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Expression of Interest - Finance Manager (Property Accounting)

Makati City , Philippines

Ref#: 9677248459

Date published: 25-Jun-2020

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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 Finance Manager include:
  • Provide financial reporting services and prepare client financial statement packages
  • 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
  • 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
  • Prepare monthly cashflow report for owner's distributions
  • Review GTO rent calculations and billings
  • Preparation of tax schedules for quarterly lodgement
  • Preparation of inter-company billing and reconciliations

To succeed in the role, the applicant should possess the following qualities: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or any Business related course with professional accounting qualification (e.g. CPA, CA or ACCA or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 5 to 8 years' prior accounting, finance or related experience required
  • Office property tax experience is an advantage
  • Previous experience in managing a team
  • Experience with real estate accounting software (e.g. MRI / Yardi) is an advantage
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely and reliable financial advice to clients and to effectively present information
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • A strong working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS principles 
  • Ability to work independently and possess initiative, and at the same time able to thrive in a team environment
  • Able to meet deadlines of the portfolio's requirements
  • Ability to build strong relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to review processes and suggest improvements to enhance efficiency and productivity