At Cushman & Wakefield, we employ the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and technologies to provide our clients with innovative advice and bottom line results.
The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for owners, occupiers, and investors are what really distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield from all other real estate service firms.
Cushman & Wakefield is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following position:
Client Accountant – Chicago
At a client site or building, the Client Accountant provides primary accounting, bill payment/processing, financial support, and some administrative/clerical support for Property Managers and Client Accounting Managers.
This position is responsible for maintaining and updating client financial records using databases, spreadsheets, and accounting systems that track expenditures, revenues, receipts, cash flows, and other financial activities
Prepares invoices for entry into accounting system, enters information, and verifies invoice accuracy, coding and data entry for submission to property management and handles associated record keeping
Keeps records of financial transactions for establishment, using calculator and computer Verifies, allocates, and posts details of business transactions to subsidiary accounts in journals or computer files from documents, such as sales slips, invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts
Prepares and submits documentation for expense reports and variance process and obtains necessary approvals
May compile reports to show statistics, such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of business Maintains, updates and summarizes applicable ledgers and computer files/reports
May be assigned to either accounts payable or receivable and may handle billing/invoicing, cash receipts, data entry, budgets and budgeting, expenses, sales receipts, vendor service contracts, timesheets and payroll, and some administrative and clerical duties as assigned
May perform other accounting, reporting, and record keeping functions as assigned
Knowledge and Experience
Bachelors degree in Business or Accounting strongly preferred
2-3 years experience in the accounting field, focusing on financial statement preparation including General Ledger analysis, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
Understanding of cash and accrual accounting
Familiar with lease terminology knowledge
Experienced at working with and creating spreadsheets
If you have the skills necessary to thrive in a fast paced environment, we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and a genuine career opportunity.
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