AVP, Accounting

Job Locations US-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas
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Who We Are

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.


Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.


What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners

Why This Role Is Valuable 

The role of AVP, Accounting – Hospitality, oversees all activities related to supervising and managing the hospitality investments owned by Blackstone, managed by BRE Hotels, and held within the BREIT and BREP Funds. The role is responsible for overseeing a team for preparing, analyzing, and reporting on the financial and operating results of the hospitality investments at the asset level, investment level and a consolidated level (BRE Hotels overall or Fund level). This role is also responsible for the monthly reporting of the Prime Lease Holdings JV Portfolio. A successful Manager of Accounting is knowledgeable about real estate principles (GAAP, SEC), has a strong business acumen and an ability to multitask internal and external requests. This role is based out of Revantage’s headquarters in Chicago, IL.

How You Add Value

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of Hospitality Investment Reporting including overseeing and reviewing the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes such as account reconciliations, prior period adjustments and monthly journal entries, bank reconciliations, etc. to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Directly supervise the following positions: Senior Accountants, Accountants, Associates, and Interns
  • Review and analyze accounting data and produce Monthly Operating Reports such as P&L’s, Balance Sheets, Budgets and Forecasts at the individual asset level and the consolidated portfolio level for the hospitality assets (BRE Hotels)
  • Review monthly portfolio forecasts and individual forecasts in conjunction with the BRE Hotels FPA team and/or BX asset manager
  • Review and load the portfolio annual budgets and individual property budgets to X in conjunction with the BRE Hotels FP&A team and/or BX asset manager
  • Provide variance reporting to assess property performance relative to budgets or forecast
  • Lead onboarding and wind down efforts of acquisitions, dispositions and change of operators
  • Instrumental in the preparation of certain due diligence reports for potential dispositions or acquisitions
  • Conduct on site visits as necessary when onboarding or disposing a property
  • Review all capex draw requests and debt yield calculations prior to distribution to the lender
  • Review projects assigned to staff to ensure compliance, reporting accuracy and timeliness such as the debt reporting and the FF&E Draw submission
  • Serve as liaison with property operators and establishes meeting cadence to discuss important and timely topics
  • Ensure all hospitality property invoices paid at the corporate level are processed and paid timely
  • Enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles
  • Provide recommendations to improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Ensure direct reports are handling processes in a like and efficient manner
  • Construct reliable cash models to project an asset’s future performance
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
  • Assist in the preparation and review results of annual audit findings
  • Assist with developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Interact with internal Revantage staff, (such as Insurance, Tax, and Treasury) and external service providers to complete assigned responsibilities
  • Incorporate anticipated demand, driven by company initiatives and business conditions to ensure required capacity and skills will be available in the future
  • Assess and react to changing business conditions, in terms of their impact the organization they lead
  • Ensure team’s processes and procedures support the department’s goals according to guidelines and policies
  • Partner with senior managers to identify and drive external relationships with the team’s key contacts and stakeholders including third party accounting departments and third-party operators accounting teams
  • Assist other PC’s during Project initiatives on an as-needed basis

What You Bring To The Role


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Finance, Accounting or closely related field
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in cost accounting, financial analysis, and general accounting
  • Minimum 3 years people management experience
  • Hospitality accounting experience
  • Extensive experience with accounting ERP systems and other accounting software
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Understanding of financial models, corporate financials, and regulatory market
  • Passion for making business processes more efficient and successful
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work both independently and in a team environment


  • Master’s Degree
  • Real estate knowledge
  • CPA certification
  • Experience with systems integrations

Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and/or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email




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