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General Manager

Company: Knewin
Location: Seattle
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally. Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you've got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you're looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create approvals and recommendations to client.
  • Develops, gains consensus for, implements, and reports for assigned assets.
  • Work alongside Facilities Maintenance and Management to regularly inspect facilities and property condition. Recommend, justify, develop and coordinate projects that enhance the assets and tenant experience.
  • Assign employees or vendors to duties such as maintenance, repair, or renovation and obtains bids for additional work from outside contractors pursuant to client and JLL guidelines. Notify tenants of special projects, emergencies, or other requests.
  • Works with Chief Engineer to assign employees to duties such as maintenance, repair, or renovation and obtains bids for additional work from outside contractors, pursuant to client and Jones Lang LaSalle guidelines.
  • Capable of managing major construction projects, events on campus, tenant improvements, and other projects for client. Review construction specifications or plans, obtaining advice from the Chief Engineer, Operating Engineers and/or engineering/design consultants.
  • Support retail support team and brokers in the preparation of LOIs, leases, and license agreements.
  • Responsible for oversight of lease administration process.
  • Upon execution of the Lease, GM oversees the tenant construction process, prepares the set-up of accounting information to collect specified rents and develops lease abstracts. Maintain intimate knowledge of lease agreements; ensure compliance from an accounting standpoint and act upon from an operations point of view. Participate in review of lease proposals and lease language, lease discussions, and negotiations.
  • Competitively bid and prepare all master service agreements to assure high quality and cost-effective services. Oversee service contractors and vendors. Participate in group bid process as appropriate.
  • Draft agreements for legal review. Ensure tenants and vendors comply with insurance and lease requirements. Ensure that all legal agreements have been fully executed according to client and JLL standards.
  • Ensure that client and JLL invoice procedures are followed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Approve purchase orders of supplies and equipment in accordance with client budgets and established parameters.
  • Identify and initiate process improvements for all current property systems.
  • Oversee completion of bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual client reporting.
  • Prepare the final budget documentation, calculations, and explanatory notes. Plan and administer budget for properties. Oversee achieving annual budgeted revenue, operating and capital expenses. Ensure timely and accurate reporting (bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, or as required).Prepare CAM estimates and reconciliations and oversee the reconciliation process.
  • Oversee the A/R of assigned properties. Follow client collection guidelines, including procedures for tenant rent collection. Review account aging reports to ascertain status of collections and balances outstanding and to evaluate effectiveness of current collection policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and/or reviews adjustments to tenant billback process. GM has a strong knowledge and understanding of CPI increases, escalations, recoveries, etc.Review and approve all accounts payable, ensuring accurate general ledge coding and property allocations.
  • Prepare and/or review financial statements and reports on status of office buildings such as occupancy rates and dates of expiration of leases.
  • Prepare, review, and present property status reports for client on a bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Prepare and review accruals with finance team on a regular basis.
  • Communicate regularly with the property team providing necessary support as well as 1:1 support and guidance.
  • Conduct periodic formal and informal performance evaluations.
  • Meet the assigned criteria within the Compliance Excellence Program and Engineering Audit. Assure compliance with JLL policies, procedures and standard practices.
  • Ensure that emergency procedures are in place, building staff are trained, and life safety systems are operating effectively.
  • Any and all other duties and tasks assigned. Skills/Qualifications:
    • Associate or Bachelor's Degree Required. Finance, accounting, or advanced degree a plus
    • Real Estate Broker's License Required
    • MRI experience a plus
    • Kardin experience a plus
    • Minimum five (5) years commercial real estate or property management experience.
    • Minimum three (3) years people-management experience of at least three (3) employees.
    • Familiarity with building systems, lease negotiations, documentation and administration.
    • Communication Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legal documents (lease documents, claims of lien, etc.), professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior level management, clients, tenants, vendors, peers and the general public.
    • Mathematical/Financial Skills: Experience in budget preparation and financial reporting. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, prorations, percentages, rent, parking fees, late fees and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to analyze, interpret and explain financial statements and calculate variances. Experience with accruals as well as CAM estimates and reconciliations. Possess proven financial and accounting acumen.
    • Reasoning: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to respond to and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule format. Strategic thinker with strong implementation orientation.
    • Technology: Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Capable of learning new programs and technology. Must have working knowledge in various budget applications.
    • Project Management: Capable of managing construction projects such as tenant improvements, restroom renovations and major repair and maintenance projects, etc. Physical Work Requirements and Work Conditions:
      • In compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA), the General Manager's responsibilities are such that in order to perform the required work in a safe and satisfactory manner, the following minimum physical requirements apply:
        • Is regularly required to sit for long periods of time
        • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
        • Reading video display terminals, order forms and other written documents
        • Lifting a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds
        • Using and accessing stairwells during emergencies
        • Using keyboards for typing and computer input
        • Hearing, speaking and answering the office telephone system
        • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability the ability to perform the essential functions. JLL is an equal opportunity employer and committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran's status, genetic information, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The EEO is the Law poster is available here The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, training, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. If you have questions about careers at JLL or are disabled and require further assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at or call: 866-580-7421 Estimated compensation for this position is: 99,000.00 - 149,000.00 USD per year The pay range listed is a total compensation range including bonus, if applicable. The provided range is an estimate and not guaranteed. An employment offer is based on applicant's education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data. Location: On-site -Seattle, WA If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet all the requirements. We're interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table! Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth: JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:
          • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
          • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
          • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary
          • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
          • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available About JLL - For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communitiesSEE A BRIGHTER WAY . JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit . JLL Privacy Notice Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely. For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement . For additional details please see our career site pages for each country. For candidates in the United States, please see a full copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here. This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination. Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL. Pursuant to the Arizona Civil Rights Act, criminal convictions are not an absolute bar to employment. Pursuant to Illinois Law, applicants are not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest. Pursuant to Columbia, SC ordinance, this position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate. California Residents only If you are a California resident as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) please view ourSupplemental Privacy Statement which describes your rights and disclosures about your personal information.If you are viewing this on a mobile device you may want to view the CCPA version on a larger device. Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, JLL will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Keywords: Knewin, Seattle , General Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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