About Cohesion

Unlocking a new era of smart real estate management, Cohesion empowers buildings to enhance security, elevate comfort, boost productivity, improve communication, and tailor the human experience within commercial and enterprise properties. Cohesion stands as the cornerstone of smart building transformation, providing a unified software platform that redefines the potential of real estate assets. Cohesion’s transformative capabilities extend across a diverse range of global commercial real estate, infuse purpose-driven design into spaces, and elevates asset value to new heights. Cohesion is on a mission to sustain a healthy planet by transforming the engagement between people and the built world. Our vision is to accelerate resilience in every building by connecting people, places and the planet. We unify every system and human in buildings to overcome the most significant operational, functional, climate, and economic challenges in the built environment.

About the Position

In this role, you will support our Finance and Operations team. You will play a key role in managing the financial bookkeeping of our company. Your duties will include maintaining records, recording journal entries, A/R, A/P and bill pay, financial reports, investor reporting, reconciling bank statements, expense report tracking, and conducting internal audits.

What you will do

  • Compile and present monthly financial reports and variance reports
  • Oversee company payroll processing
  • Processing and entering vendor payments
  • Monthly Invoicing of SaaS fees and implementation fees
  • Review of employee expense reports
  • Keeping account books and systems up to date  
  • Support annual planning and budgeting cycles
  • Work with Engineering to record Software Capitalization entries and sales on incentive compensation tracking
  • Effectively communicate plans, variances and insights to leadership
  • Conduct detailed reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy
  • Verify and reconcile contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes
  • Ensure compliance with governmental and fiscal regulations

Required Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of experience in an Accounting-focused role  
  • CPA, Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, or accounting. Associate’s degree ok if 10+ years of experience in an accounting role
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented who can operate independently and take initiative with little direction 
  • Detail oriented, able to problem solve using existing tools, and produce reports with minimal errors in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent documentation and reporting skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.  
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity

Desired Qualifications

  • Highly efficient with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced knowledge of Excel (i.e. Vlookups, Pivot tables), PowerPoint and QuickBooks.
  • Quickbooks
  • Trinet / Zenefits

What You Can Expect From Cohesion

Cohesion is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States. Our benefits are designed to invest in our employees— and their family’s —well-being, including investments in their health, happiness, and well-being.

  • Receiving a competitive compensation package and potential to participate in an annual performance bonus.
  • Eligible for generous benefits such as health/dental/vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, and an employer sponsored 401k match program.
  • Transit Benefits Program – tax-free benefits to assist with commuting costs.
  • Receiving a monthly cell phone reimbursement
  • Eligibility to participate in the Wellness Reimbursement Program after 6 months of employment.
  • Enjoying a responsible unlimited PTO program after 3 months of employment to help employees manage work-life harmony.
  • Working in an open environment with creative optional brainstorming sessions for all employees  
  • Participating in an Annual All Staff Gathering that is a two-day mix of professional development and fun.
  • Participating in an all-employee lunch per month, an all-employee breakfast per month, and monthly social event
  • A hybrid work environment – Chicago-based employees work out of our bright and sunny HQ office Tuesday-Thursday and enjoy snacks, drinks, collaboration space, and an outdoor patio overlooking the Chicago River.  
  • Up to 4 weeks annually of fully remote work  
  • Pet insurance  

At Cohesion, we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength. We believe building trust and innovation are best achieved through diverse thought and practice. Individuals seeking employment at Cohesion are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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