Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Chicago, Illinois
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Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant to work in the development accounting area. The incumbent will be responsible for all accounting activities associated with the projects assigned. Specific duties include mentoring entry level personnel, general accounting, internal management reporting, ledger reconciliations, accounts receivable/payable and payroll analysis. The Senior Accountant will also interface with internal associates within construction, development, finance, tax and legal as well as external contacts. The position involves collaboration to produce a variety of high quality reports that are used in consolidated reporting, financial analysis and forecasting. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style. The Senior Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager.
Review and/or prepare applications for payment from the general contractor perspective (G702/703) and/or the owner’s perspective.
Oversee the Textura processing for all contracts, designers and vendors, associated with assigned projects. Support e-Builder functionality and reconcile the project costs to the general ledger each month. Facilitate the timely and accurate data entry process for all invoice applications, change orders, general expenses.
Coordinate the disbursement of funds through various title companies.
Prepare and analyze the general ledger, financial statements and appropriate accrual and adjusting journal entries in accordance with GAAP.
Review and/or prepare monthly work papers and reporting for projects assigned. Assist commercial accounting with the consolidation of financial results to owners.
Prepare profitability analysis for assigned projects. Evaluate financial and operational activities and make recommendations to improve efficiency and internal control.
Participate in various business process and technology integration initiatives. Participate in annual audits. Collaborate with business teams and senior management on operational reporting metrics.
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Minimum of 5+ years of accounting experience ideally focused on real estate development and general contracting.
Superior organizational skills, must be detail oriented and have the ability to prioritize and multitask to meet dead lines.
A experienced detail oriented with excellent judgment, interpersonal skills and ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Excellent analytical skills with ability to evaluate data and present solutions to solve business issues.
Ability to recognize issues and communicate with management in a clear and articulate manner.
Knowledge of JD Edwards, Textura, eBuilder, HFM, Hubble, or other property management related software, a plus. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
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