Client Accountant

2018-09-15
Cushman & Wakefield (http://www.cushmanwakefield.com/en/careers)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Saint Louis
Missouri
United States

Job Title
Client Accountant
Job Description Summary
Responsible for the performance of cash and accrual management functions, general ledger accounting, and financial reporting. Use established Accounting principles to work under limited supervision and to provide assistance to the management of the team with daily operations.
Job Description
Job Description
Responsibilities
Perform regular and recurring accounting functions requiring professional competency
Generate, review, analyze, and communicate financial data that reflects actual financial performance against approved budgets
Analyze and/or assist with analysis of accounting transactions
Audit items in order to calculate costs
Prepare general ledger journal entries and analysis of accounts
Prioritize and maintain organization of a high volume work load; may also monitor and evaluate workload of others
Record cash-related transactions and monitor daily bank balances
Prepare bank reconciliations (checking, money market, and security deposit accounts)
Review invoices to ensure proper recording of accounts payable and accounts receivable
Create and distribute accurate internal and external reports
Create and maintain computer-based account files
Prepare tenant, CAM, special reports, or other property management items, as required
Process and pay the funds received on brokerage deals
Track and manage all aspects of broker accounts; address questions and inquiries
Prepare and process revenue and expense accruals
Ensure books and financials are in accordance with all required accounting standards
Apply the financial policies and procedures of the company and bring inconsistencies and problems to the attention of management
Manage and provide support and guidance to others
Effectively communicate and respond to internal and external accounting questions
Perform special projects as assigned
Requirements
Bachelor's Degree
1+ years relevant accounting experience preferred
Or any similar combination of education and experience
Prior experience with accounting or database software packages
Basic knowledge of commercial real estate preferred
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to use a 10 Key computer board
Effective and efficient time management skills
Detail oriented and thorough
Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
Excellent interpersonal skills with high initiative, flexibility, and team approach to work
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Physical Requirements
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
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.