Who is ELS?
Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE: ELS) is the foremost operator of Manufactured Home Communities, RV Resorts and Campgrounds in North America. Our appealing properties, located in the most desirable regions of the country, offer a variety of homes and camping options to meet a wide range of customers' needs. ELS has a strong national presence with more than 400 communities and resorts in 32 states and British Columbia and a team of more than 4000 employees.
An established yet established business, we have visionary goals and look for people who align with this view and have a hunger to succeed. In return, we are committed to developing a culture that is significant, engaging and rewarding. We are in search of the outright best talent in the market for our roles – confirmed self-starters, standout colleagues and creative thinkers - as these individuals will help to craft and lead our future.
ELS needs a Property Accountant to join our team in Chicago.
What are we looking for in an Accountant?
We are seeking a strategic and inquisitive Accountant with strong technical skills to work on the Property Accounting team in our Chicago home office. In this role, you will develop, maintain and recommend procedures and policies to improve the efficiency, accuracy and completion of financial reports and reconciliations.
What makes this job unusual?
We are looking for an accountant with a lot of intellectual curiosity and who loves to understand the why behind our processes and come up with possible solutions. This accountant has strong accounting skills, but is also passionate about getting involved in special projects.
Nuts and bolts.
In addition to special projects, you will be responsible for a portfolio of properties and their financials, which includes reviewing of property financial statements, recording of journal entries, accounting reconciliations and analysis of variances compared to forecast/budget/prior year.
Here's what else you'll be doing:
Your skills include:
What do you get from us?
In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we provide a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision plans; a generous 401k employer match; and paid vacations, holidays, and sick time.
We welcome and thank all applicants. EOE