Financial Accountant

  • Job Reference: 425086654-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Cushman & Wakefield
  • Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title

Financial Accountant

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the performance of cash and accrual management functions, general ledger accounting, and financial reporting. Use established Accounting principles to work under limited supervision and to provide assistance to the management of the team with daily operations

Job Description


* Perform regular and recurring accounting functions requiring professional competency

* Generate, review, analyze, and communicate financial data that reflects actual financial performance against approved budgets

* Analyze and/or assist with analysis of accounting transactions

* Audit items in order to calculate costs

* Prepare general ledger journal entries and analysis of accounts

* Prioritize and maintain organization of a high volume work load; may also monitor and evaluate workload of others

* Record cash-related transactions and monitor daily bank balances

* Prepare bank reconciliations (checking, money market, and security deposit accounts

* Review invoices to ensure proper recording of accounts payable and accounts receivable

* Create and distribute accurate internal and external reports

* Create and maintain computer-based account files

* Prepare and process expense accruals

* Ensure books and financials are in accordance with all required accounting standards

* Apply the financial policies and procedures of the company and bring inconsistencies and problems to the attention of management

* Manage and provide support and guidance to others

* Effectively communicate and respond to internal and external accounting questions

* Perform special projects as assigned


* Bachelor's Degree

* 3-5 years relevant accounting experience preferred

* Or any similar combination of education and experience

* Prior experience with accounting or database software packages

* Basic knowledge of commercial real estate preferred

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

* Ability to use a 10 Key computer board

* Effective and efficient time management skills

* Detail oriented and thorough

* Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service

* Excellent interpersonal skills with high initiative, flexibility, and team approach to work

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

Physical Requirements

* Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day

* Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type

* Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

* Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing

* Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand

* Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without 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.