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Property Accountant - Entry Level

We are a third party recruiter. This posting is on behalf of Jones Lang Lasalle.

Searching for Entry Level Property Accountants who want to start their Accounting career with one of the largest Real Estate management companies in Illinois! A great opportunity and room for growth within 3 years.

Job Description
As a property accountant you will be responsible for:
  • Maintaining and closing the books monthly for between 5-7 properties
  • Maintaining a customer service relationship with each property (external customers
  • Everything that goes into a full cycle close for accounting (but with 5 properties)
  • Journal entries
  • Reconciliations
  • Ad hoc reporting for each property
  • Updating and maintaining the general ledger
As of now the role is fully remote, when back in the office it will be in downtown Chicago.
Must Haves
  • Accounting Degree
  • Excel skills - Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP
  • Property Accounting experience - willing to take an internship experience
Top Skills
  • Accrual vs. Cash based accounting experience
  • ERP experience (nice to have Yardi, Lawson, or CAM, but not required.

3 month contract to hire - $22 an hour, $55k once permanent
Must be able to submit to a drug and background screening