26 days old

Accounting Manager

Columbia, SC 29201
  • Manages a real estate accounting team to provide accurate and timely client reporting for assigned portfolios of CBRE clients and properties.

  • Implements processes to ensure compliance with reporting requirements.

  • Reviews and certifies accuracy of all financial reports issued by accounting team. Reviews staff work product, including financial packages, to ensure its complete, accurate and timely release to internal departments and external clients.  Troubleshoots escalated issues and ensures internal and external customer requests are handled timely, accurately and with a focus on customer service. 

  • Creates a positive customer experience by opening and maintaining constructive and reliable lines of communication.  Verifies and ensures 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.  Works with other internal teams in handling special requirements as defined in the Management Agreement and scope of services in the Financial Services Agreement. Identifies and communicates scope of service changes to manager and team. Suggests consulting opportunities to manager based on knowledge of the department's pricing platform.  Reviews monthly pricing worksheets and may enter allocations into PeopleSoft. Reviews the Corporate A/R and CBRE Tech A/R reports to ensure reconciliations are completed and reviewed by their team.  Ensures open issues for the team are resolved.

  • Provides formal supervision to individual employees. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff.  Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.  Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values. 


  • Degree 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 is an asset.

  • 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.

  • Conducts advanced financial analysis. 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.


Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-11-18

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