20/20 Foresight’s Featured Successful Search - July 2019


This month, we’re showcasing a successfully completed 20/20 Foresight search for an esteemed Senior Vice President, Financial Controller role with a prestigious real estate private equity family office headquartered in New York. With a highly diversified portfolio of investments, this established firm partnered with our recruitment specialists to seek out a well-rounded professional with a background in business analysis, planning, reporting and accounting to help lead the company in meeting and exceeding its financial targets. 

This impactful SVP Controller position is responsible for all of the firm’s financial management functions, including developing, implementing and ensuring compliance with procedures, policies and safeguards essential to achieving the organization’s goals. Each transfer and transaction conducted by the company is overseen by this individual, who is expected to establish and maintain effective internal controls, including all documentation, as well as financial statements and reports, tax preparation and external audits.

In addition to financial acumen, this professional is expected to have a keen insight into the real estate realm, preparing and reviewing industry forecasts for the team and conducting due diligence on all acquisitions. The Controller also serves several key HR functions, such as expenses reimbursement, payroll and healthcare benefits.

In a brief period of time, we sourced a top candidate who matched this position’s specific requirements, including having 10+ years of previous experience in financial roles with real estate companies, as well as expertise in financial modeling and reporting. We then facilitated the interview and hiring process, ensuring a smooth onboarding for this firm’s latest hire who is well positioned to help lead the team to the next level.

If you’re in charge of leading your company’s executive hiring team to discover top talent or are an executive-level candidate preparing for your next career opportunity, learn more about our nationally recognized executive search process by filling out the form to the right or contacting our Managing Director:

Robert Peck
rpeck@2020-4.com | 646.873.6890