Assistant Controller - International

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Accounting/Finance
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Newmark Knight Frank
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18000363 Requisition #
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Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.


Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

 
Job Description:

This is a newly created position that reports the the Corporate Controller.  Under the guidance of the Corporate Controller, this role will include functions related primarily to financial and management reporting, budgets, reconciliations and special projects. While this role will initially focus on the Global Corporate Services (GCS) international entities, the position will expand into other businesses within Newmark.  The role includes direct interaction with GCS management, accounting, operations and sales. 


Essential Job Duties:

  • Directly oversee accounting personnel and all related functions including the hiring, training and evaluation of those under his/her direct supervision.
  • Assure generation of financial statements in a timely and accurate manner – in accordance with the relevant accounting policies and procedures.
  • Review each financial statement and approval for closing the accounting period for each entity.
  • Assure the accounting personnel maintain proper internal control procedures.
  • Oversee banking processes to meet client requirements, and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate, in relation to accounting/finance, the set-up of new companies.
  • Communicate, as needed, with other departments to coordinate necessary work and achieve objectives.
  • Assist with the annual operating budget and monthly forecasting processes.
  • Assist with the development of and participation in the action plan to bring increased structure to accounting processes including maintaining accrual schedules, providing direction on the coding of expenses, and reviewing expenses.
  • Assist the Controller and CFO with the monthly review of the P&L.
  • Work with the accounting group to correct any issue.
  • Maintain various databases and files.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

 
Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • Minimum of 6 years previous experience in corporate accounting with a minimum of 3-5 years previous accounting management/supervision experience required
  • Previous experience in commercial real estate or professional management preferred
  • Advanced excel modeling experience required
  • Experience with Oracle preferred
  • International accounting experience required
  • Knowledge and experience with foreign exchange transactions required
  • Project accounting experience required
  • Must be a self-starter who can determine what needs to be done rather than wait for direction

 

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements

 

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

 

Newmark Knight Frank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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