Buckingham Search

Accounting Associate-Hybrid Downtown Chicago

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Our client is a real estate firm in downtown Chicago, and they are looking for an Accounting Associate to join their team! In this role, you will assist the Financial Close team in preparing recurring monthly, quarterly, and annual journals in accordance with the period-end close of the Company as well as ad-hoc projects as required. You will also assist in the performance of various other activities throughout the month to ensure transactions are recorded timely and completely.


  • Weekly, monthly, and period-end closing duties including preparation of journal entries and reconciliations as required
  • Assist in the coordination and support of third-party auditors
  • Collaborate with other teams within the organization including Operations, Treasury, and Internal Audit
  • Execute internal controls with a continuous improvement and ownership mentality
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of internal and external financial statements and reports, maintaining the highest quality, reliability, and accuracy
  •  Research and resolve accounting issues including evaluation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements to ensure US GAAP compliance
  • Analyze and interpret operating and financial performance information
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned


  • 1-3 years of public accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA

Posted On: Thursday, June 22, 2023

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