Financial Manager

Cushman & Wakefield (


  full-time   employee

New York
New York
United States

Job Title
Financial Manager
Job Description Summary
Responsible to provide leadership and supervision to accounting team members as well as to support operations and use quality judgment and discretion in applying accounting principles to the day-to-day processes and functions.
Job Description
Job Description
Maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end close
Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
Monitor and analyze department work and individual workloads in order to ensure appropriate use of resources
Ensure a high level of accuracy and customer service is delivered by team members
Ensure timely reconciliation of all intercompany accounts and balances
Make recommendations for developing and improving accounting processes
Respond to inquiries regarding special financial reporting requests
Manage year-end audit process
Manage all periodic (monthly, quarterly, and annual) closings according to corporate deadlines
Provide direction, leadership, and training to the team on processes and controls
Ensure performance management, coaching, and development of team members through established HR processes
Bachelor Degree
5+ years of accounting experience
Or any similar combination of education and experience
CPA preferred
Strong knowledge of accounting or database software packages
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Exceptional delegation skills, with the ability to be a hands-on contributor
Ability to train, mentor, and coach others
Results oriented with a sense of urgency
Ability to analyze and problem solve
Effective and efficient time management and organization skills
Detail oriented and thorough
Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day
May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner
Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type
Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing
Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand
Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.