controller in phoenix

doug wearley, tatum executive services
job type
US$ 120,000 - US$ 130,000 per year
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phoenix, arizona
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
8 to 5
US$ 120,000 - US$ 130,000 per year
8 Years
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doug wearley, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

Tatum by Randstad is working with a Phoenix area Real Estate Investment Firm currently looking for a Controller. The ideal candidate would have commercial real estate experience as a senior level accountant and Big 4 Public Accounting experience. Strong project management experience along with a CPA is also desired.

location: Phoenix, Arizona
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 130,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 8 Years


  • Promptly identify weak links and coach or counsel to resolution.
  • Establish interdepartmental communication protocol and assist personnel in effective communication with associates and other personnel within the Company.
  • Proactively promote open communication between all stakeholders internal and external and actively follow-up on all matters pertaining to Alliance business functions as needed.
  • Provide friendly, responsive and proactive communication to clients and associates.
  • Establish and communicate expectations and goals on an on-going basis.
  • Identify job duties, work schedules, and appropriate department staffing to include ongoing training needs among accounting team.
  • Communicate personnel issues to the Director of Investment Accounting and/or department leadership as needed.
  • Development, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information to appraise operating results.
  • Maintain the company's system of accounts, books and records on all company transactions and assets.
  • Provide effective financial controls at the asset and any specialized accounting requirements at the asset.
  • Manage and coordinate external and internal audits.
  • Manage and coordinate retail reporting as needed.
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial statements and EOM procedures.
  • Ensure accurate preparation and reconciliation of A/P and A/R.
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation and forwarding of resident legal notices to include forwarding of resident files for legal action and collections.
  • Ensure accurate month end close processes.
  • Cash Management and company liaison with clients regarding cash status.
  • Coordinate and manage external auditors.
  • Special projects, research and other duties as assigned.
  • Make recommendations and modifications regarding office performance, business needs, etc.
  • Any other tasks assigned or directed.


  • B.A./B.S. degree in Accounting/Finance required.
  • Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field a plus but not required
  • CPA designation a plus
  • Two or more years of previous work experience in accounting leadership role
  • Prior experience managing, mentoring, and development of people
  • Proficiency and command of Microsoft suite software i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and accounting strategist
  • High degree of responsibility and initiative
  • Knowledge in generally accepted accounting principals
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and adaption to change
  • Independent and autonomous work style
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and relate effectively, productively and positively with other associates and clients
  • Computer literacy in: Yardi, Microsoft office environment (excel, word, PowerPoint) with web based communications and proficiency in typical budget programs
  • Ability to have flexibility with working schedule based on business and deadline needs.
  • Ability to work a schedule during normal work hours and that may be other than Monday-Friday, 8-5.

Base Salary will be in the $120,000-$130,000 range

15% annual bonus (guaranteed)

Work schedule: 3 days a week in office, hybrid, flexibility.

Excellent health and benefits package as well.

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skills: $0-50 million

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