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Property Accountant

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Job Location:Chicago Area
Job Type:Permanent
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Job Post Date:08/01/2023


Our client, nationally recognized in their field and headquartered in the Chicago area, is seeking a Property Accountant. This person will work closely with the Accounting Manager and the Accounting team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Generate monthly financial statements, complete month-end accounting closing process and prepare month end account reconciliations
  • Issue financial statement packages including maintenance of recurring and reversing journal entries, accruals, income journal, reclassifications, and other required journal entries
  • Support Accounting Manager in reporting requirements (cash flow, variance reporting) and assisting in compiling budget data
  • Assist in computing and filing monthly agency tax returns
  • Manage weekly payables check runs and aging reports
  • Update and manage fixed asset detail ledgers and depreciation
  • Assist in providing audit schedules, data requests and auditor inquiries


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • licensed CPA preferred but not required
  • 2-3 years of experience in a bookkeeping or accounting position
  • Strong diplomacy and communication skills, verbal and written, with the ability to build effective relationships with senior managers and other team members
  • Knowledge of general ledger chart of accounts and expense coding