Buckingham Search

Senior Accountant - Real Estate

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

A growing Real Estate company in Chicago is in search of a Senior Accountant! This role is responsible for performing monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting activities, including reconciliations, account analysis, and financial reports for various business units.

Exciting Benefits:

  • A culture that provides you a sense of belonging and an environment that provides you a voice to share your perspectives
  • Hybrid in-office/remote work to balance personal and professional needs
  • Annual incentive to reward your achievements
  • Paid unlimited PTO to disconnect or celebrate life milestones
  • Paid Family Leave Plan that begins after 90 days
  • No meeting weeks to concentrate on what's important
  • Robust health plan options and monthly phone reimbursement
  • Wellness allowance and perks, including yearly subscription to HeadSpace

What You Will Do:

  • Prepare journal entries in compliance with US GAAP and the company’s policies and procedures, including supporting documentation and approvals
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for corporate entities in accordance with US GAAP, ensuring all balances are properly stated and supporting schedules are accurate and complete
  • Communicate with business unit heads monthly to review budget to actual performance
  • Collaborate with property/development accounting team on a regular basis to ensure the team is making the appropriate equity/investment accounting entries at the project/property level
  • Develop and update reconciliations for all investor level contributions and distributions
  • Review G/L coding and descriptions on invoices and expense reports for corporate entities 

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working in an open, team-oriented environment

You'll crush it if you have experience with:

  • Public accounting and/or real estate industry experience
  • Experience with Entrata and/or Yardi
  • Experience with SaaS accounting
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy


Posted On: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Compensation: 75,000 - 85,000

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