• Direct
  • Atlanta, GA
  • ID: 40913
  • Salary: $100,000 - $120,000


Controller – Sandy Springs, GA – $100,000 – $120,000

Accountants One has been hired by a growing real estate company to recruit a Controller to help process all of their accounting needs. The ideal candidate will have experience in an entrepreneurial environment or the real estate industry and have no problem processing everything from Accounts Payable through Month End Close and Cash Flow Projections.

This is an opportunity for someone to be a part of something that is very stable, agile and has the ability to grow for years to come. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working as the entire accounting department along with one Property Accountant in the corporate office in Sandy Springs and work closely with the owner.

This role will assist with the financial affairs of multiple family companies using QuickBooks (required). Exposure to real estate development, construction and management is preferred.

Attractive Qualities of this Opportunity:

  • Very stable company to be a part of
  • Opportunity to grow substantially
  • Loyalty from employer
  • Pay for performance

Job Duties:

  • Manage the consolidated monthly close and internal reporting activities
  • Manage cash flow management and prepare weekly cash flow analysis
  • Manage all aspects of the general ledger including related party transactions between multiple companies
  • Reconcile bank and credit cards monthly
  • Review job cost activity monthly – percentage of completion
  • Analyze and report cost variances
  • Prepare and maintain Home Building reports and schedules as needed
  • Manage requests and financial aspects of special projects like real estate, construction, aircraft and other personal assets and other transactions
  • Coordinate and help with budget process
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and year-end analysis
  • Process all HUD paperwork
  • Process contractor payment application for bi-monthly billings
  • Process company payroll and applicable payroll liabilities
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Coordinate with client accountants for preparation of quarterly and annual tax filings
  • Exercise good judgement, initiative and tact during communications with owners and shareholders


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA a MUST
  • Real Estate Industry experience required
  • Sage Software Experience highly preferred
  • Experience helping a growing company continue to grow
  • HUD Experience
  • 5+ years experience
  • GAAP knowledge and regulations a must
  • Understanding of real estate acumen; strong interest in real estate preferred – tracking costs for each project
  • Project costing, job costing, percentage of completion a plus
  • Experience researching, prioritizing responsibilities and solving problems
  • Excellent interpersonal, quantitative, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interface with top level executives
  • Self-motivated, team oriented
  • Experience using QuickBooks preferred
  • Newstar Homebuilder software a plus



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