At a glance
Location: US-IL-Chicago
Posted: 3/23/2021
Closing: 4/22/2021
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Senior Property Accountant
Creative Financial Staffing
Job description

Our client is a nationally recognized Real Estate company and they're seeking a Senior Property Accountant. The company is one of the fastest growing and successful real estate providers in the country, therefore there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the finance/ accounting department. The company boasts a team-oriented and collaborative culture. You will be joining over 20 energetic teammates in the commercial real estate accounting department.



Responsibilities for Senior Property Accountant



  • Manage month end close, including preparing all journal entries / accruals necessary to complete monthly financials

  • Prepare bank reconciliations

  • Maintain monthly balance sheet work paper files for both an office building and a TRS

  • Produce accounting and property management report packages which meet distribution deadlines

  • Maintain proper internal control documentation

  • Ensure accuracy of lease information entered into accounting system

  • Prepare monthly management fee billing / reimbursement information for payment by owner

  • Review and approve capital and operating invoices for coding accuracy

  • Submit weekly accounts payable funding request to owner

  • Help with preparing capital and operating draw packages

  • Maintain depreciation / amortization schedules

  • Assist with quarterly reforecast and annual budget preparation

  • Interface with building management and owner representatives on financial and operational issues

  • Prepare annual escalation and settlement billings for CAM and RET charges

  • Responsible for the payment of real estate taxes and monitoring of letters of credit

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications for Senior Property Accountant:



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience/education

  • Minimum 3-5 years full cycle commercial office accounting experience that demonstrates the ability to produce accurate work in a detailed, organized and timely manner

  • Working knowledge and experience with MRI and Kardin software preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Exceptionally strong qualitative and analytical skills

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft based software

  • Ability to work efficiently and independently

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