full time real estate

Job Details



Staff Property Accountant


Chicago, IL

Company Type :

Real Estate

Salary Range:

$50,000 - $60,000

Commensurate with experience level

Why this opportunity?

  • Rapidly growing company
  • Dynamic, collaborative environment
  • No regular travel required
  • Modern, open office environment


  • Unlimited vacation time
  • Stand up desks
  • Low-cost benefits thru BCBS
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • 401K
  • Fully covered Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance of $2K per month
  • Free catered lunch twice a week
  • Summer hours (Memorial Day-Labor Day leave at 1pm every Friday)
  • Flexibility to work from home on occasion

What does the job entail?

  • Prepare monthly financial statements – including general ledger review, monthly journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, and P&

L account schedules – and provide a detailed review and variance analysis, while ensuring they are properly stated, and all supporting schedules are valid

  • Perform monthly... close
  • Complete and review monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare escalation billings
  • Analyze and review bad debt reserves with property teams, adjusting as necessary
  • Analyze lease commissions, tenant allowances, and other capital items for proper classification and appropriateness
  • Attend and participate in monthly team meetings and market calls
  • Interact with A/R, Property Management, Asset Managers, etc.
  • Review of A/P coding and descriptions
  • Assist with bank loan draw preparation for tenant improvement costs
  • Prepare reimbursement billings to managed entities
  • May be requested to complete ad hoc duties (Prepare budgets, re-forecasts, and cash projections, assist with treasury functions, assist with audits, etc.)

What are the required qualifications?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting
  • Real estate/corporate accounting a plus
  • Experience with Yardi a plus
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel experience a must
  • Ability to work well in a team setting while understanding the necessity of clear communication and coordination
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Must be a results-driven team player

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