CBRE Senior Accountant in Altoona, Iowa
Areas of Interest
Accounting/Finance, Data Centers
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Responsible for the medium to complex accounting activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and for developing financial statements and reports. May provide functional advice or training to less experienced accountants.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviews and/or processes billing/invoicing and enters data into the accounting databases. Submits cash applications to the vouchers/invoices. Researches and resolves accounts receivable issues.
Analyzes records of financial transactions to determine accuracy and completeness of entries.
Closes month-end accounting books. Reconciles balance sheet and profit and loss statement.
Prepares income statements, balance sheets and various other accounting statements or financial reports for field and management reference for mid to large size customers or markets including reconciliations & variance analysis.
Analyzes accounting variances and prepares variance explanation reports.
Prepares and/or reviews projections of accounting data to show effects of proposed changes on income and financial condition.
Maintains, records, and reconciles billings and accounts receivables for mid to large size clients/markets or accounts.
Examines financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles.
Creates month-end accounting entries and reconciles discrepancies; posts to GL and reviews variances to budget.
May be required to read and interpret contracts, legal documents, and other agreements. Ability to record complex business transactions in the general ledger.
May be asked to participate in system conversion or enhancements, requiring user acceptance testing, providing feedback to IT programmers, and training other staff member on the new process / system.
Other duties may be assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 4+ years professional level accounting experience.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information. Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and interact effectively with management, employees, representatives of federal and state governments, and external auditors. Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and prepare clear, concise financial reports. Must have ability to convey complex financial issues to non-financial users.
Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate to advanced figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts intermediate to advanced financial analysis. Advanced understanding of accounting and bookkeeping concepts. Ability to assist with budget and forecast preparation. Follows accounting practices to ensure optimum client satisfaction while guaranteeing CBRE financial interests are protected.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate to advanced analytical and quantitative skills. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite applications. Ability to design and produce various ad-hoc reports. Advanced knowledge of computer applications related to real estate accounting or financial management systems.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers and supervisor. Able to solve problems and deal with a variety of options in varying situations.
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