Buckingham Search

Accounting Associate-Unmatched Culture and Work-Life-Balance!

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Our client, a rapidly growing and innovative company in the real estate industry, is transforming the way people view home ownership. They are currently seeking an Accountant to join their team and help great people find their dream homes (and help you land your dream job). If you're looking to make a significant impact and advance your career in the real estate or property management industry, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

My team LOVES working with this client because the team is incredible. Their leadership team is approachable, hilarious, and truly supportive of their team. They not only all enjoy each other 9-5, but they find ways to be social through happy hours, team building, dinners at the CFOs house, and intramural sports leagues. This team is just great!

My team has hired 16+ people here and all of them still work there, which I think speaks volumes! They also offer amazing benefits like:

  • They offer premier healthcare at affordable rates and access to 401K.
  • Mental Wellness resources through Headspace & Ginger, Pet Insurance, Adoption assistance program, Compassion leave for pregnancy loss or failed adoption, and eldercare/special needs.

  • 33 paid days off to start (which includes PTO, Holidays, and personal days)

  • Hybrid working environment (only come in as needed, no set number of days in office)


Your responsibilities:

  • 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 information regarding performance.

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.


What you need:

  • 3+ years of experience in the Big 4 or public accounting
  • Bachelors in Accounting/Finance/or related field
  • Team player energy!


Posted On: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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