Senior Fund Accountant - Real Estate


Chicago, US Salt Lake City, US Carmel, US



We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries. 


With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take. 


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Senior Fund Accountant (Real Estate)
Location: Chicago, IL

Alter Domus is currently seeking a new Senior Fund Accountant to join our Fund Administration team


• Supervise, mentor, and train a team of Associate and Fund Accountants;
• Develop leadership skills by demonstrating a willingness to lead projects and offer input;
• Respond to auditor queries;
• Communicate and interact with property manager(s) and client(s);
• Prepare/review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for clients, including financial information, performance returns, property operations, and variance analysis;
• Calculate and review various performance returns and provide comparisons to benchmarks;
• Review property budgets and help prepare the fund/account’s annual budget and business plan;
• Determine appropriate cash distributions considering property objectives and fund/account strategic plans;
• Prepare, review, analyze, and interpret accounting records, financial statements, footnotes, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards; and
• Review documents to ensure compliance with IM and JV agreements.

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting;
• Minimum of 2 years of real estate accounting and analysis experience;
• Big 4 experience preferred;
• Proficiency in Excel;
• Excellent communication and organization skills;
• Deadline-driven;
• Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced team environment;
• Supervisory experience a plus;
• Experience in Yardi software a plus; and
• CPA desirable.







We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you. 


Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning. 


Our global benefits also include: 


  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave 
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave 
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression 
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices 
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program 
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan 
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location 



Equity in every sense of the word 


We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong. 


We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.  


We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you. Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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