Finance & Accounting

Senior Accountant

Chicago, IL (On-site)
Full Time

My client, one of the most highly reputable real estate investment firms in Chicago, is seeking a Senior Accountant to add to their development team. This person will mentor junior personnel and have an integral role in some of the most prominent development projects in the Chicago area.


  • Prepare monthly workpapers and reporting package, including financial statements and variance analysis
  • Report on both tax and GAAP basis
  • Maintain cash forecast model and monitor cash flow
  • Assist in the development of accounting policies and procedures
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Perform intercompany analysis and reimbursements
  • Maintain general ledgers for corporate and venture entities
  • Assist in budget preparation and review
  • Assist in year-end tax return process
  • Review accounts payable invoices for coding
  • Assist on various projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Approximately 3-7 years of experience in public or private accounting
  • CPA a plus
  • Real estate experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Professional presence, outstanding work ethic and ability to work in a cohesive team environment
  • Must have the desire to learn about and understand the hard assets and underlying numbers