When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.
As a Corporate Controller with Hines, you will be responsible for the financial oversight of a group of real estate financial assets held within a fund structure.
You will have have oversight of the transfer agency function, treasury matters and corporate accounts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Oversee the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with Lux GAAP and IFRS
Oversight and management of payroll processing for group companies
Reconciliation of fee income with underlying agreements
Preparation of budgets, forecasts and 3-year plans
Presentation of management accounts / forecasts / budgets / 3-year plans to COs and or board (as appropriate)
Liaison with internal audit
Liaison with internal and external insurance staff to ensure appropriate and continuous coverage
Regular review and planning of regulatory capital adequacy
Manage the process of cost allocations by project
Prepare all schedules and supplementary information required for the Board of Managers
Reconcile accounting results to cash basis
Liaise with auditors and tax advisors on all transactions and technical reporting matters
Coordinate with advisors on the implementation of transfer pricing and filing of all tax returns
Manage all capital calls and distributions and production of statement of units
Build and develop strong relationships with local banks
Oversee the process and coordination of the opening of bank accounts
Oversee the coordination and compliance with all regulatory reporting requirements
Coordination of board activities
Participation on boards as a director of holding companies and property companies in investment structures managed by Hines
Coordinate regularly with Investment Management (IM) team in Houston, including the production or oversight of quarterly reports and projections, necessary for IM team’s financial reporting requirements
Minimum Requirements include :
CPA or ACCA qualifications (or equivalent)
Manager level experience with a Big 4 accounting firm or manager level experience with a rapidly growing real estate firm
Experience with real estate acquisitions and tax structuring
Highly numerate with a strong skillset in representing the concepts of real estate investment accurately and efficiently in Excel form.
Understanding of the conceptual framework of real estate investment and investment management more broadly
Experience and understanding of AIFM reporting and regulatory requirements
Strong understanding of the MS Office suite, most particularly Excel, but also PowerPoint and Word.
Excellent communication skills with confident fluency in written and spoken English. Other languages are not required, but other European languages would be beneficial
Experience with Bellin treasury software would be beneficial.
Work permit allowing work in Luxembourg