Financial Reporting Associate - Fast Growing Real Estate Company!

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is proud to represent one of the fastest-growing real estate companies in Chicago! This is a team full of high energy, talented and collaborative professionals; many of whom our team has helped to get hired!

Exciting things to know:

  • The company has experienced aggressive growth and has more than doubled its number of properties in the past 2 years.
  • This is a new role due to growth!
  • Just moved to a newly renovated office in the loop that has collaborative workspaces, private offices, and a huge cafeteria and gym onsite.
  • Employees truly feel supported by the company and leadership.
  • Exposure across the organization. Not uncommon for the CEO and other leadership to walk up to the desks of everyone.
  • Strong benefits: health, dental, vision, life, 401k match
  • Aggressive promotions and career path.


  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of internal and external financial statements and reports, maintaining the highest quality, reliability, and accuracy.
  • Develop and maintain the integrity of the financial reporting process.
  • Contribute to the development of written policies and procedures over the financial reporting process.
  • Research and resolve accounting issues including evaluation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements to ensure US GAAP compliance.
  • Execute internal controls with a continuous improvement and ownership mentality.
  • Analyze and interpret operating and financial information regarding performance.
  • May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within the accounting team as well as train coworkers.


  • 2+ years of experience within an accounting firm with exposure to the real estate industry preferred.
  • CPA or progress towards CPA preferred.
  • Experience with Yardi is desired and strong Microsoft Excel skills are required.
  • Strong analytical skills and financial acumen. A creative and innovative approach to solving problems and resolving issues.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines and maintain a continuous improvement mentality.
  • Committed to the personal and professional development of self and colleagues.

Posted On: Friday, July 24, 2020

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