Position Title: Assistant Controller
Industry: Real Estate Developer
Reports to: Controller / CFO
Location: Bethesda, MD
Status: Full Time, Direct Hire

Jones Networking is recruiting for an Assistant Controller with an established Real Estate Firm in Bethesda. This role will serve as an integral part of a fast-paced accounting and finance team. Our client offers a competitive salary, 100% paid comprehensive medical insurance for the individual, 401(k) with company match, life and disability insurance, free parking and 3 weeks vacation.

Assistant Controller Position Description

  • Prepare Monthly Financial statement reporting packages for internal and external partners.

  • Prepare cash surplus distributions and capital contributions according to partnership agreements.

  • Prepare year-end financials and lead schedules for ownership entities on tax basis for tax returns.

  • Oversee monthly bank reconciliations and overall cash management.

  • Serve as the lead with cost certifications, LIHTC equity transactions and preparation of form 8609 for IRS.

  • Assist developers with LIHTC transaction processing.

  • Work closely with tax and cost accounting teams on weekly and monthly processes.


Assistant Controller Qualifications Summary 

  • Minimum three years experience in a Staff Accountant position.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • CPA required; CMA desired.

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel.

  • Supervisory experience is a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Partnership audit and tax experience preferred.

  • Real estate, construction or Yardi software experience desired.