Feb 28, 2023

Staff Accountant

$60,000 - $65,000 yearly
  • Lakeshore Management
  • Skokie, IL, USA
Full-Time Accounting Finance Real Estate

Job Description




The Staff Accountant is responsible for managing the work necessary to maintain accounting records for the firm, produce monthly financial reports and provide informative financial analysis. 


  • Prepare and process bank reconciliations for all property and home entities accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Work with other accounting departments to resolve open items; cross train with other Accountants to support the department as necessary.
  • Work with community managers to obtain copy of current permits and maintain property permit database.
  • Assist in submitting draw packages to lenders and lender NOI audits as needed.
  • Ensure all park permits paid on a timely basis.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly draws.
  • Assist Senior Accountant and Controller as needed.
  • Completes additional special projects as needed.


  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience;
  • College degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • CPA preferred;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Process oriented;
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word and adept at learning new software programs;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills; able to prioritize multiple assignments;
  • Able to work independently and as a team member;
  • Results driven; 


  • Treats everyone with respect, compassion and kindness – Builds internal respect and loyalty with customers. Demonstrates concern for customers. Effectively responds to customer needs. This includes responding timely to requests, listening to others, and seeking to understand others when there are differences of opinion, finding ways to build on each other’s ideas. Acts with empathy and focus, while able to resolve problems.
  • Demonstrate integrity, transparency and doing things the right way – Makes lemonade out of lemons. This includes following policies, demonstrating financial responsibility with Lakeshore assets, complying with state and federal law, and practicing safety. Conforms to the highest professional standard. Turns challenges into wins.
  • Collaboration and team work – Involve key stakeholders in decision making. This includes developing and maintaining positive work relationships. Enhances the level of mutual cooperation. Actively participates in team-oriented objectives and activities. Focuses on team success, over individual.
  • Solves problems and is transparent about outcomes – Champions new initiatives beyond the scope of the department. Seeks to improve in all aspects of work performance. Creates an environment of continuous improvement and innovation. Encourages people to maintain high standards of quality and thoroughness.
  • Serves our employees and residents to improve their lives – This includes maintaining the property that creates curb appeal, a welcoming community environment, supports individual and family activities, creates a sense of neighborhood. At work, continually challenges self to grow and develop to be the best you can be at work.


COMPENSATION: $60,000. - $65,000./Yr (Based on experience)


LOCATIONS: Home Office - Skokie, IL


Lakeshore Management embraces Diversity and Inclusion and, is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or protected veteran status.  Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including pre-employment drug screening.  Lakeshore is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace, for the purpose of workplace safety and health.  No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.  Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.


Covid-19 Protocols for all Candidates:

  •  Social Distancing (6 feet)
  •  Masks are required
  •  We provide sanitizer to keep hands clean
  •  If arrangements are needed please discuss with Hiring Manager


Job ID:22231/ Skokie, IL




$60,000. - $65,000./Yr (Based on experience)

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements


Frequently required to sit; Occasionally required to talk or hear; While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; Occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds.

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