Controller - Real Estate

A very active and rapidly growing real estate investment firm in Encino is looking for a Controller.The firm has established a successful track record in commercial real estate.

Reporting to the CEO, the Controller will focus on upgrading the accounting department.This is an exciting time to join the organization.This person will continuously face new challenges and opportunities as the company grows.

The ideal candidate is a hands-on finance professional who has experience working for a real estate investment firm.This person will be capable of managing the overall organization of the department while also handling routine day-to-day accounting responsibilities.This position calls for a self-directed individual who can solve problems independently.

Primary responsibilities will consist of the following:

  • Manage the month end close and related processes and procedures
  • Manage the books and records for numerous real estate entities
  • Prepare monthly and annual investor reporting
  • Improve financial reporting and identify and develop KPIs
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to the bank in addition to compliance with loan covenants
  • Develop and maintain a budgeting and forecasting process
  • Establish and maintain internal controls
  • Manage and mentor staff
  • Work with the outside CPA to prepare tax filings
  • Ad hoc projects

Qualifications for this position include the following:

  • 8+ years of experience in accounting and finance roles with at least 3 years of experience in a Director or Controller level position
  • Experience with a real estate investment firm
  • Familiarity with Yardi
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to handle multiple tasks and associated timelines
  • CPA preferred

This position will pay a base salary commensurate with experience plus discretionary bonus.In addition, the individual will be eligible for a full suite of benefits.

About Buxbaum HCS

Buxbaum HCS is the trusted resource for interim, project-based and permanent CFOs. The firm only employs CPAs and top MBAs with proven operational experience. Clients hire us because we provide upfront advisory services to assess the company’s true needs, quickly deliver high-caliber professionals who fit in with the corporate culture, offer value and our leadership is involved in every engagement.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Controller: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Accounting: 10 years (Required)


  • Los Angeles, CA (Required)
Buxbaum HCS
Salary Range
$64,000.00 - 109,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Los Angeles, CA 90079, US
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