A boutique development real estate firm specializing in multi-family and commercial projects across the US has engaged 20/20 Foresight Executive Search to fill its integral Controller position based in the company’s Chicago headquarters.
With a focus on the ground-up construction development process and several projects in the beginning stages, this flourishing firm is in need of a seasoned financial professional to oversee all accounting responsibilities.
The Controller position is multi-faceted and dynamic, supervising several essential functions for the company. This individual will have direct responsibility for the preparation and timely delivery of all financial statements, general ledger activity and transaction material, as well as payables, receivables, payroll, treasury, tax and investor-related reporting. Serving as the firm’s chief compliance officer, the Controller governs and protects all lines of business and ensures all books and records are GAAP compliant. A key member of the company’s leadership team, the Controller works to drive fiscal responsibility, rigor and discipline across all departments.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, more than 7 years of supervisory experience in a corporate accounting position and expertise in the real estate, land development, construction & design and operations fields. Demonstrated career progression in past positions and the proven ability to lead with integrity are highly desired traits for successful candidates.
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