Yatin Gandhi joined Encore in 2004 as a Senior Accountant and has quickly become a key member of the executive management team. As a Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, he brings with him 18 years of experience with a strong background in the financial management and risk management functions of multiple real estate asset classes.
Mr. Gandhi has overseen the management of portfolios in excess of $1 billion and oversees all aspects of the financial statements and management analysis, development of accounting and internal audit systems, treasury management, coordinating payables, payroll and human resource functions. He is responsible for corporate and shareholder tax planning and compliance and actively involved in the real estate underwriting and financing.
Prior to Encore, Mr. Gandhi began his career as an audit associate working for Lovelock and Lewes (Pricewaterhouse Coopers) where he was actively involved in organizing, conducting, supervising and finalizing the audits of public companies. He also served various clients in developing their internal control systems and guiding the clients in the area of investment and tax planning.
Mr. Gandhi has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mumbai University in India. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant and is a member of Financial Executives International. He was nominated for 2014 best employee of the year award for his stewardship and successful execution of the 1031 tax deferred transaction.