Convexity Properties - a DRW Company is a fully integrated real estate investment firm focused on giving value add properties new purpose. We take the lead role on many projects and partner with development and architecture firms on unique retail, residential, commercial and mixed use properties. Notable projects include the Three Arts Club, Viceroy Chicago, 4 East Elm and The Robey Chicago.

As a Staff Accountant , you will have an opportunity to rapidly develop your accounting and analysis skills in a fast-paced real estate development environment. You’ll get exposure to working with a wide variety of asset types and real estate projects. 

What you’ll do in this role: 

  • Prepare monthly journal entries to reconcile general ledger accounts between internal systems and external statements
  • Perform daily general ledger functions such as cash balancing and forecasting, fixed asset schedule management, and recording income and expense accruals to support month-end close
  • Assist with preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Process accounts payables across multiple properties
  • Interact with development management team to book and reconcile construction in process activity with monthly draws
  • Interact with asset management team to resolve tenant-related accounting issues, provide notices to tenants and process receivables
  • Calculate tenant charges in accordance with lease terms
  • Monitor debt service payments
  • Maintain high level of data integrity of financial information in complex accounting and back office systems
  • Provide monthly financial package to corporate accounting team for portfolio of properties; provide explanation of income statement variances to budget
  • Lead ad-hoc projects and create ad-hoc reports as needed

 What you’ll need for this role: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA is a plus
  • Previous real estate accounting experience
  • Previous experience with Yardi
  • Strong experience using and creating reports in Excel
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong organizational skills and strong detail orientation
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and effectively manage changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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