Residential Controller (ID:43423)
Exciting opportunity at established real estate management firm on their residential management team!
An established real estate management firm managing a portfolio of 100+ commercial buildings and soon over 1,000 units of housing in 24 communities of the Twin Cities Metropolitan area.

The Residential Controller position is responsible for supervision of all aspects of the real estate accounting cycle for both our market rate and affordable operating assets, administration of Yardi, managing and assisting with housing compliance practices and documentation, as well as assisting our VP of Housing in organizing and managing complex projects related to the key residential property management functions.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Supervising and administrating the full real estate accounting cycle, which includes, but is not limited to:
    • Budgeting and budget presentations
    • Expense tracking against the budget
    • Monitoring AR and communicating issues with site managers
    • Monthly prelim process
    • Site-level cash management
    • Cash flow forecasting
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Review and issue financial statements to internal and external stakeholders
    • Working with our outside auditors and provide needed information for annual audits
    • Assisting our finance and legal teams with questions and projects as needed
    • Provide ongoing support to residential property management
  • Qualified candidate will be able to:
    • Become the primary point of contact for residential Yardi support
    • Track and document housing and document compliance, and work with on-site staff to rectify issues and manage timelines
    • Collaborate with the VP of Housing to develop and enforce robust policies, procedures, and cost-tracking tools
    • Assist with onboarding new properties
Required Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Real Estate, or another related field; MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • Minimum ten years of progressive residential real estate accounting experience, including market rate and affordable, resulting in a senior financial management role
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Yardi, with at least 8 years of experience, including at the administrative level
  • Housing compliance and financial reporting experience
  • Excellent Excel skill and ability to run an Excel spreadsheet in front of a large group
  • Strong written and verbal communication; ability to communicate with internal team at all levels, as well as outside investors and financing partners
  • Ability to present and synthesize complex topics to all levels of the organization and to outside stakeholders
  • Proficiency with Outlook, PowerPoint, and the rest of the Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to adequately manage a work calendar
  • Highly motivated and self-directed 
  • Curiosity, a genuine interest in learning more 
  • Strong leadership, teamwork and collaboration skills 
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Creative problem solver
This is an on-site position located in St. Paul, with ample free parking. The position may occasionally be required to travel to property sites.
About Versique:
Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.
Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.



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