Accountant- Chicago - Magellan Development Group


Accountant- Chicago

Magellan Development Group LLC is seeking a full time Project Accountant to perform a variety of accounting functions in our downtown corporate office.

Responsibilities will include:

  • All aspects of construction accounting and general ledger processing.
  • Preparing monthly pay applications including coordination of construction manager, general contractor, title company, partners, and lender.
  • Reviewing and verifying approved vendor invoices prior to payment.
  • Researching and resolving any discrepancies.
  • Timely preparation and transmission of invoice payment.
  • General Ledger input of accounts payable transactions.
  • Monthly reconciliations.
  • Point of contact for vendor, partner, and lender inquiries.
  • Perform other general accounting functions

Required skills:

  • Minimum of three plus years of experience in accounting required, preferably in real estate.
  • Able to read “between the lines” to analyze information on a global scale.
  • Skilled at effectively working in a team environment or independently.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal skills.
  • Must have accounting software experience with QuickBooks, experience with Yardi a plus.
  • Previous construction accounting experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.