Buckingham Search

Accounting Associate-Growth & Flexibility!

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

A residential real estate property developer, that has more than doubled in size since 2017, and they are looking to add an Accounting Associate to their team! This hire will support the accounting needs of the organization, 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’ll 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.


• Some 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.


  • Hybrid work schedule (with an awesome downtown location)
  • An amazing team looking to train and develop your skills
  • Learn the ins and outs of real estate
  • Be an innovator!

Posted On: Thursday, May 25, 2023

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