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Property Accounting Associate

JLL Westmont Full-Time
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The Client Accounting Services team is looking for a Property Accounting Associate based in Westmont, IL. Successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting with 1-2 years of accounting experience preferred – real estate experience is a plus.

This Associate will prepare financial statements for a portfolio of properties, including General Ledger month-end close, actual-to-budget variance review, cash management, audits, bank reconciliations and spreadsheet preparation. Associate will prepare timely and accurate monthly property financial statements for a property portfolio by deadlines established within Client Accounting Services and by external Client.



•     Prepare financial statements for a portfolio of properties: General Ledger month-end close, actual to budget variance review, and ability to learn various types of real estate accounting software
•     Prepare timely and accurate monthly property financial statements for a 3 to 4 property portfolio  by deadlines established within Client Accounting Services and by external Client
•     Prepare additional schedules, which are required to support account balances or are specifically required by owners
•     Submit financial statements and work papers in reviewable form (including documentation) and within the proper time frame for review
•     Responsible for cash management of assigned properties
•     Insure that all bank statements are reconciled on a timely basis and follow-up on all outstanding checks and reconciling items monthly
•     Maintain a working knowledge of mortgage agreements and management agreements for assigned properties
•     Assist property manager in responding to tenant and owner requests for financial information


•     Bachelor's degree in Accounting
•     1 - 2 years accounting experience preferred but not required; real estate a plus
•     Strong analytical skills, organizational skills
•     Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic
•     Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•     Computer proficiency
•     Strong attention to detail and proficient time management and the ability to excel in a fast paced environment.

Location(s): Westmont, Illinois


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Skills required

Financial Transactions
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
General Ledger
Standard Accounting Practices


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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment
management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking
increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune
500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0
billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80
countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its
clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for
a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters,
and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in
2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.1
billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a
registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further
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