Katie Kral

Katie Kral

Director, MSA · +1 (312) 729 8067
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Katie is the director of the client accounting services – real estate outsourced accounting team with more than 17 years of real estate and development accounting experience. Katie joined the client accounting services – real estate group in 2019 as a direct hire from Baker Tilly’s industry client Sterling Bay. She is an experienced controller with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate and development industry. Katie is experienced with budgeting, Yardi (Voyager, Genesis, Breeze), JD Edwards, MRI, Avid Exchange, development accounting and draw management, general ledger and generally accepted accounting principles. Her Yardi expertise paired with property and development accounting experience gives Baker Tilly a unique viewpoint allowing for significant value add opportunities for their clients.

  • Specializes in transactional, construction, development and general property accounting
  • Leads property level and joint venture audits and financial reporting for clients
  • Advanced Yardi, MRI and Avid administrator roles, including trouble shooting, customization, system upgrades, module and full system implementations and multi-system integrations
  • Advises and leads departmental process and procedure improvements

Location

Illinois

Education

Bradley University (Peoria, Illinois)
Master of Science, accounting
Bachelor of Science, accounting