GROUP FUNCTION Management Controller

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AEW is one of the world’s largest real estate asset managers, with €62.1bn of assets under management as at 30 June 2018. AEW has over 680 employees, with its main offices located in Boston, London, Paris and Hong Kong and offers a wide range of real estate investment products including comingled funds, separate accounts and securities mandates across the full spectrum of investment strategies. AEW represents the real estate asset management platform of Natixis Investment Managers, one of the largest asset managers in the world. With over €29bn in real estate AUM in Europe, AEW is one of the largest platforms in the region. AEW has over 300 employees in Europe, with an established platform of investment professionals and asset managers based in 11 locations across Europe, providing vital local information in the way investments are sourced and evaluated.

AEW is searching for a Management Controller to join the Group Finance team in Paris. As part of the management control and consolidation team, this role will require timely and reliable production of financial reporting for the Group.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Consolidation and analysis of key performance indicators for the Group
  • Coordination of annual budget production and quarterly updates
  • Involvement with system improvement projects (improvement of analysis and reporting tools, consideration of regulatory / commercial constraints etc.)

Skills/Experience Required

  • Bachelor degree / Masters in Finance or Accounting required
  • 3 years of Audit / Management Control / Financial Services experience required, ideally within Real Estate
  • Strong understanding of management control and reporting issues within groups
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team-player attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Organised, rigorous, analytic and ability to summarise complex information
  • IT skills: Microsoft Office and ERP tools. Competency with consolidation tools are a plus
  • Fluency in English is required

AEW is an equal opportunity employer

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