Senior Accountant | Real Estate | Downtown Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD80,000 - USD100,000
  • Top Chicago Real Estate Developer - breaking ground on new property in 2023!
  • Partner directly with the CFO and VP of Accounting and Finance!

About Our Client

My client is a privately held Real Estate Developer started by the founder who got their start in Real Estate nearly 30 years ago. My client is rapidly growing and expanding their presence in the Chicago Real Estate Development market! They are breaking ground this year on multiple properties in the Chicagoland area and expanding their presence into Denver, Colorado as well.

My client is looking for a Senior Accountant that will work directly with the CFO and Director of Finance and Operations to handle the Accounting and Finance for Chicago and Denver. My client is keen on everyone having the opportunity to develop their career and professionally develop offering exposure to Accounting, Finance, and Operations in this blended role!

This role is ideal if you are looking to join a rapidly growing organization, work alongside leadership that will empower you to make decisions and develop professionally!

Job Description

The Key Responsibilities for the Senior Accountant position:

  • Assist in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close and reporting requirements
  • Own financial responsibilities for both Chicago and Denver project
  • Process monthly draws, maintain project costbooks, update projected cash flows, and track change orders
  • Identify process improvements and procedures
  • Performing budgeting, forecasting, and financial modeling to contribute to analysis and tracking of company revenue targets
  • Ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis as needed

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting
  • Previous Real Estate experience preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Strong business communication and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well cross-functionally
  • Exceptional attention to detail

What's on Offer

  • True blended Accounting and Finance role!
  • 401K Match - vested after just 3 months
  • 100% paid employee health care
  • Work from home Fridays
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Parking provided
  • Amazing collaborative team culture, fun people to work with
  • Mentorship from the CFO and Director of Finance
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