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Real Estate Accounting

Dallas, TX
October 12, 2018

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Nathan Scot Thornton 972-***-****


•Full Cycle Accounting and General Ledger Reconciliation

•Accounts Receivable

•Accounts Payable

•Waterfall Calculations

•CAM Reconciliation and Lease Modeling

• Cash Management

•Excel (Pivot Tables and V Lookups)

•Yardi, Oracle, Sage 100, Crystal, FRX, Hyperion, Quickbooks


•Audit and Tax Preparation


Independent Consultant/Robert Half International Dallas, TX

2017-Current Various clients

Fund Controller-Capital Analytics (with Robert Half)

Review of all journal entries

Assisted in winding down engagement with client-Trilantic

Preparation of bank reconciliations

Treasury Management

Western International Realty Dallas, TX

Corporate Controller 2017

Uploaded/posted and all journal entries including fee transfers for all 50 hotel properties

Oversaw all accounting functions including audit and tax at the corporate level

Coordinated with outside auditors for preparation of the certified financial statements

Preparation of bank reconciliations

Treasury Management

Supervised Accounts Payable and Payroll

IB Roof Systems Irving, TX

Director of Finance (Controller) 2014 – 2016

Oversaw all accounting functions including audit and tax for the $35M revenue company.

Uploaded/posted and all journal entries

Coordinated with outside auditors for preparation of the certified financial statements

Preparation of bank reconciliations

Handled payroll and other HR related tasks for 45 Person Company with employees in eight states using Paylocity. This includes benefits administration and 401(k) compliance.

Reorganized the process and procedures for the department to ensure compliance with GAAP and to improve efficiencies.

Recently completed a software conversion from MAS 90 to Sage 100

Behringer Harvard Multifamily Dallas, TX

Controller/ Real Estate Tax & Risk Manager 2012-2014

Handled the valuation, arbitration and litigation for property tax matters in 13 states

Subrogation of insurance matters as it relates to the tenants and incidents at the community level

Bound policies for general liability, builder’s risk, crime, and employee practices liability, director & officers, cyber and pollution.

Multi-billion dollar publicly traded REIT

Assisted in 10K and 10Q preparation including support schedules and audit memos.

Prepared cash flows for the REIT consolidating the 100 underlying special purpose entities and property LLC’s.

Hudson Advisors, LLC Dallas, TX

Assistant Controller 2011 –2012

Responsible for all aspects of financial reporting and accounting for $5.5 billion real estate fund (Lonestar Real Estate Fund II).

Duties include not only accounting for the Fund, but also monitoring the Special Investment Vehicles and the underlying real estate assets for possible tax issues.

Ensured that all aspects of the accounting process follow partnership documents and management agreements (distribution waterfalls, calculation of management fees, preference and mezzanine loan calculations, etc.).

INCAP Financial Group, Ltd. Dallas, TX

Controller 2007 – 2011

Fund Controller responsible for accounting and reporting for six real estate investment funds and over 100 underlying Partnerships. Other duties include Quarterly investor reporting for over 75 investors, returns and performance modeling including valuations, consolidations, waterfall calculations and cash flow projections.

Job costing for construction projects and preparation of lender draws for town home developments.

Corporate Controller in charge of payroll and human resources for the entire company (approximately 35 employees). Directly supervised a staff of eight accountants and analysts.

Managed treasury functions and accounts payable (processing over $12 million annually).

Responsible for twelve audits and the preparation of 125 tax returns.

Led systems conversion from Sage MasterBuilder to MAS 90

WMC Management Company, LLC:

Director of Partnership Accounting Addison, TX 1999-2017

Responsible for accounting and reporting of over 50 real estate partnerships for client (Olympus Real Estate Partners) with significant exposure to a variety of types of assets (commercial, multi-family, hospitality and self-liquidating investments). Other duties include Quarterly investor reporting, returns and performance modeling including valuations, consolidations and cash flow projections.

501 c 3 transactional work including due diligence and modeling for Class C multifamily assets.

Responsible for ensuring timely delivery of audited financial statements (10-15 assets) and the filing of over 250 tax returns per year.

Monthly review and analysis of financials prepared by on-site controllers to ensure items are in compliance with internal reporting standards and GAAP and to ensure that all lender reporting and compliance requirements are satisfied.

Let systems conversion from Platinum to MAS 90

Bank of America:

Senior Fund Accountant Dallas, TX


Performed daily valuations for publicly traded mutual funds and pension plans.

Responsible for daily transmission of pricing feeds for the NYSE.

Monthly and quarterly close and reporting for pensions plans, family trusts and and other high wealth plans.


Baylor University Bachelor’s (1993); Master’s (1995)

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