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.