Job: Corporate Finance - Global Real Estate Construction Accounting Operations Analyst

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Job Description

Corporate Finance providesaccounting, financial management, project management, and reporting support tothe real estate, technology, operations, human resources, sourcing &procurement, general services, legal & compliance, and other staff businessunits.


Global Real EstateConstruction Accounting, a business unit within the Corporate Finance -Corporate Controllers Group, presently manages the real estate constructionproject creation process, invoice processing, retainage, constructionclose-out, asset settlement, and financial reporting for all global projects. Real Estate Construction Accounting manages constructionon a global portfolio of 80 million square feet of corporate office andbanking center space with an annual spend in excess of $1 billion across 15,000 projects.


The Global Real EstateConstruction Accounting Operations Analyst will have the followingresponsibilities:

  • Perform assigned responsibilities including project setup,funding, invoice processing, closeout, and quality/audit checks in accordancewith department standards and Service Level Agreements.
  • Analyze and reconcile project information, funding, and invoicingrequiring specialized knowledge of Project Accounting project processingmethodology incorporating process/policy standards within the department.
  • Ensure that Invoice Service Level Agreement is maintained throughout the year.
  • Ensure daily workload is completed with minimal errors and within designated time frame.
  • Consistently meet established daily production and accuracy expectations.
  • Obtain thorough understanding of assigned responsibilities, fixedasset accounting concepts, budget codes, detailed knowledge of operations thataffect our clients,  Project Accounting terms, overall operatingtransactions flow, and all corporate and/or vendor systems and interfaces thataffect the timely processing of assigned responsibilities.
  • Respond to, research and resolve outstanding items for assignedresponsibilities. 
  • Communicate with partners to facilitate resolution of outstandingitems.  Partners will include internal customers and external serviceproviders.
  • Identify exemptions to standards, determining underlying causesand escalating to the supervisor and/or partners as appropriate. 
  • Maintain accurate documentation to support transaction processingin compliance with Corporate Accounting and Project Accounting practices andpolicies.
  • Cross-train on other functions in order to provide back up forother analysts during vacations, illness, etc. 
  • Suggest process improvements to supervisor.
  • Analyze, track and report on project processing irregularities onassigned responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Two year Accounting / Finance /Business Degree preferred (or equivalent work experience - minimum of 3 years).
  • Strong MS Office knowledge specifically Excel and Outlook.
  • Previous accounting and customer service experience is required, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Ability to grasp accounting concepts and apply appropriately.
  • Ability to research and resolve or suggest resolutions to problems (including follow-up).
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to complete self review of work.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in a high volume production environment with emphasis on teamwork, meeting established deadlines, and multi-tasking under pressure.
  • Knowledge of Construction Project Accounting preferred.