Brookfield Properties Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting in Chicago, Illinois

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties Retail Group has an immediate need for a Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting at Chicago.

Brookfield Properties Retail Group 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 163 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

The Senior Accountant for Financial Reporting assists in the preparation and analysis of financial information required to prepare consolidated financial statements and disclosures for a portfolio of consolidated and unconsolidated shopping malls.


  • Assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements and footnote disclosures for SEC filings, including quarterly earnings release and Forms 10-Q and 10-K

  • Work with external and internal auditors to assist in quarterly and year-end audit procedures

  • Assist with preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements for internal reporting

  • Perform monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement variance analysis

  • Assist with monthly preparation, consolidation and analysis of forecast information

  • Prepare ad hoc analyses for management and internal and external auditors

  • Ensure compliance with internal controls

  • Assist with special projects, as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Responsibilities will vary as departmental needs change


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field; CPA preferred

  • 1-3 years of Big Four public accounting and SEC reporting experience, or 2-4 years of corporate accounting and / or real estate accounting experience

  • Current knowledge of GAAP, SEC and other sources of authoritative accounting

  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management, staff and external firms

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proactive, deadline focused and organized

  • Strong analytical ability and proven problem solving skills

  • Past experience with accounting software required; JD Edwards and Hyperion experience preferred

  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook skills required

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 2018-2668

Category Accounting / Finance