CBRE Associate Accountant in Bloomington, Minnesota
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Translate what you learned from your college textbooks into a rewarding accounting career by starting as an Associate Accountant. In order to succeed in this position, you will:
Apply cash accounting principles to a basic client and property portfolio. Complete basic 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 audits 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 recognize potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues. May participate in budget and forecasting functions for assigned property portfolio.
Coordinate work with other team members within single point-of-contact (SPOC) guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned. No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or portfolio-specific training to coworkers.
To be considered for an Associate Accountant position at CBRE, you will need: Accreditation or degree from a two-year program with emphasis in accounting or finance required plus a minimum of two years accounting or finance experience required. Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field preferred.
Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor.
Requires a basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations including a basic knowledge of financial terms and principles to include accounting methods (cash, accrual, and full GAAP).
Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical 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.
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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