Director of Fund Accounting

Finance & Accounting Charleston, South Carolina


Description

Director of Fund Accounting

The Director of Fund Accounting will serve as the leader for the Fund Accounting Team. This position will be responsible for developing and managing a team to operate the accounting, reporting and on-going development and monitoring of controls systems designed to report accurate financial results. In addition, this position will work alongside other members of the accounting team and interdepartmentally with operations, investor relations and investment groups, to identify process improvements to ensure financial accuracy.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for oversight of the day-to-day accounting functions of the fund accounting team, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Responsible for the monthly GL closings to ensure Fund level reporting can be completed per reporting requirements
  • Oversee preparation of monthly fund financials and present key fund financial metrics to CFO
  • Oversee enhancements of ERP system to improve reporting and fund accounting processes
  • Lead the annual audit and tax return process
  • Analyze and report on intercompany transactions
  • Lead communications between parent company finance groups
  • Lead the implementation and development of new policies, procedures, and features to improve the workflow of the team and provide training to new or existing staff
  • Actively contribute to the development of internal controls to ensure growth and scalability
  • Create, implement, and maintain processes and systems to maximize the quality and accuracy of fund accounting and reporting.
  • Maintain a documented system of fund accounting policies and procedures
  • Continue to build out and update structure of the fund accounting team to support the current and projected needs of the organization
  • Responsible for continued developed of the fund accounting team members
  • Liaison with other departments to roll out initiatives to support company growth
  • Strategic ad-hoc analysis and special projects as required

Minimum requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in real estate, finance, accounting, or applicable field
  • 8-10+ years’ experience working in real estate/property management industry, SFR experience a plus, CPA preferred
  • Superior communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Experience using an ERP like Yardi or MRI is preferred,
  • Advanced Excel skills, and proficiency in other Microsoft Office programs

 

Desired characteristics:

  • Ability to perform under deadlines, effectively manage time and multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidential information effectively
  • Ability to manage and develop teams
  • Demonstrated advanced analytic skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, complex, fast-paced environment, and balance multiple priorities

Location:

  • The position is based in Charleston, SC

About Brookfield Properties & Conrex:

Brookfield Properties develops and operates real estate investments on behalf of Brookfield Asset Management — one of the largest alternative asset managers in the world with over $200 billion in properties under management. From office to retail, logistics to multifamily, and hospitality to development, Brookfield Properties works across sectors to bring high-quality, sustainable real estate to life around the globe every day. In 2020, Brookfield Properties acquired Conrex to enter the Single-Family Rental industry.  Through the oversight from Brookfield Properties, Conrex is positioned to make a significant impact in the Single-Family Rental market.

Equal Opportunity Employer