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Senior Accountant
Ref No.: 18-37521
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Accounting/Finance
Benefits:Medical Insurance
Senior Accountant Role - 2 month duration. 

Rate of pay: $33.22/hour.


Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for moderately complex accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements.
  • Reviews and/or processes billing/invoicing and enters data into the accounting databases.
  • May either apply or submit cash applications to the vouchers/invoices.
  • Researches and resolves accounts receivable issues.
  • Answers questions from other departments, locations and divisions regarding various accounting issues and reports, including profit and loss reports.
  • Researches open accounting issues.
  • Prepares income statements, balance sheets and various other accounting statements or financial reports for field and management reference for a small to mid size customer or market.
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.
  • Reviews transactions from subsystem to ensure data accurately passed through the various tables and sub ledgers.
  • Analyzes reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Prepares Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Maintains, records, and reconciles billings and accounts receivables for small to mid size clients/markets or accounts.
  • Examines financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles.
  • Creates month-end accounting entries and reconciles discrepancies; posts to GL and reviews variances to budget.
  • Other duties may be assigned. 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two to four years of related experience and/or training including 2+ years professional level accounting experience, preferably 2+ years experience in general accounting, A/P, A/R clerical and/or entry level accountant positions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and interact effectively with management, employees, and auditors.
  • Must have the ability to convey financial issues to non-financial users.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations.
  • Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions.
  • Conducts basic financial analysis.
  • Follows accounting practices to ensure optimum client satisfaction while guaranteeing CBRE financial interests are protected.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
  • Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Experience with automated accounting and financial management systems.