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Assistant Controller

Description

The Assistant Controller will manage the day-to-day financial operational functions of the division, including Accounts Payable supervision, corporate and divisional reporting requirements, and Payroll administration. Ensure Corporate Accounting policies are in place and followed.



  • Manage month-end-close process accurately and timely in conjunction with corporate deadlines

  • Provide detailed and analytical explanations of variances in actual financial data compared to forecasted results

  • Possess complete understanding of the Accounting Policy Manual and ensure that policies are complied with

  • Prepare and submit required weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting to Region and Corporate

  • Prepare analysis for review of weekly sales gross margins and record appropriate adjustments in Backlog

  • Prepare and record accounting entries to reflect new land contracts, interest, debt payments, and project the cashflow impact thereof

  • Review and submit land contracts to Corporate for FIN46 evaluation

  • Review and record Wire transfers

  • Prepare analysis for land take-downs

  • Conduct monthly SG&A & Field Expense budget review

  • Manage payables process and ensure accurate and timely payment to vendors

  • Manage payroll process and ensure the accuracy of payroll submissions and the proper record retention for auditing purposes

  • Ensure compliance with Division’s SOX Compliance program

  • Prepare support for Internal/External Audit requests

  • Manage Serengeti system for Legal invoice management and appropriate accruals

  • Provide weekly and monthly statistical/financial reporting to Division Management

  • Projects assigned by Corporate, Division President or Controller


MANAGEMENT


  • Manage and supervise Accounting staff

  • Ensure that associates follow company policies and procedures

  • Interview and recruit Accounting team

  • Responsible for, along with the Controller, providing associates with ongoing, timely, candid and constructive feedback; developing associates to their full potential

  • Develop performance improvement plans if an associate's performance is not meeting expectations

  • Ability to effectively manage staff through ensuring appropriate staffing, providing formal and informal evaluations/feedback, addressing associate issues when warranted and providing appropriate training and mentoring

  • Manage month-end-close process, payable process, etc

  • Organize and prioritize work activities while utilizing efficient time management skills in meeting deadlines and staying on schedule

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, CPA/MBA preferred

  • Seven+ (7+) years related accounting and financial experience, homebuilding experience preferred

  • Advanced computer skills experience required– Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with use of JD Edwards, Essbase and Hyperion highly preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Professionally perform multiple, detail-oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines

  • Excellent communication, analytical and writing skills as well as supervisory skills

Job Snapshot

Location US-MD-Columbia, MD
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Accounting
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Company Overview

Lennar Homes

Opportunity awaits at Lennar! As one of America's leading homebuilders, we make it easy to map out your future success with a wide variety of opportunities for career growth in the most desirable real estate markets. We seek spirited, passionate and energetic Team players with an eagerness to learn, a fiery determination to succeed and a burning desire to excel. Learn More

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US-MD-Columbia, MD
Snapshot
Lennar Homes
Company:
US-MD-Columbia, MD
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Accounting
Store Type:

Description

The Assistant Controller will manage the day-to-day financial operational functions of the division, including Accounts Payable supervision, corporate and divisional reporting requirements, and Payroll administration. Ensure Corporate Accounting policies are in place and followed.



  • Manage month-end-close process accurately and timely in conjunction with corporate deadlines

  • Provide detailed and analytical explanations of variances in actual financial data compared to forecasted results

  • Possess complete understanding of the Accounting Policy Manual and ensure that policies are complied with

  • Prepare and submit required weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting to Region and Corporate

  • Prepare analysis for review of weekly sales gross margins and record appropriate adjustments in Backlog

  • Prepare and record accounting entries to reflect new land contracts, interest, debt payments, and project the cashflow impact thereof

  • Review and submit land contracts to Corporate for FIN46 evaluation

  • Review and record Wire transfers

  • Prepare analysis for land take-downs

  • Conduct monthly SG&A & Field Expense budget review

  • Manage payables process and ensure accurate and timely payment to vendors

  • Manage payroll process and ensure the accuracy of payroll submissions and the proper record retention for auditing purposes

  • Ensure compliance with Division’s SOX Compliance program

  • Prepare support for Internal/External Audit requests

  • Manage Serengeti system for Legal invoice management and appropriate accruals

  • Provide weekly and monthly statistical/financial reporting to Division Management

  • Projects assigned by Corporate, Division President or Controller


MANAGEMENT


  • Manage and supervise Accounting staff

  • Ensure that associates follow company policies and procedures

  • Interview and recruit Accounting team

  • Responsible for, along with the Controller, providing associates with ongoing, timely, candid and constructive feedback; developing associates to their full potential

  • Develop performance improvement plans if an associate's performance is not meeting expectations

  • Ability to effectively manage staff through ensuring appropriate staffing, providing formal and informal evaluations/feedback, addressing associate issues when warranted and providing appropriate training and mentoring

  • Manage month-end-close process, payable process, etc

  • Organize and prioritize work activities while utilizing efficient time management skills in meeting deadlines and staying on schedule

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, CPA/MBA preferred

  • Seven+ (7+) years related accounting and financial experience, homebuilding experience preferred

  • Advanced computer skills experience required– Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with use of JD Edwards, Essbase and Hyperion highly preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Professionally perform multiple, detail-oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines

  • Excellent communication, analytical and writing skills as well as supervisory skills

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