Assistant Controller
Brookfield Properties
 Danville, CA

Your Team

Reporting into the VP & CFO, Northern California, the Assistant Controller is responsible for recording daily accounting transactions, accounting procedures and producing and financial statements (including Joint Venture reporting). In this position, you will direct and coordinate the daily activities of the accounting and accounts payable departments.

Your Key Deliverables

Process Management

You will be responsible for recording monthly accounting transactions for projects and monthly reconciliation of accounts. Your tasks will include:

  • Preparing more complex or journal entries and review of standard journal entries from the accounting team
  • Preparing and maintaining monthly and quarterly checklists to facilitate efficient month-end and quarter-end close process to meet all required deadlines
  • Reviewing and managing the preparation of journal entries and reconciliations that go into the financial statements
  • Oversight of Banking, Check Disbursement, and Accounts Payable processes

Reporting and Analysis

You will prepare financial information that supports the business and respond timely to the requests and needs of Finance, Operation, Executive team, Corporate and Joint Venture partners. Your tasks will include:

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and year-end working papers including full balance sheet reconciliation, ledger and sub-ledger journal entries, supporting financial and operational statements, and any required variance analysis
  • Preparing or reviewing financial reports monthly and quarterly which includes system-generated and non-system generated accounting reports
  • Maintaining the integrity of the land development budgets by verifying accuracy between budget reports
  • Maintaining, creating or improving system-generated reports or spreadsheets
  • Preparing supporting documentation for business, tax or income tax filings
  • Preparing reports or corporate packs and analysis of general ledger reports

Managing Accounting Staff

  • Supervising accountants and assisting other members of the accounting team in recording and administration of the financial transactions
  • Actively participating in the accounting human resource strategies by communicating and enforcing values, policies and procedures; implementing selection, orientation, training, coaching, mentoring, counseling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, supervising, appraising, and reviewing job contributions

Audit/SOX Compliance

  • Ensuring the processes follow the established internal controls
  • Preparing the required audit requests for internal and external audits

Must Haves

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and minimum 5 years relevant experience, or an equivalent mix of education and experience;
  • Prior experience with leadership; managing of more than one team member
  • Proven experience in financial reporting and working paper preparation, full-cycle and job cost accounting
  • Proven ability to work with multiple departments/managers and assignments simultaneously
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Excel (intermediate level), Word, Outlook, and reporting skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to lead and operate in a fast paced environment

Nice to Haves

  • CPA Designation
  • Experience in real estate
  • Experience with system conversions would be an asset

Your Opportunity

We are proud to offer our employees what they value most:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent extended health benefits
  • 401k matching
  • Generous tuition assistance program
  • Leadership development and mentorship programs
  • Charitable donation matching
  • A culture based on our values of Passion, Integrity and Community

Your New Home

At Brookfield Properties, the foundation of our success is firmly rooted in our people.

Our company is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving to meet the needs of our communities and stakeholders. To meet this goal, we hire visionary, entrepreneurial talent who help us innovate and enhance our business. We build collaborative teams who value integrity, creativity and diversity.

Our teams operate an iconic portfolio of irreplaceable properties within the world’s most dynamic markets. As one of the largest real estate services companies, we provide management and development expertise exclusively for properties owned by Brookfield Asset Management.

Our development group draws on its unparalleled design, entitlement and construction expertise to envision and deliver best-in-class, iconic assets and destinations. The team’s multidisciplinary skill sets from across our sectors capitalize on the unique opportunities that exist in the market today.