At CBRE, our people enjoy the opportunity of working in a global real estate and property services organization with a tremendous scale.
Every day you are empowered to be better and this is achieved through the platform and resources you have access to and the ability to work in an inclusive and collaborative environment where you will be challenged to grow and be your best.
The responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Officer include :
Provide financial reporting services and prepare client financial statement packages for a portfolio of CBRE clients and properties
Apply cash and accrual accounting principles to prepare, analyse, maintain and deliver complete and accurate financial reports in a timely manner
Undertake financial analysis and variance commentary in monthly reporting packs
Create and post journal entries; ensure that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted
Perform month end reconciliations for GL and TB including accruals and prepayments
Perform bank reconciliations for all bank accounts within the portfolio
Participate in budgeting and forecasting, for existing or new property and client transitions
Participate in property tax calculations
Coordinate and participate in year end audits for the portfolio
Maintain property billings including rental, recurring and sundry charges; assist in managing arrears collection
Process payment runs including funds requests
Preparation of tax schedules for quarterly lodgement
Other responsibilities and tasks assigned from time to time
To succeed in the role, the applicant should possess the following qualities :
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business related area and / or studying for a professional accounting qualification (e.
g. CP, CA, ACCA or equivalent)
A minimum of 1-2 years prior accounting, finance or related experience required.
Experience with real estate accounting software (MRI / Yardi) is an advantage
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Able to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers and to effectively present information
Strong organisational and analytical skills
Ability to work independently and possess initiative, and at the same time can thrive in a team environment.
Able to meet deadlines of the portfolio's requirements
Possess a strong willingness to learn, patience and resilience