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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Client Accountant (TEMPORARY)
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Cushman & Wakefield | New York, NY
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Job Description

Job Title

Client Accountant (TEMPORARY)

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the performance of cash and accrual management functions, general ledger accounting, and financial reporting. Use established Accounting principles to work under limited supervision and to provide assistance to the management of the team with daily operations.

Job Description


May be responsible for one or more of the following:

* Perform regular and recurring accounting functions requiring professional competency
* Generate, review, analyze, and communicate financial data that reflects actual financial performance against approved budgets
* Analyze and/or assist with analysis of accounting transactions
* Audit items in order to calculate costs
* Prepare general ledger journal entries and analysis of accounts
* Prioritize and maintain organization of a high volume work load; may also monitor and evaluate workload of others
* Record cash-related transactions and monitor daily bank balances
* Prepare bank reconciliations (checking,money market, and security deposit accounts)
* Review invoices to ensure proper recording of accounts payable and accounts receivable
* Create and distribute accurate internal and external reports
* Create and maintain computer-based account files
* Prepare tenant, CAM, special reports, or other property management items, as required
* Process and pay the funds received on brokerage deals
* Track and manage all aspects of broker accounts; address questions and inquiries
* Prepare and process revenue and expense accruals
* Ensure books and financials are in accordance with all required accounting standards
* Apply the financial policies and procedures of the company and bring inconsistencies and problems to the attention of management
* Manage and provide support and guidance to others
* Effectively communicate and respond to internal and external accounting questions
* Perform special projects as assigned


* Bachelor Degree
* 1+ years relevant accounting experience preferred
* Or any similar combination of education and experience
* Prior experience with accounting or database software packages
* Basic knowledge of commercial real estate preferred
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
* Ability to use a 10 Key computer board
* Effective and efficient time management skills
* Detail oriented and thorough
* Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
* Excellent interpersonal skills with high initiative, flexibility, and team approach to work
* Excellent oral and written communication skills


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. May be regularly required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may need to travel from floor to floor, climb stairs, and may be required to travel outside between buildings in varying outdoor weather conditions. The employee may also be regularly required to remain in a stationary position (sit or stand) for 85% of the time; regularly use hands to operate office machinery and regularly required to walk, talk, and hear.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for C&W. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.