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Client Accounting Manager

Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
Provide leadership and supervision to accounting team members, and support operations and clients through the use of sound judgment and discretion in applying accounting principles to day-to-day processes and functions. Assess team and department efficiencies to make improvement recommendations where necessary.

Essential Job Duties:
Direct new business onboarding by coordinating with facility management and clients; set up bank accounts, accounting software, load prior balances or closing statements
Monitor team performance, available capacity, and training needs through conducting one-on-one meetings, team meetings and addressing deficiencies timely and professionally
Track team compliance with department SOC 1 audit controls; approve banking or financial transactions, schedules and reports in accordance with the SOC Policies and Procedures manual and training.
Review team members' financial reports to ensure quality, timeliness, audit compliance and assess competencies
Monitor team and/or market-wide requirements of timely tax payments, revenue portal updates, time tracking and Corporate Aging follow-up
Oversee a market, strategic and/or key client(s); develop productive, supportive relationships with market city leads, strategic clients, key clients and internal stakeholders
Assess team/department workflows and policies to recommend or implement improvements in operating efficiencies and effectiveness
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
Lead departmental projects and/or assume a leadership role on one of the Client Accounting Committees
Performs other related duties as required or requested.
May be required to travel up to 10% of the time. Travel may vary in frequency and duration.
Demonstrates the ability to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal, etc.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Leads/Assigns/Delegates tasks to Assistant Client Accounting Managers, Sr. Client Accountants, Client Accountants, Client Accounting Coordinators and/or Interns
May coordinate efforts of project team to complete work within project deadlines
Provides solutions to routine/complex problems
Direct reports may include Assistant Client Accounting Managers, Sr. Client Accountants, Client Accountants, Client Accounting Coordinators and/or Interns
College degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
Work Experience :
Requires five to seven 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, time management and organizational skills; Exceptional delegation skills with the ability to be a hands-on contributor and take initiative; Ability to train, mentor and coach others effectively; Results oriented with strong sense of urgency
Competencies :
Ethical Conduct
Goal Setting
Independent Judgement
Problem Solving
Relationship Management
Time Management
AAP/EEO statement
C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, C&W takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
Note: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This job description is subject to change at any time and may differ slightly based on regional location.

Keywords: Cushman & Wakefield, New Orleans , Client Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , New Orleans, Louisiana

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