Assistant Controller – Watson Companies

 

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 JOB DETAILS: 
Job Title Assistant Controller
Company Watson Companies
Location Bend, OR
Career Area Accounting
Education Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field preferred.
Experience Prior real estate, accounting and management experience required.

 

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Watson Companies, is the corporate headquarters for a locally owned real estate investment enterprise.  One of our more recognized companies is Hayden Homes.  Hayden Homes has been the Hometown Builder in communities across the Northwest (Idaho, Oregon and Washington) for over 30 years.

Our company culture is collaborative and supportive.  We value strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills in addition to a focus on both personal and professional growth.  We look for motivated people interested in taking on new challenges, going the extra mile and who have a strong work ethic.  We strive to have a good balance between career and personal life.  We are passionate about supporting the communities in which we work and live and building wealth for our team members and community.

We are located in Bend, Oregon, and currently have an opening for an Assistant Controller.  If you are seeking a growth opportunity, enjoy working in a small office environment, with the flexibility to be involved in a variety of projects and are detail-oriented and organized, this may be the role for you!

 

HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE:

As the Watson Companies Assistant Controller, you will be responsible for a variety of accounting and real estate projects.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing all aspects of real estate deals:
    • Projections, reviews, and analysis
    • Coordinating transactions with lenders, title, and accounting
    • Organizing and completing documentation
    • Following up on insurance, leases, notes, etc.
  • Reviewing and preparing quarterly and annual reconciliations
  • Preparing financial reviews and budgets
  • Supporting tax planning and tax preparation
  • Managing and supporting staff accountants
  • Other duties as assigned
 

HOW YOU WILL SUCCEED:

You are capable of driving results through effective communication and relationship building.  You can manage your time effectively to ensure multiple deadlines are met amongst competing demands.  Your knowledge in accounting and real estate will allow you to work collaboratively with the team to creatively solve problems.  You enjoy paying close attention to details and staying highly organized.  You have the capacity to think strategically and understand how various parts of the business work together to help facilitate communication amongst the team.

 

WHAT YOU CAN OFFER:

  • Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Outlook and Excel.  Proficient in using accounting software programs.  QuickBooks knowledge desired.
  • Abilities:
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, to various audiences.
    • Ability to organize workflow and work product with a high level of attention to detail.
    • Ability to produce quality work within tight timeframes.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work with team members collaboratively.
    • Ability to creatively solve problems and work under time constraints with minimal supervision.
  • Experience: Prior real estate, accounting and management experience required.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE REWARDED:

The compensation and benefits package includes a competitive base salary plus bonus potential, generous health care coverage including medical, dental and vision benefits, disability insurance, paid vacation, and 401(k) retirements plan.

 

Career Development: For the right candidate, this position may quickly grow into the Controller role.

 

WHO WE ARE:

At Watson Companies, we embrace diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  We employ, train, compensate and promote team members regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. 

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