Position Title: Controller
Industry: Real Estate Developer
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Location: Bethesda, MD
Status: Full Time, Direct Hire

Jones Networking is recruiting for a Controller with a Real Estate Development Firm in Bethesda, Maryland. 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, paid parking, flexibility to work remotely two days weekly, 3 weeks vacation, and much more!

Controller Position Description
-Prepare monthly financial statement reporting packages for internal and external partners.
-Prepare internal Partnership books for tax preparation.
-Prepare year-end financials and lead schedules for ownership entities on tax basis for tax returns.
-Work closely with tax and cost accounting teams on weekly and monthly processes.
-Assist in maintaining the general ledgers for numerous entities, including detailed schedules and reconciliations for account balances.
-Aid in the year-end close process and preparation for the various audits, and provide support throughout the audit process.
-Using data from audit reports, draft surplus cash reports for review and approval by partners and other parties, and communicate with property managers to execute surplus cash distributions.
-Coordinate with Asset Management to prepare and request capital calls from partners, when necessary.
-Record journal entries in Yardi (accounting system) in accordance with applicable accounting methods and company financial policies.
-Maintain cash availability reports for management, and provide timely and accurate cash balances upon request.
-Reconcile bank accounts on a monthly basis, which include corporate, project and escrow accounts.
-Maintain a detailed schedule of all loan accounts that entails both financial information and all associated loan terms, routinely reconcile and record loan activity, and provide information to Finance during inter-departmental meetings and other times when requested.

Qualifications Summary 
-Minimum four years of relative senior level accounting experience.
-Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
-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.