Senior Accountant - Temp ( 4 months Contract)


Job Location : Victoria, BC, Canada

Posted on : Fri, 29 Apr 2022 19:11:15 GMT

Job Description :
Posted 29-Apr-2022 Service line GWS Segment Role type Full-time Areas of Interest Accounting/Finance, Construction, Consulting, Facilities Management, Property Management Location(s) Victoria - British Columbia - Canada SUMMARY The Senior Regional Accountant reports to the Assistant Controller and is responsible for the preparation of regional reporting, the coordination of Annual budgets and forecasts, cost control and client interface. This job provides support to all accounting and reporting functions including the accounting/reporting needs of CBRE staff members not limited at a regional level. KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Responsible for all regional accounting activities, including audits, projects and general accounting 2. Supervision of team members including directing activities, establishing goals and objectives, performance evaluation and communicating the CBRE vision 3. Preparation , reconciliation and analysis of various financial reports and supporting budget / forecast schedules 4. Responsible for data integrity and compiling data for special assignment and documents, including monthly accruals as required by the Assistant Controller 5. Analysing and reviewing budget and forecast submissions, including variance commentary, not limited to Annual and quarterly forecasts 6. Provide functional guidance for the region and assistance to CBRE Managers on accounting related issues 7. Interface with client on regional accounting matters 8. Manage accounts associated with CBRE and administration of supporting data, but not limited to inventory and fleet 9. Administer procurement contracts and expenditures, including but not limited to P-Card and employee expenses 10. Assist in improving customer satisfaction survey and ESAT ratings 11. Ensure all labour and technicians recoveries accounted for according to the guidelines 12. Administer service level changes and lease budget information and ensure incorporation 13. Act a single point of contact for SSBC and CBRE as required by the Assistant Controller. 14. Suggest and develop improvements of policies, programs or services. 15. Other duties as assigned DECISION MAKING CAPACITY Make recommendations on budget issues, accounts payable/receivable issue, expense reports and procedures both operational and financial related to CBRE. FINANCIAL RESOURCES This position has commitment authority of $1,000 for materials and labour and $500 for materials only. Prepares general and administrative budget for the District Office and monitors expenditures to ensure budget constraints are met. Orders and signs for office supplies and equipment. Sets up various office service contracts such as for photocopier or courier. Manages petty cash and handles various cash receipts, bid deposits and bonds. Reviews and verifies expenses, invoices, purchase orders and other contracts. QUALIFICATIONS Full Covid 19 Vaccination and/or approved Covid 19 testing (where accepted as an alternative) is a requirement for the role Knowledge & Skills 1. Post Secondary training in accounting and computer systems with five (5) to ten (10) years experience in an accounting position 2. Strong analytical skills 3. Strong customer relation skills 4. Ability to lead and be a team player 5. Ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail 6. Strong written and verbal communication skills 7. Advanced knowledge of excel and at minimum intermediate level of access Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation 1. Preferred CMA/CGA/CA or minimum equivalent training and experience CBRE GWS CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.
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