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Senior Accountant

San Francisco, CA

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Description

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: · A four-year college degree in Finance or Accounting is required. · A minimum of 4 years of commercial finance or accounting experience is necessary. · Must have the ability to work independently, exercise judgment and discretion, supervise and direct others, and function as an inside advisor or consultant to C&W and client staff on finance and accounting matters. · Full working knowledge and applicability of general accounting and financing principles is necessary. Full working knowledge of account payables, receivables, budgets, and expenditure control is also required. · Prior experience with automated accounting systems is necessary; prior working experience with YARDI system is a plus. · Must have ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. · Must be able to create detailed accounting and analytical reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals. · Must be able to effectively present information and analysis and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Job Requirements

Senior Accountant

Our client is a worldwide leader in the Commercial Real Estate industry and is seeking a Senior Accountant to provide oversight and direction regarding the primary accounting, bill payment/processing, financial support, and, as needed, administrative/clerical support for the Financial Manager and Property Manager. This position will work closely with a Financial and Property Manager and will be responsible for maintaining as well as updating financial records using data bases, spreadsheets, and accounting systems that track expenditures, revenue, receipts, cash flow, and other financial activities. This position has a high degree of discretion and independent judgment, and may act as an inside consultant on finance, accounting, tax, and billing matters.

Job Description

  • Anticipates and responds appropriately to client’s needs, concerns and special requests and loan compliance. Responsible for preparation of accurate, timely and complete financial and accounting reports monthly. Oversees the financial preparation of the annual budget, monthly forecasts and re-projections, and assists Property Manager with monthly budget variance explanations and preparation of annual business plan. Responsible for cash management maintenance and reporting.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of all invoices for entry into the accounting system, monitors the entry of information and data, and verifies invoice accuracy, coding and data entry for submission to property management and manages associated record keeping.
  • Develops and maintains the records of financial transactions for the establishment. Verifies, allocates, and oversees the posting of 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.
  • Oversees the preparation and submission of documentation for expense reports and variance process and obtains necessary approvals and checks for accuracy and accordance with established procedures and policies.
  • Responsible for the preparation and compilation of reports and analysis to show statistics, such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of business. Ensures the maintenance, updating and effective summarization of applicable ledgers and computer files/reports.
  • May be assigned to either accounts payable or receivable and may oversee the handling of 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 be responsible for the oversight of other accounting, reporting, and record keeping functions as assigned, including playing a lead role in presentation of monthly financial results.
  • Responsible for complying with company and client financial compliance policies and procedures and with client audit compliance and follow up.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A four-year college degree in Finance or Accounting is required.
  • A minimum of 4 years of commercial finance or accounting experience is necessary.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, exercise judgment and discretion, supervise and direct others, and function as an inside advisor or consultant to the company and client staff on finance and accounting matters.
  • Full working knowledge and applicability of general accounting and financing principles is necessary. Full working knowledge of account payables, receivables, budgets, and expenditure control is also required.
  • Prior experience with automated accounting systems is necessary; prior working experience with YARDI system is a plus.
  • Must have ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Must be able to create detailed accounting and analytical reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals.
  • Must be able to effectively present information and analysis and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

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