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Accounting Manager

33 Realty
Chicago, IL 60654

Privately held Real Estate & Construction firm seeking a full-time Accounting Manager for our River North office. This person is responsible for handling a wide variety of work associated with two different business lines: Property Management and Maintenance.  This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a small local team and gain exposure across multiple areas of real estate.


We are seeking a well-rounded accounting professional to assist in all accounting and financial reporting functions.  Duties range from the monthly close process, property-specific reporting, oversight of property-level operating budgeting, tax/statutory/insurance compliance and cash management.  Must have supervisory experience and be a hands-on Accounting professional. This position will also be part of a team that creates and implements policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document accounting issues.


  • Oversee and manage a team of accountants; work on organizational and professional development and training

  • Responsible for performing and/or overseeing all accounting functions for the Property Management and Maintenance businesses, including the following:

    • Month-end close

    • Bank Reconciliations

    • Financial reporting compilation and oversight, including the interpretation of sophisticated financial analyses

    • Tax-related client requests

    • Comprehensive review and quality control process for the financial reporting function as it relates to our external client base

  • Work respectfully and effectively across functions within the Company to hold colleagues accountable to collectively delivering high-quality work product to clients

  • Work across all Company business lines (Property Management, Maintenance, Realty and Construction companies) to make sure that organizational needs are being met with respect to Accounting

  • Provide both oversight and hands-on management of Treasury functions across over 90 bank accounts, including managing cash and working capital

  • Ensure all statutory reporting & tax requirements are followed

  • Oversee receivable and payable activity across the management portfolio

  • Supervise and review preparation of all required external reporting in a timely manner

  • Evaluate and update accounting and internal control policies and systems

  • Oversee administration of two Property Management software platforms as it relates to Accounting/Reporting

  • Work within different formats and requirements of financial reporting packages, which vary by client

  • Provide oversight to all ad hoc financial reporting requests including tenant CAM reconciliations, client cash projections and reconciliations of debt

  • Strong understanding of accrual v. cash accounting, providing regular guidance to team members on key accounting concepts

  • Serve as the champion of the property management teams internal performance metrics (KPIs), with responsibility for compiling, tracking, reporting and developing new items as required

  • Work with the executive team on special projects


  • BS in Accounting required; MS or MBA in Accounting preferred

  • Experience with Yardi is required

  • Experience with commercial and residential real estate

  • 5+ years of direct and relevant accounting experience with 2 years in a supervisory role

  • Strong work ethic, with a demonstrated ability to go the extra mile

  • Working knowledge of GAAP

  • Highly organized with attention to detail

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to professionally and confidently communicate on accounting/reporting-related topics to both accounting professionals and non-accounting professionals

  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.)

  • Experience with property management software, Appfolio knowledge is a plus

  • Ability to manage multiple bank and technology platforms


Posted: 2019-12-11 Expires: 2020-01-10

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Chicago, IL 60654

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