Revantage

AVP, Corporate Finance

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
ID
2022-4223

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

We are looking for an experienced and driven AVP, Corporate Finance to join our fast-growing team at Revantage Corporate Services. This role is responsible for overseeing the timely and accurate monthly close and financial reporting for Revantageand/or the corporate books of one or more Portfolio Companies serviced by Revantage. The AVP will manage portfolio company relationships regarding corporate accounting services, calculate and allocate expenses to portfolio companies and assist with the preparation of financial data for both internal management and external parties including Blackstone and portfolio companies. The AVP will supervise, and develop one or more Senior Accountants or Accountants, and assist the Sr AVP in other corporate accounting responsibilities. This position is based out of Revantage’s headquarters in Chicago, IL. 

HOW YOU ADD VALUE

Client Service

  • Provide excellent customer service to corporate departments, portfolio companies and other accounting customers ensuring that their information needs, and reporting requirements are met
  • Establish and nurture strong relationships with departments and portfolio companies, building trust while overseeing their accounting operations
  • Partner with the departments and portfolio companies to provide financial recommendations and solutions

Corporate Finance

  • Oversee the monthly closing process for corporate departments and/or one or more portfolio companies with varied organizational structures and reporting requirements ensuring compliance with accounting policies and procedures
  • Produce or review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and budget to actual variance analysis for Revantage and/or one or more portfolio companies
  • Oversee and review monthly reconciliations for corporate accounts and corporate workpapers
  • Oversee all aspects of cost allocations and recharges including coding, billing, collections, analysis and reporting
  • Document, calculate and maintain cost allocation drivers and develop tools to ensure the operational efficiency of these processes
  • Subject matter expert for cost allocations and associated systems and processes.
  • Maintain and adhere to existing accounting policies and assist in the development and implementation of new policies
  • Train, supervise, develop, and review the work of one or more Senior Accountants and Accountants
  • Manage established accounting deadlines
  • Assist with in-house training programs
  • Propose and implement changes to current processes that may be identified as needing improvement
  • Work with external audit and consulting firms as required
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Minimum 3 years of people management experience
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (must be highly proficient in Excel), accounting software and databases
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills necessary
  • 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

Preferred:

 

  • CPA certification
  • Workday accounting software

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
    • 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 talent@revantage.com.

 

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