Controller – N. Miami Beach, FL





Are you an A Player ready to join a great company and great team?  If so, read on!

Saglo Companies, a premier commercial real estate development company, is seeking a Controller to join our professional and talented team.  This is a tremendous career opportunity for a financial executive with keen business acumen to make an impact in a people-centric workplace that values stability, growth, and culture.   If you are ready to be part of a thriving business, join a proud legacy, and be an integral part of a workplace that values you, we want to hear from you.  We are a nimble organization with very accessible ownership that allows us to provide quick feedback and decision making.  Your voice matters at Saglo.  Come be part of something great and join a company with a strong foundation, and where you can feel confident about your future.

All we are missing is you!

More about us:

Saglo specializes in the acquisition, renovation, and active management of prime neighborhood and community shopping centers.  We are experts at what we do and have been standing strong for 47 years with a remarkable track record of stability and success in our industry.  Our reputation speaks for itself having weathered pandemics and recessions by consistently doing right by our tenants and our employees.  We do what we say we will do. Our values encompass all that is Saglo:

  • Service Focused (we care)
  • All About the Team (we lift each other up)
  • Glass Half Full (we see challenges as opportunities)
  • Learning All the Time (we strive to be better)
  • On the Ball (we just get it done)

We are a small, but mighty, team of 30 talented, experienced and passionate group of real estate professionals.  We are proud of our strong track record of success with plans to grow our portfolio significantly over the next 5 years.  You will love working here.

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More about the role:

Reporting to the CFO, you will manage all accounting functions of the company, ensuring Saglo’s financial health and achieving its financial goals while maximizing profitability and mitigating risks, and maintain our financial strength and excellent reputation.

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

  • Accounting Team Leadership: lead, mentor, support and assist in the development of the accounting team; set annual goals, monitor performance, conduct quarterly performance evaluations
  • Financial Reporting: work with property managers and property accountants to finalize quarterly operating statement variance reports and timely completion of balance sheets, operating statements and statement of cash flows
  • Collections/Tenant Evictions: communicate with tenants, timely prepare and serve monetary default notices, work with legal counsel to evict tenant, bring tenant to compliance with company KPI’s or reach stipulated settlement agreement
  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable: supervise property accountants responsible for all AR and AP functions
  • Financial Analysis: thorough review of General Ledger, Trial Balance, Balance Sheets and Income Statements each month and making necessary adjustments
  • Treasury and Cash Management: update all bank account cash balances weekly, prepare ACH and wire transfer transactions
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: work with property managers, leasing team and property accountants to prepare annual budget for all properties, and multi-year forecasting and in-year reforecasts
  • Tax Planning and Preparation: work with tax accountants in order to complete tax returns before IRS deadline (no extensions)
  • Timely end of month and end of year closing procedures and required Journal Entries, annual Operating Expense Reconciliations, and bank account reconciliations


Skills, Competencies & Experience Required:

  • Proven experience as a Controller in the commercial real estate industry
  • Experience and thorough knowledge of the following:
    • End of month and end of year closing procedures and required Journal Entries
    • CRE Operating Expense Reconciliations
    • Tenant collections and evictions
    • All AP and AR functions
    • Financial Analysis: interpret complex financial data, review General Ledger, Trial Balance
    • Tax Planning and Preparation: working with tax accountants to complete tax returns before IRS April deadline
    • Budgeting and Forecasting
    • Financial reporting
    • Treasury and Cash Management: today’s bank portals and functionality
  • Experience managing accounting teams including mentoring and performance evaluations
  • High proficiency in Excel – able to create complex worksheets using V-lookup formulas to import data
  • Experience with accounting software for commercial real estate (MRI preferred)
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting (preferred)