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Real Estate Accounting Manager|
CBRE was voted #15 "Best Company to Work For in 2016" in Forbes Magazine!
To learn more about CBRE's Real Estate Accounting Services Division, please view our video by following this link:
Translate your skills and knowledge into a rewarding career as an Accounting Manager. In order to succeed in this position, you will:
Manage a real estate accounting team to provide accurate and timely client reporting for assigned portfolios of CBRE clients and properties.
Implement processes to ensure compliance with reporting requirements. Review and certify accuracy of all financial reports issued by accounting team. Review staff work product, including financial packages, to ensure its complete, accurate and timely release to internal departments and external clients.
Troubleshoot escalated issues and ensures internal and external customer requests are handled timely, accurately and with a focus on customer service. Create a positive customer experience by opening and maintaining constructive and reliable lines of communication.
Verify and ensure accounting team's debt, real estate tax, sales tax and owner distribution payments are made timely and internal databases are updated and maintained accordingly. May assist with internal and external property and client transitions.
Work with other internal teams in handling special requirements as defined in the Management
Agreement and scope of services in the Financial Services Agreement. Identify and communicate scope of service changes to manager and team.
Suggest consulting opportunities to manager based on knowledge of the department's pricing platform. Review monthly pricing worksheets and may enter allocations into PeopleSoft. Review the Corporate A/R and CBRE Tech A/R reports to ensure reconciliations are completed and reviewed by their team.
Ensure open issues for the team are resolved. Partner with field and account management teams to ensure they have a working knowledge of team's client Management Agreements and that they are properly maintained per department policy and requirements/terms. Ensure team managers are reviewing management fee calculations to be in accordance with the current Management Agreement. Participate in external audits as needed.
May review budgets and annual year-end recovery calculations to ensure timely completion. Provide formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.
Recommend staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Plan and monitor appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepare and deliver performance appraisal for staff. Mentor and coach team members to further develop competencies.
Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
To be considered for an Accounting Manager position at CBRE, you will need:
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field required. A minimum of six years prior accounting, finance or related experience required including prior supervisory experience. 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. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of options in varying situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
Advanced knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products). Ability to work in multiple accounting software applications.
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.
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!