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Property Accountant

Job Highlights
Toronto
Permanent
$75,000

About the Opportunity

  • Responsible for all aspects of general ledger accounting, including preparing monthly journal entries, bank reconciliations, etc.
  • Prepare reporting and analysis to joint venture partners, lenders and Corporate Accounting groups
  • Prepare real estate tax, operating expenses, and other CAM (escalation billings) for tenants
  • Prepare statutory and audited financial statements for regulatory and lender reporting requirements
  • Work proactively with the tax team and external advisors to ensure compliance with US REIT requirements
  • Assist the Manager to ensure that the overall team monthly reporting is completed on time
  • Work proactively with the Operations team to identify issues regarding the monthly financial results, reporting packages to clients, tenant escalation/tax questions, and provide guidance on proper accounting policies
  • Participate in the monthly Operations/Accounting meetings on portfolio planning and the discussion and presentation of property results
  • Work with the Asset Managers and other interested parties to coordinate the creation and flow of financial data, budgets, and forecasts
  • Participate in the development, training, and implementation of new accounting policies, controls, and procedures
  • Act as a systems and process support for Accounting and Operations
  • Support and implement special project initiatives including documentation, process efficiencies, and implementation of system-related improvements
  • Work with independent auditors and create work papers to be used in conjunction with audits
  • Reviewing and analyzing tenant leases
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned, to maintain accurate and efficient workflow and reporting
  • Propose recommendations for process improvement of standardized reporting, policies, and procedures to support efficiency and effectiveness of day-to-day activities

About You

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Completion of, or working towards a CPA designation
  • 3-5+ years of experience in Property Accounting in Office or Retail sectors
  • Proven financial analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate across all levels within, as well as outside the organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively and professionally under pressure or in stressful situations
  • Independent, self-starter, and works well in a team-based environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities within structured deadlines and deliverables
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Excellent knowledge and experience related to technology and accounting systems in a real estate environment (JD Edwards preferred)

 

Salary

$65,000 - $75,000/year

 

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #29615.

 

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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Property Accountant

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