Senior Real Estate Accountant
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Clayton - Missouri - United States of America, Saint Louis - Missouri - United States of America

About the role

  • Join our team in Clayton, MO with a dynamic role in Accounting!
  • Under moderate direction, applies cash, accrual and full GAAP accounting principles to prepare, analyze, maintain and deliver complete and accurate financial reports for a highly complex or strategic portfolio of CBRE clients and properties.

What will be done

Completes and coordinates sophisticated level accounting transactions in preparation of client financial statement packages. Builds and posts journal entries. Ensures that all expenses, receipts, owner's distributions, funding requests and other transactions for the accounting period have been accurately posted.

Generates and reviews financial packages for accuracy and comprehensive reporting. Prepares packages on a schedule to ensure timely delivery to the client and other management teams.

Adheres to Client Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP) to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are consistently met.

Reviews and audits funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures.

Responds to and resolves issues and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements. Researches open issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues.

Builds or reviews refined property budgets and forecasting for assigned property portfolios. Participates in new property and client transitions, and client audit requests.

Communicates any requests for additional services from clients and the field to senior management and understands the scope of accounting services for the properties in portfolio.

Coordinates the completion of projects including independent preparation and review of CAM (Common Area Maintenance) reconciliations, purchase/sale proration, lease abstract analysis, property software setups, and opening/closing entry generations.

What an ideal candidate needs

To perform this job optimally, candidates should be able to perform each critical duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.

Be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field required. A minimum of four years prior related experience required. Experience with real estate accounting software preferred.

Excellent written and verbal skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and tactful service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

Requires knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations including knowledge of financial terms and principles to include accounting methods (cash, accrual, and GAAP). Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

Advanced knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products). Ability work maneuver within multiple accounting software applications.


  • A culture of respect, integrity, service and excellence crafts our approach to every opportunity.
  • We are guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we live in!

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.