Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
Chicago, IL, United States
We are currently seeking an Accounting Associate for the JLL Spark
Finance team. Come join our growing team! JLL Spark
delivers technology-driven real estate transformation and innovation.
Our Accounting Associate will work closely with the business-level finance team of JLL Spark
while also contributing to the success of the JLL Global Finance group.
What this job involves:
Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate monthly and quarterly financial statements including: Standard accrual journal entries, Preparation of reconciliations for: cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and revenue
Review and proper elimination of intercompany activity; and Investment performance tracking and reporting
Process, track and prepare analytics for invoices (payments)
Report to JLL Spark and Global Finance teams with: Issue identification and resolution, Support/rationale for proposed accrual journal entries, Reconciliation review workpapers; and any general commentary, findings and suggestions for improving the JLL Spark monthly close process.
Ensure adherence to Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and prepare and maintain supporting schedules as required
Assist monthly and ad-hoc internal reporting and analysis
Assist with other ad-hoc projects and initiatives
Ability to help develop and execute standard processes throughout the JLL Spark close process
Sound like you? Before you apply it’s worth knowing what we are looking for:
A bachelor's degree in accounting or related field – CPA a plus
Strong communication and analytical skills
Someone seeking an environment with ample career growth opportunities.
Self-motivated and eager to continuously learn
Interest in embracing opportunities to improve processes
Experience with PeopleSoft Financials and Blackline beneficial
What you can expect from us:
We’re an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. We succeed together—across the desk and around the globe. We believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.
Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, well-being, benefits and pay. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.
With us, you’ll develop your strengths and enjoy a career full of varied experiences. We can’t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.
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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
Website : http://www.jll.com/
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.