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Assistant Fund Controller

Company: CBRE
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Assistant Fund Controller

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Chicago - Illinois - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America, New York City - New York - United States of America

About The Role:

We are looking for an Assistant Fund Controller for CBRE Investment Accounting & Reporting Solutions, an exciting and growing environment. Contributors in this role assist in meeting client expectations and timeliness by coordinating, preparing, and reviewing fund reporting.

What You'll Do:

  • Prepare, analyze, and review periodic NAV calculations.
  • Input daily trading, general ledger activity, and pricing of funds to ensure accuracy of daily NAV calculation.
  • Produce fund financial statements and other required financial information including investor commitments, asset accrual methodology, and output.
  • Perform detailed review of monthly property level reports.
  • Assist the treasury, cash management, and accounting function of the fund. Post journal entries and money-movement transactions.
  • Prepare investment and position reconciliations and daily reconciliation of cash balances.
  • Prepare investor capital call and distribution notices.
  • Troubleshoot issues to ensure internal and external requests are handled timely, accurately, and with a focus on customer service.
  • Coach junior staff on an informal basis.

    What You'll Need:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience required.
    • Experience with fund (NAV) accounting required, with real estate industry exposure preferred.
    • Experience with accounting software systems such as Yardi preferred.
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations including knowledge of financial terms and principles to include accounting methods (cash, accrual, and full GAAP).
    • Technical financial skills and knowledge of GAAP, FASB, REIS, IFRS, and in-region/in-country standards where applicable.

      New York Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for this position is $75,000 annually and the maximum salary for this position is $90,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program.

      Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

      Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

      NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

Keywords: CBRE, Chicago , Assistant Fund Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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