23 days old

Senior Accountant

El Segundo, CA 90245
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JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for preparation of monthly consolidated balance sheet schedules. Preparation of these schedules includes detailed analysis of account balances, investigating & understanding fluctuations and ensuring account balance accuracy. Schedules will be provided to management to assist with their analysis of company operations. Schedules will be included for use in press releases and for SEC reporting purposes. Additionally, this position requires assistance with intercompany transactions on a monthly basis.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 
Account analysis and preparation of detailed management schedules.
Intercompany analysis and journal entries.
Communication (oral & written) with various Company departments, including international employees.
Preparation of monthly detailed consolidated balance sheet analytics for select accounts.
Resolving account balance differences, including posting correcting journal entries in PeopleSoft and/or HFM.
Analyzing and understanding international account balances in their local currency, as well as USD.
Preparation and organization of financial packages submitted to Company management.
Preparation of schedules included in SEC filings, including 10Ks and 10Qs.
Helps accommodate certain external auditors' requests during quarterly reviews and year-end audits.
Research accounting issues to ensure compliance with US GAAP.

Other duties may be assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential 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 the essential functions.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

 
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 4+ years professional level accounting experience. 2-3 years professional level accounting experience preferred.


CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

CPA preferred.


COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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. Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and interact effectively 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. Must have ability to convey complex financial issues to non-financial users.


FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE


Comprehensive 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. Conducts intermediate to advanced financial analysis. Advanced understanding of accounting and bookkeeping concepts. Ability to assist with budget and forecast preparation. Follows accounting practices to ensure optimum client satisfaction while guaranteeing CBRE financial interests are protected.


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate to advanced analytical and quantitative skills. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite applications. Ability to design and produce various ad-hoc reports. Advanced knowledge of computer applications related to real estate accounting or financial management systems.


SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers and supervisor. Able to solve problems and deal with a variety of options in varying situations.


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

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