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Financial Controller

Company: Yugo
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Key Objectives of the Role Yugo is the trusted name for student housing, globally. Every day we connect young people to opportunities and students to amazing spaces. Here at Yugo, we like to do things differently. It's about people, planet, and passion. We are looking for a vibrant, driven and well decorated strategic business leader whose full gamut experience in finance, technical accounting and cross functional business has made you a leader in your field. You have a mix of experience ranging from improvements to financial processes, leading a team, collaborating with operations and invigorating a global brand from within. You have learned how to rapidly and safely support a growing business in a highly innovative and structured space while creating and maintaining sustainable competitive advantage. You see the future and support our Yugoer's to create it with your highly connected and highly trusted relationships with all stakeholders. It's a big job! You are a self-starter and are (relatively) autonomous, at least enough to work across multiple time zones. Crucially you are passionate about and energized by new projects and creating growth and contributing to the success of the business. ___Key ResponsibilitiesAccounting & Reporting:

  • Directly oversees all accounting functions, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, revenue recognition, lease accounting, and all general ledger activity
  • Establish, update and document ongoing accounting processes and procedures
  • Responsible for recording of all business transactions, including detailed analysis and reconciliation of all general ledger accounts, while ensuring compliance with US GAAP and internal policies.
  • Oversee the monthly global financial close process in an accurate and timely manner
  • Work with direct reports to drive the efficiency and accuracy of the month-end reporting cycle, ensuring that the system and processes are used to their full potential to deliver quality management reporting
  • Collaborating with Asset Management, Property Management and Accounting to ensure that required monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting to internal and external stakeholders is delivered in a timely and accurate manger
  • Lead treasury management
  • Manage internal reporting process including projected cash flows at both the corporate and property level across the portfolio. Oversee the rollup of portfolio-wide information
  • Responsible for building out and managing all corporate-level analysis, budgeting, and forecasting needs
  • Contribute to the preparation of key financial deliverables - KPI analyses, annual plans for forecasts and ROI assessments for various initiatives
  • Oversee monthly review, analysis and reporting of the variances between the actual operating results of the corporate entities and its annual business plan
  • Collaborating with Asset Management, Property Management and Accounting to ensure that annual budgets, long-term budgets, and business plans are prepared and submitted in a timely manner and in accordance with the obligations of all applicable Operating Agreements, at both the corporate and property level Other Responsibilities: -- Facilitate communication and serve as the key analytical point of contact between Property Management Accounting, Asset Management, and the Executive Leadership Team
    • Act as a strategic partner across the organization, delivering meaningful insight and financial decision support
    • Acts as a primary financial executive responsible for oversight and implementation of all financial control policies and procedures
    • Monitors and reports on progress related to achieving operational and strategic objectives
    • Interprets, analyzes, and reports on financial results for senior management and external auditors
    • Ability to grow and drive efficiency & automation to keep up with the demands of our high-growth business
    • Work with 3rd party experts to drive an efficient tax compliance process
    • Responsible for accounts filing, tax compliance and transfer pricing adherence for all companies and liaising with specialist advisors where necessary.
    • Cultivation of stake-holder relationships, including banks, financiers, shareholders What else? This job description serves as a guideline, this list of responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive and other requests commensurate with the role may be made of you from time-to-time. This is a hands-on commercial role. ___Key Skills & CapabilitiesBe Bold. You are a credible and informed beacon for opportunity and possibility. Where others see impossibility, you see massive opportunity, and are able to articulate it in a highly credible and compelling way.Be True. You have the energy, experience, intelligence, focus, leadership, and stomach to drive Yugo's ambitious growth strategies. Be Real. You are highly accountable, expect the same from your team, and are always raising the bar for you, your fellow Yugoers, and the highly capable talent you easily attract. Be Open. - Where others see impossibility, you see massive opportunity, and are able to articulate it in a highly credible and compelling way.__Experience and Knowledge Essential:
      • Active CPA required
      • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
      • Knowledge of multifamily and commercial real estate fundamentals required
      • 8-15+ years disciplined accounting department experience
      • 3+ years of experience leading an accounting team as Controller
      • History with a fast-growing business
      • Experience in real estate acquisition and dispositions
      • Experience with Residential & Commercial property accounting including work paper preparation, capital expenditures and depreciation
      • Experience scaling and developing high performing professional accounting team
      • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills, superior financial and strategic planning skills and significant familiarity with financial statements, economic analysis, and fair value concepts Desirable:
        • Big Four public accounting firm a plus
        • Experience within a Global Organization
        • Real Estate or Property Management Industry
        • Experience in Entrata, Yardi or MRI is a plus The Yugo team is a force for good, our mission is to harness this passion to deliver an extraordinary living experience that supports the transition to and from student life.

Keywords: Yugo, Denver , Financial Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Denver, Colorado

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