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In today's real estate world, influence and access to the best resources and connections are essential for a real estate professional's success. As the most trusted brand with the largest global network and the industry's most innovative tools, Elliman is a genuine home for agents. Our core philosophy is that by helping agents to be exceptional at what they do, we are ensuring that our customers receive the best level of service.

In a company where entrepreneurship and out-of-the-box thinking are the key drivers of our success, we welcome industry leaders who challenge the norms and are looking to take their business to new heights.

As a member of one of nation's leading real estate brands, you will have access to:

  • Cutting-edge technology, marketing and personalized support
  • The most highly-trafficked and sophisticated website in the industry
  • Comprehensive professional development and educational programs
  • A comprehensive portfolio of real estate service to serve your clients' every need
  • Exceptional brand and marketing resources and programs
  • State-of-the-art office environments
  • The best administrative and branch management in the industry
  • Highly rewarding commission structure
  • The largest regional network of 70+ community-minded office locations and over 3,800 sales professionals throughout New York City, Long Island, The Hamptons, Westchester and South Florida.
  • The largest international referral network through a strategic partnership with Knight Frank Residential


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Director of Finance

Position: Director of Finance
Department: Accounting
Reports to (Title): Chief Financial Officer


Position Summary:

Responsible for oversight of the Company's internal controls, which includes oversight of the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley 404 efforts, as well as Internal Control reviews. Perform or manage special projects such as internal analysis, acquisition due diligence, etc. Research and implement US GAAP guidance for new guidance issued and for new transactions.

Position Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Foster effective internal controls by monitoring the control environment to ensure that organizational policies and procedures are being effective; that job duties are adequately separated or that mitigating controls are in place
  • Review internal reports and narratives that are continuously revised and updated for usefulness and efficiency
  • Assist in the maintenance and review of Sarbanes-Oxley documentation procedures used by the internal and external auditors
  • Manage the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 process with the external accounting firm that provides Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and testing services to management. Review annual scoping, liaison between management and the accounting firm on timing and documentation, review overall results and assist management in any remediation procedures
  • Perform analytical reviews of consolidated financial information. Document follow up procedures with key management
  • Assist in the preparation and review of the quarterly Corporate Package information for the Quarterly Financial Statements and Annual Financial Statement on Form 10-Q and 10-K, respectively. Such financial statements should be prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and all federal and state regulations and laws
  • Recommend and direct management reporting and policy making for all reporting areas
  • Review system of accounts and the record keeping on all company transactions and assets
  • Manage the annual internal audit projects in conjunction with the Parent Company
  • Manage or perform ad-hoc special projects as directed by the Company Chief Financial Officer (e.g. due-diligence or special analysis of acquisitions, goodwill impairment review, treasury review, etc.)
  • Assist/prepare quarterly close supporting schedules for external auditors
  • Perform technical accounting research and document findings for management and auditors


Knowledge / ability -

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well Knowledge of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC), Securities and Exchange Commission and Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF) pronouncements and interpretations
  • Demonstrated ability to manage/direct a group with a broad base of experience, meeting objectives using wide variety of knowledge and skills to perform complex tasks and resolve very complex issues
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of budgetary administration and control
  • Ability to coordinate long term and short term planning methodologies in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective financial control mechanisms
  • Ability to manage multiple complex and interactive multi-step projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

Experience -

  • Minimum ten (10) years of general accounting experience in a for-profit or public accounting environment
  • Big 4 or national accounting firm experience required
  • Hands-on experience providing detailed financial analysis of multi-operation financial statements
  • Sarbanes-Oxley 404b implementation or audit experience

Education /certifications -

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting required, MBA preferred
  • CPA Certification

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All information regarding a property for sale, rental, taxes or financing is from sources deemed reliable. No representation is made as to the accuracy thereof, and such information is subject to errors, omission, change of price, rental, commission, prior sale, lease or financing, or withdrawal without notice. All square footage and dimensions are approximate. Exact dimensions can be obtained by retaining the services of a professional architect or engineer.

The number of bedrooms listed above is not a legal conclusion. Each person should consult with his/her own attorney, architect or zoning expert to make a determination as to the number of rooms in the unit that may be legally used as a bedroom.

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