Join a team with 50 years of success in the real estate industry! Lincoln Property Company is currently hiring for a Controller to work on all financial aspects of our communities. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who enjoys being hands-on and helping fellow employees. Does this sound like you? Join us!
Founded in 1965, Lincoln Property Company is one of the largest and most diversified property management companies in the United States. Lincoln maintains a presence in more than 200 cities in the U. S. and 10 countries throughout Europe. Our mission is to be a company for people, a company about people.
The Controller's primary responsibility is to oversee a team of accounting professionals as it relates to full-cycle accounting responsibilities on a portfolio of multi-family assets. Larger accounting departments have an additional layer of leadership (Assistant Controller or Accounting Manager) to assist with some responsibilities and special projects. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Mentoring and training staff in accounting duties as it relates to Lincoln Property Company policies and procedures; in addition to client specific reporting requirements.
Assist in reviewing Property Management bonuses quarterly, with payment
Managing, reviewing and payment of service company personnel expense reports through Certify
Assist with compiling reimburseable expenses when closing deals/land purchases.
Assist Accounting Manager in review monthly property financial packages prior to submission to client
Establish working relationship with client, keeping lines of communication open and maintain proactive approach to satisfying client needs. This is critical to ensure we are meeting client expectations.
Work with internal management operations group to troubleshoot areas of concern and/or improve processes as it relates to the cause/effect of the computer systems, on-site business responsibilities and financial reporting.
Accounting training for site managers. Work with site managers re: Property Budgeting template.
Provide support to accounting staff in cash management duties; i.e. cash needs analysis, contribution/distribution calculations, review/approve ACH transfers and wire requests per Lincoln Property Company and/or client policy.
Coordinate efforts between Lincoln Property Company (accounting and management operations) and client's audit firm regarding the annual property financial audits.
Meet with Executive VP over region and Chief Accounting Officer regularly to discuss items including but not limited to: team goals, staffing plan, internal/external challenges and client matters.
Regional office accounting for service company operations in respective area. Includes monthly and quarterly financials of regional operations. Also includes ad hoc or special reporting as required by the Executive VP or Chief Accounting Officer.
Annual budgets and quarterly forecasts for regional operations. Includes review of property management fees on a monthly basis.
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university. In lieu of a BA/BS degree, must have four or more years related experience
Minimum of three years of related experience and/or training preferred
CPA is a plus
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret various types of business documents
Ability to effectively respond verbally or written to complex inquiries or complaints
Ability to present information to an internal group of employees
Requires a high level of commitment to customer service, whether co-workers or clients
Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences
Requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an openness to new ideas and procedures
Experience with MS Office software (Excel) and Real Estate accounting software (Yardi)
Lincoln Property Company offers competitive pay, a benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and 401(k) and opportunities for career development and advancement.