Senior Client Accountant Asset Services - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-13
Cushman & Wakefield (http://www.cushmanwakefield.com/en/careers)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Tempe
Arizona
United States

Job Title
Senior Client Accountant (Asset Services)
Job Description Summary
Responsible for all phases of accounting, including financial reporting, analysis, budgeting, and general ledger maintenance, as well as use sound technical skills and solid judgment to provide leadership within the accounting team
Job Description
• Perform regular and recurring accounting functions requiring professional competency
• Generate, review, analyze, and communicate financial data that reflects actual financial performance against approved budgets
• Establish appropriate procedures for preparation of accounting records, research of transactions, and reporting
• Analyze complex accounting transactions
• Audit items in order to calculate costs
• Maintain general ledger and close books monthly
• Prepare and assist with cash management, accounts payable and receivable, fixed assets, accruals, and reconciliations
• Prepare comprehensive financial reporting packages for projects, clients, or business units, monthly and as needed
• Ensure books and financials are in accordance with GAAP or other required accounting standards
• Review fixed asset ledgers to ensure items are properly capitalized and depreciated
• Provide assistance with audit ledgers and assist in providing information for outside audits
• Research and analyze complex accounting issues
• Apply the financial policies and procedures of the company and bring inconsistencies, problems, and recommendations to the attention of management
• Direct Property Managers or Business Unit leaders through the preparation of their annual budgets
• Review and approve projects and ledgers prepared by Accountants
• Contribute to operational and process improvements
• Perform special projects as assigned
Requirements
Bachelor's Degree
3+ 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.