Controller - Real Estate

Tampa, FL

Post Date: 05/30/2017 Job ID: 5877 Category: Accounting

Are you a driven accounting executive looking for a highly interactive and fun career opportunity with one of the premier real estate companies in the Tampa Bay area? Well, this position could be for you! We are conducting a search for a REIT Controller to join a top performing team responsible for supporting all aspects of accounting and financial management.

Controller – Real Estate Job Duties:

  • Serve as the right hand to the Founder/CEO for all things accounting
  • Interface with outside CPAs, attorneys, etc
  • Play a vital role in growing and developing the company structure
  • Ensure proper accounting and processes
  • Manage month end close process
  • Prepare annual budget
  • Maintain fixed asset records
  • Generate all accounting reports
  • Prepare monthly variance reports and financial statements
  • Special projects, as needed

Controller – Real Estate Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • CPA required, unless extensive REIT experience
  • REIT experience required
  • 8+ years of progressive professional accounting experience, preferably with some public accounting firm experience
  • Superb communications skills required
  • Ability to discuss technical accounting issues with a wide range of audiences
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with drive, energy, and passion
  • QuickBooks experience preferred
  • Solid critical thinking and analysis and attention to detail
  • Strong planning and organization skills and understanding of the importance of deadlines

Controller – Real Estate Benefits and Compensation:

  • A professional working environment
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • TERRIFIC career growth potential
  • Medical & dental insurance
  • Highly competitive compensation $130,000 + plus bonus potential!

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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