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Sr Real Estate Accountant

Company: CBRE
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Sr Real Estate Accountant

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Advisory Segment

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Areas of Interest

Accounting/Finance, Property Management


Beverly Hills - California - United States of America

About The Role:

  • Responsible for the medium to complex accounting activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and for developing financial statements and reports. May provide functional advice or training to less experienced accountants.
  • Working onsite in Beverly Hill, CA USA.
    What You'll Do:

    Review and/or process billing/invoicing and enters data into the accounting databases. Submit cash applications to the vouchers/invoices. Research and resolve accounts receivable issues.

    Analyze records of financial transactions to determine accuracy and completeness of entries.

    Close month-end accounting books. Reconcile balance sheet and profit and loss statement.

    Prepare income statements, balance sheets and various other accounting statements or financial reports for field and management reference for mid-to-large size customers or markets including reconciliations & variance analysis.

    Analyze accounting variances and prepare variance explanation reports.

    Prepare and/or review projections of accounting data to show effects of proposed changes on income and financial condition.

    Maintain, record, and reconcile billings and accounts receivables for mid to large size clients/markets or accounts.

    Examine finance statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles.

    Create month-end accounting entries and reconciles discrepancies; posts to GL and reviews variances to budget.

    May be required to read and interpret contracts, legal documents, and other agreements. Ability to record complex business transactions in the general ledger.

    May be asked to participate in system conversion or improvements, requiring user acceptance testing, providing feedback to IT programmers, and training other staff member on the new process / system.

    What You'll Need:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Applicants should be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.
    • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 4+ years professional level accounting experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to provide efficient, timely, and reliable service to customers.
    • Ability to effectively present information.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and interact with management, employees, representatives of federal and state governments, and external auditors.
    • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and prepare clear, concise financial reports.
    • Should have ability to convey complex financial issues to non-financial users.
    • Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles.
    • Ability to calculate intermediate to advanced figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions and conducts sophisticated financial analysis.
    • Advanced understanding of accounting and bookkeeping concepts. Ability to assist with budget and forecast preparation.
    • Follows accounting practices to ensure optimum client happiness while guaranteeing CBRE financial interests are protected.
      Why CBRE?

      Our culture is built on our RISE values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Crafting the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive.

      Coming to work for CBRE, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, 401k, and extraordinary perks such as career growth and longevity!

      *California Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The salary range for the Sr. Real Estate Accountant position is $$95,000- $105,000 with a 10% bonus potential. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience.

      Benefits for Full-Time Employees:
      • Corporate welfare benefits, which includes medical, dental, vision, disability, health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts, life and AD&D insurance
      • 401(k) Plan
      • Paid time off, parental leave, and holidays are available as established by Company policy

        Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

        Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

        NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

Keywords: CBRE, Beverly Hills , Sr Real Estate Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Beverly Hills, California

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