If this sounds like you, well, then you will love the culture at Avison Young!
Avison Young is a global commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm, offering transaction, management, financial and consulting services. We’ve designed our corporate structure to best serve our clients by enhancing collaboration across our organization.
Real estate can have an enormous positive impact on people’s lives – and we’re in the business of making spaces and places work better for people. Our purpose is to create real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people.
We care about each other and we have each other’s backs. This makes Avison Young a great place to be a client, and a great place to work. We support the whole person and their complete wellness – economic, mental and physical – because what’s best for our business comes from our people bringing their whole selves to work.
Of course we love it here, but outsiders think we’re pretty great too: Avison Young was awarded the prestigious America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2022, presented by Forbes and Statista, Inc. We’re proud to be regularly recognized for our team, services and culture and our team members enjoy comprehensive compensation and benefit programs. Through our customized work options, we give our people the flexibility to create a work environment that puts their overall well-being first. After all, we are powered by people.
An exciting opportunity exists to join our Central Region Finance team in a fast-paced environment with North America’s fastest growing commercial real estate services company.
The Finance Manager position supports the local markets in various aspects including month-end close, transaction invoicing, accounts receivable management, process improvements, and month end reporting. Works under the direction of the Central Region Finance Director. The ideal candidate will project a positive attitude, eagerness to learn and a sincere desire to become an integral part of our team.
Oversee monthly revenue forecasting in conjunction with local markets and Finance Director
Manage Central Region finance associates under leadership of regional Finance Director
Provide monthly financial reporting to Market Leaders as required
Liaise with Corporate Accounting on all market specific financial matters with oversight of Finance Director
Review and approve weekly commission payroll with regional revenue processing team
Understand market specific compensation structures that may exist
Generate various broker reports to provide brokers, Finance Director and Market Leaders
Develop annual budgets with Finance Director and Market Leaders
Ensure accounts receivable for the region are maintained by revenue processing team; support the collections process by interfacing with applicable broker and, if necessary, corporate legal department
Understand relationships between internal service lines; more specifically, to assist in processing cross-service line referral fees
Approve accounts payable prepared by AP processor to ensure proper coding and budget alignment
Five or more years of experience in a Finance, Accounting and/or Operations role
4 Year Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of personalities
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks
Ability to read, comprehend and interpret associated legal documents (i.e. contracts, leases)
Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
Positive attitude and the ability to quickly respond to co-workers and clients
Possess technical proficiency in Microsoft products
Demonstrate understanding of financial and accounting reporting
Takes initiative in expanding professional development for themselves and their teams
Our Equal Opportunity Commitment:
Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world. We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.
The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.
For those requiring assistance with disabilities, information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices. Apply with us TODAY!