Associate Real Estate Accountant | CBRE | Boston, MA

Are you ready to start an exciting career with CBRE?

About The Role:
Responsible for day to day accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements.

What You’ll Do:

  • Maintain, record and reconcile daily cash receipts. Complete billing uploads and receivable research. Routine accounting functions – crafts and reconciles accounting entries while resolving discrepancies.
  • Work with other Accountants to prepare source data for income and balance sheet statements.
  • Populate financial schedules, report and record for supervisor review.
  • Verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.
  • Update information in various databases, iTrack and PeopleSoft, to add clients, modify billing rules, set up vendors and customers in MTA (My Transactions) commission system, etc. on a timely basis.
  • Update cash receipt information in the sub ledger accurately and timely.
  • Process billing/invoicing and enters data into the accounting databases. May either apply or submit cash applications to the vouchers/invoices. Research and resolve accounts receivable issues.
  • May assist in month-end procedures.

What You’ll Need:
To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of two to four years of related experience and/or training.
  • Real Estate License
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to convey financial information to non-financial users.
  • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate basic figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

When you join CBRE you will have the support and resources of a global firm where an entrepreneurial mentality is encouraged. You’ll realize your potential with exciting work, fast-paced assignments, an environment of constant learning and dedication to results! To enable your success, we provide the best tools, training and leaders in the industry.

Our culture is built on our RISE values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Crafting the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive.

Coming to work for CBRE, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, 401k, and extraordinary perks such as career growth and longevity!

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