Senior Property Accountant - Real Estate

Recruiter
Baker Tilly US, LLP
Location
Chicago
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 May 2021
Closes
11 May 2021
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Overview:
Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm, providing clients a genuine coast–to–coast and global advantage with critical mass and top–notch talent in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the worlds leading financial centers New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 148 territories, with 36,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $4.0 billion.Many of Baker Tillys roles have the opportunity to work remotely. Please discuss with your talent acquisition professional to understand the requirements for an opportunity you are exploring.Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.

Responsibilities:
Are you ready for a new accounting challenge? Do you want to use your experience from public or private accounting in a new way? Join Baker Tilly (BT) as a Senior Property Accountant with our growing outsourced Client Accounting Services practice! This is a great opportunity to be a valued business advisor property accounting services to multiple clients across the country. As one of the fastest growing firms in the nation, BT has the ability to offer you upward career trajectory, flexibility in how and where you get your work done and meaningful relationships with clients, teammates and leadership who truly care about you and your development.In this role, you will work in a cloudbased environmentand serve as a Senior Accounting Associatefor multiple clients across the country, working with a team ofprofessionalsto provide property accounting services to their businesses. Come and join a fast growing team, where we can offeryou variety in your client work to help you grow your skills and asteady schedule toallow for a healthy work/life balance! You will enjoy this role if: You are looking for your next challenge, crave variety where no day is the same and feel your skills and experience can be better utilizedYou are comfortable using technology and would enjoy helping businesses become more automated through cloud based accounting solutionsYou are looking to be part of a fast growing, innovative practice where your hard work and creativity can help us continue to build, improve and advanceYou like a corporate accounting department schedule and environment, but also crave the investment in technology and training that an innovative CPA firm provides to accountantsWhat you will do:The Senior Property Accounting Associate will handle accounting matters for various commercial/retail/hospitality assets. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:Prepare and deliver monthly financial reporting package for each assigned propertyMaintain accounting records for ownership entities holding real estate assetsMonitor compliance of certain ownership, debt and other agreementsPrepare annualized income and expense projections each month to assist Property Management and client in cash flow management and determining when investor approvals are requiredPrepare and analyze periodic excess net cash flow distribution calculationsPrepare journal entries related to significant transactions such as acquisitions, dispositions, and financingsPrepare data to support the annual financial statement audit and preparation of tax returnsAssist in preparation and review of annual budgetWork alongside Property Management to prepare tenant reconciliation settlements in accordance with stipulated lease terms including, but not limited to, operating expenses, real estate taxes and utilitiesInput and setup all new leases and lease renewals in property management softwareLearn and grow from direct on the job coaching and mentoring along with participating in firm wide learning and development programsUtilize your entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally and with your clientsSupport the growth and development of team members through the Baker Tilly Care and Teach philosophy, helping associates meet their professional goalsEnjoy friendships, social activities and team outings that encourage a work–life balance

Qualifications:
Successful candidates will have: Bachelors degree in accountingThree+ (3)+ years of experience in commercial real estate or public accounting (with exposure to commercial real estate)Development/Construction accounting background is preferredIntermediate to advance with MS Office software/ExcelExperience with MRI or YardiExcellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills, with strong attention to detailExceptional verbal and written communication, collaboration, and time management skillsEligibility to work in the U.S., without sponsorship, highly preferred

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