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Real Estate Cost Management Analyst (Chicago)

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00660024


- Job description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Geographic Services 
Location: Chicago, IL
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People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Workplace Management and Solutions professionals provide space and service support solutions for all Accenture people and businesses globally, running Accenture’s workplace as a robust business function leveraging Accenture’s business and technology strategies.

Job Description:
The Real Estate Cost Management (RECM) Analyst independently completes all the services in his/her area(s) of responsibility.  The scope of the job may include a wide range of services and/or activities including routine and non-routine tasks to be independently completed according to office guidelines and/or under supervision of a more experienced professional or supervisor.  The RECM) Analyst makes routine and/or non-routine decisions which impacts his/her own work and /or work of others.  The RECM) Analyst may interact frequently with customers/clients/vendors to maintain and strengthen relationships and to ensure work/deliverables meet expectations.  He/she may assist each customer by providing individualized service, accurate information, efficient service and timely follow up.
The Real Estate Cost Management (RECM) Analyst supports the centralized rent and facilities payments for all the US regions.  The RECM analyst may interact with our Workplace leads and supervisors as well as vendors to maintain and strengthen relationships and to ensure work/deliverables meet expectations.  Following outlines the key responsibilities of this role:
  • Responsible for completing accounts payable and real estate tasks for various locations.
  • Process real estate and vendor invoices for various locations.
  • Assist with resolution of any vendor billing issues.
  • Complete tasks associated with monthly accruals and annual operating true ups.
  • Act as point of contact for landlord or external service providers for various locations.
  • Perform administrative duties according to location guidelines for various locations.
  • Preparation and distribution of monthly reports
  • Act as point of contact for WPS in various US locations.
  • Monthly journal entries as needed for various locations
  • Maintain hard copy lease files for Global portfolio
  • Receive annual reconciliation statements (US) from Workplace contacts, RRG, landlord or CBRE. File in hard copy lease file and submit to appropriate parties. Log statements appropriately.
  • Maintain sublease agreements by invoicing subtenants, following up on past due accounts, allocation of prorated shares of common area expenses and property taxes and adjustments resulting from landlord “true ups.”

Role Requirements:

Overtime as required on occasion

Basic Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of 1 year basic accounting experience
  • Minimum of 2 year customer service
Preferred Skill Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • SAP knowledge a plus but not required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • May also require working knowledge of other office software applications
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Good oral and written skills
  • Ability to independently solve problems and make recommendations
  • Able to quickly absorb new information regarding clients/projects/processes and tools
  • Able to work well with all levels of management, staff, outside clients and vendors
  • Advanced multi-tasking skills
  • Resourcefulness
  • Excellent follow-up skills
  • Project management skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude and professional appearance
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture. 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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