Brookfield Properties Staff Accountant - Financial Consolidation in Chicago, Illinois

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties Retail Group has an immediate need for an Accountant - Financial Consolidations at the corporate headquarters in Chicago, IL.

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

This is a fast-paced and dynamic position with a high degree of visibility in the organization. Responsibilities for this position include general ownership of assigned processes within the monthly and quarterly consolidation and reporting process, including: the preparation of financial information required to prepare consolidated financial statements and disclosures for a portfolio of consolidated properties.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares consolidation and intercompany elimination entries on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Assists with the optimization of consolidation, elimination, and reporting procedures

  • Performs monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statement variance analysis

  • Assists in the preparation of monthly forecasts

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

  • Assists with disclosures for SEC filings, including quarterly earnings release and Forms 10-Q and 10-K

  • Ensures compliance with internal controls

  • Prepares ad hoc analyses for management and other duties as assigned and needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting; CPA or working towards CPA preferred

  • 1-2 year of corporate and/or real estate accounting preferred

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

  • Strong analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills

  • Proactive, deadline focused and organized

  • Experience with JD Edwards and HFM preferred

  • Strong Microsoft Excel 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.

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Job ID 2018-2644

Category Accounting / Finance