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Associate Director, Real Estate Finance (Closed)

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About the Company
Our client is an investment management company. They are currently looking for an Associate Director, Real Estate Finance to join their team!

Why Work Here
  • Company is going through rapid growth, organically and through acquisitions
  • Join the team at ground level
  • Tons of growth and career development opportunity available

About the Opportunity
Real Estate Portfolio Accounting
  • Partner with Asset Management in monthly review of ASPE financials, forecasts, and budgets prepared by 3rd party property managers for assets in the portfolio
  • Build standard processes to ensure property financial and KPI data is loaded into Yardi, liaise with 3rd party property managers on accounting issues, and property level cash distributions or contributions
  • Assist in the onboarding of new acquisitions to the fund working with the real estate team, corporate accounting, and 3rd party property managers
  • Actively participate with the VP Finance, Real Estate in Yardi implementation and enhancement of Internal controls and process efficiency
  • Proactively monitor and anticipate real estate business liquidity and funding needs
Real Estate Development Accounting
  • Prepare and/or review development financial reporting prepared in Yardi
  • Liaise with joint-venture partner finance teams on real estate development accounting treatment
  • Engage with 3rd party advisors and company’s Corporate team on tax matters related to Real Estate Development
  • Review and monitor funding needs for development accounting projects
Real Estate Fund External Financial Reporting
  • Prepare and manage the process to deliver quarterly financial reporting to investors and the REIIF Board of Trustees
  • Work directly with our external auditors and tax advisors to ensure accurate records and timely delivery of required reporting to investors, lenders, and investors
  • Ensure lender reporting and debt covenant compliance for all loans and credit arrangements in the real estate portfolio
  • Prepare or review journal entries and related schedules to close the fund level financials including IFRS adjustments, fund level expenses, and fees
  • Prepare or review fund level bank reconciliation and ensure the fund level balance sheet reconciliations and records meet audit standards
  • Liaise with corporate accounting to ensure related party transactions are balanced
  • Support efforts to automate reporting
Investment Fund Administration
  • Actively participate in an effective and efficient fund administration function for REIIF, ensuring appropriate controls, with a longer-term vision to leverage technology to automate the process.
  • Periodic update of policies, investor data room information, and related documentation
  • Prepare or review monthly calculations for each investor class for the company’s fees, income allocations, and net asset value (NAV)
  • Monitor and oversee the investment fund administration services performed by our 3rd party provider (SGGG) including:
  • Ensure the investor unitholder register is appropriately maintained
  • Calculate and process monthly distributions including the distribution reinvestment plan (“DRIP”)
Staff Supervision
  • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback Senior Accountant and other staff within the Real Estate Finance team
  • It is expected that the successful candidate will be collaborative, goal-oriented professional with a track record of bringing structure to unstructured situations.

About You
  • CPA designation
  • 6-10 years of experience in accounting and finance
  • Real estate and management experience is required
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills to be able to validate data and produce accurate reporting
  • Development/Property Accountant experience an asset
  • Experience in Yardi an asset

Salary Range
$125,000 - $150,000/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 # 373045.

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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