Brookfield Properties Lease Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for a Lease Analyst at the corporate headquarters location in Chicago, IL.

Brookfield Properties is a retail real estate company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and owned by affiliates of Brookfield Asset Management. Our regional shopping centers are destinations for retail, lifestyle, dining, entertainment and so much more. Our extensive portfolio of properties spans the nation, encompassing over 150 locations across 42 states and representing over 146 million square feet of retail space. All of our properties are strategically located in regional and coastal areas that constitute the "heart" of America.

Our passionate team is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving and innovating to meet the needs of our communities. Our company culture celebrates collaboration, encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and values diversity. We are very proud to have a team of premier talent who are in it to win it. We invite you to be part of our success story.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for mastering all phases of analysis, administration, and processing of all lease data and charges, including cost accumulation, verification, analysis and preparation of all billings, such as common area maintenance, real estate ax and percentage rent. Lease data is used by all areas of the company. As such, it is extremely important that the data be accurate and updated on a timely basis. The Lease Analyst will gain a working knowledge of how JDE set-up impacts Financial Reporting and comply with corporate and departmental policies and procedures.


  • Display exemplary corporate culture and promote the same culture with your team

  • Ensure you are practicing the "Be Here Now" attitude with all projects that you are assigned

  • Ensure completion of all legal documents based on department guidelines, including abstraction, interpretation, input, and analysis of the information

  • Ensure completion of tenant billing recoveries for Common Area Maintenance, Utilities and Real Estate Taxes in accordance with department guidelines

  • Ensure compliance with departmental and corporate policies, procedures and guidelines

  • Ensure the overage rent process, including review of non-standard setup and completion of monthly billing and collection of missing sales

  • Ensure completion of all tracking schedules, including complete review to ensure that all data points are completed in a timely manner

  • Ensure all of the data request ques are completed in a timely manner

  • Identify and escalate problematic lease language that is financially detrimental or difficult to efficiently administer. Prepare analysis of financial impact


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

  • 2 years of commercial real estate experience in corporate or property accounting preferred

  • Understanding of basic accounting and business principles

  • Knowledge of Excel and personal computer software

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Detail oriented

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job ID 2018-2634

Category Accounting / Finance