University City Science Center Job Posting
The Property Controller will direct the financial affairs of both existing properties and new development
projects for UCSC. The Property Controller is responsible for the maintenance of fiscal records,
preparation of financial reports, and supervision over general accounting and budgetary controls as they
relate to the organization’s properties. The Property Controller will be responsible for the financial
operations of 7 properties located in Philadelphia on Market Street along with several condominium
associations and the real estate management company.
The Property Controller has internal contacts with the entire administrative staff and external contact
with banking institutions, outside auditors, Board members, tenants, and vendors. This position has
access to sensitive UCSC financial information and is expected to handle such information with integrity
and professionalism. This position is expected to represent the UCSC in a professional manner.
The Property Controller must have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
A. Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles to include cash flow
management, financial analysis, understanding of GAAP, and creation and implementation of
B. Understanding of commercial real estate accounting and management including Lease
documentation, abstracts, common area maintenance reconciliations, and commercial property
C. Ability to analyze statistical spreadsheets, data, and budgets and use critical thinking to identify
variances, provide forecasting, report conclusions, or recommend approaches to problems.
D. Ability to prepare informational reports and present findings and analysis to key stakeholders
and internal customers.
The successful candidate will have 5-7 years of progressive accounting experience in a property
management environment with commercial real estate accounting and leases; Experience managing
operating expense budgets, financial reporting and variance analysis; experience with common area
BA/BS degree from an accredited university or college with a concentration in Accounting, Finance, or
Business; Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is preferred.
Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is preferred.
The Science Center offers a comprehensive employee benefit package which includes Medical, Dental,
Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, Life Insurance and 403(b) with a significant company
Interested candidates should forward a resume along with salary requirements to: Human Resources,
University City Science Center 3711 Market Street, Suite 800 Philadelphia, PA 19104 Fax# 215-966-6151
or email Kindra Sloan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, check us out on the web at www.sciencecenter.org
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer