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 Controller with Hines, you will be responsible for the financial oversight of a group of real estate financial assets held within a fund structure.
This position will be responsible for the day to day financial operations of the fund to ensure accurate financial reporting for all property level and ownership level entities.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Review quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements and investor reporting in accordance with IFRS and INREV reporting requirements
Oversee the completion of all LuxGAAP statutory reporting requirements
Review all schedules and supplementary information required by investor side letter arrangements and consultant requests
Reconcile accounting results to cash basis for portfolio management
Review project models and reconcile with the accounting packages
Liaise with auditors and tax advisors on all transactions and technical reporting matters
Coordinate with country teams to ensure compliance with internal and external reporting deadlines
Coordinate response to all investor related requests
Assist the fund team in the evaluation of accounting impact for potential deals and transactions
Manage all capital call and distributions requests and calculations
Coordination of board activities
Participation on boards
Build and maintain strong working relationships with local Hines teams for transactions and asset management collaboration of all kinds
General support of senior team members in decision-making and execution
Assisting with the constant refining of internal investment and asset management processes including ensuring accuracy of fund data and records
Supervise and coach a team of three members
Support the co-ordination and review of the fund’s quarterly independent valuations
Marketing, capital raising, closing and documentation process for successor funds in due course, and subsequent instalments in the series
Minimum Requirements include :
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or related discipline from an accredited institution
Eight or more years' experience
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
Must have legal eligibility to work in Luxembourg