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Property Accountant

by Executive Solutions  |  31.01.19 | 13:11

Our client is one of the largest players in the property management arena, with locations around the globe. They believe in building leaders at all levels, offering challenging and stimulating work, within a uniquely collaborative culture. Employees are rewarded on values-based behavior and superior results. The compensation package includes competitive base salaries, best-in-class benefits and pension options! Work with our client and you will be able to influence outcomes, make a difference in your career and others, and be rewarded and valued for your contributions.

Project Accountant Accountabilities:

  • Maintain, prepare, analyze and report accurate financial statements in accordance with company policy/guidelines;
  • Manage the G/L and working paper files;
  • Prepare financial statements – ensuring financial reports and statements reflect accurate numbers;
  • Plan operating budget for the property – prepare supporting schedules, variance analysis and coordinate with departments to provide accurate forecasts for plans;
  • Process tenant year-end realty tax and CAM billings, percentage rent monthly and year-end invoicing – reconcile expenses, prepare statements, variance and shortfall analyses, tenant spreadsheets, and interim billings;
  • Provide backup for the accounting department – processing A/P and A/R when necessary or processing bank transactions (YOU are the ultimate team player – no job is too big or too small);
  • Prepare monthly management report package, coordinating with other departments to consolidate information and providing the necessary financial information required for senior level decision making;
  • Cultivate and nurture stakeholder relations – focused on longer term customer issues and solutions;
  • Ability to take the details and complexity of the accounting/financial numbers & data and put them into the appropriate context for others to act upon;
  • Significant expertise in multiple lease types and development leading to significant increase in GLA;
  • Financial Project Management – evaluating financial resources associated with projects or other financial transactions;
  • Resource Management – ensure appropriate steps are taken regarding distribution, maintenance and storage;
  • History of implementing and executing controls and standard to protect material resources, safeguarding them from serious misuse or damage;
  • Absolute discretion and accuracy as it relates to the release of any confidential information, and ensuring business information readily available and secured to protect against unauthorized use or access;
  • Motivate and mentor staff for on-going professional development;
  • Train other departments on accounting policies and procedures, reviewing their work and providing feedback to achieve efficiencies and effectiveness of accounting procedures.

You have:

  • University Degree in Business/Accounting preferred;
  • CPA, or actively pursuing your designation;
  • 5 years related experience in a real estate or property management environment;
  • Advanced knowledge or financial reporting requirements, budget planning and forecasting and accounting policy and procedures(GAAP);
  • Working knowledge of external industry accounting trends and best practices;
  • Understanding and knowledge of legal documentation;
  • Previous experience with the CTI Financial System and SSLE an asset;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills;
  • A reputation for being an analytical thinker and problem solver;
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress;
  • Ability to interact at all organizational levels;
  • Supervisory skills.

If you meet the requirements set out above, live in the Calgary area and are legally eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship, please send your resume and salary requirements to:

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