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Associate Accountant
CBRE | Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the routine, day to day accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate

general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains, records and reconciles daily cash receipts. Completes billing uploads and receivable research. Routine

accounting functions - creates and reconciles accounting entries while resolving discrepancies.

Works with other Accountants to prepare source data for income and balance sheet statements.

Populates financial schedules, reports and records for supervisor review.

Verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.

Updates information in various databases, iTrack and PeopleSoft, to add clients, modify billing rules, set up vendors and

customers in MTA (My Transactions) commission system, etc. on a timely basis.

Updates cash receipt information in the sub ledger accurately and timely.

Processes billing/invoicing and enters data into the accounting databases. May either apply or submit cash applications to

the vouchers/invoices. Researches and resolves accounts receivable issues.

May assist in month-end procedures.

Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.

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. Page 2

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Associate Degree in Accounting or Finance emphasis, OR related work experience OR a Bachelors degree in Accounting.

With Associate Degree, 3+ years experience in general accounting, A/P, or A/R clerical and/or entry level Associate

positions. With Bachelor's Degree, 0-2 years. Experience with automated accounting and financial management systems.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

None.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Good written and verbal communication skills. Good organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely,

reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to write routine correspondence. Must have the ability to convey

financial information to non-financial users. Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to prepare clear and

concise reports.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

regulations. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate basic figures such as percentages,

discounts, and/or commissions. Follows accounting practices to ensure optimum client satisfaction while guaranteeing

CBRE financial interests are protected.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Requires basic analytical and quantitative

skills. Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form and to work independently.

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines.

Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor. Resolves routine q\n\n

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for the routine, day to day accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Maintains, records and reconciles daily cash receipts. Completes billing uploads and receivable research. Routine accounting functions - creates and reconciles accounting entries while resolving discrepancies. Works with other Accountants to prepare source data for income and balance sheet statements. Populates financial schedules, reports and records for supervisor review. Verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records. Updates information in various databases, iTrack and PeopleSoft, to add clients, modify billing rules, set up vendors and customers in MTA (My Transactions) commission system, etc. on a timely basis. Updates cash receipt information in the sub ledger accurately and timely. Processes billing/invoicing and enters data into the accounting databases. May either apply or submit cash applications to the vouchers/invoices. Researches and resolves accounts receivable issues. May assist in month-end procedures. Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.

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. Page 2 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE Associate Degree in Accounting or Finance emphasis, OR related work experience OR a Bachelors degree in Accounting. With Associate Degree, 3+ years experience in general accounting, A/P, or A/R clerical and/or entry level Associate positions. With Bachelor's Degree, 0-2 years. Experience with automated accounting and financial management systems.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES None.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS Good written and verbal communication skills. Good organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to write routine correspondence. Must have the ability to convey financial information to non-financial users. Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to prepare clear and concise reports.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate basic figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Follows accounting practices to ensure optimum client satisfaction while guaranteeing CBRE financial interests are protected.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Requires basic analytical and quantitative skills. Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form and to work independently.

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor. Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex to other Accountants, Senior Accountants or department management.

About CBRE

CB Richard Ellis Services, Inc. is a holding company that conducts its operations primarily through approximately 75 direct and indirect operating subsidiaries. In the United States, the Company operates through CB Richard Ellis Inc. and L.J. Melody, in the United Kingdom, through Hillier Parker and in Canada, through CB Richard Ellis Limited. CBRE Investors and its foreign affiliates conduct business in the United States, Europe and Asia. The Company has eight primary lines of business that are aggregated, reported and managed through three segments: Transaction Management, Financial Services and Management Services. The Transaction Management segment operates the brokerage services, investment properties and corporate services lines of business. The Financial Services segment is focused on providing commercial mortgage, valuation, investment advisory and research and consulting services. The Management Services segment provides property, facility and construction management services. (Source: 10-K405)

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