The Business Improvement Associate will be an integral part of the newly launched Process Improvement and Project Management function at USAA Real Estate. This role will be responsible for leading enterprise-wide business process projects, which are often enabled through Lean Six Sigma and technology innovation. This unique role combines process improvement, business analysis, and project management skills to deliver valuable business outcomes. The Associate will work closely with the Director Process Excellence to identify business opportunities and drive a culture of continuous improvement. The Associate will collect and analyze processes to initiate, develop and recommend business practices that result in increased productivity, reduced cost and a meaningful return on investment.Essential Duties: - Build constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; truly value people.- Work with the functional business areas to identify opportunities, prioritize, select and execute Process Improvement and IT projects to successful completion.- Independently lead multiple complex, high-visibility projects that span various functional areas from project initiation through execution.- Collaborate with business leaders as sponsors and process owners to determine scope and goals of the project.- Gather Stakeholder buy-in for the project scope and goals.- Validate that project goals align with company objectives.- Analyze current state processes and recommend future state processes based on Lean Six Sigma practices.- Deliver a feasible project plan and manage the performance of the project by tracking deliverables and project risks.- Manage project resource allocation.- Communicate current project status to senior leaders and stakeholders.- Lead tactical IT project execution by utilizing Agile Sprint Planning.- Provide stewardship of the process/project/program management methodology, develop best practices and tools, and manage the distribution and use of the methodology throughout the company. At USAA Real Estate our employees enjoy generous benefits packages including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401k, USAA Membership eligibility, educational and professional designation assistance, business casual dress attire and much more! Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen. The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job. USAA Real Estate is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Females, Minorities, Veterans and Disabled.
The Assistant Controller - Retail Property Accounting is responsible for the financial accounting and reporting of the operations of real estate properties acquired and/or developed through the company’s various investment/fund vehicles. This role will primarily focus on Retail properties but may support office, multi-family, industrial, hotel and mixed-use properties. - Provide oversight, guidance, coaching and training to the third-party accountants (Joint Venture Partners, Operators, etc.) that provide accounting services on assigned investment properties. Participate in the on-boarding process.- Review lease related agreements and properly record/review lease related activity.- Ensure the property level activity is recorded, reviewed and approved in a timely manner to meet monthly and quarterly reporting deadlines.- Review purchase and sale agreements for accounting impact and ensure the proper recording of the acquisition and disposition entries. Provide all necessary documentation to the team preparing the purchase price allocations (PPAs). Assist in the review of such PPAs for accuracy and book adjustments as needed to the original acquisition entry. - Work with capital markets to provide any necessary financial information for new debt, refinancing or payoff. Calculate and/or review debt covenant tests for debt. - Assist property management with questions related to Yardi accounting processes and USAA RealCo’s accounting policies and procedures. - Ensure the timely reconciliation of WIP accounts and that assets are placed in service as appropriate. - Calculate the property management and construction fee calculations for compliance with property management agreements. - “GAAP up” property level cash basis budgets so that fund accounting team can layer in entity level activity.- Provide operating cash flow projections to assist in forecasting investment entity/fund capital calls and distributions. Assist with the preparation of quarterly/annual financial statements or other reporting requirements.- Assist the tax personnel with preparation of schedules.- Act as a point of contact for Asset Management and property managers for all accounting related matters on assigned investment properties. Assist the property managers with the annual common area maintenance calculations.- Demonstrate leadership skills by volunteering for special projects in the department. Where there is not a third party accountant, perform the property level accounting.- Prepare/review market value adjustments and mark to market entries on a quarterly basis, if needed.- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Determine what data must be returned to applications and write queries for them.- Optimize any existing queries to speed up performance.- Create and design tables when new modules are added to a software product.- Determine the right stored procedures, views, and functions for applications.- Integrate 3rd party applications with current Enterprise applications.- Stay abreast of technological trends and continue developing business knowledge and expertise.- Additional responsibilities, as assigned.
The Application Developer/Senior Application Developer will work as part of a team and individually with little supervision to design and code functional programs and applications. - Work with clients to understand requirements and how they translate to application features.- Collaborate with a team of IT professionals to set specifications for new applications.- Design prototypes creatively and according to specifications.- Write high quality source code to program.- Complete applications within deadlines.- Perform unit and integration testing before launch.- Conduct functional and non-functional testing.- Troubleshoot and debug applications.- Proactively evaluate existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features.- Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code.