Property Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

If you have a background in real estate and property management and want to work remotely, look no further! 

Accounting Principals is partnered with an excellent client of ours who is seeking a Property Accountant. An ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years of working experience in real estate or property management who is a detail orientated, self-starter!

This is a 100% remote and contract to hire role. Candidates MUST live in Illinois or surrounding states. 


  • Compiles and analyzes information for multiple real estate entities.
  • Prepares entries to accounts and documents business transactions.
  • Prepares cash account reconciliations, accounts payable reconciliations, rent and security payment analysis, monthly journal entries, general ledger analysis, balance sheets, and income statements.
  • Prepares related operating/expense analysis reports
  • Prepares spreadsheets and charts to analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital.
  • Prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected entity’s financial position for other managers.
  • Conducts general ledger analysis for multiple real estate entities and prepares detail of internal audit checklist.
  • Prepares running daily cash balances; answers correspondence; transmits electronic payments.
  • Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
  • Audits and reconciles mortgage loan escrow activity statements
  • Prepares real estate taxes and payroll tax returns
  • Qualifications

  • BS/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field is preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, and accounting software (e.g. Management Reports, Inc.).
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP  and regulations.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent ability to communicate both verbally and through writing.

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