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Accounting Manager

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Toronto
Direct Hire
$120,000

About the Company 
Our client is a global real estate investment management company. They are looking for an Accounting Manager who will be responsible for adding value to staff and clients through direct supervision of accounting staff to ensure accurate and timely financial information to better manage properties and budgets, make timely decisions, provide meaningful financial reports, and monitor and control cash flows. The Manager will utilize leadership and decision-making qualities in the continuous improvement of processes, proper training, development, and mentoring of property accounting staff to transfer knowledge, create a positive work environment and develop solid skill sets.
 
Why Work Here 

  • Lots of opportunities to move upwards
  • Many Controllers have started as Accountants or interns
  • Lot's of opportunities to improve processes and add value
About the Opportunity 

Direct Supervision of 3 – 4 Property Accounting Staff
  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of property accounting staff to ensure the efficient operation of all properties under management
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of annual activities such as property budgets, cash flow forecasting, final operating cost recovery adjustments, annual property taxes, and property audits
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of monthly activities including month ends, cash flows, and monthly reporting
  • Review of monthly and annual property accounting activities to ensure that desired results are achieved according to deadlines, GAAP, and client policies/requirements
  • Responsible for conflict resolution and decision making when required
  • Liaise with property site staff, leasing staff, other members of management and clients to ensure they are receiving responsive service as well as provide assistance and advice as necessary
Planning and Monitoring
  • Plan timing and completion of annual and monthly activities including annual budgets, annual audits, annual operating cost recovery adjustments, annual property taxes, monthly cut-off schedules, and monthly reporting
  • Monitoring of annual and monthly cycles to ensure completion and quality of desired results in accordance with deadlines
  • Manage staff workloads to ensure fairness and that all client needs are met in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all client and staff requests are met through delegation and monitoring
Training, Development, and Continuous Improvement
  • Responsible for ensuring existing and new staff members receive appropriate level of training for systems and procedures including monthly and annual activities
  • Responsible for being a resource for staff to come to for guidance and direction
  • Responsible for performance management and ensuring that property accounting staff continue to develop and utilize skills that are necessary to complete job responsibilities
  • Develop technical, analytical, and communication skills of property accounting staff through targeted and focused review of monthly and annual files and constructive feedback
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of property accounting staff and policies and procedures
Support and Assist Controller
  • Assist in the overall management of the accounting team including planning, monitoring, and communicating any issues that require management input
  • Assist in staff motivation and celebration as well as ensuring that a positive work atmosphere is maintained
  • Identify and analyze problems and take decisive action if an appropriate solution is achieved
  • Provide input on staffing requirements and issues
  • Take on special projects as delegated including process improvements and senior management requests
Other Duties
  • New property set up, analysis, and follow up of outstanding issues as required
  • Property sales/turnover – final operating statements, funds distribution, GST/HST reconciliation, closing of bank accounts, and any other relevant closing duties
  • Full understanding of all property specific processes and upkeep of pertinent information relating to specific properties
  • Input / feedback for improving procedures and initiating quality and efficiency enhancements
  • Efficient and effective communication, in a professional manner, with all employees and clients

About You 
  • Qualified CPA designation or relevant work experience in commercial/retail property accounting
  • Minimum 5 years commercial/retail property accounting experience required, including supervision of staff
Salary Range 
Up to $120,000/year 
 
How to Apply 
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.  
When referencing this job, quote #405641
 
You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role. 

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