Client Accounting Assistant Manager

Cushman & Wakefield U.S., Inc.
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Competitive salary
04 Mar 2021
21 Mar 2021
Experience level
Job Title
Client Accounting Assistant Manager
Job Description Summary
This position is for a Client Accounting Assistant Manager at our Head Office Toronto location, to be relocated to Mississauga in May 2021. The Client Accounting Assistant Manager is responsible to both complete monthly financial reporting for certain Clients and also for leading a team of Property Accountants, and Accounting Administrators in order to deliver high quality client service for financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, property acquisition/divestiture support for a portfolio of Retail and Office properties.
Job Description

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Preparation of journal entries, review general ledgers, and prepare supporting working papers;
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly general ledger close;
  • Prepare and review income statement, balance sheet, cash flow analysis, detailed variance analysis, and other financial reports;
  • Approve bank reconciliations;
  • Review and approve capital invoices and coding, as well as recurring invoices, as needed;
  • Capital cost tracking review, process forecast adjustments, and job cost invoice approval;
  • Prepare and maintain capital cost spread-sheets and calculate amortization;
  • Review of fund distribution;
  • Assist in preparation of Monthly Reporting and other financial information as required to Senior Management, Property Managers and Owners;
  • Coordinate staff and site for Financial Reporting Requirements, prepare customized client reporting packages as required;
  • Ensure timely Government reporting and remittances;
  • Provide support to Senior Manager, Client Accounting;
  • Coordinate the preparation of year end working papers and financial statement to auditors and audit queries;
  • Prepare Budgets and oversee the sites with the Budget and Reforecast Process;
  • Draft annual audited financial statements and related notes and/or annual CAM operating cost statements;
  • Review tenant recoveries and shortfall, and process entries;
  • Review recovery rates for actual and budget estimates;
  • Percentage Rent review of accruals and analysis;
  • Straight line rent calculations;
  • Assist with the acquisition and disposition of properties as required;
  • Resolve personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action
  • Actively participate in the hiring and training process of staff when required
  • Supervise, mentor and evaluate direct reports through formal and informal discussions to enhance employee job satisfaction, foster employment stability and maximize productivity;
  • Provide regular updates and feedback to the Manager and/or Senior Manager, Client Accounting;
  • Other duties and projects as required

Skills & Experience Required:
  • University degree in Accounting
  • Accounting Designation (CPA)
  • Minimum 3 years experience in financial reporting in a Property Accounting environment;
  • Minimum 1 year experience coaching a team of direct reports;
  • Strong Communication and Organizational Skills;
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows Environment;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with strong focus on collaborative team-oriented environment;
  • Ability to prioritize time sensitive and heavy workload;
  • Flexibility to meet tight deadlines, requiring additional hours as necessary;
  • Proven ability to take initiative and adapt quickly to changing tasks;
  • Good supervisory skills with the ability to motivate others;
  • Strong analytical skills and solid understanding of internal controls;
  • Experience with MRI is an asset

Cushman & Wakefield is committed to equity in employment and our goal is to have a diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free workplace. If you are a person with a disability and need the job posting in an alternative format or any other accessible accommodations during the hiring process, please email your request toHR@ca.cushwake.comor call 416-359-2596. Pleaserefer to the job title and job location when you contact us.