Senior Portfolio Accounting Associate

Chicago, IL |$90-100K | Job ID: 98847

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Job Description

Interested in a hybrid position in the real estate investment industry? Want to join a company that values work life balance (hello summer Fridays!) and a team of enthusiastic, hungry individuals? LaSalle Network is partnering with a company based in Chicago for a Senior Portfolio Accounting Associate role. This organization has experienced substantial growth and offers the unique opportunity to work directly with its leadership team on all strategic projects and future expansion. The ideal candidate has worked within financial services, real estate or public accounting, has 3+ years of experience and is “owning” engagements or parts of the accounting process. This role offers a competitive base salary up to $100,000 with bonus potential up to 40%, along with great benefits. This opportunity will work on a hybrid schedule with a lot of flexibility.


Who you are: An up and coming accounting professional looking for a dynamic culture with a growing real estate investment company. You have a background within public accounting or 3+ years of corporate accounting within real estate or fund work.


What you will do: Manage month-end close process for different funds, prepare investor deliverables and manage third party communication, assist with any acquisition opening/closing activities, etc.


Senior Portfolio Accounting Associate Responsibilities:

  • Maintain relationships and coordinate with joint venture partners on property financials
  • Prepare opening and closing entries for acquisitions and dispositions of properties
  • Consolidate property and fund level financial activity
  • Record investor level activity and reports through ERP and generate deliverables
  • Review fund level activity, run fund cash analyses and share projections with leadership/investors
  • Support year end audit and tax filings
  • Ad-hoc reporting as requested by management


Senior Portfolio Accounting Associate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • 2-4+ years of corporate accounting experience (within the real estate industry) or public accounting experience
  • Strong GAAP knowledge
  • Yardi software experience a plus
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact in a fast-paced environment


If you are interested in this Senior Portfolio Accounting Associate opportunity, please apply today!


Thank you,


Brad Whitlock
Accounting & Finance Project Manager

LaSalle Network


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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.