JPMorgan Chase Corporate Finance - Global Real Estate Construction Accounting - Associate in Columbus, Ohio
Corporate Finance provides accounting, financial management, project management, and reporting support to the real estate, technology, operations, human resources, sourcing & procurement, general services, legal & compliance, and other staff business units.
Global Real Estate Construction Accounting, a business unit within the Corporate Finance - Corporate Controllers Group, presently manages the real estate construction project creation process, invoice processing, retainage, construction close-out, asset settlement, and financial reporting for all global projects. Real Estate Construction Accounting manages construction on a global portfolio of 80+ million square feet of corporate office and banking center space with an annual spend in excess of $1 billion across 15,000projects.
The Global Real Estate Construction Accounting Operations Associate will have the following responsibilities:
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.
Ensurethat Invoice Service Level Agreement is maintained throughout the year.
Ensuredaily workload is completed with minimal errors and within designated timeframe.
Consistentlymeet 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.
Otherduties as assigned.
Bachelors' degree in Accountingor Finance required
Minimum of 2 - 5 yearsof relevant experience required in accounting or finance, withdemonstrated career progression
Big Four public accountingexperience, large corporate experience and/or CPA strongly preferred
Structured mindset withprocess/continuous improvement orientation
Proven ability to interfacewith various partners and customers
Strong interpersonal andpresentation skills
Strong analytical and financialskills with a track record of execution against deliverables
Creative self-starter with stronginitiative, ability to take ownership and work independently as well ascontribute to the broader team
Ability to multi-task andsucceed in a fast-paced, dynamicenvironment
Excellent oral and writtencommunication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
Experience preferred withautomated financial systems (SAP)
JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.