Staff Accountant

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin
Job ID: 138415
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading real estate development company based in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Our client is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Staff Accountant to join their growing team. In this role, you will play a key part in ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of our client’s financial operations for a dynamic portfolio of development projects. This is a hybrid role with 2-3 days a week in office. It is budgeted for $70,000-$80,000 annual salary.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Set up new development projects in accounting system and perform regular reconciliations
  • Upload project budgets into the accounting system
  • Collaborate with project managers to review and provide budget-to-actual cost reports
  • Oversee cash flow for all development projects
  • Record, track and reconcile pre-development loans, draw reimbursements and project receivables
  • Prepare and monitor project Work-in-Progress (WIP) schedules and reports
  • Record, track and manage asset management fee and developer fee revenue
  • Ensure funding receipts are deposited and/or transferred to meet project payment obligations
  • Record project financial activity from external partners
  • Set up new legal entities in the accounting system
  • Record assets and liabilities on the balance sheet
  • Review closing documents and book inventory, acquisitions, construction loans and/or permanent loans
  • Reconcile legal entity costs to project costs
  • Work with finance and legal teams for capital funding
  • Manage and track land inventory (review and record purchases and sales)
  • Record and reconcile cash receipts
  • Verify proper authorization, coding and documentation for payment requests
  • Request capital contributions and distributions
  • Review loans, make interest payments and manage maturity dates
  • Provide monthly financial reports to project managers, finance teams, leadership and ownership

Staff Accountant Requirements: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Prior experience in the real estate, construction or property management industries is highly preferred
  • 2+ years of corporate accounting experience
  • Proficient in accounting principles (GAAP) and practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Daniel Pinkerton
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.