Controller

Position Location
Atlanta Office
Location : City
Atlanta
Job ID
2022-15863

Make an impact

As our Controller based in our Atlanta Office you will be responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of our newly launched Renewable Energy division. This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer, and will have significant responsibility and impact across a key business vertical. Within this role you will:

  • Build/manage accounting team and financial reporting processes
  • Review/prepare property monthly financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Approve payables and determine sufficient cash reserves
  • Set up new properties in systems
  • Assist team with accounting challenges and questions
  • Review bank reconciliations
  • Assist with annual audits
  • Monthly account reconciliations
  • Special projects and financial reviews, as requested
  • Work with other departments to be aware of any state, local, or federal regulations

What you should bring

  • 10 + years of experience with a comprehensive knowledge of accounting -and CPA experience preferred
  • Public accounting experience, preferably Big Four is highly desirable
  • Experience in energy, particularly renewable energy, advantageous but not required
  • Fluency in reviewing financial reports as well as high level excel proficiency and able to perform meticulous calculations
  • Knowledge of technical GAAP accounting and the ability to research
  • Yardi Voyager 7 experience advantageous 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage through complex issues
  • Highly motivated and tenacious work ethic with the ability to successfully meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop good working relationships at all levels both within the department, within the company with other departments and outside the organization
  • Proven people management skills to oversee a small accounting department with ability to guide and motivate department employees

What you can be part of

Bridge has launched a strategy to invest in renewable energy infrastructure -including solar power generating assets.  We believe Bridge can be a leading renewables investor, powered by our deep knowledge of markets and assets, and we have partnered with a software and advanced analytics firm, Lumen Energy, in this effort. This effort will help the firm accomplish major ESG initiatives and be part of the solution for climate change. 

Within this role you will get the opportunity to be key part in the continued development of this business vertical. You will build out the finance team to support the growth of the organization and have a tangible impact on what we expect to be a high influential stratergy

What we offer

  • Highly competitive base salary and bonus program
  • Full benefits suite including 401K, above average PTO, Parental Leave and Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Access to benefits concierge service
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellbeing service
  • Be part of a culture that is truly open door, with access to mentorship, leadership training, career advancement and innovation
  • Opportunities to join employee resources groups and participate in events hosted by the Bridge Women’s Network, Black Inclusion Group, BIG Pride, Allies for AAPI, Unidos Latino and Hispanic Group, Bridge of Honor Veterans and Advocates for Accessibility
  • Opportunity to be involved in community outreach and charity events

Get to know Bridge

Bridge is a leading, vertically integrated real estate investment manager, diversified across specialized asset classes. Bridge combines its nationwide operating platform with dedicated teams of investment professionals focused on select U.S. real estate verticals including multifamily, residential rental, office, development, logistics properties, net lease, solar, prop-tech, and real estate-backed credit.

Bridge is well-regarded for its high integrity and collaborative leadership culture that rewards both individual thinking and team decision-making. Our leaders are seasoned professionals who bring their vast experience and high standards of excellence to their work. Our leaders value career development and take seriously the role they play in developing next-generation leaders. Bridge professionals embody accountability and seek to deliver high-quality results through creativity and innovation.

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