Controller in Huntington Beach, CA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 8/29/2020

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Job Description


Responsible for the accounting and financial reporting function for the Division. Position is responsible for the management of the Development team operations and the reporting of the partnership activities.  Position will require travel within the state of California.


  • Responsible for the accounting systems and related financial reporting associated with reporting the financial results.  Also responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the financial reporting and internal control systems
  • Consolidate the entities financial results and report to Management thereon.  Review results regularly with Development Management and Executive Management
  • Ensure that sound accounting methods and systems are being used in the operations in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise for all accounting department associates
  • Coordinating with Development team to ensure division associates are properly trained and the set-up of division’s books and records match the needs of the division and are consistent with corporate needs  Coordinate a close working relationship with the Development team to ensure that proper financial reporting and compilation methods are being used
  • Understand the divisions legal entity organizational structure to ensure that proper accounting procedures are applied at a transactional level.  Coordinate this knowledge with the JD Edwards company and business unit structure to ensure that all facets of the accounting structure is accurate (Cash management, 1099 reporting, Joint Venture Investments, etc.)
  • Ability to manage the accounting department to produce timely and accurate reports which summarize and analyze business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and expected operations; and presents such reports to management
  • Ability to supervise and approve ongoing accounting activities which may include invoicing, accounts payable, contracting, employee reimbursements, payroll recording, cash application, journal entry preparation and other recurring activities as assigned
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
  • Oversee the accounting operations for multiple LLC's and multiple investor partners
  • Calculate investor returns and sponsor promote
  • Create and maintain accurate quarterly investor reports
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures, the chart of accounts, an orderly accounting filing system, and controls over accounting transactions. Ensure transactions are timely and recorded accurately
  • Coordinate the monthly close process and issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Attend Investor Meetings
  • Coordinate and oversee the annual audit and preparation of annual reports
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants as well as manage draw packages for loan reimbursement
  • Travel will be required to work with Development team in Northern California and be based in headquarters in Southern California


  • Bachelor of Science degree in accounting/finance required
  • CPA preferred
  • Ten (10) – Fifteen (15) years related accounting experience
  • Advanced PC skills, including Excel knowledge
  • JD Edwards preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Teamplayer
  • Hands on individual
  • Detail oriented
  • Deadline oriented
  • Arrive to work on time
  • Follow directions from a supervisor
  • Interact well with co-workers
  • Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures
  • Accept constructive criticism



This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry office supplies and materials weighing 25 pounds or less.  Finger dexterity required to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.  Must operate a motor vehicle.  May require ability to work in excess of 8 hours per day.

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