Manager of Operational Finance

| New York

Manager of Operational Finance

Compass, headquartered in NYC, is building the most advanced real estate technology in the world. Founded in 2012, Compass operates in 10 markets across the country with over 2,000 real estate agents nationwide. With support from top investors such as Softbank, Fidelity, Wellington, and IVP, Compass is experiencing hyper-growth and helping everyone find their place in the world.

We are looking for a Manager of Operational Finance to join our fast-paced and quickly expanding Accounting & Finance team. Positioned in our NYC headquarters, you will play a central role in supporting our nationwide Finance organization, focusing on our commission processing operation for agents. Reporting to the Director of Operational Finance, you will work with all regional Finance personnel to drive accuracy and timeliness of commission processing.

At Compass You Will

  • Lead a client-facing function and develop the growing Agent Finance team
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the Agent Finance organization’s mission -- specifically, make it as simple as possible for our Agents to get paid, so they can spend their time doing what they do best: selling real estate
  • Assume responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of recorded revenue and commission payouts
  • Oversee all transaction-related activity, including closing transactions in the system, issuing commission payments, processing referrals, and handling agent issues and requests
  • Collaborate on company-level financial reporting
  • Create processes and procedures to increase efficiency, speed, and quality of monthly revenue recognition
  • Ensure that proper controls are operating effectively, and work with the rest of the finance team to drive improvements
  • Build relationships with regional managers and work with them to efficiently and accurately prepare, verify and process commission disbursements
  • Work with Director of Operational Finance to set regional revenue targets during budgeting, and track production vs budgeting with variance explanations
  • Develop and execute strategies for streamlining of the commission disbursement process across all regions
  • Spearhead initiatives to improve the experience for our agents by evaluating the effectiveness of financial practices

What We're Looking For

  • Seven to eight (7 - 8) years of relevant experience, including at least five (5) years of management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance; MBA a plus
  • Experience operating in a production environment, tasked with increasing throughput while maintaining high quality standards
  • Superior interpersonal communication, customer service and analytical skills
  • Ability to provide support with regard to finance-related questions and handle multiple tasks within an open and interactive environment
  • Ability and desire to roll up sleeves and be hands on in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and the ability to problem solve with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated history of process improvement
  • Positive, cooperative attitude; ability to work with multiple teams simultaneously, both internal and external
  • Experience in real estate industry a plus
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Location

90 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011
90 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011

Perks of working here

401(K)
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Equity
Company Outings
Conferences & Training
Daily Meals Provided
Dental Benefits
Fitness Subsidy
Flex Work Hours
Game Room
Generous PTO
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Sabbatical Leave
Stocked Kitchen
Tuition Reimbursement
Vision Benefits
Volunteering Opportunities
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