Staff Accountant

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Staff Accountant

Chicago, Illinois

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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$ 60,000 - $ 75,000 per year

Chicago, Illinois

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

$ 60,000 - $ 75,000 per year

August 01, 2022

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Job ID: F1299996-PEL_1659374702

August 01, 2022

Job ID: F1299996-PEL_1659374702

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Staff Accountant

Position Overview

As a result of growth, we are seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and critical thinker with 0-3 years of experience in one of the following disciplines: public accounting, auditing, financial reporting, or investment fund consolidation. Real estate experience is a plus.

Currently, we support more than 20 investment funds with over $5 billion in multitype real estate assets, a portfolio that continues to see year-over-year growth. Our offices have access to green space, walking paths, and several shopping and dining options. Our office suite features single and double-occupancy offices, and our hybrid work option allows fully onboarded employees to split time between home and office.

Benefits

Competitive salary, annual bonus, unlimited PTO, 401(k) with match, healthcare/dental (employee premiums covered 100%), hybrid work option available

Responsibilities

Staff Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager. Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in preparation of monthly and annual consolidated fair value financial reporting packages, including statements of net assets, statements of operations, statements of changes in net assets, statements of cash flows, and client-specific supplemental schedules
  • Collecting, organizing, and reviewing data from property managers and fund sponsors to understand property financials
  • Coordinating with financial auditors and clients to ensure timely and accurate fair value financial reporting
  • Preparing annual financial audit reports, assisting on preparation of footnotes
  • Identifying, investigating, and resolving issues individually and with colleagues
  • Reviewing and analyzing legal documents, including loan and partnership agreements
  • Researching and compiling data for quarterly property status and performance summaries for asset managers

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will have…

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a plus
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience (may include internship experience) in public accounting, auditing, financial reporting, or investment fund consolidation accounting
  • Ability to learn technical concepts including consolidations, consolidated and equity method investments, GAAP fair value accounting and related valuations, and others
  • Strong Excel skills a must, knowledge of Yardi software a plus
  • Familiarity with legal real estate documents and real estate construction a plus
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills; strong attention to detail
  • A self-starter attitude, ability to work independently and collaborate with others
  • Strong communication and writing skills; prior client service experience a plus
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively and meet deadlines
  • Natural curiosity about role; interest in growing in company, profession

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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

We look forward to working with you.

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