Buckingham Search

Senior Accountant - Well Known Real Estate Firm!

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

A Fortune 500 Real Estate company headquartered in downtown Chicago is looking to hire Senior Accountants to one of their growing portfolios.

The company is known for its far-reaching global presence, spanning 250+ offices in 75+ countries managing well over 4 billion square feet of property. They are publicly held and doing over $7B in annual revenue globally.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare general ledger entries as needed to ensure completeness and accuracy of the financial results in accordance with GAAP
  • Ensure financial close and reporting deadlines are met
  • Identify and implement process improvements, consistently reinventing processes to keep pace with growth to ensure scalability
  • Guide non-financial functional areas through accounting rationale and impact on reporting and control
  • Analyze actual results and investigate inconsistencies and errors
  • Ad-hoc projects as assigned

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3-7 years of experience; public accounting experience and SEC reporting experience preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or progress towards attainment is preferred
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Initiative and creativity in finding efficiencies
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications with strong experience in Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy; highly organized
  • Demonstrated capability to work across functions/organization

Posted On: Friday, January 28, 2022
Compensation: 75,000-85,000

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