Ref No.: 18-11259
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Accountant with Real Estate Investments, Alternative Investements, or Hedge Fund experience. Yardi is a plus.


Position provides specific support to FAO Finance Controllers and FAO Client Reporting and is responsible for the day-to-day activities needed to ensure timely receipt of financial deliverables from the 3rd Party Fund Administrator to clients, contract managers, and various RREEF teams including Portfolio and Asset Management, Transactions, Client Advisory Group, Capital Markets, Governance, and Compliance.

This position is at RREEF Management, LLC, a real estate investment advisor which is a wholly owned subsidiary of DWS. Position acts as primary support to Fund Administration Oversight (FAO) team members who oversee the out-sourced fund administration functions including asset management accounting, fund finance, client reporting and performance measurement, for all RREEF real estate vehicles in the U.S. (approximately $20 billion assets under management). Position provides specific support to FAO Finance Controllers and FAO Client Reporting team members.

• Primary support is to the FAO Finance team who act as liaisons with various RREEF teams and the 3rd party Fund Administrator to ensure compliance with company policies and delivery of financial information to clients
• Maintains strong cross-functional relationships, consistent communication and cooperation with the FAO team and other groups at RREEF to support department and company initiatives
• Review and reconciliation of financial statements and footnotes and monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting packages for multiple real estate vehicles including REITs, commingled funds and separate accounts
• Assists with the coordination of financial statement audits and the annual cash exam
• Assists with revenue and lease literature implementation
• Interacts with external contacts including the Fund Administrator, auditors, tax advisors, and other third party service providers, as directed by FAO Client Reporting and Finance
• Prepares REIT Audit Committee presentations and other management presentations
• Assists in tracking/management of annual tax returns/1099s/K-1's/regulatory reporting and loan compliance, including review of quarterly debt compliance calculations and reporting packages
• Provides support to the FAO Client Reporting team for review of client confirmations and on various firm wide real estate reporting tasks (e.g., consultant reporting, assets under management reporting, internal fee reporting, etc)