Manager/Assistant Controller, Real Estate Fund Accounting
Location: Red Bank, New Jersey
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 19661836
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With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.
We're seeking a talented Group Manager to join our Real Estate Fund Accounting team. This role is located in Woodland Park, NJ and New York, NY. (Hybrid - 3 Days in office per week)
In this role, you'll make an impact in the following ways:
Serve as Portfolio Controller for a large fund or multiple smaller funds.
Ensure timely and accurate preparation and review of quarterly and annual financial reports
Ensure existence of and compliance with internal controls
Construct and/or lead various training classes - such as accounting for complex deal structures, record keeping within certain systems, and/or the rolling out of new or changes to existing processes
Interact with clients in answering questions and resolving multifaceted issues regarding fund reports and accounting processes
Facilitate audits with internal and external auditors
Collaborate with Group Manager to understand complex fund structures and interpret fund legal documents
To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
Bachelor's degree in accounting or the equivalent combination of education an experience is required
7-10 years of commercial real estate fund accounting and financial statement preparation/review leadership experience
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of GAAP, Investment Company, IFRS, and SEC rules applicable to commercial real estate investment funds
Ability to effectively lead a collaborative team, where team members may be located in different cities or countries
At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
CDP's Climate Change 'A List'
BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
BNY Mellon assesses market data to ensure a competitive compensation package for our employees. The base salary for this position is expected to be between $79,000 and $175,000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis, including as to experience and market location, and is only part of the BNYM total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and Company-sponsored benefit programs. This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, change in geographic location, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.