Hotel Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing

Job Description

Hotel Accountant

Our client, a leading real estate company based in Chicago, is searching to add an accountant to their growing team. This client was founded in 1976 and has a great company culture that enjoys team outings and seeing professional growth. This client is known for having the best-located buildings in the Chicago area and has seen consistent growth.


  • One of the largest commercial real estate companies in the Chicago land area

  • Company prides itself on promoting people from within, wants employees to continue to feel the satisfaction that comes with personal growth

  • Offers competitive salaries and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, a tuition reimbursement plan, a 401K program, and flexible spending accounts

  • Great work life balance

  • Causal Fridays in the office (jeans)

Top Responsibilities:

  • Prepare/review financial statements

  • Perform/review period-end close and reporting process

  • File/report sales tax for multiple entities

  • Prepare/review year-end audit and work with internal tax preparer on tax returns for multiple properties

  • Maintain fixed assets software and related journal entries

  • Prepare journal entries for significant transactions such as acquisitions, dispositions and financings

  • Prepare/review tenant escalation/reconciliation files for billing

  • Management of owner capital accounts including contributions and distributions

  • Review and assist with budget preparation

Experience Preferred:

  • Bachelors is Accounting

  • 3-5 years of hotel accounting experience

  • Real Estate (Commercial or Residential) experience as is a plus

  • Knowledge of Sage 300/Timberline software is a plus

Job Requirements