Revenue Staff Accountant, Corporate Accounting

Chicago, Illinois


Company Description

Founded in 1966, Heitman LLC is a global real estate investment management firm with over $44 billion in assets under management. Heitman’s real estate investment strategies include direct investments in the equity or debt capitalization of a property or in the securities of listed and publicly traded real estate companies. Heitman serves a global client base with clients from North American, European, Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific institutions, pension plans, foundations and corporations and individual investors. Headquartered in Chicago, with additional offices in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, Heitman’s more than 325 employees offer specialized expertise – from a specific discipline to local insight.

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Revenue Staff Accountant performs a variety of professional level accounting duties, with a main focus related to the revenue / receivables cycle. This position has exposure to Heitman’s global consolidated company, and is a key resource for completion of the monthly close process and for assistance in corporate reporting.

The responsibilities of a Revenue Staff Accountant include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the global accounting processes related to the revenue / receivables cycle and recording the related transactions.
  • Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate month-end consolidated financial statements, which includes the related intercompany transactions.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, with a focus on understanding and clearing out outstanding items timely and properly.
  • Perform accounting research and financial statement analysis to provide management with financial data and recommendations to support business decisions.
  • Assist in the completion of global audits as performed by external auditors and/or Heitman’s internal Compliance Department.
  • Ensure compliance with various regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Perform adhoc projects and responsibilities within the team, as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Experience working in a global company highly desired.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels.

Additional Information

Interested professionals should apply via our website at Please make sure to select “careers” under the About tab to submit your cover letter and resume. If you are a Heitman employee, please make sure to apply using your Heitman email address.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Heitman is an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, medical or mental disability or condition (including, without limitation, HIV and AIDS), developmental disability, handicap, denial of family and medical care leave, denial of pregnancy leave, domestic partner status, status as a victim of sexual or domestic violence (or familial relationship to such victim), veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, arrest records, citizenship status, criminal history that has been expunged, unfavorable discharge from the military, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.