Sr Accounting Associate I

Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Rockford, IL
Sr. Accountant

Corporate Solutions Client Finance

Rockford, IL

OVERVIEW

Jones Lang LaSalle provides real estate services that improve the productivity of our clients' business and organizations. Our Corporate Solutions Client Finance Group is the preferred provider of globally consistent, integrated real estate financial solutions. With us, you'll develop your strengths and enjoy a career full of varied experiences in a team oriented environment.

We are currently seeking a Sr. Accountant for our team based in Rockford, IL. This position works under the supervision of a JLL Finance Manager, and is highly interactive with our clients and JLL account teams.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

REPORTING

* Produce accurate and timely financial statements including performing period end close activities.

* Provide insightful variance analysis and commentary to drive profitable growth and mitigate risks.

* Facilitate the preparation of budgets and forecasts by partnering with JLL facility managers and account leadership.

* Prepare management fee calculations in compliance with contract terms.

* Actively participate in client and JLL internal meetings to review financial results and performance metrics.

COORDINATION

* Coordinate purchase order and invoice processing activities with JLL facilities management.

* Coordinate expense reviews with cross functional business partners.

* Contribute on a variety of client projects and ad hoc analysis.

RECONCILIATION

* Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

* Manage the bank account and reconcile bank statements on a timely basis. Follow-up on all outstanding items monthly.

* Prepare client funding requests. Reconcile funding vs. actual expenditures.

PAYABLES AND RECEIVABLES

* Prepare and track accrual entries.

* Prepare and properly document journal entries.

* Track Accounts Receivable and ensure the objectives are met - oversee maintenance and research on past due AR.

COMPLIANCE

* Ensure compliance with both Jones Lang LaSalle Internal Audit and JLL Client Accounting Services SOCR internal review standards.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting

* 5+ years of experience

* Strong analytical, organizational, and coordination skills

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

* MBA or CPA a plus

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US

You'll join a collaborative, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, wellbeing, benefits and pay. We'll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

Join us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sights and imagine where JLL can take you...

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