CBRE Sr Accountant in DALLAS, Texas

Sr Accountant


Dallas, Texas, United States at

Accounting/Finance at

5 days agoPost Date

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Job Summary:

The Senior Accountant will record and perform analysis of complex transactions; identify accounting issues; coordinate and implement resolutions; work successfully and efficiently in a team environment; mentor and coach an Accountant; and provide accounting support to an Assistant Controller.


Perform legal contract review; interpret complex business/legal contracts and documents, and apply GAAP for revenue recognition and compliance analysis.

Examine and analyze financial information such as balance sheets and monthly/quarterly operating results, when needed.

Prepare and/or review a variety of routine and ad hoc financial reports for management and other internal customers.

Prepare monthly recurring journal entries and adjusting journal entries, as needed.

Review, document and develop as necessary operating procedures and internal control processes. Analyze current processes for added value and improved efficiency.

Interface with other departments to gather information and to review and resolve outstanding accounting issues to ensure proper accounting. Recognize and analyze potential issues and/or conflicts and recommend corrective action to minimize issues.

Respond to routine and non-routine inquires from field offices, other departments and colleagues.

Research open accounts receivable and perform due diligence in conjunction with field and Accountant to clear old balances. Assist Accountant with unidentified cash receipts when needed.

Review Data Integrity of commissionable transactional documentation in comparison to internal statistics and reporting.

Work in unison with an Accountant to accomplish a series of daily, weekly, monthly, and annual tasks.

Evaluate and adhere to internal accounting policies and procedures.

Lead and coordinate special projects as assigned.


Education - Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance from a four-year college or university together with 3+ years experience in accounting. Prefer experience with revenue accounting, contract review, deferred compensation issues, and other transactions outside the course of core operations.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports and complex business documents and to respond to inquiries or complaints from internal customers or management.

Ability to author reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from groups of managers or other internal customers.

Ability to effectively respond, verbally or in writing to sensitive issues, complex inquiries or complaints.

Ability to make effective presentations on general topics. Requires a high level of commitment to customer service with co-workers, managers and other internal customers.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in written or graphical form. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills. Knowledge of financial terms and principles.

Ability to calculate complex figures.

Ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences. Requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and openness to new ideas and procedures.

Ability to perform multiple special requests, with varying deadlines, while maintaining routine workload demands and deadlines. Requires strong time management skills in an effort to re-prioritize assigned tasks at any moment.

Ability to follow through, complete and accept ownership of all projects and tasks.

Ability to work independently.

Takes initiative to cover workload when other team members are absent.

Computer literate. Very strong or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Ability to work with financial systems; PeopleSoft experience a plus+.

Knowledge of real estate service industry and terminology preferred.

Experience working with commissioned sales professionals a plus+.

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