Provide leadership and supervision to accounting team members, at all levels, 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. The Senior Client Accounting Manager role also provides guidance to Client Accounting Managers and is counted on to provide solutions in the most complex management level situations.
Essential Job Duties:
Oversee a market, strategic and/or key client(s); develop productive, supportive relationships with market city leads, strategic clients, key clients, and internal stakeholders
Monitor team performance, available capacity, and training needs through conducting one-on-one meetings, team meetings and addressing deficiencies timely and professionally
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
Assess team/department workflows and policies to recommend or implement improvements in operating efficiencies and effectiveness; provide oversight to ensure effective implementation
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.
Develop direct reports through goal setting, conducting mid-year and year-end performance reviews and delivering timely and meaningful performance feedback, while maintaining quality results and performance
Work with leadership team to implement department goals and objectives, lead department projects and provide essential Client Accounting committee involvement
Direct new business onboarding by coordinating with property management and clients; set up bank accounts, accounting software, load prior balances or closing statements
Assist Controller with pricing new business and preparing proposal responses
Performs other related duties as required or requested.
May coordinate efforts of project team to complete work within project deadlines
Provides solutions to routine/complex problems
Direct reports may include Client Accounting Managers, Assistant Client Accounting Managers, Sr. Client Accountants, Client Accountants, Client Accounting Coordinators and/or Interns
College degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
Requires seven to ten years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
2+ years of management experience preferred
Specialized Knowledge/Skills â“ Strong knowledge of Yardi and/or MRI software preferred; Strong MS Office Proficiency; Financial reporting for multiple entities preferred; Strong internal and external 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; Experience in or demonstrated leadership and accountability skills
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 analysing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal, etc.
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.
Cushman & Wakefield also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life, and disability insurance programs, and paid and unpaid time away from work. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, Cushman and Wakefield provide eligible employees with competitive pay, which may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, total hours worked, job type, business line, and applicability of collective bargaining agreements. The compensation that will be offered to the successful candidate will depend on factors such as whether the position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, the geographic area in which the work will be performed, market pay rates in that area, and the candidateâ™s experience and qualifications. The company will not pay less than minimum wage for this role. The compensation for the position is: $102,000.00 - $120,000.00 Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmativeâ‹ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutÂ regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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