Sr. Client Accountant 5/6/2020
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Overland Park, KS
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job TitleSr. Client Accountant
Job Description SummaryResponsible for all phases of accounting using established accounting principles, including financial reporting for clients, projects, or business units, analysis, assistance with budgeting, and general ledger maintenance, as well as use sound technical skills and solid judgment to provide leadership within the accounting team.
Essential Job Duties:
Perform Full Cycle Accounting to include analysis of accounts or accounting transactions. Prepare and assist with cash management, AP and AR, Accruals and reconciliations. Prioritize and maintain organization of a high-volume workload for multiple clients.
Prepare comprehensive financial reporting packages timely and accurately in accordance with internal controls and client requirements; Includes prioritizing and maintaining high volume workload and productivity standards for multiple clients
Research, analyze and effectively communicate complex accounting issues and escalate appropriately. Effectively communicate and collaborate with clients and property management in a timely manner.
Apply appropriate procedures for preparation of accounting records, research of transactions and reporting
Apply the financial policies and procedures of the company and bring inconsistencies, problems and recommendations to the attention of management
Prepare and review fixed asset ledgers to ensure items are properly capitalized and depreciated based on owner requirements; Calculate and record straight-line rent based on client preferences
Comply and assist with internal and external audits by providing appropriate documentation and information as requested
Provide support and guidance by coaching Accountants as required by management; lead team meetings, assist with onboarding of new assignments or take a lead role on projects
Performs other related duties as required or requested.
College degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
Requires 5-6 years of accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, with at least 3-4 years of Commercial Real Estate Accounting experience
Specialized Knowledge/Skills Experience with MRI required, Strong MS Office Proficiency
Attention to Detail
Communication Oral & Written
Note: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This job description is subject to change at any time and may differ slightly based on regional location.
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.