Portfolio Accountant Job at LaSalle, Chicago, IL

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  • LaSalle
  • Chicago, IL

Job Description

LaSalle Investment Management ("LaSalle") is a global real estate investment manager with $89 billion of private and public real estate assets under management and over 900 people in 13 countries. Our diverse investor base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, endowments, and high net worth investors from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors private custom accounts, private open and closed-end commingled funds, and public real estate securities programs. As a wholly-owned member of JLL, LaSalle's investment teams also draw on the intelligence and resources of its parent company, providing unique access to market opportunities and key industry leaders.

At LaSalle, we deliver investment performance for a better tomorrow for all our stakeholders. We believe investment performance can be impacted by physical climate hazards as well as sustainability-related market and regulatory changes. We integrate sustainability into our portfolio construction, acquisitions, and asset management activities to maximize value for our clients.

Objective of Role:

LaSalle Investment Management is currently seeking a Portfolio Accountant. This individual will serve in a supporting role to help manage a significant portion of the accounting and reporting process for two real estate investment portfolios reporting under Fair Value GAAP and IFRS. This individual will report to the Portfolio Controllers on the Custom Accounts team.

Accountabilities:

* Assist in the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting closes

* Accurately calculate, interpret, and communicate financial performance returns

* Complete monthly financial analysis, review monthly financial statements provided by property managers, may include the review of property accounting information prepared by joint venture partners

* Accurately complete cash management transactions and cash tracking

* Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements, as well as year-end audit and tax requirements

* Create efficiency in and effectiveness of the financial reporting process as well as improve client services

* Take initiative in identifying problems and providing suggested solutions

* Assist with various special projects as assigned

Required Qualifications & Experience:

* Minimum of 1-3 years of accounting experience

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

* CPA designation is preferred. Candidate will be expected to achieve CPA in order to qualify for future progression

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

* Ability to think creatively and independently develop solutions to problems

* Effectiveness in reviewing own work to achieve high levels of accuracy

* Extremely organized multi-tasker

* Team player who works well both independently and in a team environment

* Strong knowledge of technical accounting concepts

* Strongly proficient in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel

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