years in multifamily A Bachelor's degree is required; CPA, MBA, or masters in a related field is desirable. Public and tax accounting background is preferred. High level of expertise in Excel. is required; Knowledge of QuickBooks a plus. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing. Comfortable working in a small growing entrepreneurial organization. Strong work ethic with the ability to lead the daily operation of the accounting department and handle multiple projects at one time. Confidence, maturity, and ability to assess and process information and make informed, logical and prudent decisions with limited direction at times. Strong organizational, administrative, planning, and interpersonal skills. Highly self-motivated and driven; ability to work effectively in a fast moving, demanding and dynamic, yet collegial environment. Ability to introduce new ideas to improve the efficiency of the accounting department. Impeccable integrity, trustworthiness, and reputation within the financial and investment community as a fiduciary. COMPENSATION The compensation plan for this individual will be commensurate with the skills required of the position and will be negotiated to attract exceptional candidates. Compensation will be comprised of a base salary plus bonus based on firm and individual performance. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $150,000 - $250,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Chandler Residential, Newport News , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Newport News, Virginia

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