Staff Accountant

The Opportunity

At Berkadia, our Staff Accountants play a critical role in delivering an exceptional and smooth experience for our clients, partners and employees. Berkadia has an immediate opportunity for you to use your relationship-building skills, attention to detail and previous experience in a general accounting position, to support and assist our Corporate Accounting Manager with the responsibilities outlined below.

  • Daily review and approval of loan closing wires to ensure accurate accounting of loan proceeds.
  • Verify fee allocations by comparing closing documents to Salesforce.
  • Calculate available good faith funds to ensure no overdrafts occur.
  • Follow up with loan closers as needed.
  • Save, download and update files for each loan closing.
  • Daily posting of loan closing entries.
  • Review entries prepared by others for accuracy and post to the general ledger.
  • Follow up on all discrepancies as needed.
  • Prepare daily cash transactions for assigned bank accounts.
  • Posting of reclass entries pertaining to loan closings and good faith activity as needed.
  • Review of loan sale entries prepared by others for proper allocation and posting to the general ledger.
  • General ledger account reconciliations.
  • Month end accounting processes.
  • Assist with audit requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need to be successful in this role

  • Minimum one year of experience working in a general accounting role required.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and understanding of Accounting theory, principles and practices.
  • Previous experience working with a general ledger, posting journal entries, administrating cash transactions, reconciling information and participating in the monthly close process.
  • Proficiency with Excel required.
  • Experience with Workday Financials, Peoplesoft or Salesforce desirable.
  • Strong organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.


Berkadia, a joint venture of Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Group, is a leader in the commercial real estate industry, offering a robust suite of services to our multifamily and commercial property clients. Powered by deep relationships and industry-changing technology, our people sell, finance, and service commercial real estate, providing support for the entire life cycle of our clients' assets. Our unique ownership structure allows us to put the client's interests first and creates a marketplace that delivers a superior experience.

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Berkadia is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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Salary Range
$46,000.00 - 67,000.00
per Year
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Ambler, PA 19002, US
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