Controller - Real Estate Development

  • Location
    Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker+Lynch are recruiting for a Controller to join the team of a well-established Commercial Real Estate organization in the DC Metro area.  In this position you will play a key role in the continued development of the Finance/Accounting department. With significant interaction with all levels of management, the successful candidate will have strong, hands-on experience managing accounting processes within commercial real estate development and will also have experience managing various levels of accounting personnel. 

Responsibilities of the Controller include:

  • Monthly/quarterly accounting close process to ensure accurate financial reporting, proper documentation and internal controls.
  • Working closely with the CFO on special projects, the external audit and continued automation of Company processes.
  • Implement and document internal controls and processes and procedures to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial information.
  • Preparation and issuance of financial statements (GAAP) and reports to Senior leadership and the Board.
  • Assist management by providing financial input and analysis into business transactions.
  • Perform other reporting duties and work on projects, as requested.
Desired Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree in accounting or related field.  CPA Preferred.
  • Public accounting firm experience a plus
  • 5 -7 years’ progressive accounting experience in Real Estate Development environment.
  • Highly effective communication skills, both written and verbal, and ability to succeed in collaborative, team-based organization, with strong relationship building and managing skills.
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP accounting with excellent attention to detail.
  • Solid Microsoft Excel and Word a must - exposure to SAGE 300 a plus

If you are interested in this Controller role please submit your resume below and email directly to for immediate consideration.