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.
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.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
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. 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. 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. 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. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications. 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.
Location/Region: Ames, IA