Brookfield Properties Senior Accountant, Treasury in Chicago, Illinois

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties Retail Group has an immediate need for a Senior Accountant,Treasury at Brookfield 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, Treasury is responsible for the following: Verifying the completeness of the bank and GL account reconciliations as they pertain to Treasury Accounting; the timely and accurate reconciliation of certain general ledger accounts; limited balance sheet account analysis; special projects as assigned.

Account for Treasury activities as follows:

  • Perform monthly reconciliation completeness review for all bank and GL accounts under Treasury Accounting's responsibility.

  • Perform monthly intercompany funding reconciliations for all companies.

  • Perform monthly notes receivable reconciliations for company loans to our joint venture partners.

  • Conduct weekly/monthly transaction reviews to ensure that all transactions are recorded timely and accurately.

  • Conduct periodic account analyses of cash clearing accounts to ensure that all transactions are properly recorded.

  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of certain specialty debt instruments and work with our Property Accounting group to ensure that they are recorded accurately.

  • Conduct research on historical account balances and work with other departments as needed to clear/resolve old items.

  • Cross-train and serve as backup to the other members in the department as needed.

  • Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Two years of experience in Accounting and has compiled and prepared journal entries for input to an ERP accounting systems.

  • Strong Excel skills.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Solid analytical and problem solving ability.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Deadline and detail-oriented.

  • Experience with debt accounting preferred.

  • Commercial real estate experience in corporate or property accounting a plus.

  • Treasury/Cash experience using a treasury cash management system a plus.

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 2018-2645

Category Accounting / Finance