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Assistant Controller (potential for semi-flexible schedule)

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The assistant controller is responsible for operational accounting management over a multi-entity real estate enterprise located in South Tampa.  Chief responsibilities include daily accounting with intercompany transactions, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, project management accounting as well as property management accounting.  Your responsibilities will also include maintaining and implementing appropriate accounting policies and procedures, preparing financial statements, treasury management, forecasting and budgeting, lead monthly close, maintaining the general ledger, special projects, and more.  The environment is highly entrepreneurial, fast paced and energized.

In addition to the daily duties practicing accountancy, various administrative duties will be required including banking and document management.

Qualifications of the Applicant:

  • In-depth accounting knowledge in nearly all cycles of business accounting management
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively both on individual and team projects – the majority of your time you will be working independently
  • Possess a high level of attention to detail and is well organized
  • Highly self-motivated and deadline driven
  • Has a history of demonstrating initiative in meeting project demands
  • Comfortable working in a fast pace and dynamic environment
  • Ability to quickly obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the various financial reporting and general ledger structures
  • Above average professional communication skills – oral and written
  • Analytically minded and a critical thinker
  • Understands the importance of effective documentation
  • Must be computer literate in accounting systems
  • Possesses at least intermediate knowledge in the Microsoft Office product suite – Strong Excel skills are high preferred
  • Flexible and willing to grow including overseeing staff accountants

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the real estate industry (from brokerage, property management, development to construction)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting (strongly preferred)
  • Extensive financial reporting and accounting experience – at a minimum at a senior accountant level
  • Familiar with the dynamics of working win a closely held company
  • QuickBooks desktop and QuickBooks online proficient
  • CPA designation or CPA candidate

Based on experience and work efficiency of the candidate, the assistance controller position will require 30-40 hours per week i.e. this is a heavy part-time to full time position depending on the applicant’s background and desire.  In addition, some of the hours may be conducted offsite (yes, you may work from home) as approved based on merit.

You will be employed by the CFO’s company who handles the accounting function for the real estate enterprise.  You will directly report to the CFO, the majority owner, and the operations/project manager.

Pay will be commensurate with the qualified candidate’s experience at market rates – which is estimated to exceed $32/hr for the most qualified candidates (starting at $64,000 annual salary for fulltime).  The ceiling is set based on your qualifications.  Benefits are not currently offered.

If you are interested, please respond to this posting by submitting your resume and typing “Carpe Diem” in the response subject line or your cover letter.  In addition, please include a brief explanatory statement as to why you are uniquely qualified for this career opportunity.

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