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Job Title: Real Estate Accountant
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Conshohocken, PA
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/19/2019
Expire Date: 05/29/2019
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Computers, Software, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Real Estate, Executive Management
Job Description
Real Estate Accountant

Under limited supervision, applies cash and accrual accounting principles to prepare, analyze, maintain and deliver complete and accurate financial reports for a moderately complex portfolio of CBRE clients and properties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Completes intermediate to advanced level accounting transactions in preparation of client financial statement packages.
Creates and posts journal entries. Ensures that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and
other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted. Generates and reviews financial packages
for accuracy and comprehensive reporting. Prepares packages on a schedule to ensure timely delivery to the client
and other management teams. Adheres to Client Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) to ensure internal and
external reporting requirements are consistently met. Reviews and audits funding and payment requests for accuracy,
documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures. Responds to and resolves issues
and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and
Loss statements. Researches open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective
action can intercept and minimize issues. Participates in budgeting and forecasting for assigned property portfolio, new
property and client transitions, and client audit requests. Assists in training team members on portfolio specific transitions.
Monitors scope of services delivered and provides feedback to manager regarding any changes in scope. Coordinates
work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or
portfolio-specific training to co-workers.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field required.
A minimum of two years prior accounting, finance or related experience required. Experience with real estate accounting
software preferred.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
None

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
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.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE
Requires intermediate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting
Standards Board (FASB) regulations including an intermediate knowledge of financial terms and principles to include
accounting methods (cash, accrual, and full GAAP). Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages,
discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts intermediate financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in
situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products). Ability to work in
multiple accounting software applications.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines.
Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and
supervisor.

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Contact Information
Company Name: CBRE
Website:https://cbre.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=18029703&lang=en&src=JB-13820
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