Senior Property Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_864973_2871185

Parker and Lynch is seeking a Senior Property Accountant in the Chicagoland area. Great opportunity to get into the booming real estate business by joining this rapidly growing real estate company! Our client is offering a competitive salary, prime location in the heart of Chicago with an great work/life balance.

This role will entail assisting the accounting team completing different tasks related to finance accounting, administrative, and other reports and analysis. As well, completing tasks assigned by ownership, senior leadership, employer supervisor. The ideal candidate will have a background in residential property accounting.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with accounting to improve processes and internal controls designed around the financial processes
  • Assist with external audits, compilations, 1099 processing and sales tax returns.
  • Respond to requests from ownership, lenders, and other departments.
  • Review accounts payable, process checks and assist with cash management
  • Prepare journal entries for various transactions and cash receipts
  • Assist with annual budgets and uploading files
  • Qualifications:

  • 4 plus years of residential property accounting
  • Property management software required
  • Bachelors in Accounting – will consider finance background if they have Yardi experience
  • CPA is a plus
  • Huge plus is Yardi experience!
  • Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Perks:

  • Own Office
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA
  • 401K
  • Quarterly bonus program.
  • Growing company – opportunity for promotion


  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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