19 days old

Accounting Manager

BGC Partners
Chicago, IL 60602
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Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.

Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

Job Description:

Manage and coordinate the accounting staff. Ensure a consistent quality of earnings by effectively managing the internal financial statements, balance sheets, income statements and statements of cash flows. Oversee and review the preparation and administration of financial statements, general ledger, escalations, budgets and variance analysis. Serve as the primary finance and accounting contact to senior management. Develop, refine, implement and maintain effective and efficient business processes.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Directs accounting and budgetary controls for assigned operating area.
  • Establishes economic objectives and policies for the company. Prepares reports outlining the company's financial position in the areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present and future operations.
  • Coordinates and directs the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts. Institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures (including the cost accounting system), and analyzed and reports variances.
  • Oversees preparation of monthly management statements including accruals and expense variance analysis.
  • Responsible for overall management of accounting department.
  • Oversees cash management function and controls.
  • Maintains communication with various levels of management and affiliated personnel.
  • Coordinates accounting projects as needed.
  • Reviews, approves and completes performance reviews and evaluations for departmental staff.
  • Responsible for recruiting and development plans of accounting staff.
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and CPA
  • Minimum of 6-8 years experience in corporate accounting including at least 3 years of management experience
  • Organized and able to handle a large work load and be detail oriented
  • Extensive experience with computerized accounting systems and monthly close process
  • Must have proficiency in PC applications such as MS-Excel and MS-Word

Benefits and Perks:
  • Industry leading Parental Leave Policy (up to 16 weeks)
  • Generous healthcare
  • Bright Horizons back-up care program
  • Generous paid time off
  • Education reimbursement
  • Referral Program
  • Opportunities to network and connect

Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Newmark Knight Frank and the job location.

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Newmark Knight Frank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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