Cushman and Wakefield's Client Finance team are looking for an individual to join them on a temporary basis to help the accountants, interns and finance managers to provide expert knowledge and leadership, financial review, on-boarding, off-boarding and transition of properties, whilst maintaining client relationships. We are looking for an individual on a temporary, contractual basis for minimum of 3 months with the potential to extend.
Prepare comprehensive financial reporting packages timely and accurately in accordance with internal controls and client requirements; Includes prioritizing and maintaining high volume workload and productivity standards for multiple clients
Coordinate with Facility Management and clients to onboard new business, set up accounting software, train and transition to Accountants
Train, coach and support accounting team members; trouble-shoot complex issues; Escalate team, client, or facility management issues to Accounting Manager as appropriate; propose and discuss issue resolution
Review team members' financial reports to ensure quality, timeliness, audit compliance and assess competencies
Assist with monitoring team performance, capacity, special projects and leading team meetings
Monitor team and/or market-wide requirements of timely tax payments, revenue portal updates, time tracking and Corporate Aging follow-up
Leads team in serving a group of clients, including multiple strategic and/or key clients; Facilitates communication and acts as liaison between team, manager, internal and external stakeholders.
Assess team/department workflows and policies to recommend or implement improvements in operating efficiencies and effectiveness
Comply and assist with internal and external audits by providing appropriate documentation and information as requested; perform financial report reviews of accountants' work to ensure it meets quality control and audit compliance requirements
Develop direct reports (as applicable) through goal setting, conducting mid-year and year-end performance reviews and delivering timely and meaningful performance feedback, while maintaining quality results and performance
Perform other related duties as required or requested.
Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
Requires three to five years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Specialized Knowledge/Skills - Strong knowledge of Yardi and/or MRI software preferred; Strong MS Office Proficiency; Financial reporting for multiple entities preferred; Strong customer service skills
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing team within an industry leading company, while working with geographically diverse portfolios and exciting, global clients.
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