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Accounting Associate at Jones Lang Lasalle

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Deer Park, Illinois

Job Description:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

KEY ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL TASKS

TIME SPENT ON TASK

Billing/Financial Reporting

* Prepare Timely and Accurate Billing to the client.

* Research and Resolve billing issues.

* Proactively ensure accurate and timely funding/payments are received from the client (A/R).

* Develop strong working relationships with client contacts.

* Organize and maintain billing data collection, reporting and communication.

* Prepare Project Labor allocations as needed.

20-40%

Analysis

* Analyze billing data to ensure accurate and timely billing to the client.

* Analyze and provide Spend vs. Purchase Order financial data.

20-40%

General Accounting

* Assist with calculations of fees as needed (i.e. Management and Incentive) as needed

* Ensure compliance with both Jones Lang LaSalle Internal Audit and Client Accounting Services SAS 70 internal review standards

20-40%

Other

* All other duties and tasks assigned

* Special projects and other functions as required by manager

* Collaborate with team to share and improve technical skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

MINIMUM REQUIRED

PREFERRED

EDUCATION/TRAINING

* Bachelor s degree in Finance or Accounting

* Experience in Software Tools: MS Office Products, strong Excel skills

* Experience in JD Edwards

* Strong MS Access and database skills

* Prior use of systems and tools used to extract and analyze data

* Process Management experience or demonstrated skills

YEARS OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

* 1-3 years preferred

* Experience in Real Estate/Property Management services

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

* Demonstrated financial competency at a detailed level of operation

* Ability to collaborate across many levels

* High level of attention to detail and accuracy and ability to make effective decisions and solve problems

* Strong organization and coordination skills

* Strong analytical skills and sound judgment

OTHER ABILITIES

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Excellent level of customer service skills

* Flexible and adaptable

* Excellent interpersonal skills / interpersonal sensitivity

* Demonstrated initiative, & independence

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