Translate your skills and knowledge into a rewarding career as an Accountant. In order to succeed in this position, you will:
Complete intermediate to advanced level accounting transactions in preparation of client financial statement packages. Create and post journal entries.
Ensure that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted.
Generate and review financial packages for accuracy and comprehensive reporting. Prepare packages on a schedule to ensure timely delivery to the client and other management teams. Adhere to Real Estate Accounting Policies and Procedures (REAPP) to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are consistently met.
Review and audit funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures.
Respond to and resolve issues and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements.
Research open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues.
Participate in budgeting and forecasting for assigned property portfolio, new property and client transitions, and client audit requests.
Assist in training team members on portfolio specific transitions. Monitor scope of services delivered and provides feedback to manager regarding any changes in scope. Coordinate work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or portfolio-specific training to co-workers.
To be considered for an Accountant position at CBRE, you will need:
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.
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.
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. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
Intermediate knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products). Ability to work in multiple accounting software applications.
Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines.
DIVISION PROFILE Are you looking for an accounting opportunity where you can grow professionally in a diversified, challenging, and rewarding environment while working for a world-class organization? If you are, CBRE Real Estate Accounting Services (REAS) is the place for you to cultivate your accounting career. CBRE REAS provides client-focused, efficient, responsive and innovative financial and accounting solutions. Our experienced REAS team consists of over 700 employees and is centralized in Bloomington, Minnesota with a satellite office in Phoenix, Arizona.
Our Commitment to You. We promote a team-oriented, hardworking and fun culture while recognizing and rewarding our employees. Training and development is important to us. Employment with REAS offers ongoing learning and development opportunities which support individuals to grow professionally in structured career path with numerous advancement possibilities. After successfully completing your role as an Associate Accountant, advance your career by being promoted to an Accountant.
Our Commitment to Diversity. Diversity is vital to our success as a global company. One of our most successful means of fostering diversity and inclusion is through the ongoing support of CBRE employee network groups, including the African-American Network Group; CBRE Military; LGBT Network Group; Women's Network; and many more.
Our Commitment to Values. At CBRE you are empowered to take your career where you want it to go. Enjoy workplace flexibility with tremendous scale—in an inclusive, collaborative environment with supportive teammates. You will be challenged to grow and be at your best every day. CBRE employees are dedicated to exemplifying the R.I.S.E. values – Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence – in order to best build long-lasting relationships and deliver value to our clients.
Every day you are empowered and expected to be better. You have the freedom to make your own path. You always have a team behind you.
Learn more about our R.I.S.E. values and what it's like to work for REAS by watching this brief video: http://bcove.me/giioymx9 . Apply now and join REAS!
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With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.